”I believe the more you design for the future, the more you should know about the past. You’ve got to have a feeling for the great heritage of civilisation.
Surrounding yourself with beautiful things gives you a standard.”
Christie’s is proud to announce the sale of Michael Inchbald: A Legacy of Design, which will be offered in London on 22 January 2014. This auction provides discerning international collectors with a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire exemplary works of art from the personal world of this legendary designer. Comprising approximately 250 lots, Michael Inchbald’s fascinating collection is led by a strong array of important Antiquities, Clocks, Furniture, Old Master Paintings, Sculpture and Silver and also includes fine Arms & Armour, Books, Chinese Porcelain, Old Master & British Drawings and Watercolours, 19th century Furniture, European Porcelain and Travel Science & Natural History. With estimates ranging from£500 to £150,000 the sale is expected to realise in the region of £1.2 million.
Michael is a multi-award winning, internationally acclaimed designer at the forefront of Interior Design. Also designer of the QE2’s first-class saloon the Queen’s Room, and hailed‘The Most Successful Marine Interior Ever Conceived’.