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    Sunday, December 20th, 2020

    An unparalleled collection of fine and decorative art, jewels and books will come up at Christie’s New York live and online sales in January 2021. Works from the collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue encompass important English and French furniture, Russian works of art, silver, porcelain, Old Master paintings, Chinese ceramics and works of art, carpets, and textiles. These will come under the hammer in a two-day live auction on January 26-27. Three online sales from January 14–28/29 will be thematically organised into the Art of Entertainment; Books and bindings; and a collection of runway jewels from the House of Chanel. 

    John Gutfreund (1929-2016) was chairman and executive of the investment firm Salomon Brothers.

    A suite of George III painted mahogany dining room furniture by Ince and Mayhew, 1775 ($80,000-120,000)