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  • New York
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  • For immediate release
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  • 23 September 2020

RELEASE: The Collector | Online: English & European 18th & 19th Century Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art

New York – Christie’s is pleased to present The Collector | Online English & European 18th & 19th Century Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art from 23 September-8 October, offering a highly curated selection of fine European and English furniture and works of art, ceramics, silver and Chinese works of Art spanning from the 17th to 20th centuries.  Among the nearly 300 lots offered include iconic designers and makers which have become synonymous with superior craftsmanship – Jacques Dubois, Francois Linke, Ferdinand Barbedienne, Steinway & Sons, among others. 

The sale features fresh-to-the-market works with esteemed provenance from several important American collections including: English furniture from Collection of Abby and George O’Neill, sumptuous mounted-porcelain and Japanese lacquer from The Collection of Frederick A. and Sharon L. Klingenstein, English silver from The Collection of Mary M. and Robert M. Montgomery, Jr., exquisite Chinese mirror paintings from The Collection of Richard D. and Billie Lou Wood and a Distinguished New England Collection of 19th Century Furniture and Sculpture.

Silver and porcelain highlights include a pair of exceptional wine-coolers by Paul Storr, a pair of salvers by Paul de Lamerie, an important aesthetic-movement vase by Louis Solon, Jacob Petit porcelain from The Fasullo Collection (Part II) and various Royal Copenhagen dinnerware in the ‘Flora Danica’ pattern.  

About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had auction sales in 2019 that totalled £4.5 billion / $5.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.