On 9th June 2015, Sotheby’s will present a sale combining two outstanding private collections. Dresden and Venice have long been hubs of creativity inspiring craftsmen, painters, architects, writers, and artisans, and will now meet in the galleries of Sotheby’s London. This sale offers an insight into two collectors’ personal affinity to the decorative arts and embodies the essence of each city. From Dresden we find superlative porcelain which allows us to experience the frivolous imagination and ingenuity of Meissen, and the leading ceramic manufactories of 18th century Europe. From Venice, a colourful and exemplary mix of eighteenth century Italian pieces, paired with 20th century works accented by Murano glassware. Dresden was the heart of the 18th century world of porcelain collecting where this elusive material was

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