LONDON, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Lanesborough announces the
unprecedented opportunity to acquire existing furnishings, artefacts
and decorations, with over 3,000 lots at auction between the 9th and
13th December 2013. The contents will be exclusively available prior to
the extensive renovation project which will see The Lanesborough
closing its doors on 20th December.
Led by auctioneers Pro Auction, original and reproduction period
furnishings, authentic art work reflecting the grand era of the Regency
period will go under the hammer at the hotel's premises and webcast
live over the internet. Viewing is available to the public on Saturday
7th and Sunday 8th December, and prior to the sale commencing each day
The Lanesborough's signature style combines the elegance and
sophistication of an eighteenth century private residence with the
contemporary luxuries expected of a leading hotel. In addition to the
contents of the 93 guest rooms, including 43 suites, the auction will
extend to areas of the hotel including private dining rooms, The
Library Bar and Apsleys Restaurant.
The Lanesborough will be undertaking the refurbishment as part of the
hotel's commitment to providing guests with unrivalled facilities and
services. The new designs by world-renowned interior designer, Alberto
Pinto, will enhance all guest rooms and public areas and integrate the
latest innovations whilst honouring the building's architectural
heritage as one of London's most revered Regency landmarks.
Geoffrey Gelardi, Managing Director of The Lanesborough says: "This
marks an unprecedented renovation project for the hotel which brings
with it the opportunity to purchase a piece of the hotel's history at
auction as we pave the way for a new chapter for The Lanesborough."
Mark Flynn of Pro Auction comments: "This really is going to be an
exceptional event presenting a rare opportunity to acquire quality
furnishings from one of the world's leading hotels in the lead up to
refurbishment. It is possible for bidders to buy the entire contents of
the bedrooms with a range of options to attract a variety of buyers and
scales of purchase."
The auction takes place at The Lanesborough (Hyde Park Corner London,
SW1X 7TA, United Kingdom) commencing at 10.30am. Online bidding will
also be available via a live webcast. The viewing takes place from
10.00am-4.00pm on 7th and 8th December 2013 by appointment only, and
virtual tours of the bedrooms are available online. Catalogues are
available by calling +44-(0)207-206-2690 or via download from http://www.thelanesboroughsale.com
SOURCE: Pro Auction
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