Sotheby’s Important Design auction will present an array of exceptional Design works from the last century. The sale will be anchored by an early example of Marc Newson’s iconic Pod of Drawers and complemented by a diverse selection of Contemporary Design pieces, including works by Francois-Xavier Lalanne, Claude Lalanne and Martin Szekely. A dedicated chapter of American Studio pieces will showcase masterworks by Harry Bertoia, Wendell Castle, George Nakashima and Paul Evans. Additional highlights in the sale include outstanding European pre- and post-war items by such Design masters as Alberto Giacometti, Jean-Michel Frank, Jean Royère and Pierre Jeanneret.
23 May 2019 | New York | full auction details