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Sotheby's private dinner
Oct 13, 2016 | New York City
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The Decorative Arts Department and Division Director Jason Busch of Sotheby's New York hosted an intimate dinner for designers and decorative arts department specialists ahead of its Autumn auctions of furniture and decorative arts, running Oct. 18-20. The event was sponsored by Farrow & Ball, which collaborated with Sotheby's to design the gallery exhibitions using its paint and new wallpaper collections. Guests dined in the Decorative Arts galleries, surrounded by furniture, tapesteries, rugs, ceramcis, art, silver and vertu, all which will be a part of the European Decorative Arts, and the Silver, Vertu, Ceramics and Russian Works of art sales. The guest list included William Brockschmidt and Courtney Coleman of Brockschmidt and Coleman, Edward Benedict and Mimi Fery of Peter Marino Architect, Ralph Harvard of Ralph Harvard Inc., Brian McCarthy, Reinaldo Leandro, Christine Haney of Farrow & Ball, Marcy Masterson, Patrick McGrath, Sandra Nunnerley, Alex Papachristidis, Rajiv Surendra, and Beckany Kilbourne of Loro Piana US Interiors, who generously sent each guest home with a cashmere pillow.

Photography by Julian Cassady.

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Rajiv Surendra and David Walker, specialist in 19th century furniture at Sotheby's
Rajiv Surendra and David Walker, specialist in 19th century furniture at Sotheby's
Patrick McGrath and Reinaldo Leandro
Patrick McGrath and Reinaldo Leandro
The Decorative Arts Sales exhibition
The Decorative Arts Sales exhibition
Dennis Harrington and Csongor Kis
Dennis Harrington and Csongor Kis
Eleonore Dethier and Caitlin Cruickshank of Sotheby’s
Eleonore Dethier and Caitlin Cruickshank of Sotheby’s
Guests exploring the exhibition
Guests exploring the exhibition
Derya Baykal, specialist in porcelain and ceramics at Sotheby's
Derya Baykal, specialist in porcelain and ceramics at Sotheby's
Edward Benedict and Jason Busch
Edward Benedict and Jason Busch
Table setting
Table setting
Guests during dinner
Guests during dinner
Full table of guests at dinner
Full table of guests at dinner
Dessert table prepared by Sant Ambroeus
Dessert table prepared by Sant Ambroeus
Brian McCarthy of Brian J. McCarthy, Inc. and Sandra Nunnerley of Sandra Nunnerley Inc.
Brian McCarthy of Brian J. McCarthy, Inc. and Sandra Nunnerley of Sandra Nunnerley Inc.
Table setting and décor
Table setting and décor
Guests mingling
Guests mingling
John Ward, head of department, silver & vertu and Specialist at Sotheby's, and Rajiv Surendra perusing Silver
John Ward, head of department, silver & vertu and Specialist at Sotheby's, and Rajiv Surendra perusing Silver
Guests in the exhibition
Guests in the exhibition
Edward Benedict, Mimi Fery and Scott Nelson
Edward Benedict, Mimi Fery and Scott Nelson
Courtney Coleman and William Brockschmidt of Brockschmidt and Coleman
Courtney Coleman and William Brockschmidt of Brockschmidt and Coleman
Brian McCarthy and Sandra Nunnerley
Brian McCarthy and Sandra Nunnerley
Guests during dinner
Guests during dinner
Dinner is served.
Dinner is served.
Guests seated for dinner
Guests seated for dinner
Close up of dessert
Close up of dessert
Dennis Harrington, English and continental furniture and Csongor Kis, European furniture, rugs & carpet, specialists at Sotheby’s, with guest
Dennis Harrington, English and continental furniture and Csongor Kis, European furniture, rugs & carpet, specialists at Sotheby’s, with guest
Guests viewing the Decorative Arts Sales exhibition
Guests viewing the Decorative Arts Sales exhibition
Ralph Harvard of Ralph Harvard Inc., Julia Noran of Editor at Large and Jason Busch, Sotheby’s division director, Decorative Arts
Ralph Harvard of Ralph Harvard Inc., Julia Noran of Editor at Large and Jason Busch, Sotheby’s division director, Decorative Arts
Pieces on display in the Decorative Arts sales exhibition
Pieces on display in the Decorative Arts sales exhibition
John Ward with Edward Benedict and Mimi Fery of Peter Marino Architect
John Ward with Edward Benedict and Mimi Fery of Peter Marino Architect
Guests in the exhibitions before dinner
Guests in the exhibitions before dinner
Ralph Harvard of Ralph Harvard Inc. and Jason Busch
Ralph Harvard of Ralph Harvard Inc. and Jason Busch
Full dinner table
Full dinner table
Guests during dinner
Guests during dinner
Jason Busch speaking to guests
Jason Busch speaking to guests
Dessert table prepared by Sant Ambroeus
Dessert table prepared by Sant Ambroeus
Desserts prepared by Sant Ambroeus
Desserts prepared by Sant Ambroeus