Sotheby’s to hold an auction of Applied Arts and Twentieth Century Design

An auction of Applied Arts and Twentieth Century Design is to be held at Sotheby’s on 3 May.

An auction of Applied Arts and Twentieth Century Design is to be held at Sotheby’s on 3 May.

Sale items will include modern furniture from Eurythmics songwriter Dave Stewart’s collection, which includes a 1965 Djinn series suite designed by Olivier Mourgue, identical to that used in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The sale will also include ceramics, glass, furniture, sculpture and silver from the Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements through to the present day.

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