Makers & Designers

Strauss & Co’s decorative arts department has handled a worldly list of makers and designers specialising in furniture making, jewellery, silver, glass, porcelain and other artisanal trades. This searchable database lists prominent makers and designers sold by Strauss & Co, including René Lalique, Gio Ponti, Patrick Mavros, as well as coveted houses like The Barnards and Tiffany & Co.


Top Makers & Designers

Our top 12 makers and designers at auction.


A pair of George III silver wine coolers and liners, Paul Storr, London, 1819
14 lots sold for R 2 423 855
A Cape of Good Hope Imperial brass bushel, de Grave, Short & Co, London, 1877
1 lot sold for R 1 875 720
Belle Epoque diamond ribbon bow brooch, Cartier
33 lots sold for R 1 414 719
A stoneware vase with flared lip, 1970s, Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995)
6 lots sold for R 1 305 332
A silver monkey table lamp, No. 2, Patrick Mavros, Harare, 1 October 1999
12 lots sold for R 1 245 409
A René Lalique ‘Source de la Fontaine, Calypso’ moulded and frosted glass figure, designed 9 September 1924
26 lots sold for R 1 195 941
Diamond and platinum ring, Charles Greig
12 lots sold for R 1 163 606
A 'Spade' form stoneware vase, 1970s, Hans Coper (1920-1981),
2 lots sold for R 1 114 064
A Cape silver commemorative covered cup, Johan Hendrik Vos, 19th century
5 lots sold for R 1 088 581
A set of twelve Georg Jensen sterling silver underplates, mid 20th century
23 lots sold for R 1 023 178
Gentleman's 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual Datejust Rolex automatic wristwatch Ref.68278
19 lots sold for R 1 017 876
Patek Philippe Calatrava yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch, 2004, Ref 3919J-001, MVT 1878335, Case 4157524
9 lots sold for R 970 470
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