Important Design

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Open: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

1334 York Avenue, NY 10021, New York, United States
Open: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Important Design

Auction: Thu 8 Dec 2022


- Wed 7 Dec 2022

1334 York Avenue, NY 10021 Important Design

Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Sotheby’s Important Design sale presents a curated survey of outstanding Design from the last century, from exceptional examples of American Arts & Crafts and Tiffany Studios to defining icons of postwar modernism and contemporary design. Representing the very best from each movement, the auction will include masterworks by Frank Lloyd Wright, Jean Prouvé, Charlotte Perriand, Joaquim Tenreiro, Gio Ponti, Harry Bertoia, George Nakashima, Ingrid Donat and many more. Headlining the sale is a remarkable set of twelve dining chairs by Jean-Michel Frank and Christian Berard, commissioned in 1938 for the legendary collection of Nelson and Happy Rockefeller.


For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+1 212 606 7414


For all other enquiries please contact:


Jodi Pollack

Chairman, Co-Worldwide Head of Design 

+1 212 606 7170


Marine Hartogs

Senior Vice President, Head of Design, New York

+1 212 606 7170


Louis Soulard

Assistant Vice-President, Head of Sale, New York

20th Century Design

+1 212 606 7170


Taryn Clary

Associate Specialist, New York

20th Century Design

+1 212 606 7170


Thomas Szolwinski

Associate Cataloguer

20th Century Design

+1 212 606 7170


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