Sotheby’s The Collector: English & European 18th & 19th Century Sale

Christie’s April 7th auction The Collector will present a highly curated sale of approximately 300 lots of the finest examples of 18th and 19th century English and European furniture, porcelain, silver and works of art.

This season Christie’s has partnered with interior designer Alex Papachristidis. As a guest curator, Papachristidis will bring his sophisticated and eclectic vision to create a vignette in the auction preview.

With the majority of works sourced from private collections, the standout series features a selection of Grand Tour architectural models, micromosaics and sculpture; porcelain from Worcester, Meissen and Jacob Petit; silver from iconic makers Paul Storr, Buccellati, Puiforcat and Jensen; French Japonisme and Chinese and Chinese Export works of art and Persian, Chinese and Indian carpets.


The viewing begins April 3 at our Rockefeller Center galleries.


Christie’s, the world's leading art business, had auction sales in the first half of 2019 that totalled £2.2 billion / $2.8 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectables, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie's also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.