Dishes used to feed one of the most pampered cats in the world and hundreds of pairs of mittens will be among over 1000 lots in eight auctions selling the collection of Karl Lagerfeld , announced Sotheby 's.
The auction house auction announced earlier this year that it would sell the vast and varied number of items that the late fashion designer accumulated to fill his eight residences atMonaco and France .
On Monday he revealed more items: art by Jeff Koons, contemporary design by Marc Newson and designer suit jackets by Dior. Then there is all the paraphernalia associated with Choupette, a cat so adored by Lagerfeld that he asked her to receive money in his will.
Sotheby 's confirmed that" Choupette's tableware - the cat who shared the last eight years of the creator's life "will be among the items for sale.
The White Burmese plush daily allegedly involved a bodyguard, a personal chef, two maids and professionally run social media accounts. Dinner could be caviar, smoked salmon and king crab . The trip was by private jet.
Lagerfeld, who died in 2019 at the age of 85, said in an Interview: "She has a princess attitude. "
If that had been possible, he once suggested to CNN, he would have married Choupette . "There is no marriage for humans and animals yet… I never thought I would fall in love with a cat like this," he told CNN.
Sotheby 's stated that Choupette ' s food dishes had not yet been cataloged and photographed, but that they would be on sale , just like his linens, his three Rolls-Royce cars and the more than 200 pairs of fingerless leather gloves he always wears.rts for 20 years. .
There will also be "an astonishing number of Goyard suitcases ", the auction house added.
Examples of artwork sold include a portrait of Lagerfield by Takashi Murakami , numbered 1/1 and dated 2014. Its price is estimated between € 80,000 and € 120,000 (£ 68,000 - £ 102,000).
Design furniture will include a Zenith chair by Marc Newson , which is expected to reach € 40,000 to € 60,000.
Sotheby 's predicts that the auction would be "as surprising and versatile as the designer himself" and "would offer an anthology of his personal tastes ".
Lagerfeld was one of the real titans 20th century fashion, joining Chanel in 1983 and reinventing it from a small house to an industry leader . He has also held long-term design positions at Fe ndi and Chloe.
Sales will take place in Monaco from December 3 to 5, in Paris on December 14-15 and in Cologne in the spring.