Often exchanged as gifts between royalty and aristocracy, gold boxes and objects of vertu are exquisite examples of European craftsmanship. Christie’s is the market leader in this field and offers some of the finest English and Continental gold boxes and objects of vertu from the 17th century to the mid-19th century spanning a range of styles and materials, from mother of pearl to enamel.
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.
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