Senior Vice President / Appraiser, Silver, Furniture & Decorations | Silver

Todd Sell is a silver specialist and a general appraiser of works of art and furniture at Doyle New York, and a Vice President in the firm.  He works directly with Doyle New York’s Trusts & Estates Department and coordinates and catalogues the popular Doyle At Home auctions.
With almost twenty years in the business, Mr. Sell started his career in the Trust and Estates Department of Christie’s Toronto before moving to New York to head the Silver Department at Christie’s East. After seven years, Mr. Sell joined one of the world’s largest silver and Asian art galleries in New York City, where he spent over ten years assisting private clients in building their collections, as well as working with international auction houses and dealers in buying and selling silver, Asian and European works of art. In addition, Mr. Sell appraised collections for private individuals, which allowed him to work closely with clients across the United States.
An active member of the New York Silver Society, Mr. Sell was also a founding member of the Canadian Silver Society. He holds a degree in History from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.

Current & Upcoming Auctions

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Upcoming Auction

Gifts by Alice Kwartler

Tue, Jun 27, 2023 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Jun 24 Jun 25 Jun 26

Note New Sale Date: June 27

2023-06-27 10:00:00 2023-06-27 18:00:00 America/New_York Gifts by Alice Kwartler . Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle [email protected]

Featured Story

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David Barrett Style

Todd Sell leads us on a tour of a Long Island home designed by David Barrett. Stylish furnishings and decor from this home will be featured in the March 31 Doyle at Home sale.
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Buccellati Silver

Todd Sell discussed the remarkable silver created by the legendary Milanese firm established by Mario Buccellati over a century ago.
Baltimore Sterling Silver

Baltimore Silver

Todd Sell discusses this distinctly American silver whose exuberant repoussé decoration captivated 19th century society, and still delights us today.
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Artistry in Glass

Todd Sell profiles a private collection of Italian art glass created by the some of the greatest designers and artisans of the 20th century.
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Carlo Bugatti

Hanna Siesel examines the innovative Italian designer Carlo Bugatti and a turn-of-the-century armchair that reflects his eclectic style.
Piero Fornasetti

Milanese Modern

The June 7 Doyle+Design sale offers a selection of objects created by the genius of whimsical mid-century design, Piero Fornasetti.