European Ceramics & Glass

Based in London, Paris and New York, Christie’s international specialists of European Ceramics and Glass has over 70 years of combined experience. Working collaboratively, the team regularly brings to market significant examples of English and Continental pottery, porcelain and glass from the 15th to 21st centuries.


The ceramics team has realised exceptional sale results with pieces from all major factories and workshops, including those of Berlin, Chelsea, Doccia, Du Paquier, Meissen, Minton, Royal Copenhagen, Vincennes/Sèvres, Theodore Deck and Wedgwood — to name but a few. The department also excels in Italian maiolica and Hispano Moresque pottery. A menu of sale platforms including The Exceptional Sale, The Collector Sales, tailored online sales and single-owner private collections allows Christie’s specialists to match the right buyers with each piece.

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, gold boxes, portrait miniatures and furniture for connoisseurs; Interiors sales in New York, featuring contemporary and classic pieces for the home; Private Collection sales, showcasing the collecting passions of iconic figures, tastemakers, private collectors and interior designers; and Art of China online sales that include select groups of Chinese ceramics and works of art made for the export market at accessible price points appealing to new and existing collectors.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss buying or selling within this category at Christie’s.

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