Favorite Picks: Phillips de Pury: Design

. Friday, May 25, 2012

The finest works of 20th and 21st Century design and decorative arts coming to the market as all the major auctions houses prepare a strong finish to the 2012 Spring/Summer season.

We return to New York for a truly exceptional collection of works to be presented at Phillips de Pury's Design auction.  These are my favorite picks:

A set of six Klismos chairs by Jorgen Juul-Moller.

A Croisillon armchair, a pair of lyrical Persane wall lamps, and a rare privately commissioned chair, all by Jean Royère.

A rare ceramic coffee table by André Borderie.

An Agrafée deux rotules table lamp and a set of 4 ceiling lamps, all by Serge Mouille.

A beautiful privately commissioned Art Deco Redhead dressing table and Tivo side chair, both by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann.

Rare and exquisite silver-plated bowls by La Maison Desny.

A set of 4 limited-editioned stone and bronze sheep by François-Xavier Lalanne.

ABCD sofas by Pierre Paulin.

A set of 4 brass ceiling lights by Jacques Quinet, from the Librairie Guibaud.

A Warren Platner executive desk.

Bas Ducharne table by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann.

A games table with reversible top by Jean Royère.

A Soleil Torsadé wall mirror by Line Vautrin.

A sofa by Finn Juhl.

A pair of Scimitar lounge chairs by Preben Fabricius and Jorgen Kastholm.

A Tri-Symetric table by Vladimir Kagan.

A Flag Halyard armchair by Hans Wegner.

Auction takes place June 15th, see the full preview here.  Also check out Phillips de Pury's virtual flip catalog here.


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