Definition of Christie's from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Christie's

 
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a leading firm of London auctioneers (= a company that sells things at public events to the people who offer the most money for them), with offices also in New York and many other countries. It was started by James Christie in London in 1766 and now deals mainly with paintings, furniture, etc., holding over 450 sales each year. see also Sotheby's