23 January 2015
A CARVED, PAINTED, AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SHIP FIGUREHEAD
Overall with stand 104 in. high, 30 in. wide, 45 in. deep.
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PROPERTY FROM THE ALLAN STONE COLLECTION
The New York City-based interior designer selects his favourite pieces from the Rockefeller Collection
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life
Allan Stone, who passed away in 2006, had an unfailing eye that encompassed not only the giants of contemporary twentieth-century art, but tribal and folk art, design, urban architectural artifacts and almost anything else which aroused his visual senses.
Celebrity estate agent Josh Flagg on how he acquired a gilt mirror and other treasures formerly owned by Betsy Bloomingdale
Our guide to the forms, ornamentations and carving styles, illustrated with lots from our Important American Furniture sale on 19 January
Jonathan Rendell, Christie’s ’story teller’ for The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, looks at a painting that gives him ‘goose-bumps’
Discover CoBrA, Basquiat, Polke and more at De Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam