Objects of Desire

The Charity Auction

Series 1 - Episode 6 The Charity Auction



Mariella Frostrup presents as some of the most sought-after items featured on the programme go up for sale at a charity auction run by Simon de Pury of Phillips de Pury & Company. The lots include pieces by ceramic artist Edmund de Waal and jeweller Stephen Webster, as well as the prototype for Thomas Heatherwick's Spun Chair, a bag by Bill Amberg, one of Mark Knopfler's guitars and designer Lapo Elkann and furniture-maker Meritalia's Fiat 500 panorama sofa.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Mariella Frostrup