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    21 September 2023

    Phillips Unveils the Most Important Group of Works by Lucie Rie and Hans Coper to Ever Come to Auction

    Lucie Rie and Hans Coper, Exceptional Ceramics:

    Selections from the Estate of Jane Coper and the former Collection of Cyril Frankel

    To be Sold at Phillips London on 1 November 2023

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    8 June 2023

    Early 20th Century French Design Leads Phillips’ June Sale

    Strong International Interest for Many French Designers Including Albert Cheuret, Daum Frères and Louis Majorelle, Jean Prouvé and Others

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    23 May 2023

    Phillips Announces Highlights from June Design  Auction, Featuring Important 20th and 21st Century Makers

    Featuring a Diverse Array of Works, Including Gio Ponti, Paul Evans, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, and Louis Majorelle

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The Design Department

Phillips' Design department offers exceptional examples of 20th and 21st century design including both functional furniture and conceptual works. We are a dominant global force, unified by an acute understanding of the market and international collecting trends. Our expertise includes European Modernism and Art Deco, French, Italian and Nordic Design, International and American Aesthetic Movement and Arts and Crafts, American Modernism and Studio Craft, contemporary design, architecture, glass and ceramics.

Phillips conducts seasonal Design sales in New York, London and Hong Kong. Expertly presented and thoughtfully curated, our auctions bring together sought-after works by masters such as Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean-Michel Frank, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl, and Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne, among others.

We have achieved world record prices at auction for Peter Voulkos, Hans Coper, Jean Royère, Isamu Noguchi, Jean Dunand, Alberto Giacometti and Shiro Kuramata as well as celebrated contemporary designers such as Joris Laarman and Ingrid Donat.

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