Christie’s to Offer Works from the Alastair Bradley Martin Estate

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NEW YORK, NY.- This fall, Christie’s will present selections from the estate of the renowned collector Alastair Bradley Martin. For more than 50 years, Mr. Martin and his wife Edith built an encyclopedic collection of rare and important art works and sculpture known as The Guennol Collection, and donated or loaned many of their most important examples of Ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, Medieval, Asian and American Folk Art to museum exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, among others. Over 140 items from this celebrated collection and from the Martin’s private residence in Katonah, New York will be offered across nine sale categories this fall, beginning with Christie’s sales of Fine American Furniture and Folk Art on September 29, Important Silver and Object of Vertu on October 19, and 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe on October 21. The complete selection of works is expected