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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We are thrilled to share the exciting news that Alex Froggatt has been appointed as Glass & Decorative Arts Senior Specialist within our esteemed Design team. With an impressive background in the field, Alex brings a wealth of expertise and an undeniable passion for the world of glass art.
15 January 2024
Our January sale features an incredible selection of modern and contemporary Design from the collection of Rabih Hage. Throughout his career he has worked with, and collected some of the leading names who this era of Design history is sure to be remembered for.
5 January 2024
Join us as we take a look back at the past twelve months, on what has been another successful and record-breaking year, where we have achieved our highest hammer total in our 241 year history.
19 December 2023