Bogie and Bacall’s ‘bounty’ set for sale

12th April, 2015
The only Irish lot in the auction a George II silver jug (€280-€470)

That overused word “eclectic” is the only way to describe the collection of late screen legend Lauren Bacall, expected to realise $3 million in New York this week.

As photographs of Bacall’s three homes clearly show, she was a discerning collector of art and antiques.

She had a particular love for 20th century sculpture, and headline lots include a number of pieces by Henry Moore and Robert Graham.

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