RESULTS - Arbiters of Style: The Collection of Anthony Hail & Charles Posey

New York

Arbiters of Style: The Collection of Anthony Hail & Charles Posey

 New York, 8 October 2013, Sale #3433

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

230 lots sold

Total: $1,927,875/£1,195,283/€1,426,628

99% sold by lot

231 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / € 0.74=$1

 99% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

169

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939), Street Vew from a Roof, ink on paper. 

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST FOR A WORK ON PAPER

15,000 - 25,000

$239,000

£148,180

€176,860

Russian Private

168

Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939), Man gazing out of a window, wash and ink on paper.

15,000 - 25,000

$185,000

£114,700

€136,900

Russian Private

46

Paolo Porpora (Naples 1617-1670/80 Rome or Naples), Hares, a tortoise, a crocodile, frogs, quails, a hedgehog, butterflies, dragonflies and parakeets by a pool, with flowers, strawberries and a river in the distance, oil canvas 

80,000 - 120,000

$149,000

£92,380

€110,260

European Private

164

David Hockney (b. 1937), Gregory, Arizona Biltmore, ink on paper, drawn in 1976. 

30,000 - 50,000

$85,000

£52,700

€62,900

UK Trade

85

A Pair Of Danish Silvered, Giltwood And Polychrome Mirrors, circa 1740. 

50,000 - 80,000

$68,750

£42,625

€50,875

US Trade

102

A Dutch Ebony And Ebonized Silver-Gilt Striking 'Haagse' Clock, by Johannes Van Ceulen, The Hague, circa 1695. 

20,000 - 30,000

$43,750

£27,125

€32,375

European Trade

31

A Gilt Bronze Standing Lamp, French, Late 20th century.

2,000 - 3,000

$41,250

£25,575

€30,525

European Trade

44

A Set Of Four Louis XVI White-Painted Fauteuils, circa 1775.

15,000 - 25,000

$40,000

£24,800

€29,600

UK Private

19

Attributed to François Clouet (Tours circa 1515-1572 Paris) 
Portrait of a lady, Thought to be Margaret of France (1523-1574), Duchess of Berry, later Savoia, black, white and red chalk. 

10,000 - 15,000

$32,500

£20,150

€24,050

US Private

41

A Russian Ormolu-Mounted Malachite, Cobalt And Colorless Glass Six-Light Chandelier, circa 1800. 

30,000 - 50,000

$32,500

£20,150

€24,050

US Trade

             

 

Katherine Brambilla, Specialist, Private and Iconic Collections, remarked: “Anthony Hail and Charles Posey were advocates of designing a home to look as though it was done over time, with objects of superb quality, craftsmanship and provenance, which spanned across styles and time periods. The success of this collection is very much a testament to the value of their philosophy. The sale witnessed competitive bidding from both private individuals and the design community, demonstrating the significant appetite within the international marketplace for instances of exceptional design. We were particularly pleased with the results of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin’s Street View from a Roof, which realized $239,000.”

 

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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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