Fine Arts

Take your seats at Adam’s Mid-Century Modern sale

Gio Ponti, Finn Juhl and Arne Vodder are among the legendary names featuring in this auction of highly collectable design pieces

Taking pride of place on the catalogue cover is Lot 37, a late-1960s armchair and ottoman by Italian designer and architect Gaetano Pesce (€4,000-€6,000)

Adam’s Mid-Century Modern sale, which closes on Tuesday May 9, is one of my favourite auctions of the spring season. It brings together highly collectable design pieces by legendary names such as Gio Ponti, Finn Juhl and Arne Vodder and contemporary artists like Richard Gorman, Mark Francis and John Boyd offering the opportunity to add expressions of personality to your collections.

From a design perspective, these expressions are far more than aesthetic; they also hold ...