Mallams is one of the leading UK auction houses specialising in this field, offering design and modernism from the Arts & Crafts Movement, through Art Nouveau, Art Deco, to works from the Post-War period to Contemporary Design, particularly specialising in Studio Ceramics.
Our sales have an international reach and include works by Gallé, Lalique, the Cotswold School of Craftsmen, Guild of Handicrafts, Archibald Knox, Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Picasso Ceramics, Piero Fornasetti, Charles & Ray Eames, and Jean Prouvé, amongst others.
The Mallams’ team includes leading specialists in their fields who source strong examples throughout the country and have a wide network of contacts, with good links to experts and museums in related disciplines.
Our Design department has achieved many extraordinary prices, including world-record prices for a W.A.S. Benson Arts & Crafts light (£23,000), Jennifer Lee ceramics (£13,000) and a William Simmond’s Cotswold School carving (£21,000).
The next Design Sale takes place in Oxford in May 2019.