RESULTS - King Street: The Exceptional Sale

London

   The Exceptional Sale

London, King Street, Thursday, 10 July 2014, Sale 1541

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

33 lots sold

Total: £31,048,500/$53,186,081/€ 38,934,819

     57% sold by lot

58 lots offered

$1.713=£1 / €1.254=£1

    86% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

110

An exceptional Egyptian painted limestone statue for the Inspector of the scribes Sekhemka, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, circa 2400-2300 B.C. WORLD RECORD PRICE AT AUCTION FOR AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WORK OF ART

4,000,000 - 6,000,000

£15,762,500

$27,001,163

€19,766,175

Anonymous

30

A bronze group of the rape of a Sabine, by Giambologna (c.1529-1608), Florence, circa 1587-98

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

3,000,000 - 5,000,000

£3,666,500

$6,280,715

€4,597,791

Anonymous

19

An English silver and silver-gilt electroplated and enamel-mounted ebony and ivory chess-table with silver-gilt and enamelled chess-set, by Elkington & Co., Birmingham, designed by Albert Willms, marks for 1866 

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE MAKER AT AUCTION

400,000 - 600,000

£1,986,500

$3,402,875

€2,491,071

Anonymous

 

50

 

A bronze figure of Venus drying herself, from a model by Giambologna (1529-1608), the cast attributed to Antonio Susini (1558-1624), circa 1585-1600

600,000 - 1,000,000

£1,058,500

$1,813,211

€1,327,359

Anonymous

12

A pair of Louis XV Giltwood Fauteuils À La Reine, by Nicolas Heurtaut, circa 1755-60

400,000 - 600,000

£662,500

$1,134,863

€830,775

Anonymous

36

A life-size marble figure of cupid, entitled 'love tormenting the soul', by John Gibson (1790-1866), Rome, circa 1837

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

100,000 - 150,000

£638,500

$1,093,751

€800,679

Anonymous

27

An important Louis XV Savonnerie carpet France, circa 1740-1760, by Pierre-Josse Perrot

500,000 - 800,000

£602,500

$1,032,083

€755,535

Anonymous

45

A pair of Louis XVI ormolu-mounted, Japanese lacquer, brass and pewter-inlaid ebony console tables, by Adam Weisweiler, circa 1785-90

600,000 - 1,000,000

£602,500

$1,032,083

€755,535

Anonymous

 

1

 

An Italian specimen Pietra Dura and statuary marble table top, attributed to Giacomo Raffaelli, Rome, circa 1800, probably designed by Giuseppe Valadier

150,000 - 250,000

£542,500

$929,303

€680,295

Anonymous

40

An Italian specimen marble and pietra dura table top on a George II Irish giltwood stand,  the top Rome, late 16th/early 17th century, the stand, circa 1755, designed for the top, execution attributed to Thomas Johnson, after a design by Matthias Darly of 1754.

400,000 - 600,000

£482,500

$826,523

€605,055

Anonymous

             

 

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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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