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Rockefeller's art treasures to be auctioned

A collection of 2,000 objects owned by the Rockefellers will go under the hammer

Katya Kazakina | Bloomberg 

The vast art collection of banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller, who died in March, will be sold at Christie’s next year, the auction house said on Tuesday. Rockefeller’s estate is selling more than 2,000 objects, including modern art masterpieces, Chinese export porcelain, American paintings and European furniture, according to Christie’s. The auction house plans to offer the works in 2018 in a series of special sales in New York, according to a statement. Its results could be the largest tally in auction history, according to current and former auction ...

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First Published: Sat, June 10 2017. 00:21 IST