Property from Two Private Collections

The Sunday Sale:
Property from Two Private Collections
South Kensington – Sunday, 20 March 2011
Sale no: 5447 – Top Three
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium] 





Lots Sold:  174

Lots Offered: 201

Sold by Lot: 87%

Sold by £: 93%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.610  /  €1.144




 Estimate (£)

Purchase Price



Studio of Sir Peter Lely
Portrait of Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, seated three-quarter-length, in a brown silk dress with white chemise, in a landscape


£27,500 $44,275

UK Private


A bronze group of a cossack hunter with two borzoi
cast by C.F. Woerffel after the model by Vasilii Grachev, 1877


£22,500 $36,225

European Private


Attributed to Michael Dahl (1659-1743)
Portrait of Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Earl of Galway, three-quarter length in armour with a red sash, a landscape beyond


£20,000 $32,200

American Private


Comment: Kate McKenzie, Associate Specialist commented:
“Following a busy pre-sale exhibition, there was a queue of eager clients waiting for the doors to open on Sunday morning.  Buzzing interest in the saleroom spread across both collections, serving as a testament to the taste of the late Lady King and the history of Shakenhurst Hall. Great results also came from Christie’s LIVE, with almost a quarter of the sale bought or directly underbid online, including the top lot, which sold to an online bidder for £27,500.” 

Press Contact:

Leonie Ashfield                     020 7752 3121 

Next Sale Date:

The next Sunday Sale will be held on 31st July 2011

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