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Saturday@Phillips to Premier March 15 Via

LONDON, March 7, 2008 — Phillips de Pury & Co.’s sale of more-affordable contemporary art, design and photography, known as “Saturday@Phillips,” will be introduced to Londoners on March 15, with the sale accessible to the rest of the world, through auction catalog preview and real-time Internet bidding, at

saturdayphillipsauctin.jpgItems pictured Left.

Lot 5 Philippe Stark, “Jim Nature” portable television, 1994, £500-800

Lot 6 Michele de Lucchi, “Sinerpica” table lamp, designed 1979, £400-600

Lot 7 Unknown designer, desk, circa 1940, £4,000-6,000

Lot 8 Frei Otto, Pair of Montreal stacking chairs, ash, canvas, metal. Manufactured by Karl Fröscher & Co., Germany, 1967, £500-700

Saturday@Phillips appeals to the young buyer or collector looking to fill their homes with high-quality art, original furnishings and other hard-to-find pieces. Originally held four times annually in New York, the sale will take place twice in London and twice in New York in 2008. has provided online auction catalog preview and Internet bidding capability to Phillips de Pury & Co.’s bidders since March 2005. Those who cannot attend the auctions in London, but would like to participate through the Internet, can view the fully-illustrated catalog, place absentee bids prior to the sales and bid live as the events are taking place at


Founded in November 2002, Manhattan-based provides real-time Internet bidding capability, in association with eBay Live Auctions, to 681 auction houses in a dozen countries. Through its affiliation with eBay Live Auctions, has opened up once-exclusive sales to the cyber community worldwide. Similar to telephone bidding, buyers at remote locations can conveniently participate in auctions in real time from their computers as the auction is being conducted. There is no cost to register and no obligation to bid; anyone can watch the action online, in real time. For further information, log on to