Sotheby’s to Auction Felix Marcilhac Art Deco Collection

Chien, a patinated bronze sculpture by Gustave Miklos (1928)

Chien, bronze sculpture with a black patina by Gustave Miklos (1928) at auction with Sotheby’s

Depending on your point of view, Art Deco is either very popular at the moment or is about to take a dive as yet another great private collection of art deco paintings, sculptures and furniture goes under auction with Sotheby’s next month, in association with Artcurial. Read More »

Art Deco Bookends: From Art to Arms

Pelican art deco bookends by Edgar-William Brandt, circa 1925

These pelican art deco bookends by Edgar-William Brandt, circa 1925, are to be sold by auction at Bonhams

As collections go, art deco bookends is pretty niche. Bonhams is auctioning what is thought to be the world’s largest collection with 180 pairs made from bronze, glass, iron and marble, established over the last 40 years. Read More »

Iconic PH-lamp From 1929 Returns

Poul Henningsen PH-lamp

The distinctive shape of Poul Henningsen’s PH-lamp is instantly recognisable

Poul Henningsen, the Danish man that designed the distinctive art deco profile of the PH-lamp would have been 120 this year. To celebrate, long term partner Louis Poulsen is faithfully reproducing a limited edition of the 1929 PH3 1/2-3 light. Read More »

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