RESULTS: Cowdray Park - 13, 14 and 15 September 2011

The three day country house auction at Cowdray Park, West Sussex, on 13, 14 and 15 September 2011 realised £7,939,800 / $12,576,643 / €9,178,409 - exceeding pre-sale expectations and selling 93% by lot.

London

Sold:

£7,939,800

$12,576,643

€9,178,409

Lots Sold: 1,122

Lots Offered: 1,212

Sold by Lot: 93%

Sold by £: 96%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.584/  €1.156

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 

Buyer

309

English School, circa 1595-1605, Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Queen Elizabeth I, but more probably Catherine Carey, Countess of Nottingham, full-length, in a white silk farthingale petticoat and bodice

250,000 - 350,000

£325,250

$515,196
€375,989

Anonymous

100

Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A (Bristol 1769-1830 London), Portrait of Anne, Viscountess Pollington, later Countess of Mexborough (d. 1870), with her son, John Charles (1810-99), later 4th Earl of Mexborough, full-length

300,000 - 500,000

£253,250

$401,148
€292,757

Anonymous

310

English School, circa 1595-1605, Portrait of a lady, traditionally identified as Catherine, Countess of Nottingham, but more probably one of the Countess of Nottingham's daughters, full-length, in a black silk velvet dress

120,000 - 180,000

£241,250

$382,140
€278,885

Anonymous

311

English School, circa 1595-1605, Portrait of a lady, identified as Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Charles, 1st Earl of Nottingham, full-length, in a white silk satin dress

70,000 - 100,000

£145,250

$230,076
€167,909

Private

312

English School, circa 1595-1605, Portrait of a lady, identified as Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Charles, 1st Earl of Nottingham, but more probably one of the 1st Earl of Nottingham's daughters, full-length, in a black velvet dress

60,000 - 80,000

£121,250

$192,060
€140,165

Anonymous

*253

Sir William Orpen, R.A., R.H.A. (1878-1931), Self Portrait: Hand and Gloves Resting on Cane

150,000 - 250,000

£115,250*

€182,556

€133,229

Trade

316

An Important Austrian Silver-Mounted Enamelled Nef, Mark of Hermann Bohm, Vienna, Second Half 19th Century

50,000 - 80,000

£109,250

$173,052
€126,293

Trade

 

155

Anglo-Flemish School, circa 1620, Portrait of a gentleman, traditionlly identified as Henry, Prince of Wales (1593-1612), three-quarter-length, in full breeches and a high-waisted doublet with ribbon points at the waist, with a red silk satin cloak and a swept hilt rapier, on a terrace in a garden, with courtiers on a parterre beyond

40,000 - 60,000

£103,250

$163,548
€119,357

Private

53

A George V Silver Twelve-Light Chandelier, Mark of Turton and Co. Ltd., London, 1920, Retailed by Carl Krall

30,000 - 50,000

£91,250

$144,540
€105,485

Private

248

James Ferrier Pryde (1866-1941), The Red Ruin, 1910

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

80,000 - 120,000

£91,250

$144,540
€105,485

Anonymous

 

Comment: See separate release

 

* Please note this lot was sold immediately after the auction and is included in the sale total.

 

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