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RESULTS: The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller - Fine Art Day Sale, Decorative Arts Part II and Travel and Americana

RUNNING TOTAL: $828,043,219 / £610,591,664 / €694,692,179

893 Lots Offered and Sold = 100% Sold

The Online Only sale continues until Friday 11 May


The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: Fine Art, Day Sale
16721 | May 10 | 10am | New York

Sale Total: $43,041,250 / £31,717,944 / €36,190,175

The top lot was Henry Moore’s Oval Sculpture which sold for $3,972,500 against a high estimate of $500,000. World Auction Records were established for two artists, Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas and Saliba Douaihy. The sale was 100% sold by lot and outperformed the low estimate of $21 million.

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: English and European Furniture, Ceramics and Decorations, Part II
16722 | May 10 | 12:30pm | New York

Sale Total: $7,980,750 / £5,881,172 / €6,710,417

The top lot of the sale was a set of six George III ‘Gothick’ Windsor Armchairs which sold for $336,500 against a high estimate of $80,000. Other top performing lots were the Chelsea Porcelain Plaice Tureens which sold for $300,000 and an English Wicker Picnic Hamper that soared to a total of $212,500 against a high estimate of $10,000.

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: Travel and Americana
16723 | May 10 | New York

Sale Total: $11,636,375 / £8,575,074 / €9,784,159

The top lot of the last live sale was a rare blue and white ‘Dragon’ Bowl which realized a total of $2,772,500. Other notable results across the diverse sale were for an Imperial Gilt-Bronze figure of Amitayus which realized $2,532,500 and a John Haynes Williams Whistling Swan duck decoy which realized $348,500.

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The Online only sale continues until Friday 11 May.


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About Christie’s

Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, had global auction, private and digital sales in 2017 that totalled £5.1 billion / $6.6 billion. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and international expertise. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Prices range from $200 to over $100 million. Christie’s also has a long and successful history conducting private sales for its clients in all categories, with emphasis on Post-War & Contemporary, Impressionist & Modern, Old Masters and Jewellery.

Alongside regular sales online, Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.

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