Fine Arts

An Elton extravaganza: Christie’s auctions Rocket Man’s stellar east coast home contents

Auction of 900 lots mainly features items from legendary rock star’s residence in Atlanta, Georgia

Lot 48, Terry O’Neill, Elton John (album cover variant), 1974, estimate $6,000-$8,000

Elton John’s legendary status is undeniable. The multi Grammy and Academy Award winner made a sprawling residence on Peachtree Road in Atlanta, Georgia his east coast home at the height of his international touring in 1991, and this was sold through Christie’s last year.

Christie’s is now offering almost 900 lots, mainly from the rock star’s Peachtree Road home, across eight auctions later this month in New York.

It was in Atlanta where, John said, ...