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ID: 500301723
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500301723

 

Record Type: Corporate Body
Christie's (International company, founded 1766)

Note: Founded in London, 1766. Auction house founded in London by James Christie (1730–1803). By 2009, Christie’s had established a global presence, with 85 offices in 43 countries, with salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zurich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Mumbai. Christie’s also led the market with expanded initiatives in growth markets such as Russia, China, India, and the United Arab Emirates, with successful sales and exhibitions in Beijing, Mumbai, and Dubai. Offering around 450 auctions annually in over 80 categories, Christie’s sales include all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectables, wine, and more.

Names:
Christie's (general entity) (preferred,V,display)
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. (V,LC)  ....  so-called from 1859
Christie, Manson & Woods (general entity) (V)
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd (U)
Christie (U)
Christies (U)
Christie's Manson & Wood (U)
Christies Manson & Woods (U)
Christie's Manson & Woods (U)
Christie's Manson and Woods International (V)
Christie, Manson and Woods International Inc. (V)

Nationalities:
International (preferred)

Roles:
company (preferred)
auction house
repository
owner

Gender: not applicable

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
founded by ....  Christie, James  
..................  (English auctioneer, 1730–1803) [500355329]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Christie's (I,U)

Biographies:
(International company, founded 1766) ..... [VP Preferred]
(auction house, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(repository, contemporary) ..... [FAL-IU]
(owner) ..... [PROV]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Christie ........ [PROV]
...................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Christie, Manson and Woods International Inc. ........ [VP]
.......................................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 December 2013
Christie, Manson & Woods ........ [AVERY Preferred, Grove Art, VP]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 10 December 2013
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. ........ [VP]
...................................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 78030892; accessed 10 December 2013
Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd ........ [FAL-IU Preferred, VP]
......................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
Christie's ........ [AVERY, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.......................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 10 December 2013
.......................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Christies ........ [PROV, VP]
.....................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Christie's Manson and Woods International ........ [FAL-IU, VP]
................................................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
Christie's Manson & Wood ........ [PROV]
...............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Christies Manson & Woods ........ [PROV]
...............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Christie's Manson & Woods ........ [PROV]
.................................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, FAL-IU, Gallery Systems, PROV, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50076801
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50076801
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Werdigier, Christie's, New York Times (2009) accessed 28 September 2016
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