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English firm of art auctioneers and appraisers, one of the largest clearinghouses in the world for art objects of all kinds. Founded in 1766 by James Christie, it has locations all over the world.


See M. C. Marillier, Christie's, 1766–1925 (1926); D. Sutton, Christie's since the War, 1945–1958 (1959).

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He was interrupted by the pressure of Christie's fingers on his arm and a subdued exclamation from Jessie, who was staring down the street.
Carr had remained uneasily watching Christie's shadowed face.
Carr's escape and Christie's uneasiness, Jessie, who had been examining the details of the living-room, broke in upon this conversation.
4] was sold at Christie's shortly after the discussion which followed the publication of Mr.
4] This was described in Christie's catalogue as follows: "A nude woman, a native of the Society Islands, is lying on the ground beside a brook.
Be so good as to write to Christie's for me, and ask them to send down a valuer to go through the pictures.
Fast forward eight years, and Christie's last move as governor is his effort to pass legislation authorizing up to $5 billion in tax credits to Amazon, should it choose to move its headquarters to the state.
Each image is accompanied by a quote in Christie's own words, drawn from both published works and unpublished personal correspondence, beautifully capturing her thoughts and feelings from early childhood, through both marriages and her international adventures, to her years as a world famous author.
The Mirage 4KLH system is also configurable with Christie's latest 6P illumination source, providing support for an unprecedented 120Hz per eye when used in a 6P passive configuration.
Christie's new game plan comes as federal and legislative investigations threaten to drag on for months.
Another favorite quote that riled up the base was Christie's comment that President Obama "is a guy who literally is walking around in a dark room trying to find the light switch of leadership.
Strutt & Parker has teamed up with famed auctioneers Christie's in a deal which will see its high end homes being marketed globally.