Malcolm N. Mac Neil is the specialist in charge of the 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts Department at Doyle. In this role, he coordinates and catalogues Doyle’s popular Belle Epoque auctions, which are held three times each year and feature the decorative arts of the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. Mr. Mac Neil also performs general estate appraisals for the firm.
Malcolm received a Master’s Degree from The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture in 1997. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Appraiser’s Association of America, Decorative Arts Society, Victorian Society of America, Art Deco Society, New York Silver Society and the National American Glass Club (NAGC). In addition, Malcolm is an adjunct professor at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies where he has taught in the Appraisal Studies Program since 1999.
Malcolm has a specialized interest in American and European art glass and has lectured on the subject for Winterthur Museum, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of Art, The Bard Graduate Center, New York School of Interior Design, FIT, Appraiser’s Association of America, National American Glass Club and The Corning Museum of Glass. He is a founder and past president of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club, which was established in May 2000. In 2014 he was elected a member of the Fellows of The Corning Museum of Glass. His articles on glass have been published in The Magazine Antiques and The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles.
Doyle is honored to auction property from the Estate of Hedda Kleinfeld Schachter, founder of the legendary bridal salon, Kleinfeld’s.
Roger Ward examines the work of Max Ingrand and Karl Springer whose innovative designs are among the highlights of the Doyle+Design auction.
Doyle is honored to auction the extensive collection of Art Nouveau bronzes assembled by Steve and Anne Ausnit in two upcoming auctions.
Doyle salutes one of the most prolific and creative artistic talents in America during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Specialist Roger Ward explores the innovative and influential lighting fixtures created by Italian designers during the 1950s-80s.
Malcolm Mac Neil discusses the success achieved by Louis Comfort Tiffany’s designs at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition, which showcased American technological innovation and artistic achievement.
Malcolm Mac Neil examines early modern furniture designed by Scottish architect, artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Miss Cranston's Tea Rooms in Glasgow.