RESULTS: The Ski Sale

The Ski Sale
Including A Private Collection of Swiss Posters 

South Kensington – Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Sale no: 4027 – Top Three

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

Sold:

£733,525

$1,142,832

€876,562

Lots Sold:  219

Lots Offered: 245

Sold by Lot: 89%

Sold by £: 96%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.558/€1.195

 

Lot 

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 Buyer

244

Roger Broders (1883-1953)

LES SPORTS D'HIVER A ST.PIERRE DE CHARTREUSE

lithograph in colours, 1930, printed by de Vaugirard, Paris

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

5,000-7,000

£32,450
$50,557
€38,778

Anonymous

149

Emil Cardinaux (1877-1936)

PALACE HOTEL, ST. MORITZ

lithograph in colours, 1920, printed by Wolfsberg, Zurich

10,000-15,000

£25,000
$38,950
€29,875

Anonymous

139

Anton Christoffel (1871-1953)

WINTER IN ST.MORITZ, ENGADIN

lithograph in colours, 1907

6,000-8,000

£23,750
$37,003
€28,381

Anonymous

 

Comment: Nicolette Tomkinson, Director and Sophie Churcher, Specialist commented:

“We are delighted with the success of Christie’s 15th annual Ski Sale, which was 96% sold by value. Still the only dedicated auction of its type in the world, the sale continues to draw so many buyers from across the globe to the accessible category of vintage poster collecting. Dominated by individual Private buyers decorating their homes and chalets, many bids were aptly received by mobiles phones from the ski slopes; 27% of the sale was also bought or directly underbid online. The Private Collection of Swiss Posters received a lot of pre-sale interest and was 99% sold.”

 

Press Contact:

Leonie Pitts               +44 (0)20 7752 3121                  lpitts@christies.com

 

Next Sale Date:

The next Vintage Posters sale will be held on 17 April 2012, and will include a section dedicated to The Olympics.

  

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