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Event Date10 June 10:00 AM EDT | Live auction 19984

La Rêverie: The Collection of Sydell Miller

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La Rêverie: The Collection of Sydell Miller

Sale Overview

Christie’s is proud to announce La Rêverie: The Collection of Sydell Miller. The exceptional grouping of fine and decorative arts from the beauty mogul executive’s Palm Beach home, decorated by the esteemed architect Peter Marino, will be offered throughout the spring sale season. Choreographed sales will begin at Christie’s New York in May with our 20/21 auction sale series, including fine art pieces and sculpture by Post-War and Contemporary and Impressionist and Modern artists such as Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Adolph Gottlieb, Joan Miró, Jean Dubuffet and Joan Mitchell. On 10 June, Christie’s New York will then offer a landmark, single-owner sale dedicated to decorative arts and design from her Florida residence, highlighting 18th century French furniture and the imaginative French sculpture of François-Xavier Lalanne.

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10 Jun 10:00 AM (EDT) Lots 1-172

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La Rêverie: The Collection of Sydell Miller

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Emily Fitzgerald

Emily Fitzgerald

Associate Specialist, Head of Sale | Design

Emily Fitzgerald received her Master’s Degree from the History of Design and Curatorial Studies program at Parsons School of Design, in partnership with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. With five years of experience in the Design field, she has contributed to the success of twelve worldwide auctions.
Csongor Kis

Csongor Kis

AVP, Specialist, European Furniture | European Furniture & Works of Art

Csongor Kis has over fifteen years of experience in the field of decorative arts, with a specialty in continental European furniture from the early Baroque to the mid-nineteenth century. He joined Christie’s European Furniture Department in New York in 2019, after working as a private adviser. Previously, he served for over a decade as assistant vice president and specialist in the European furniture and carpet departments at Sotheby’s in New York. During those years, he played an instrumental role not only in various-owner sales but also in highly successful single-owner auctions, including those of Brooke Astor, Bunny Mellon, Lily and Edmond J. Safra, Patricia Kluge, and Jayne Wrightsman, among others. A native of Budapest, Hungary, Mr. Kis received his B.A. in art history from Bard College and his M.A. from the Bard Graduate Center in the History of Decorative Arts. In addition to his native Hungarian, Mr. Kis speaks Italian and German.

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