RESULTS: Interiors-Style & Spirit

Christie’s Interiors ~ Style & Spirit
South Kensington – Tuesday, 18 May 2010
Sale no: 5702 – Top Ten
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]






Lots Sold: 406

Lots Offered: 611

Sold by Lot: 67%

Sold by £: 77%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.448/  €1.166





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price



A set of six composite term figures of George II style, probably mid-20th century


£109,250 $158,194

European private


A George III artificial stone of Minerva, by Coade, Lambeth, dated 1793


£43,250 $62,626

UK Private


A large bronze model of 'The Thinker', third quarter 20th century, after Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)


£30,000 $43,440

Australian private


Comment: Toby Woolley, Head of Sale, and Mark Wilkinson, Head of Interiors said:

 “The second Interiors Style & Spirit Edition of 2010 reaffirmed Christie's dominance of the UK home furnishing market.

The sale reached an international audience reflected through over one hundred clients on Christie’s Live (with 20% of lots bought or directly underbid online), twenty-one telephone lines active throughout the sale, and four hundred and fifty commission bids. 30% of lots sold above high estimate.

We were particularly pleased with the results of the garden statuary and chess sections.”


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