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Decorative Arts Private Sales

As the historic auction house for the most exceptional Furniture and Works of art, Christie’s provides access to a global network of collectors and an extensive inventory of works for Private Sales. Our diverse resources allow our leading experts to match buyers and sellers through this tailored service available at any time throughout the year.

Christie’s specialists are available for appointments and hold private selling exhibitions worldwide, displaying a wide selection of museum quality Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art with prestigious provenances.

This bespoke service is strictly confidential, from the moment you engage our help to the day a contract is signed. In addition, Private Sales offers you flexibility to transact throughout the year and the certainty of a fixed price.

We invite you to contact us for confidential discussions should you wish to purchase or sell works through the Furniture and Works of art Private Sales team.


Available for Private Sale

Browse a selection of works currently available for Private Sale

  • A pair of Louis XV Gobelins tapestries from the Don Quixote series

    Circa 1757 and 1764, by Michel Audran and Pierre François Cozette after a design by Charles-Antoin Coypel, the alentour after a design by Vallade


    Price upon request

  • A set of four Imperial giltwood pliants

    By Jacob-Desmalter, after a design by Bernard Poyet
    circa 1805

    Provenance
    Delivered in 1805 for the reception of Emperor Napoleon I held by the Corps Legislatif following his coronation. Château de Saint-Cloud, presumably moved in the 19th Century.


    Price upon request

  • A Louis XIV black and gilt japanned cabinet-on-stand
    Circa 1680

    Decorated overall with hunting scenes in black and gilt japanning with aventurine and mother-of-pearl inlays, the principle scene depicted “Prince and the Bird”, the doors enclosing a fitted interior with various drawer arrangements around a niche, the carved and gilded base with herm supports joined by a stretcher, on claw and ball feet.

    Provenance
    Previously in the Jose Leite da Cunha Martins Barbot de Azevedo Mavigne Collection, Porto, Portugal


    Price upon request

Upcoming exhibitions

Art Adorned – Christie’s x Dolce & Gabbana Alta Gioielleria

This November, Christie’s presents Art Adorned — a private-selling exhibition of Old Master paintings and decorative arts paired with extraordinary couture creations from Dolce&Gabbana Alta Moda and Alta Gioielleria.

VIEWING
Christie's London
22 November – 3 December



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