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St. James's Square: Private Collection

Located at the heart of St. James's, this collection reflects the diverse interests of the couple whose passion for quality and craftsmanship brought together works of art from a broad range of cultural influences and geographies, made in a variety of different media. At its core is a group of Old Master paintings and European decorative arts from the 18th and 19th centuries, including a pair of Italian temple capricci, a beautiful pair of North Italian neoclassical marquetry commodes and a rare pair of Italian glazed busts of Roman emperors. In addition to its classical European focus there are groups of beautiful objects from around the world: Russian works of art including an Imperial malachite table and a glittering Faberge silver table service; precious lacquer ware, bronzes and ceramics from Japan; a Maori nephrite ceremonial blade; a languid bronze panther by the South African sculptor Dylan Lewis; and bronzes from China. Together these paintings, objects and works of art formed a glamorous, colourful and comfortable home. Christie's is honoured to offer these works of art for sale on behalf of the collectors. IMPORTANT NOTICE Collection of property and shipping property to and from certain destinations is currently being impacted by the Coronavirus. Collection or shipment of your purchase will commence when circumstances permit. Quotes issued and expected delivery dates may be subject to change and there may be delays to the fulfilment of your shipment. Christie's is monitoring the situation and will keep you informed should circumstances relating to your quote and/or shipment change. .
 
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