Design calls, the market reacts!
Great results for the sale of Decorative Arts of the 20th Century and Design, ending with 75% of sold lots, reaching 150% of increase on the sales value and important awards such as: Franco Albini's rocking chair model "PS16", execution by Poggi (€ 25.000), the spherical vase in ruby blown glass Venini by Carlo Scarpa (€ 22.500), the large meeting table model "Eros" by Angelo Mangiarotti (€ 20.000) and the suspension lamp, produced by Fontana Arte, of Max Ingrand (€ 17.500).
The peculiarity of the Department's auctions to offer, alongside masterpieces by well-known and recognized authors, unconventional types or historically documented authors seems to be rewarded. This is demonstrated by the significant results achieved by Basilio Cascella's majolica vase (€ 5,000) and by the drawings of architects Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa and Tomaso Buzzi, such as the excellent accomplishments of some special pieces by Mario Bellini, Roberto and Ezio Poggi, Giuseppe Rivadossi, alongside those of the furniture by Gigiotti Zanini, Gianni Moscatelli, Adelmo Rascaroli.
The Head of Department, Stefano Andrea Poli, enthusiastically states: "Once more, these results reveal the positive reaction of a dynamic international market, as well as the grip of the Italian one: with 82% of international bidders and broad online participation, the auction confirms the desire to restart for both clients and national and foreign professionals. Big names from the Italian Design attract and reach a global audience, always seeking for highly selected pieces.”