Early European Sculpture & Works of Art

Decorative Arts at Christie’s
Across our London, New York and Paris salerooms, Christie’s offers decorative arts from antique to modern, in curated sales designed to appeal to both new and seasoned collectors. These include The Exceptional Sale, presenting museum quality pieces; The Collector sales, offering a tailored selection of works of art, porcelain, silver and furniture for connoisseurs; Interiors sales, featuring contemporary and classic pieces for the home; and Private Collection sales, showcasing the collecting passions of iconic figures, tastemakers, private collectors and interior designers.

Early European Sculpture & Works of Art
Christie’s European Sculpture & Works of Art category encompasses the finest objects from a thousand-year period, from the rise of Christianity in the early Medieval period to the end of neoclassicism in the 19th century. Covering exceptional bronzes, carved wooden and marble statuary, to enamels and elegant jewellery and metalwork, the department has unrivalled experience and expertise. Our team of specialists is dedicated to sourcing works of great academic value and provenance from private collections around the world. We hold the top 3 world auction record prices in our field, including the bronze Mannerist masterpiece Bacchic Figure by Adriaen de Vries, which was rediscovered in the department and sold to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam for just under $28 million. Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss buying or selling within this category at Christie’s.

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