The forthcoming sale An American Dynasty in Europe, The Eleanor Post Close and Antal Post de Bekessy Collections to be held in Paris on 19 and 20 December will showcase the finest in 18th Century decorative arts, furniture and paintings. Eleanor Post Close and her son Antal Post de Bekessy were members of a unique dynasty whose influence spanned several continents from the 18th Century to the present day. Eleanor's mother Marjorie Merriweather Post was sole heir to the General Food Company, which she inherited from her father, Charles W. Post, at the start of the 20th Century. With a keen eye for business as well as art, she built the palatial Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Mrs. Post was known for her eclectic style, love of travel and passion for interiors and gardens, which she passed on to her daughter Eleanor, thus continuing the family legacy of collecting remarkable objects. Click through to see highlights from the sale and images from the family archive.
An American Dynasty in Europe, The Eleanor Post Close and Antal Post de Bekessy collections
19 — 20 December 2017 Paris