Highlights include Stuart Haygarth’s fabulous Tide Chandelier, one of the few modern pieces on show, which belonged to fashion designer Christian Lacroix. It is made of debris washed up on Dungeness Beach in Kent. Haygarth picked up the colourful man-made flotsam and created this one-off (est £10,000-£15,000).
Henningsen’s PH3/3 hanging lamp
Henningsen was the undisputed daddy of the industrial-style hanging metal lamps that today inspire designers such as Tom Dixon. A star on sale is Henningsen’s PH3/3 hanging lamp — estimate £12,000-£18,000 — made in 1925-6. This is the prototype Henningsen kept in his home in Copenhagen. In the early days of light bulbs, which were all different sizes, it has adjustable screw fixings.
Heatherwick’s extrusions bench
You will also be bowled over by Heatherwick’s extrusions bench — estimate £50,000-£120,000.
Image: this is not the bench on sale but from the same series.
Photograph by Peter Mallett
“JB Dragonfly” hanging lamp
German Ingo Maurer’s JB Dragonfly hanging lamp impresses, using 3D printed plastic and handmade dragonflies zipping around a giant bulb. It is estimated to fetch £12,000-£18,000.
Cassiopé hanging lamp
Some of the lamps and chandeliers are huge, particularly Max Sauze’s Cassiopé hanging lamp, made from aluminium and chromed metal. Its glistening shape is just over six feet long — on sale for £4,000-£6,000.
From French master Jean Prouvé (est £7,000-£10,000).
Spider ceiling light
From Gino Sarfatti (est £8,000-£10,000).
From French designer Philippe Hiquily (est £10,000-£15,000).