T his April, Sotheby's New York presents two auctions featuring an array of furniture, silver, and ceramics that span from the 16th to the 21st centuries. This season is marked by several iconic single owner collections and property from interiors designed by David Kleinberg, Mario Buatta, Cullman & Kravis, and John B. Murray Architect.
Open for online bidding April 9th - 19th, the European Furniture, Silver, & Ceramics auction includes a curated selection from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, the Collections of Barbara and Ira Lipman, an Important Midwestern Collection, and a Private Collection of Early Continental Silver, among others. We invite connoisseurs and decorators, new and established, to discover works of art and antiques. For more information please visit the auction details page. We encourage you to explore additional collections currently on offer in the Style New York: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture sale closing on April 20th.
Visit the Exhibition
Following the guidelines for the Phase Four reopening of Manhattan, we are able to accommodate clients in our building by appointment only. The exhibition for this sale will open on Thursday, April 15 and will close on Sunday, April 18 at 5PM. To schedule an appointment please click here or contact appointmentsNY@sothebys.com or +1 212 606 7171. You can read more about our safety requirements here.
Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation
The late Alexis Gregory, author and founder of Vendome Press, established one of the finest collections of European decorative arts in the United States. An insatiable collector, he transformed his Fifth Avenue apartment into a resplendent Kunstkammer. A reflection of his refined taste and an homage to the Empire period, click through the images below to explore a selection of furniture and decorative arts as they appeared in his home, now featured in our sale. To learn more about Alexis Gregory’s legacy, click here.
The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman
Transport yourself to 18th Century Paris, Turin, and Genoa via a selection of property that once belonged to the renowned Italian dealer Giuseppe Rossi; or imagine sitting in the very armchairs Winston Churchill commissioned and used in his personal dining room at Chartwell, all currently on offer as part of the Lipman Collection.