March 25, 2005
NEW YORK - Live Auctioneers LLC, proudly announces the addition of Phillips de Pury & Company to its roster of the most illustrious auction houses in the world. Phillips de Pury has a long history of success at the very highest level of the auction business, with galleries in New York, London, Geneva, Paris, Munich and Berlin. Phillips holds specialized auctions of Contemporary Art, Photography, 20-21st Century Design Art and Jewelry in their New York, London and Geneva locations. The firm’s global headquarters and saleroom occupy a 31,000 square ft loft space in New York’s Chelsea district, an area in Manhattan known for its galleries and other art establishments.
By bringing their auctions to the live Internet forum, Phillips’ international locations now enable collectors worldwide to take advantage of the company’s expertise and integrity, which previously had been available only to those attending sales in person. The inaugural sale featuring live online bidding will be Thursday April 21, highlighting Fine Jewels out of Phillips’ London saleroom. This is just the first of several extraordinary sales Phillips has planned in the coming year for the global Internet community.
Phillips de Pury & Company’s spring and early summer sale calendar spans the art world’s most important categories. By joining forces with the Live Auctioneers team, they now have the capability to bring a global art-buying audience to their salerooms. LiveAuctioneers’ CEO, Julian R. Ellison, commented: “There are only a handful of names that occupy the very top tier within the auction business internationally. Phillips unquestionably is one of those names. We are immensely proud to welcome Phillips to the family of distinguished auctioneers who choose LiveAuctioneers as their online live-auction facilitator.”
Watch for these spring sales presented by Phillips de Pury & Company, with live Internet bidding through www.LiveAuctioneers.com:
April 27-28 – Two-day sale of Photographs from New York
May 12-13 - Contemporary Art sale from New York.
May 17 - Magnificent Jewels sales from Geneva
May 24 – Twentieth and 21st Century Art Design sale from New York
June 6 - Contemporary Art, including prints, photos and multiples, from New York
June 23 - Fine Jewels from London