Fine Furniture, Decorations and Paintings from Prominent Estates and Collections
Featuring Asian Art from the Estate of Former Pepsi-Cola President Peter K. Warren
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ASIAN ART FROM THE ESTATE OF PETER K. WARREN
The February 10 offers a wide selection of Asian art, including porcelain, pottery, jade, scholar’s objects, bronzes, furniture and paintings from China, Japan and Korea. Featured is property from the Estate of Peter K. Warren (1920-2014). A prominent figure in the beverage industry for almost 70 years, Mr. Warren shepherded Pepsi-Cola from a one-product company into an international brand.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Warren was raised in New York. He enlisted in the army during in World War II and served for seven years, achieving the rank of Captain. Following the War, he briefly worked as a journalist and copy writer before beginning his career in the beverage industry at Coca-Cola. There he befriended industry icon Alfred Steele, who was Coca-Cola’s Vice President of Marketing, and he followed Mr. Steele to Pepsi-Cola in 1950. In 1952, while on business in Havana, Cuba, Mr. Warren met Flamenco dancer Maria Dolores Pardinas Noguera, whom he married after a whirlwind romance.
In 1959, Mr. Warren was named Pepsi-Cola’s Vice President of Marketing, and in 1963, he became President of Pepsi-Cola International. He served as CEO and was appointed to Pepsi’s Board of Directors. Under his leadership the firm expanded globally, and by his retirement from Pepsi in 1985, the firm had revenues in excess of $7.5 billion, with products in 150 countries and territories.
The collection of Asian works of art assembled by Peter K. Warren represents over fifty years of collecting. While developing his business career, Peter, with his beloved wife, Maria,at his side, combed the globe combining their love of travel with their growing passion for collecting. They formed long-lasting friendships with prominent dealers K.S. Lo, Jeremy Mason, Elinor Gordon, Bluett & Sons, and Vallin Galleries.
Property from the Estate of Peter K. Warren comprises 85 lots throughout the February 10 sale. Additional property from the Estate of Peter K. Warren will be offered in the March 16 sale of Asian Works of Art.