Mid-Century & Modern Design

Mid-Century & Modern Design

 

Encompassing the Modern Design Movements of the Post-War period. A renewed interest in British Design from the Festival of Britain, with the likes of John and Sylvia Reid, Ernest Race through to the Modern Designs of John Makepeace and Mark Brazier-Jones.

Scandinavian Design dominates the market and Sworders have become leaders in the sale of furniture, applied arts, glassware and Jewellery from this period. Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Nanna Ditzel, Alvar Aalto always feature.

British and Scandinavian glassware designed by Geffrey Baxter at Whitefriars, Orrefors glass, Finnish designed products and even tableware such as knives and forks are collected strongly.

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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
E johnblack@sworder.co.uk 

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