Exceptional French and Italian design, and a selection of fine modernist ceramics will be offered in Phillips de Pury's upcoming London Design sale. These are my favorite picks:
A large and rare glass chandelier by Venini.
A unique Orly chair prototype by Jean Royere.
A rare and important Charlotte Perriand free-form desk with drawer.
A Lucie Rie cylindrical vase with flared neck.
An amazing Hans Coper stoneware wall sculpture for the Swinton Community School, UK.
A rare Model 4 chair and a beautiful oak wardrobe, both by Jean Prouve.
Super sculptural Italian walnut lounge chairs by Malatesta & Mason.
A beautiful brass and enameled steel wall light by Pietro Chiesa.
Walnut dining chairs by Gio Ponti.
A rare ceiling light by Arredoluce.
A chrome sculptural table lamp and smoked glass dining table, both by Nanda Vigo.
A multi-armed chandelier by Angelo Lelli.
A sculptural occasional table in rosewood veneer and painted wood by Carlo di Carli.
The auction takes place September 27th, see the full preview at Phillips de Pury.