New York – Christie’s announces the winter sale of Interiors will take place on December 11, 2018 in New York. The sale is comprised of over 350 pieces of furniture and decorative objects from five different collections and a strong fine art offering of European and American paintings and sculpture from the late 1800’s to the latter half of the 20th Century. The collections in the sale include Property from the Estate of Nancy Ann Chandler, silver and ceramics from the Collection of Robert and Ellen Gutenstein and American fine art and silver from the Estate of William Kelly Simpson. The public view will take place from December 7-11 in New York and our last Christie’s Lates of the year, Holiday Bazaar will be held on Monday, December 10th.
The centerpiece of the sale is a group of European furniture and decoration, Chinese and Japanese works of art, silver, ceramics and glass all from a distinguished New York collection thoughtfully assembled over the past few decades. Highlights include a Victorian silver and silver gilt part flatware service, most with the mark of George Adams, London, 1865-75, in the ‘Palm’ pattern ($35,000-45,000), a pair of Chinese landscape paintings from the 17th/18th Century ($10,000-15,000) and a pair of Baltic mahogany, ebony and brass inlaid armchairs, early 19th Century ($6,000-8,000).
Additionally, this season we have partnered with Eddie Ross and Chutney, his Pekingese, to guest curate our December sale. Eddie is a designer, author and columnist for House Beautiful. He is also the co-founder and chief content creator of Maximalist Studios. Highlights in the illustrated vignettes include a Jacques Adnet (1900-1984) Occasional table circa, 1950 ($3,000-5,000); a Swiss 'Black Forest' stained hardwood side cabinet from the Late 19th/Early 20th Century ($1,000-1,500); a Kerstin Horlin-Holmquist (1925-1997) 'Eva' chair and ottoman, designed 1955 ($2,000-3,000); and Nanna Ditzel (1923-2005) 'Toadstools', designed circa 1962-1963 ($3,000-5,000).
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