RESULTS: 20TH CENTURY BRITISH ART

20th Century British Art
South Kensington – Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Sale no: 5449 – Top Three
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

Sold:

£761,125

$1,243,678

€877,577

Lots Sold:152 

Lots Offered:188

Sold by Lot:81%

Sold by £:87%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.634/  €1.153

 

Lot

Description

Estimate (£)

Purchase Price

 Buyer

170

Philip Jackson, F.R.B.S., F.R.S.A. (b. 1944)

Leporello's Lady

15,000 - 20,000

£37,250
$60,866
€42,949

UK Private

122

Sir Kyffin Williams, R.A. (1918-2006)

Mynydd Bodafon

30,000 - 50,000

£37,250
$60,866
€42,949

UK Private

158

Richard Lin (b. 1933)

Untitled

7,000 - 9,000

£21,250
$34,722
€24,501

Anonymous

 

Comment: Lydia Wingfield Digby, Specialist commented:
“We are very pleased with the high level of interest received for the 20th century British Art sale, and the corresponding results. A number of International collectors participated in the sale, with over 17% of lots being bought or directly underbid online, including the top lot, Leporello’s Lady by Philip Jackson, which sold to a UK Private client using Christie’s LIVE.
Once again the work of Welsh artist Sir Kyffin Williams features in the top three, having achieved strong prices.” 

Press Contact:

Leonie Ashfield                     020 7752 3121                     lashfield@christies.com 

Next Sale Date:

The next sale in South Kensington will be held on 14 July 2011.
For further details on the department’s upcoming sales please visit:
http://www.christies.com/departments/british-art-20th-century/

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