Arts & Crafts, Art Deco & Beyond

Arts & Crafts, Art Deco and Beyond


This sale in September concentrates on the early part of the 20th Century through to contemporary craftsmen, working in disciplines of furniture, ceramics and design.


The British Arts and Crafts movement is well collected through the disciplines, with strong results for William Morris, William De Morgan, Ernest Gimson, CFA Voysey, Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson, Stanley Webb Davies, Shapland & Petter and Liberty Design.

Included in the sale is a suite of furniture designed and made by Stanley Webb Davies, that comes to the open market for the first time since the early 1930s.


Art Deco within the sale encompasses all the graphic and applied Arts including British, French, Continental and American forms of furniture and design.

Birds-eye maple furniture of Epstein, Betty Joel designed products, Wedgwood Fairyland lustre, Art Deco figures by Chiparus, Lorenzl and Preiss are always popular.

Glassware the French factories of Lalique and Galle, are always featured along with American Tiffany glassworks.

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Tuesday 15 September
Entries close 31 July


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Next Auction

Design - Live Online
Design - Live Online
Wednesday, 5th May 2021 10:00
Last consignment: Friday, 19th March 2021

Our specialist

Our specialists hold regular valuation days. Please contact us for more information, or complete the online valuation form to enquire about the auction value of your items. 

John Black

John Black
Director, 20th Century Art & Design

John has a degree in Art History augmented by a one year course at Christies, and has 20 years auction room experience. An integral member of our team he has a broad knowledge of the decorative arts, however his principal interest lies in 20th Century Design. John runs our successful 20th Century Art and Design sales.

T 01279 817778

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