Auction of Property from a Park Avenue Apartment Decorated by Hélio Fraga on September 24, 2020
Brazilian Decorator to the Elite of Rio de Janeiro Society
Elegant Continental and English Furniture and Decorations and Asian Works of Art
NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle was pleased to introduce the Special Collections auction category with the sale of two distinguished collections on September 24, 2020 -- Property from the Estate of Leon Amar, Palm Beach, and Property from a Park Avenue Apartment Decorated by Hélio Fraga.
With competitive bidding, the September 24 auction totaled a successful $307,069, surpassing the pre-sale estimate of $195,130-302,545, with an exceptional 93% sold by lot and 99% sold by value.
For thirty years until his death in 2005, Brazilian decorator Hélio Fraga was one of the most sought-after designers among the elite of Rio de Janeiro. He and his wife, Silvia, were popular figures in the city's social circles and entertained frequently in their elegant home. In addition to furnishing his clients' lavish residences in Brazil, he also decorated their homes in New York, Paris and other destinations around the world.
The Septe,ber 24 auction offered a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyles of Hélio Fraga's discerning clients.
All purchases are subject to a Buyer's Premium of 25%
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