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Augmented by a modern website featuring online catalogues and store inventory, our traditional auctions and proven track record allow us to service some 500 clients annually, including celebrity estates, major corporate and unique private collections. Nye’s deep-seated roots in the art world provide this regional auction house with the stature and national reach of a much larger firm.

Some high-profile auctions held over the last quarter-century include:

The Estate of Luther Vandross
The Estate of Dizzy Gillespie
The Estate of Naomi Sims, Supermodel
The Estate of Perry Como

Property Belonging to Lee Radziwill and the Estate of Herbert Ross, Hollywood Director

The Collections of Henry Uhlein. Eldest son and heir to the Schlitz Brewing Company fortune.

The Estate of Charles Kuralt. The Collections and Furnishings of his Greenwich Village Townhouse.

The Collections and Furnishings of Lu Shan, the manor home of Henry Luce, founder of Time and Life magazines, from the estate of his wife, Lyla Tyng The Sands Casino and Hotel collection of props, costumes and accessories from the classic movies.