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Christie's will put the Empire of Taste collection on sale in Paris

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On April 23, Christie's will put the collection on sale Empire of Taste, a Madrid apartment by Billy Baldwin. A luxurious auction not to be missed!

Founded in 1766, Christie's is a world reference in the field of art and luxury. Operating in nearly fifty countries around the world, including America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

La auction house thus has international rooms in New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris and Geneva. Christie's sales cover more than 80 categories of the art market and luxury. Featuring works ranging from 500 Euros over 100 million.

Le April 23th, Christie's will organize the sale of the collection “ Empire of Taste“. Including a Madrid apartment designed by the famous American decorator Billy Baldwin. Recognized for his prestigious interiors made for personalities such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Greta Garbo and others… Baldwin imbues this Madrid interior with his unique style as well as his artistic vision.

« Empire of Taste »: nearly 130 lots will be offered for sale.

Christie's Empire of Taste

The collection, made up of more than 130 lots, offers a harmonious combination of furniture, modern and contemporary European works of art. It also offers a selection of seats upholstered by Maison Le Manach and creations by Baldwin himself.

Among the key pieces, “ Levistasium“. An enigmatic work by the Anglo-Mexican artist Leonora Carrington. It pays homage to surrealism, which is also celebrating its centenary in 2024 (estimated between €250 and €000).

Also notable, “ Hector Berlioz's house "To Maurice Utrillo, testifies to the history of the composer's house, destroyed during the First World War. A Flemish tapestry from the 16th century, nicknamed “ cabbage leaf", is also on sale, exhibited for the first time in 1963 during the exhibition " Bruegel's Century » at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium (estimated between 15 000 and 25 000 €).

Christie's Empire of Taste

And to satisfy fans of beautiful pieces, the sale will also offer a silver toilet service de the William & Mary era, dating from the end of the 30th century (estimated between €000 and €50). Thus, Billy Baldwin offers a selection of furniture where elegance always rhymes with comfort, particularly with a set of upholstered armchairs, chairs and low chairs the famous velvet with the Tiger pattern from the house of Le Manach. Very popular, these items are offered at attractive estimates, ranging from €1 to €000.

  • Sale in Paris on April 23, 2024.

Exhibition from April 17 to 23 at Christie's – 9 avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris

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