Design legends prevailed at Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series

L-R: Josef Hoffmann coal boxes, £32,500; Lalique Hibou mascot, aka hood ornament, £42,500; Lucie Rie footed bowl, £50,000
L-R: Josef Hoffmann coal boxes, £32,500; Lalique Hibou mascot, £42,500; Lucie Rie footed bowl, £50,000

EDINBURGH, U.K.¬†‚ÄstFrom the rarest car mascots to the genius of Josef Hoffmann and Lucie Rie, the Lyon & Turnbull spring Design series excelled. Embracing the best in progressive design movements from the Victorian era to the present day, the trio of live online sales ‚Äď Design Since 1860 (April 20-21), Lalique (April 28) and Modern Made (April 29) ‚Äď posted a landmark total of ¬£2 million.

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John Moran presents Lalique, Royal Doulton, American art, May 18-19

Pair of Royal Doulton Nasturtium vases, estimated at $500-$700
Pair of Royal Doulton Nasturtium vases, estimated at $500-$700
Pair of Royal Doulton Nasturtium vases, estimated at $500-$700

MONROVIA, Calif. РJohn Moran Auctioneers will hold its Studio Fine and Decorative Arts sale on two days, May 18-19, starting at noon Pacific time on each day. The 500-plus lots offered on May 18 include treasures by established makers such as Tiffany Studios, Galle, Lalique, and Royal Doulton. The May 19 lineup will feature more than 200 lots of fine art from Winslow Homer, Roger Kuntz, and Nell Walker Warner, among others. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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