Art: Schiff Sale

In the famed wine-colored rooms of Christie's (Christie, Manson & Woods), famed London auctioneers, the voice of Captain Sir Henry Floyd was heard last week. It lost none of its discreet fervor through much use. Standing tall and straight on the rostrum, Sir Henry was presiding at the auction sale of one of the richest art hoards of modern times: the collection of the late Banker Mortimer L. Schiff (Kuhn, Loeb). Banker Schiff, who died in 1931, had built a house on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue for the proper housing and display of his treasures....

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