otheby’s is thrilled to present Design, an online auction with bidding open from 8 March through 15 March, 2022. The sale encompasses design across movements and materials, from Art Nouveau decorative arts to contemporary furniture, featuring works by Tiffany Studios, Daum, Lötz, Louis Majorelle, René Lalique, Jean-Michel Frank, Pierre Jeanneret, Finn Juhl, Hans Wegner, Harry Bertoia, Dale Chihuly and many more. Property will be available to view by appointment.
Opening the sale is a refined selection of Tiffany Studios lighting and small table articles, whose exquisite iridescence and rich patinas demonstrate the firm’s mastery of materials.
The dynamism of the 1930s is represented by a range of decorative arts, from an impressive commode by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann to the ornate glasswork of René Lalique.
Works by Georges Jouve, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl, Pierre Jeanneret, Angelo Lelli and more exemplify the modernist design principles that spread across mid-century Europe and remain timeless today.
Clever craftsmanship abounds in this section of furniture, featuring the inimitable metalwork of Paul Evans and Harry Bertoia alongside the organic wood creations of Wendell Castle and George Nakashima.
A curated chapter of contemporary design closes the sale, showcasing the ingenuity of artists from the 1970s to today. Highlights include a number of hand blown glass offerings by Dale Chihuly and the iconic “Honey Pop” Armchair by Tokujin Yoshioka.