We are excited to offer more items from the estate of famed archaeologist, socialite and philanthropist Iris Love. As well as a collection of outstanding South East Asian antiques
THE ESTATE OF IRIS LOVE
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10th, 2021
MERRILL'S AUCTION GALLERY
137 JAMES BROWN DRIVE, WILLISTON, VERMONT
Merrill's Auctions is pleased to once again be offering items from the estate of Iris Cornelia Love (1933- 2020), widely celebrated for her notable career as an Archaeologist, including her discovery of the Temple of Aphrodite at Knidos, as well as the owner of Westminster champion dachshunds. Ms. Love was the longtime partner of renowned NYC writer and columnist Liz Smith. Both women were prominent figures in New York society for decades. At auction will be antiques and artwork from Iris's Lincoln, Vermont home as well as jewelry and objets d'art from her New York City apartment. Merrill's will also offer furniture, glass, china, & silver from other fine homes, including an outstanding collection of Asian art ,and the contents of a West Windsor, VT equestrian estate.
Preview in person Thursday, December 9th from 1 to 6 pm, December 10th from 8 am until sale time, or by appointment. Auction starts at 9:30 am. Please review our catalog through our on-line selling platforms- Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, & Auction Zip.