At Christie’s, we hold auctions of furniture, objects and works of art throughout the year in London, New York, Paris and Online. With a range of sales and price points, bringing home an original piece can become reality.
Our regular auctions include: The Exceptional Sale, presenting museum-quality pieces; The Collector, offering a tailored selection of works of art, porcelain, silver, gold boxes and antique furniture; and Interiors, featuring contemporary and classic pieces. We also hold sales dedicated to Private Collections, showcasing the passions of iconic figures, tastemakers, private collectors and interior designers.
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Across our London, New York, Paris salerooms and Online-only sales, Christie’s offers decorative arts from antique to modern, in curated sales designed to appeal to both new and seasoned collectors.
Decorative Arts & Antiquities Private Sales
A special preview of works available for immediate purchase through Christie’s Private Sales service.
Intrinsic to the success of the Decorative Arts and Interiors auctions, international tastemakers directly affect the sales and related events. They frequently curate programs for Christie’s Lates, offer insights into their personal collecting and design journeys and even create rooms and photoshoots that feature specific pieces from the auctions. Recent influencers have included CeCe Barfield Thompson and Alexandra O’Neill, Martin Brudnizki, Rafael de Cárdenas, Pierre Frey, Beata Heuman, Salveson Graham, Susie Atkinson and more.
Interior designer Kirill Istomin’s 10 tricks of the trade, from sourcing unique pieces to wallpapering the ceiling
From applique and back splats to veneering and wingbacks, an essential glossary of furniture terms
Christie’s Decorative Arts and Design specialists reveal the people, places and spaces that spark their senses
Collector Robert Cooper on why he went ‘well over the estimates’ on his walnut bureau and dining chairs
Interior designer CeCe Barfield Thompson on why she fought for this Chinese lacquer table
New York-based interior designer Brian J. McCarthy on a vase he fell in love with it
Home and interior design inspiration from @christiesinc auctions. Antique furniture to modern classics.
Christie’s has staged some of the most significant and successful Private & Iconic Collections and Country House Sales from a diverse range of collectors, including Royal and historic noble families, industrialists, actresses and fashion designers. Celebrated auctions include the sale of Madame du Barry’s jewels in 1793, the 40-day Stowe sale in 1848 and more recent triumphs from the Rothschild Family, the Rockefeller family, Karl Lagerfeld, Elizabeth Taylor, Yves Saint Laurent, Audrey Hepburn, George Michael and David Gilmour.