Founded in 1766 by James Christie, Christie's conducted the greatest auctions of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and today remains a popular showcase for the unique and the beautiful. With over 450 sales annually in over 80 categories, Christie's gives art lovers and luxury collectors access to categories including Impressionist, Modern, Old Masters, Contemporary and Asian art, photography, jewelry, watches, wine, interior design and more. All within a prices range from $200 to over $80 million.
Christie’s has 53 offices in 32 countries and 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai and Hong Kong. Christie’s also offers worldwide access through their real-time online bidding service, Christie’s Live.
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- 2016 was a year that continued to shock, and the art world was no exception. It was a tough one, but we've picked moments that rocked the art world this year.
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- A silver and parcel-gilt Imperial presentation Kovsh
- A silver and parcel-gilt Imperial presentation Kovsh\nRussia, probably Moscow, reign of co-tsars Ivan and Peter Alekseevichi, 1682-1696\nOf traditional form, the centre of the shaped bowl repoussé in high relief with the Russian double-headed eagle encircled by a tied laurel wreath, and engraved with floral and foliate scrolls, the raised prow with a cast openwork double-headed eagle, the raised flatted angular handle applied with another eagle, the exterior engraved with Slavonic presentation inscription in viaz script includng four cartouches, with two foliate scrolls and beaded rim, apparently unmarked\n15¾in (40cm.) long\n1217.6 gr. Christie's
- Neil Gall (b. 1967)
- Neil Gall (b. 1967)\nInternational style\nsigned, inscribed and dated 'INTERNATIONAL STYLE NEIL GALL 2000' (on the canvasfold)\nacrylic on canvas, unframed\n62 x 72 in. (157.5 x 182.9 cm.) Christie's
- A LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER
- A LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER\nMEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)\nDecorated to the centre with three cranes in flight on a turquoise ground\n24in. (61cm.) diam. Christie's
- Mercury appearing to Aeneas in a Dream (de V. 85; R. 136)
- Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)\nMercury appearing to Aeneas in a Dream (de V. 85; R. 136)\netching, circa 1760, a very good impression of the first state (of two), with small margins, laid down onto an 18th century sheet with pen and ink framing lines, in very good condition; with The Holy Family escorted by an Angel (de V. 12, R. 78) and The Holy Family preparing to embark (de V. 15; R. 81) from The Flight into Egypt, by the same hand, two etchings, both second, final states\nP. 241 x 183 mm., S. 247 x 189 mm. (R. 136) (3) Christie's
- ALEXANDER CALDER (1898-1976)\nUNTITLED\nINCISED WITH THE ARTIST'S MONOGRAM 'CA' (ON THE BASE)\nSTANDING MOBILE: PAINTED SHEET METAL AND WIRE\n7 5/8 X 10 7/8 X 3¾IN. (18.6 X 27.7 X 8.7CM.)\nEXECUTED IN 1965 Christie's
- Christie's has 3 298 objects in the categories.
- Ancient Art
- Arts & Graphics
- Books, Maps & Manuscripts
- Carpets, Rugs & Textile
- Contemporary Art
- Fashion & Vintage
- Furniture, Design & Mirrors
- Jewellery & Gems
- Medals, Arms & Armour
- Oriental ceramics & Works of art
- Porcelain & Pottery
- Silver & Gold
- Tin & Metals
- Toys & Collectables
- Watches & Clocks
- Wine & Spirits
- Works of art
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