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At Oak Spring, ‘Mary Potter’ crab apples are cordoned over a pergola that leads from the walled garden to the greenhouses (doors shown).

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

i"At Oak Spring, ‘Mary Potter’ crab apples are cordoned over a pergola that leads from the walled garden to the greenhouses (doors shown)." Oak Spring residence of Bunny Mellon.

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East 70th Street and consumes more than 11,000 square feet. I’ve…

Bunny Mellon's NYC Townhouse

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East Street and consumes more than square feet.

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East 70th Street and consumes more than 11,000 square feet. I’ve…

Bunny Mellon's NYC Townhouse

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East Street and consumes more than square feet.

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East 70th Street and consumes more than 11,000 square feet. I’ve…

Bunny Mellon's NYC Townhouse

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East Street and consumes more than square feet.

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East 70th Street and consumes more than 11,000 square feet. I’ve always admired the upper patio and its latticework visible from the street below. Banking heir Paul Mellon and his horticulturist wife Bunny (fun …

Bunny Mellon's NYC Townhouse

I often stroll past Bunny Mellon’s Upper East Side townhouse en route to Central Park. It’s a stunning home at 125 East Street and consumes more than square feet.

Bunny Mellon Diamond Riviere An Exquisite Gold and Diamond Rivière, Cartier Late 1940’s – Of graduated design, set with 29 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 111.00 carats, completed with a clasp set with a round Fancy Deep Yellow diamond weighing 4.20 carats (Estimate $1.25/1.5 million) – Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s

Bunny Mellon Diamond Riviere An Exquisite Gold and Diamond Rivière, Cartier Late – Of graduated design, set with 29 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately carats, completed with a clasp set with a round Fancy Deep Yellow diamond weighing carats

Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate: Courtesy of Sotheby's. A group of vintage walking sticks.

Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate: Courtesy of Sotheby's. A group of vintage walking sticks. I need these to walk, since I know need a cane. iwould so much more use a walking stick, have one.

The arbor as seen from the greenhouse. Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia

Photos: Inside Bunny Mellon’s Estate

"The greenhouse in the garden of Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring estate, in Upperville, Virginia, which features trompe l’oeil murals by Fernand Renard." Photography by Jonathan Becker.

Antigua Residence A bird painting by Balthus hangs in Bunny Mellon’s bedroom in her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club, where decorative artist Paul Leonard created Swedish-style painted floors that mimic stone paving; as Mellon once said, "I liked the way marble floors reflect light, but these are warmer and quieter."

See How the Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon Outfitted Her Exquisite Homes and Gardens

Manhattan Residence : Tour the Exquisite Homes and Gardens of Late Design Legend Bunny Mellon : Architectural Digest

Take a look inside the private estate and see some of the items up for bid at Sotheby's three separate auctions of the Mellon collection

"The main house's entrance hall." Photography courtesy of Sotheby's. "Inside Bunny Mellon's Oak Spring Farm Estate" Garden and Gun

Single-object decorating is always effective, especially in Mrs. Mellon’s houses. A French steel-campaign tester bed, shown here with baskets hanging from the ceiling, was in Oak Spring Farm, and is for sale. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby’s

Preview: The Incredible Jewelry, Furniture, and Art Available at Bunny Mellon’s Sotheby’s Auction

Bunny Mellon's Basket room with an Orkney chair on the left side at Oak Springs Farm in Upperville, Virginia.

moj-beli-cvet: “ Bunny Mellon’s basket collection Oak Spring Farm Estate ”

Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club

I love a painted floor. (Bunny Mellon Sotheby's auction from her villa at Antigua’s Mill Reef Club).

At Mellon’s house in Massachusetts, country-style flowers, including goldenrod and cosmos, fill a stoneware vessel atop a painted table; positioned beneath the table are bird sculptures that reference the wildlife in the area.

A Look at Bunny Mellon’s Gardens and Homes Sourced from Her Archives

At Mellon’s house in Massachusetts, country-style flowers, including goldenrod and cosmos, fill a stoneware vessel atop a painted table; positioned beneath the table are bird sculptures that reference the wildlife in the area.

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