INTERIORS: A NEW GLOBAL FEATURE AT CHRISTIE’S A new global offering is announced today at Christie’s, the world’s leading art business. Christie’s Interiors is a new sale feature that will stretch across New York, London and Paris
News-Antique.com - Dec 12,2007 - New York, London, Paris – A new global offering is announced today at Christie’s, the world’s
leading art business. Christie’s Interiors is a new sale feature that will stretch across the New York,
London and Paris salerooms beginning in 2008, and will encompass what were previously known as
House Sales in New York, Intérieurs in Paris, and Interiors in London. The multi-category sales
will present decorators, collectors and new comers with a unique opportunity to acquire one-of-akind
objects and collectibles in virtually every style from classic to contemporary.
As a new global sale feature, Christie’s Interiors will continue to bring clients the finest in attractively priced
quality home décor. Christie’s specialists from New York, London and Paris will continue to
work closely, further developing a sale concept that has proved hugely popular since its 2002 launch.
“From Newlyweds to top decorators, from Manhattan to St. Germain, those in the know decorate their homes at our
Interiors sales. With our 2008 enhanced Christie’s Interiors offering, shoppers and decorators both new and old will
have an even more fantastic retail alternative when looking to complete their homes with stylish works that will hold
their value. We encourage clients both new and old to come in to Christie’s and have a look around, have a chat with our specialists who can provide expertise, friendly advice and help you buy or sell at auction,” say Stefan Kist, NicMcElhatton and Lionel Gosset, New York, London and Paris Heads of Christie’s Interiors.
The regular sales across all three sites, all accessible with the online bidding feature Christie’s
LIVE™, builds on the successes of these auctions that truly boast something to suit every
individual’s taste. With attractive price points and an ever-changing repertoire of fine and decorative
art, Christie’s Interiors offers a retail alternative for shoppers and decorators seeking unique and wellpriced
objects that tend to hold their value.
Full details of this 2008 initiative are now online at
THE THEATRE OF THE AUCTION
Christie’s Interiors leads the way with the most exciting approach to
buying and selling art and home furnishings. Whether just watching in
the auction room, bidding in actual sale, or clicking over the Internet,
buying at a Christie’s Interiors auction is easy and fun.
HOW TO GO ABOUT IT
Every Christie’s Interiors lot is beautifully illustrated in a large scale
magazine-style catalogue, ideal for browsing when looking for that
unique and chic, modern or antique piece of furniture. Each
catalogue also explains fully the process of buying at auction for
those new to the experience, and ways of bidding if you are unable to
attend the auction in person, such as via phone or via the Internet
with Christie’s LIVE™. And of course, Christie’s specialists are always on hand to help clients with
any and all enquiries.
Christie’s is the world's leading art business with global auction sales in 2006 that totalled £2.51 billion /
$4.67 billion. Worldwide sales for the first half of 2007 totalled £1.63 billion / $3.25