Christie’s is the leading international auction house in European Sculpture & Works of Art. We hold annual sales in London, Paris and New York, consisting of objects from a thousand-year period, from the rise of Christianity in the early Medieval period to the end of neoclassicism in the 19th century. Christie’s is the only auction house to hold dedicated sales of European Sculpture & Works of Art in both London and Paris. Masterpieces in this category are included in our Exceptional sales.
Our unrivalled team of specialists are dedicated to sourcing works of fine bronzes, carved wooden and marble statuary, to enamels and elegant jewellery and metalwork. Christie’s holds the top three world auction record prices in this field, including the bronze Mannerist masterpiece Bacchic Figure by Adriaen de Vries, which was rediscovered in the department and sold to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam for just under $28 million. Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss buying or selling within this category at Christie’s.
Decorative Arts at Christie’s
Across our London, New York and Paris salerooms, Christie’s offers decorative arts from antique to modern, in curated sales designed to appeal to both new and seasoned collectors. These include The Exceptional Sale, presenting museum quality pieces; The Collector sales, offering a tailored selection of works of art, porcelain, silver, gold boxes, portrait miniatures and furniture for connoisseurs; Interiors sales in New York, featuring contemporary and classic pieces for the home; Private Collection sales, showcasing the collecting passions of iconic figures, tastemakers, private collectors and interior designers; and Art of China online sales that include select groups of Chinese ceramics and works of art made for the export market at accessible price points appealing to new and existing collectors.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss buying or selling within this category at Christie’s.
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