Modern Made

This month we welcome Lyon & Turnbull, a leading auction house in Modern, Post War and Contemporary Design into The Modern Marketplace fold.


Known for its international reach and strong results Lyon & Turnbull sales cover all the major movements from Pre-War French and British Modernism and Art Deco, to works from the Midcentury and Post-War and holds specialist live and online Design auctions in London and Edinburgh.

With a wealth of experience, the Modern Design team offers expertise that encompasses a range of media including ceramics, furniture, sculpture, lighting and textiles, holding auctions offering exceptional and important design from the last 100 years including the celebrated ‘Modern Made’ sale taking place in October and April each year which offers the very best in Modern & Post-War Art, Modern Design and Studio & Contemporary Ceramics.

Curated and exhibited together the auction celebrates the best in Post-War Art and Modern Design across multiple disciplines covering paintings, works on paper, prints, studio ceramics and glass, and design, reflecting the multi-disciplinary nature and dynamism of the art world in the Post-War Years.

Why not head for a valuation? Lyon & Turnbull is known for its knowledge and passion in the field of 20th Century Design. Sourcing strong examples both nationally and internationally, the auction house has a wide network of contacts and strong links to leading 20th Century Design experts and museums.

Head of Sale, Philip Smith is recognised as one of the leading auction specialists in his field in the UK. Modern Made offers the opportunity to sell and acquire works by some of the most celebrated and pioneering modern and contemporary artists and makers, including Dame Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Jennifer Lee, Edmund De Waal, Wendy Ramshaw, Georg Jensen, Stuart Devlin, Piero Fornasetti, Ron Arad, Mark Brazier-Jones, Fulvio Bianconi, Gio Ponti, Hans Wegner, Max Ingrand, Peter Collingwood, Campana Brothers to name a few.


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