Sotheby’s in New York to Offer Property from Palm Beach Private Collector in Dedicated Sale


NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 29 March 2011, Sotheby’s will offer Imperial Chinese and Chinese porcelain and works of art and English and Continental furniture in the dedicated sale of Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector. The worldly collection was assembled in the 1950s and 60s, with an eclectic combination of works that reflects a sophisticated and classic American taste from that period. The sale is led by A Rare Large Chinese ‘Famille- Rose’ ‘Millefleurs’ Altar Garniture bearing six character Qianlong marks and of the period (est. $500/700,000*), as well as an group of six Rare Chinese ‘Famille-Rose’ ‘Soldier’ Vases. The sale will be exhibited in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries beginning 23 March, alongside the auctions of Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art and European Furniture. Property