Whether nature or geometry -inspired design, unique piece or limited series, each of the 20th century movements has its own character and, for over 15 years, Tajan has been supporting both these currents and their celebrated representatives :

Louis Majorelle, Émile Gallé, Daum, Eugène Gaillard, Léveillé Rousseau…. for the Art Nouveau period ;
André Groult, Marcel Coard, Eileen Gray, Jean Dunand, Gaston Suisse, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, Jean-Michel Frank, Paul Dupré-Lafon, André Arbus, Gilbert Poillerat….. for the Art Deco period ;
René Herbt, Robert Mallet-Stevens, Pierre Chareau, Le Corbusier, Louis Sognot, Charlotte Perriand, ….for the modernist and Bauhaus movements ;
Jean Prouvé, Pierre Paulin, Pierre Guariche, Serge Mouille, Line Vautrin, Max Ingrand…..for the 1950s ;
Maria Pergay, Yonel Lebovici, Philippe Hiquily, Ron Arad, Garouste and Bonetti, André Dubreuil…for the most recent contemporary design.

Both Ceramics and Scandinavian, American and Italian Design are also given prominence in our thematic and designer-dedicated auctions. You will find in our sales unique pieces to enrich your collection and please your decoration desires according to your taste, from the Belle Epoque and Roaring Twenties to PostWar and Contemporary design.

Precious wood, lacquer, parchment, metal, plastic, foam… all the materials mastered or discovered in the first half of the 20th are now part of our daily life thanks to the research and creativeness of the designers reinventing our domestic universe both in terms of furniture, lighting and objects.

Related departments/ Design & Architecture


Eugène Printz / 474 800€

Armand-Albert Rateau / 123 000€

Jean Després / 18 200€