Anticipation builds for the sale of the Brooke Astor estate.

NEW YORK – Tremendous crowds have been flocking to York Avenue to view the Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. On Monday 24 September the two-day sale begins, featuring the broad tastes of one of New York’s most famous socialites. This Louis XV/XVI Transitional Ormolu-Mounted Mahogany Bureau à Cylindre circa 1765 is just one of 901 lots offered, including Mrs. Astor’s unique collection of dog portraits, jewelry, furniture and objets d’art.