Christie’s Design department is delighted to present an online auction of works by one of the most important figures of 20th century Italian design, Piero Fornasetti. This sale showcases Fornasetti’s boundless creative energy through the decades from the 1950s onwards, including porcelain tableware, furniture, glass and small collectibles, with estimates ranging from $150 to $8,000.

A handpicked selection from the collection of New York socialite Claire Creatore forms the core of this sale. For twenty years, Claire has created a universe dedicated to the renowned designer through the display of her collection in her Manhattan pied-à-terre.Take a trip through wit, humour, optical illusion and imagination, through the unique world of the "Designer of Dreams", Piero Fornasetti, and join us in celebrating 100 Years of Italian Design.