For five decades Annabel’s has been the playground of the rich and famous, attracting Hollywood legends, rock stars, fashion icons and even royalty. The items of its interior will go on sale on 20 November.

The interior of Annabel’s, which opened in 1963 in the basement of No. 44 Berkeley Square. Photo: Christian Voigt

Highlights among the 250-plus lots include an Annabel’s table for eight (estimate: £1,000-1,500), comprising eight dining chairs with the quintessential red and green upholstery, a circular restaurant table and eight elegant place settings, including wine glasses, plates, cutlery, tablecloth, napkins, salt and pepper pots and a toast rack; iconic designs by two of France’s master poster artists, Paul Colin and A.M. Cassandre; one of Glyn Philpot’s final portraits of Henry Thomas (estimate: £80,000-120,000); and a striking Portrait of a Lady  by Augustus John (estimate: £20,000-30,000)

Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957), Two costume designs for dancing girls, 1920. 18 x 11 ¾ in (45.7 x 30 cm). Estimate: £10,000-15,000. This lot is offered in Annabel’s on 20 November 2018 at Christie’s in London

At RA+C we were especially drawn to the costume designs by Pavel Tchelitchew produced in 1920 and estimated at £10,000 – 15,000.

Don’t miss you chance to see the pre-auction exhibition open at  Annabel’s, 44 Berkeley Square, London W1J 5AR on

16 Nov, 12pm – 8pm

17 Nov, 12pm – 5pm

18 Nov, 12pm – 5pm

19 Nov, 10am – 4pm

20 Nov, 10am – 2pm

The auction will take place on 20 Nov, 4pm @ 8 King Street, St. James ‘s