Doyle New York

Doyle New York was established in 1962 and has auctioned estates of Hollywood stars such as James Cagney, Bette Davis, Rock Hudson and Rex Harrison. They hold about 40 sales a year which specialise in a range of categories such as furniture, coins, decorations, Asian art and fine art.

Doyle New York has a number of regional offices around the US and is well known for its on-site auctions which have included the Russian Tea Room and Maxwell’s Plum – two of New York’s most celebrated restaurants.


Porcelain treats in store at Doyle

13 September 2021

Doyle’s Asian art auction in New York on September 20 will include porcelain from a collection assembled over many decades by department store heiress Sarah Belk Gambrell (1918-2020).

USA: the land of opportunity for traditional European art and antiques

06 September 2021

As the Silent Generation passes and Baby Boomers choose to divest, large deposits of once fashionable art and antiques are heading for auction in the US.

First book-form edition of Middlemarch sets record at Doyle

30 August 2021

George Eliot’s much-admired novel 'Middlemarch…' made its first appearance in a parts issue in 1871.

Belting Belk Gambrell ceramics selection

12 July 2021

European ceramics from renowned US collector come to the New York rostrum.

Colour and texture are key to Kashmir sapphire appeal

28 June 2021

Kashmir sapphires have acquired a near-legendary status, due to their lustrous cornflower colour, soft velvety texture and extreme rarity.

Defective plan of New York still in demand

28 June 2021

A copy of Ratzer’s 'Plan of the City of New York…' offered as part of a Doyle (26/21/15% buyer’s premium) sale in the spring left much to be desired.

Porcelain collection of Belk heiress on offer at Doyle auction

24 May 2021

Doyle in New York is selling the collection of the Belk department store heiress Sarah Belk Gambrell in various auctions this year.

Single-owner collection of British and American card cases spark a white-glove sale

29 March 2021

It was a white-glove result for 58 lots of silver card and vesta cases/matchsafes collected by Joseph and Miriam Poser offered for sale by Doyle (26% buyer’s premium) in New York last month.

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Asia Week New York: The gavel go-ahead

08 March 2021

Auction houses are getting back to normal for this latest staging of the New York Asian art spotlight, although new import taxes are having an effect.

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Art from collection of Mrs Henry Ford II offered at Christie's and Doyle

22 February 2021

Property from the collection of Mrs Henry Ford II is being offered by more than one auction house this year. Christie’s has sales in New York on March 30 and London on April 15, and Doyle (26/21/15% buyer’s premium) held a single-owner selection in its New York rooms on January 25.

Perry claims Florida and takes on slavers before his Japanese fame

22 February 2021

A naval logbook kept by Matthew Perry offered in New York covered a very eventful period in this distinguished mariner’s career.

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London laid out across four panels

08 February 2021

This mahogany and parcel gilt four-fold English screen featured at Doyle (26/21/15% buyer’s premium) in New York on January 21.

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Nathaniel Mills card case among single-owner collection at Doyle

01 February 2021

On February 25 Doyle in New York will be selling the single-owner Joseph and Miriam Poser Collection of English and American silver card and vesta cases.

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Rear admiral sails into Doyle

18 January 2021

Doyle is offering a selection of Old Master and 19th century paintings as the opening 78 lots of its January 21 sale of English and Continental Furniture, Silver and Decorative Arts and Old Masters.

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Rowlandson view of Cornwall comes to Doyle in New York

18 January 2021

Doyle of New York is selling property from the estate of Mrs Henry Ford II on January 25. The auction will include furniture and decorative objects, art, books and fashion jewellery.

Bernardo Bellotto at Sotheby’s

Five top Old Masters sold at auction in 2020

28 December 2020

Despite the obvious challenges with coronavirus this year, some notable sales still occurred in the Old Master market. Here we pick out five highlights from across the year.

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Collectors’ transatlantic tastes

07 December 2020

Large slice of Big Apple auction is made up of European items from two consignments.

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Leaves and butterflies make a natural fit in US saleroom

16 November 2020

With only eight of the 178 lots offered left on the shelves at the day’s end and a top lot in the six-figure bracket, a Doyle (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) online auction was certainly a success.

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Wrapping the Pont Neuf – three times

21 September 2020

Christo (1935-2020) is famous for the series of monumental projects to wrap landmarks around the world undertaken with his wife and collaborator Jeanne-Claude (1935-2008).

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New York's Asian art auction series aims to keep the show on the road in wake of Covid and tariffs

07 September 2020

Although hampered by Covid-19 and the ongoing issues surrounding imports of Chinese works of art, the September series of Asian art auctions in New York appears – like most sales in the US – to be remarkably unscathed by recent geopolitical events.

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