Arts & Craft, Art Deco and Beyond 

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16th Jan, 2024 10:00



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.


Art Deco 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 from the French factories of Lalique and Galle are always featured along with American Tiffany glassworks. 

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

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News & Articles

The Enigmatic Glass Art of Bertil Vallien

Specialist Otto Billstrom speaks to us about Bertil Vallien, a renowned artist in contemporary art glass, who has harnessed the ancient art of sand-casting glass to create a unique and distinctive body of work. In our upcoming October 31st sale, six distinctive idols, crafted using this technique, will be offered.

27 October 2023

In the Footsteps of the Mouse

Sworders are delighted to be offering a private collection of Gnomeman furniture as part of our 31st of October Design Sale, acquired by the parents of the vendor directly from the artist’s studio outside Littlebeck in Yorkshire where they travelled regularly to make new purchases throughout the 1950s.

17 October 2023

AWN Pugin | The First Secessionist

In our 31 October sale, the Design department at Sworders are delighted to offer pieces from the extraordinary collection of Clive Wainwright (1942-1999), following the successful exhibition with H Blairman & Sons in London, emphasising the Gothic Revival period in general, and AWN Pugin in particular.

12 October 2023