RESULTS: Modern British and Irish Art Day Sale - King Street, 12 December 2012

This sale realised a total of £2,706,175 /$4,367,766 /€3,331,301.

London

83 lots sold

Total: £2,706,175 /$4,367,766 /€3,331,301

     45% sold by lot

186 lots offered

£1= $1.614 / £1 = €1.231

    56% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

280

Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957), The Little One, 1944

70,000 - 100,000

£187,250

$302,222

€230,505

UK Private

167

Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958), Roadside Cottages, below Mweelrea Mountain, 1940

50,000 - 80,000

£100,850

$162,772

€124,146

UK Private

182

Sir John Lavery, R.S.A., R.H.A., R.A. (1856-1941), The Green Hammock, circa 1905

70,000 - 100,000

£79,250

$127,910

€97,557

UK Private

168

Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958), Thatched cottages by a roadside

70,000 - 100,000

£75,650

$122,099

€93,125

US Private

191

William Roberts, R.A. (1895-1980), Mahomet's Ride, circa 1967

70,000 - 100,000

£73,250

$118,226

€90,171

UK Private

207

Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003), Winged Figures Version II, 1973

50,000 - 80,000

£73,250

$118,226

€90,171

South American Trade

188

David Bomberg (1890-1957), Ronda Valley, Spain, 1954

60,000 - 80,000

£67,250

$108,542

€82,785

UK Private

169A

Paul Henry, R.H.A. (1876-1958), Peat stacks, Galway, circa 1934-9

25,000 - 35,000

£61,250

$98,858

€75,399

UK Private

178

Edward Seago, R.W.S., R.B.A. (1910-1974), Hong Kong, 1962

50,000 - 80,000

£61,250

$98,858

€75,399

UK Trade

192

Sir Stanley Spencer, R.A. (1891-1959), Study for Swan Upping at Cookham, circa 1915

50,000 - 80,000

£61,250

$98,858

€75,399

UK Private

             

 

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Next Sale: Modern British and Irish Art at South Kensington on 14 December 2012 & Peter Langan: A Life with Art at South Kensington on 18 December 2012

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

 

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*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.

*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.