On display at the lobby of Sotheby's is a sculpture created by FRANÇOIS-XAVIER & CLAUDE LALANNE called AN IMPORTANT AND RARE "CENTAURE". The piece is part of the Important 20th Century Design auction to be held on December 15. The 1983 sculpture is made of patinated bronze, 87 1/4 in. (221.6 cm) high, and is number 1 from an edition of 8. Sotheby's is located at 1334 York Avenue between 71st and 72nd Streets on the Upper Eastside.