Dawsons Announce Specialist Decorative Arts Sale

Celebrating 100 Years of Design: 1860-1960


Following on from the enormously successful prices Dawsons have achieved for 19th and 20thcentury Design throughout our monthly Fine Art & Antique auctions, we are excited to be holding a specialist ‘100 Years of Design, 1860-1960’ sale in October, showcasing fascinating items from British, Continental and International Design Movements.



From pre-Raphaelite art, through the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts movements, Gothic Revival, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, Modernist and mid-century, we are inviting further entries across all categories.


“We are only the trustees for those who come after us” – William Morris


This will include ceramics, paintings and prints, jewellery, silver, furniture, glass and the wider decorative arts; from the likes of William Morris, Augustus Pugin, Rene Lalique, Liberty, Lucie Rie, Gallé, William Moorcroft, The Martin Brothers, the Guild of Handicraft and others.


An early 20th century Martin Brothers triple bird group

 An early 20th century Martin Brothers triple bird group. Sold at Dawsons for £32,000


For further details, or to consign, please contact either Siobhan Tyrrell, Head of London valuations, or Peter Mason, auctioneer and valuer. The sale will take place on Thursday October 6th at our Berkshire saleroom, with a closing date for entries of Thursday 15thSeptember.