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Event Date9 December 05:00 PM EST | Live auction 22018

Tiffany

Sale Overview

Christie’s is pleased to present Tiffany on 9 December, our dedicated auction to Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Studios. 

Highlights from the season include an iconic ‘Wisteria’ table lamp, Property from an Important Private Collection, an early and rare ‘Pond Dragonfly’ table lamp, Property of a Lady, and a masterpiece in design and color, the ‘Magnolia’ floor lamp. 

Highlighted collections include The Private Collection of a New York Antiquarian, including Tiffany Studios. The collector’s impressive eye brought together iconic lamps by Tiffany Studios, such as a stunning ‘Elaborate Peony’ table lamp with a spectacular glass palette in magentas, reds and deep pinks; a rare blue ‘Dragonfly’ table lamp with a mosaic base; an extraordinary ‘Laburnum’ table lamp; and a ‘Geometric and Turtle-Back Tile’ hanging light, amongst more. Property from the Collection of Leslie Waggener, Dallas will showcase celebrated art glass, enamelware and pottery by Tiffany Studios. 

Explore the celebration of Tiffany on preview in our Rockefeller Center Galleries from 2–9 December.

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Auction times
09 Dec 05:00 PM (EST) Lots 501-542

Our specialist’s selection

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Daphné Riou

Daphné Riou

Vice President, Senior Specialist, Head of Americas | Design

Daphné Riou joined Christie’s New York in 2018 as the Head of the Design department.

Prior to joining Christie’s, Daphné worked at Sotheby’s for six years, where she held various positions in the Design departments in Paris, London and finally in New York for four years, where she oversaw the sale of several masterworks and important private collections of 20th Century Design.

Daphné graduated from HEC Paris business school, earning a master in Art & Creation management and studied art history at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris.

She started her career in the auction world working at Christie’s Paris, with the legendary sales of the Château de Gourdon collections which totalized 42 million euros in March 2011.

In her past year working at Christie’s, Daphné oversaw the sale of the 'Pond Lily' Lamp that sold for $3.4M in December 2018, a world record for any work by Tiffany, and the record breaking sale of the cabinet by Eugène Printz and Jean Dunand which sold for $5,496,000 in June 2019.


Daphné Riou a rejoint Christie's New York en 2018 en tant que responsable du département Design.

Avant de rejoindre Christie's, Daphné a travaillé chez Sotheby's pendant six ans, où elle a occupé différents postes au sein des départements Design à Paris, à Londres et enfin à New York pendant quatre ans, où elle a supervisé la vente de plusieurs chefs-d'œuvre et d'importantes collections privées de Design du 20ème siècle.

Daphné est diplômée de l'école de commerce HEC Paris, où elle a obtenu un master en management de l'art et de la création artistique, et a étudié l'histoire de l'art à l'Ecole du Louvre à Paris.

Elle a commencé sa carrière dans le monde des enchères en travaillant chez Christie's Paris, avec la vente légendaire des collections du Château de Gourdon qui a totalisé 42 millions d'euros en mars 2011.

Dernièrement, Daphné a supervisé la vente de la lampe 'Pond Lily' qui s'est vendue pour 3,4 millions de dollars en décembre 2018, un record mondial pour toute œuvre de Tiffany, et la vente record du cabinet d'Eugène Printz et Jean Dunand qui s'est vendue pour 5 496 000 dollars, en juin 2019.
Victoria Allerton Tudor

Victoria Allerton Tudor

Vice President, Specialist, Head of Sale | Design

Victoria Tudor began her career with Christie’s in 2008 base in New York as a Specialist with the Decorative Arts department. Since 2016, Victoria has been a contributing member of the Private and Iconic Collections team participating in The Private Collection of President & Mrs. Ronald Reagan (2016); the landmark sale of The Peggy and David Rockefeller Collection (2018); overseeing the single owner sale of addable art and antiques dealer Mr. Joel Chen of JF Chen , Los Angeles, Ca. (2018); spearheading the first online only sale of a major single owner consignment The Collection of A. Jerrold Perenchio (2020); and collaborating across the Asian works of art department for Lacquer, Jade, Bronze, Ink: The Florence and Herbert Irving Collection (2019) and Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection (2020). In 2021, Victoria joined the Design department as Head of Sale to spearhead the New York calendar of sales for the dedicated department.

A native of Chicago, Il., Victoria received her Bachelor’s from Bowdoin College in Maine with a focus in Latin American Literature, Spanish Language and International Relations. She is currently pursuing her Gemological degree with the Gemological Institute of American and is an aspirant auctioneer for Christie’s.

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