RESULTS: The Opulent Eye - London, 10 September 2013

The Opulent Eye realised a total of £2,511,800 /$3,941,014 /€2,969,948 and was sold 59% by lot and 75% by value.


128 lots sold

Total: £2,511,800 /$3,941,014 /€2,969,948

     59% sold by lot

216 lots offered

$1.569= £1 / €1.182 =£1

    75% sold by value




Estimate (£)

Price Realised



A set of four Italian bronze-patinated carved wood figures of Apollo, Mercury, Pallas and Peace, after the models by Sansovino, 19th  century

150,000 - 250,000




European Private


An Italian marble figure entitled 'Schiava alla Vendita', on plinth

by Emmanuele Caroni, circa 1861

60,000 - 100,000




Russian Private


A lifesize French ormolu, gilt and patinated bronze figural torchere of Diana, on marble pedestal, cast from the model by Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, last quarter 19th century

50,000 - 80,000




Russian Private



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Next Sale: The Opulent Eye – New York, 26 November 2013

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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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