Modern Design

Aimed at those looking for something special for a room at home as much as at collectors and connoisseurs, the modern and contemporary art and design section of our regular monthly auctions cover all materials and periods from Modernist to Moderne, and Midcentury Modern to today.

Headed up by Mark Hill from the BBCs Antiques Roadshow, our modern design department sells everything from modern furniture to art, studio pottery, ceramics, glass, and silver. If you’re looking to sell at auction or buy to collect, please do not hesitate to contact us for a complimentary valuation or to discuss any items in further detail with one of our specialists.

 

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Online Valuation Form

Valuation

Get in touch with one of our team of trusted modern design specialists who will inspect your items, tell you a little about them and give you an auction valuation. We offer remote valuations by email, Whatsapp and video call. We can also book private appointments at one of our offices in London and Berkshire. Alternatively if you'd rather we came to you, we are happy to book Covid-safe private appointments to value your modern design items in the comfort of your own home.

Sale at Auction

Once you have received your auction estimates and agreed reserves, the next step is to enter your items ready for sale. At the same time, one of our specialists will offer available sale dates and guide you through your Seller’s Agreement which includes details about your items reserves, our charges and terms and conditions. They will also be pleased to answer any other questions you may have. You can bring your modern design items along to us, or we are happy to arrange collection. Leave the rest to us. Then sit back and relax, our team will take care everything else, ensuring that your items are carefully catalogued, photographed and marketed to a huge audience of prospective buyers across the globe.

Haven’t answered all of your questions?

Our team are only too pleased to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have. For professional and confidential advice please contact us on 0207 431 9445 or by email info@dawsonsauctions.co.uk.

Stepan Dmitrievich Nefyodov Erzia Russian Head of a Woman. Sold for £31,500.

Stepan Dmitrievich Nefyodov Erzia Russian Head of a Woman

Sold for £31,500