Portrait Miniatures

Decorative Arts at Christie’s

Across our London, New York and Paris salerooms, Christie’s offers decorative arts from antique to modern, in curated sales designed to appeal to both new and seasoned collectors. These include The Exceptional Sale, presenting museum quality pieces; The Collector sales, offering a tailored selection of works of art, porcelain, silver and furniture for connoisseurs; Interiors sales, featuring contemporary and classic pieces for the home; and Private Collection sales, showcasing the collecting passions of iconic figures, tastemakers, private collectors and interior designers.

From mementoes of loved ones to tokens of political allegiance, a portrait miniature always tells a story. Christie’s offers examples dating from the 16th to 19th century by British, European and American masters of the medium.

Please do not hesitate to contact our specialists for a free and confidential valuation of your portrait miniatures.

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19th Century Furniture  & Sculpture
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Early European Sculpture & Works of Art
English Furniture
European Ceramics, Glass & Chinese Export Porcelain
European Furniture & Works of Art
Gold Boxes & Objects of Vertu
Private & Iconic Collections
Rugs & Carpets