European Noble & Private Collections Including Fine Tapestries Part I
London, King Street
16 April 2014
The sales of European Noble and Private Collections at Christie’s King Street and South Kensington salerooms bring together a remarkable variety of continental works of art with an emphasis on noble and private provenance. The selection of paintings, furniture, clocks, sculpture, tapestries, carpets, silver and European and Asian porcelain and works of art, dating from the medieval period to the early 20th century, reflects the broad and cosmopolitan collecting of Europe’s aristocracy and offers a fascinating voyage through their changing tastes across generations.
The sale features objects from over 40 properties, including property from a Royal House, a Princely