When Joan Rivers passed away in 2014, she left behind an incredibly opulent Upper East Side triplex apartment that she once described as "Louis XIV meets Fred and Ginger." Now that the home has been sold, the items she kept in it—which include a sizable collection of artworks, along with fine jewelry, antique furniture, and other treasures—will be hitting the auction block this summer, with Christie's handling the sale of more than 200 of the comedian's personal effects. The auction will be held from June 16–23, with different lots going for sale in person and online.
Among the items that will be included, per Christie's: a painting by Edouard Vuillard called Dans L'Atelier; "a jewelled nephrite study of a Lily of the Valley leaf by Fabergé"; and, perhaps best of all, a silver dog bowl by Tiffany & Co. engraved with the name Spike. Some of Rivers's gowns by designer-to-the-stars Bob Mackie will also be up for grabs. Items are expected to be priced between $500 and $200,000, with all proceeds going to two of the comedian's favored charities, God's Love We Deliver and Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Rivers's daughter, Melissa, told the New York Times that the auction is meant for the late performer's superfans, who'd no doubt get a kick out of seeing her personal items—like, y'know, an engraved dog bowl. "The auction celebrates her elegance and collecting style," Melissa told the Times. "There is something to suit every taste and budget."
Take a peek around her UES apartment one more time: