The Prompt: Bonnie Seeman 'Teapot'
Elizabeth McCracken imagines the family lore behind a fantastical Bonnie Seeman teapot in this new installment of our creative writing platform, "The Prompt."
Meet the Giacometti Family
As Phillips supports La Fondation Maeght’s landmark exhibition 'The Giacometti: A Family of Creators', get to know the members of the family that shaped modern art.
The Giacometti: A Family of Creators
Phillips is proud to support La Fondation Maeght’s landmark exhibition 'The Giacometti: A Family of Creators', the first exhibition in France to unite the five artists of the extraordinary Giacometti family.
VR Walkthrough: Design, London | Auction, 30 June 2021
Join us for a virtual walkthrough of our Design auction from 30 Berkeley Square. On view: Jean Royére, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, Jean Dunand, Ron Arad, and more.
Les Palmiers de l’élégance: Quintessence de l’Art Déco
An expression of savoir-vivre, an appetite for modernity, a spirit of travel, a taste for the original and luxury: these are the ingredients that define the Art Deco period and that are united in the commission realized for this Parisian patron.
Creating and Defining Space: A Pair of Vitrines Designed by Carlo Scarpa
Scarpa’s designs exemplify his ability to harmoniously unite the past with the present.
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News and Results
29 September 2021
Phillips x Maak Announce The Art of Fire: Selections from the Collection of Dr. John P DriscollRead More
30 June 2021
At £11.7 Million, Phillips Achieves the Highest Total for a Design Auction in Company HistoryRead More
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
22 June 2021
Phillips Announces Further Highlights Ahead of the London Design AuctionRead More
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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.
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