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Design & Decorative Arts

Wednesday 12 June 2024 e Thursday 13 June 2024, 03:00 PM • Milan

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Please note that the results listed on this page are inclusive of Finarte Buyer's Premium and exclusive of any applicable taxes and costs, unless otherwise noted.

The protagonists of this rich catalogue of 20th century Design and Decorative Arts include great names from the Italian and international scene: Ettore Sottsass Jr, Max Ingrand, Achille e Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Ingo Maurer, Charles e Ray Eames, Osvaldo Borsani, Afra e Tobia Scarpa and many others.

The Milan event will also present a fine selection of works dedicated to Gio Ponti, including a series of drawings, sculptures, lighting and furnishing accessories resulting from the collaboration between the Milanese designer and architect and some of Italy's most important manufacturing companies, such as Fontana Arte and Cassina.

Part of the auction will be dedicated to the prestigious collection of Marco Marini and Maria Laura Ferru, published in the two-volume monograph Guido Gambone: Quarant'anni di ceramica d'arte da Vietri a Firenze Maioliche, grès e porcellane che hanno conquistare il mondo, a unique and fascinating collection of objects of great artistic value and fascination.

Also on display in Milan will be a remarkable collection of Murano glass, ceramics and other iconic objects of value.

A unique opportunity for collectors and design enthusiasts to enrich their collections with pieces of great value.

Milan / Via dei Bossi, 2
(get direction)

For more information: 
+39 02 3363801


Wednesday 12 June 2024, 3:00 pm - SESSION 1 (Lots 1-186)
Thursday 13 June 2024, 3:00 pm - SESSION 2 (Lots 187-405)
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7, 8, 10 and 11 June
from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

ONT - Magazzini Generali (space 20), Via Triboniano 103- Milan
Driveway entrance from Via Enrico Serretta no. 2
(get direction)

For appointments: 
+39 02 3363801

Condition reports will be issued for lots with a lower estimate of € 800 or more. For other lots the department is available to send detailed images.

The collection of the awarded lots will be possible, by appointment only and subject to confirmation of payment, at ONT - Via Triboniano n. 103 Milan (space 20) on the following days and times:
Wednesday 19 June from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m;
Thursday 20 June from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m;
Tuesday 25 June from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m;
Wednesday 3 July from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m;
Thursday 4 July from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m;

It is not possible to make payments at ONT.
Small lots can be picked up at our Milan office, Via dei Bossi 2. The request must be received at least 2 days before the date of collection and upon confirmation of warehouse availability.
Lots must be collected in any case by Thursday 4 July 2024, any delay in this regard may incur additional costs, as indicated in the general conditions of sale

Conditions of Sale

By making an offer, you declare that you have read and accept the General Terms and Conditions of Sale

After the interesting collection of Italian Design and Decorative Arts of the XX century presented this summer with over 150 Made in Italy pieces, auctioned on 22 July 2020, Finarte presents the new department dedicated to Italian design of the twentieth century.

The Department has a strong specialization in articles of industrial design and decorative arts produced from 1900 until today. All have the characteristics of being particular, original pieces, and of having the Made in Italy as a common denominator.

We are aimed at those who want to buy or think they own modern antiques and design objects from the early twentieth century onwards and want to know their real value, origin or the designer, thus enhancing them to the fullest in our auctions dedicated to this sector.

The objects we offer and our knowledge focus in particular on ceramics, glass, lamps and chandeliers, furniture and everything related to the decorative arts Made in Italy of the twentieth century.

Our experts also aim to be a hub for those seeking to learn and share knowledge about art, design and collecting, offering valuation both in person and online.



An interesting collection of Italian Design and Decorative Arts of 20th century with many ceramics, furnitures, chandeliers, lamps and glass works, objects Made in Italy, from Gio Ponti to Angelo Mangiarotti, and many others, without forgetting new talents. Three rare and interesting sculptures by Nerone Patuzzi complete the catalogue.

Finarte presents with this catalogue the new department dedicated to objects of Italian  Design Made in Italy of 20th Century.

It is also a destination for those who seek to learn and share knowledge about art, design and collecting, offering valuations for personal property, appraisals and auction exhibitions online. Attention to consignors is of paramount importance and clients enjoy direct access to partners and experts throughout the valuation, consignment and auction process


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