NEW YORK – Building on the success of the recent April London Design sale, Phillips de Pury & Co. has announced highlights from its New York Design sale to be held on June 3, 2009. The auction includes 128 lots with a total presale estimate of $2.7M-$3.7M. Live Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneers.com.
This sale offers an array of highly select works with a focus on rare and important examples from eminent 20th and 21st century designers. The Design department has broadened its collecting categories to integrate key areas such as contemporary ceramics, Italian glass and artists’ jewelry.
Alexander Payne, Worldwide Director of Design for Phillips de Pury, commented: “In this market on both sides of the Atlantic, the demand is for exceptional, hard-to-find works. This sale meets the criteria.”