A quick guide to buying at auction

I was recently interviewed by Ohio-based interior design maven Lisa  M. Smith, principal of the studio Interior Design Factory and founder of the Décor Girl blog, to discuss some tips for buying at auction.

As a former insider with the international auction house of Christie’s and my current practice as an interior designer and art advisor, I know a few things you definitely need to know prior to buying at auction. Here is my conversation with Lisa. Hope it’s helpful!
image credits: Sotheby’s (clockwise from upper left) – jade dish; George II armchair; Cy Twombly painting; Georg Jensen silver bowl.
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