specialist

Leigh
Kendrick

Client Relationship Manager

Leigh Kendrick, Senior Client Relationship Manager for Doyle’s Furniture & Decorative Arts Department, works hand-in-hand with our team of specialists to provide sellers, executors and families with Doyle's full range of auction and estate liquidation services. She is responsible for leading clients through the process of consigning property to auction at Doyle with a focus on the individual needs of each client.

Ms. Kendrick was awarded a Master of Art in the History of Decorative Arts with distinction from the Smithsonian Institution-George Mason University, and she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University in Virginia. She came to Doyle with curatorial and gallery management experience in Washington, DC, as well as a background in auction administration here in New York City.

Ms. Kendrick, a skilled researcher, takes a special interest in the decorative arts and is a frequent contributor to Doyle Notebook, our weekly digital magazine. Through this forum, she demonstrates her expertise and continued passion for the auction business.  She is a member of numerous professional and scholarly organizations including the Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society of America, New York Art Glass Forum, and the Decorative Arts Trust.

 

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Early New York

Leigh Kendrick examines a group of ceramics and silver in the April 18 auction with a tie to New York City history of the 19th century.

Hermès Artistry

Leigh Kendrick examines the luxurious and colorful scarves produced by the legendary French firm, Hermès.

Albert Paley

Leigh Kendrick discusses the famed American metal worker whose dynamic Dragon's Back Table is a highlight of the Doyle+Design auction.

Micromosaic Marvels

Leigh Kendrick chronicles the history of micromosaics and examines two exceptional examples in the October 25 auction.

Take a Seat

Leigh Kendrick examines two chairs that illustrate the ways American cabinetmakers combined regional and foreign techniques and tastes to forge a distinctly American style.

Commode à Vantaux

Leigh Kendrick profiles the luxurious furniture created in 18th century France by the grand ébénistes Joseph Stöckel and Guillaume Benneman.

CHIHULY

Leigh Kendrick profiles the current exhibition of Dale Chihuly's fantastical creations at The New York Botanical Garden.

Paintings on Porcelain

Leigh Kendrick discusses the legendary painted porcelain plaques of KPM that have been treasured by collectors since the 18th century.

Fairyland Fantasy

A 1920s covered vase by Wedgwood is a rare surviving example of the firm's eerie Fairyland series introduced in the aftermath of World War I.