Sotheby’s Offers Furniture & Works of Art from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra

NEW YORK, NY.- Six years after the landmark auction of Property from the Collections of Lily & Edmond J. Safra,* Sotheby’s announces a second sale dedicated to the remarkable Lily and Edmond J. Safra Collections. The four-day auction will be held from 18 to 21 October 2011 in New York, featuring six dedicated sale volumes whose contents represent the pinnacle of their respective collecting categories. From magnificent European furniture and works of art to Russian works of art, silver, bookbindings and 19th century interior paintings, Mr. and Mrs. Safra’s collections offer unparalleled opportunities for connoisseurs worldwide. The full sale, which is estimated in excess of $40 million,** will be on exhibition throughout Sotheby’s York Avenue headquarters beginning 14 October. “It is a great privilege to offer works from one of the finest collections assembled in the 20th century,” commented Robin Wood