20th Century Decorative Arts

Cambi’s department having as an object Design and 20th Century Decorative Arts was born in February 2002, year in which Cambi’s first “Novecento” auction was organized, a sale that introduced an important collection of Fontana Arte decorative objects and a splendid series of Biancini’s ceramics.  

The department of Design and 20th Century Decorative Arts organizes auctions regularly taking place usually in spring and autumn; the catalogues include artworks in bronze, ceramics and glass signed by the biggest names of the 20th Century. For the ceramics Cambi auctions include artworks by artists as Giò Ponti, Enrico Scanvini for Lenci, Fausto Melotti, Galileo Chini, Francesco Nonni, Laveno, Friedrich Goldscheider. Important names in Cambi’s decorative arts auctions for glass objects can be remebered names of important Italian glassmakers as Venini, Scarpa and Barovier as well as French glassmakers as Emile Gallè and Daum.  

Among the most important sales of this department can be remebered objects as the extraordinary flower vase Nancy signed by Emile Gallè, an artwork sold for € 75,000 and the gold and violet porcelain urn Le passioni prigioniere signed Giò Ponti, produced by the artist for Richard Ginori Manufacture.
Auctions of '20th Century Decorative Arts'
Top Lots
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:47:33 +0000
Design Loves Milan – A Charity Auction to support Hospital Luigi Sacco in Milan
The fundraising online auction is a charity initiative spearheaded by creative agency Mr. Lawrence in collaboration with the auction house. The lots on sale feature contemporary [..]
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 14:38:00 +0000
Casa di Fantasia: a milestone in Ponti’s ouvre
  All the lots on The Casa di Fantasia     “My solution for this small home was a reversible play on inlays and visions so that when you look [..]
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:22:21 +0000
Lenci: History of an Italian Manifacture
The story of the illustrious Turinese doll and ceramics manufacture     The beginnings and success     The brand “Ars Lenci” was registered n Turin [..]
Marco Arosio

Marco Arosio

Alice Gregotti

Alice Gregotti