Luxury contents of Knightsbridge home furnished by Alberto Pinto to be auctioned

June 17, 2015 | by | 0 Comments

A stunning collection of furniture from a Knightsbridge mansion decorated by Alberto Pinto will be sold at auction next month.

The impressive collection kitted out a home in the super-rich district of London – with the interior being personally designed and fitted by renowned interior designer Pinto himself.

Items include Continental furniture, exclusive furnishings, decorative and household items, lighting, textile products, silver and more – all from a myriad of French and Italian globally-renowned brands. For more than 40 years, Alberto Pinto Design has been a renowned name in shaping lifestyles and turning dreams into reality for their discerning international clientele.

Knightsbridge is one of London's richest areas

Knightsbridge is one of London’s richest areas

The breathtaking collection of 1,200 lots will be sold by Pro Auction Limited on July 14 and 15 at Millennium Knightsbridge in Sloane Street, London.

Pro Auction Limited director Mark Flynn: ‘Every piece in the Knightsbridge auction is unique and has been maintained to the highest specifications.

‘We are confident this sale will awaken the bidders’ tastes, with available lots that simply cannot be purchased on the ‘high street,’ while simultaneously furthering Pro Auction’s impeccable reputation in the luxury/boutique hotel sector.’

Mark said the the collection is ‘spectacular in its richness anddiversity’ and is a tribute to Pinto’s signature style, fusing the elegance and sophistication of an 18th-century-styled private residence with the contemporary luxuries expected from some of the world’s leading suppliers.

The furniture of the collection, in a neoclassical style, has been described as luxurious and elegant, a ‘symmetrical and timeless reinterpretation of the classic concept’ with influences from various cultures.

The fabrics, meanwhile, boast luxurious yet non-ostentatious elements which include damask silk, brocade, linen and velvet.

Also being offered for auction will be pieces from haute interior designers such as Barovier & Toso, Laudarte, Valderamobili, Baccarat, Christofle and Baldi Home Jewels, in addition to others that have contributed to the lavish furnishing of the property.

The bespoke furniture, interiors, collectable pieces and luxury accessories to be showcased in the stunning 40-room private residence are of the very finest Italian and French design and craftsmanship, further cementing Pinto’s international reputation for creating some of the most revered period piece furnishings and accessories.

Pro Auction are specialist auctioneers of hotel furniture, with recent London sales at luxury hotels such as The Howard, The Hemple and most recently The Lanesborough.

The auction will take place at The Brompton Room, Millennium Knightsbridge, 17 Sloane Street in Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 9NU, starting at 10 am on July 14 and 15. Online bidding will also be available through a live webcast. Virtual tours, images and catalogues are available by calling +44 (0)1761 414000.

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