NEW YORK – On 17 October, Sotheby’s furniture and decorative arts departments and top executives from Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty welcomed guests to our New York galleries for a reception and private viewing of our Collections auctions. On hand were Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty’s General Sales Manager, Deirdre O’Connell, Sr. VP of Marketing & Technology, James Retz, and VP and Regional Manager, Deborah Hauser. Hundreds of incredible objects were on view, including 18th-century bergères, Belgian tapestries, flower-encrusted mirrors and silver-gilt flatware. Exclusively for this exhibition, English wallpaper and paint company Farrow & Ball provided contemporary backdrops to showcase our sales' traditional objects in unexpected vignettes. To see images from the evening, click ahead.