Fine Arts

Christie’s brings exceptional Weinstock collection to auction

Many of the 289 lots on offer reflect the couple’s love for racing

A pair of George III gilt and brass mounted pier tables, estimate £100,000-£150,000

On Tuesday, November 22, 289 lots from the Collection of Lord and Lady Weinstock, among the most successful racehorse owners of the post-war years in Britain, will go under the hammer at Christie’s London.

Until 2017, the family had strong Irish connections through their ownership of the Ballymacoll Stud, Co Meath. The stud produced 29 individual winners of 52 Group 1 races between 1960 and 2017, including the legendary Arkle, with many lots on offer ...