CHRISTIE'S EUROPEAN DECORATIVE ARTS MONTH TOTALS $32 MILLION Christie’s is pleased to announce that European Decorative Arts Month, a month-long celebration comprising sales, public exhibitions and special events, realized $32 million.
benefit Criswell College and was 100% sold and
exceeded its high estimate by over 25%.
And closing out the week with a bang was October 26 sale Important Silver & Objects of
Vertu which with a total of over $6 million marks the highest total ever achieved at
Christie’s New York for a various owner silver sale. The sale struck a chord with the market
and saw keen collector interest at all price levels and from all corners of the globe, reflecting
the international market demand for the best quality silver, gold boxes, and other objects of
vertu, material which is increasingly difficult to find.
Sept 27 European Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art &
Tapestries, Including a San Francisco Apartment
Designed by Valerian Rybar & Jean-François Daigre
sold: $3,904,975 lots sold: 282
Oct 11 Important English Furniture & Ceramics sold: $6,428,200 lots sold: 193
Oct 19 Le Goût Steinitz I sold: $5,501,713 lots sold: 79
Important European Furniture, Works of Art,
Ceramics & Carpets
lots sold: 189
19th Century Meissen: The Collection of Dr. W.A.
sold: $926,450 lots sold: 209
19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art &
sold: $5,064,075 lots sold: 218
Oct 26 Important Silver & Objects of Vertu sold: $6,077,350 lots sold: 264