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Jean Royère: The Majdalani Collection | London | June 2021

This astounding collection of works by the French decorator Jean Royère comes fresh from the Beirut home of its original commission in the late 1950s.

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    29 September 2021

    Phillips x Maak Announce The Art of Fire: Selections from the Collection of Dr. John P Driscoll

    The Most Important Collection of Contemporary Ceramics to Ever Come to Auction

    To be Sold at Phillips London on 10 November 2021

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    30 June 2021

    At £11.7 Million, Phillips Achieves the Highest Total for a Design Auction in Company History

    Jean Dunand’s Smoking Room ‘Les Palmiers’ Sells for £3.3 Million, a World Record for the Artist

    Works by Jean Royère from Oscar Majdalani’s Family Collection Realise £2.3 Million

    New Auction Records set for Ron Arad, Jean Dunand, Carlo Scarpa, Katsu Hamanaka, Among Others

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    22 June 2021

    Phillips Announces Further Highlights Ahead of the London Design Auction

    Sale on 30 June to Feature Important Works of Italian Mid-Century Design Including a Rare Illuminated Headboard Designed by Gio Ponti and Piero Fornasetti for the Casa Lucano Apartment in Milan

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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 Carlo Mollino, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean-Michel Frank, Charlotte Perriand, Finn Juhl and Shiro Kuramata.

We have achieved world record prices at auction for Lucie Rie, Jean Royère, Isamu Noguchi, Poul Henningsen and Marcel Coard as well as celebrated contemporary designers Marc Newson and Joris Laarman.

Our team seamlessly works together to expand our global, and continually growing, client base. In 2016, we welcomed new buyers from around the world, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Russia and the Middle East.

Phillips is committed to supporting modern and contemporary design across all facets of the wider arts community, through a global program of engagement with renowned institutions such as the Design Museum, London, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the VITRA Design Museum, Germany.

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