Christie’s popular The Collector sale returns Sept. 22

Circa-1740 George II giltwood open armchair, design attributed to William of Kent, possibly by William Linnell, est. £15,000-£25,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Circa-1740 George II giltwood open armchair, design attributed to William of Kent, possibly by William Linnell, est. £15,000-£25,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON – Christie’s is collaborating with interior designer and creative director Charlotte Taylor for the London edition of The Collector auction this autumn, which is now live online and will be open for bidding from September 8 to 22. View the full online catalog at LiveAuctioneers.

Charlotte Taylor creates interiors and spaces that blend the sculptural with the practical, the futuristic with comfort. Exploring the boundaries between digital and the physical, Studio Charlotte Taylor utilizes ultra-realistic visual renders to reimagine real-world interiors. Pushing conventional rules and reimagining the tangible, the result is a unique signature vision, process and style.

Circa-1900 pair of French ormolu-mounted molded crystal vases and covers by Baccarat, est. £30,000-£50,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Circa-1900 pair of French ormolu-mounted molded crystal vases and covers by Baccarat, est. £30,000-£50,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Playing with texture, light and form, the digital interiors Taylor has designed for this sale are inspired by mid-century architecture with influences from across different eras. The compositions illustrate timeless ways to display and enjoy living with decorative arts in contemporary contexts. Estimates range from £400 to £100,000.

Empire ormolu and marble mantel clock, est. £40,000-£60,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Empire ormolu and marble mantel clock, est. £40,000-£60,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

The Collector sale comprises more than 250 lots, showcasing important European and English furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, clocks and gold boxes from the 16th to the 20th century, which highlight the enduring craftsmanship and beauty of exceptional works of art.

Urbino Maiolica dated Istoriato plate by Francesco Xanto Avelli Da Rovico, est. £60,000-£120,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Urbino Maiolica dated Istoriato plate by Francesco Xanto Avelli Da Rovico, est. £60,000-£120,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

The sale features notable private collections, including gold, silver, faience and porcelain from both Harwarden Castle, the North Wales home of the four-time Prime Minster of Great Britain, William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), and the revered collection of Robert G. Vater. Further illustrious provenances include: the Late Albert Marber, Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, Walter P. Chrysler, Samuel Courtauld, the Marquess of Londonderry at Wynyard Park, Baron Henri de Rothschild, King Louis-Philippe I of France and King Farouk of Egypt.

 

The current rate of exchange is £1 = $1.15.

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