RESULTS: The Italian Sale, 16 October 2014

The Italian Sale realises £27,584,000/$43,968,896 /€34,342,080

London

The Italian Sale

London, Thursday, 16 October 2014, Sale 1582

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

58 lots sold

Total: £27,584,000/$43,968,896 /€34,342,080

88% sold by lot

66 lots offered

$1.594= £1 / €1.245=£1

88% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

125

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), Colonna (Column),Executed in 1968

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTISTS AT AUCTION

1,500,000 - 2,000,000

£2,434,500

$3,880,593

€3,030,953

American

131

Piero Manzoni (1933-1963), Achrome, Executed in 1958-1959

2,000,000 - 3,000,000

£2,322,500

$3,702,065

€2,891,513

Italy

139

Alberto Burri (1915-1995), Combustione plastica, Executed in 1956

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

£1,538,500

$2,452,369

€1,915,433

European Trade

 

105

 

Enrico Castellani (b. 1930), Superficie Bianca, Executed in 1984

400,000 - 600,000

£1,314,500

$2,095,313

€1,636,553

Italy

132

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale , Executed in 1957

800,000 - 1,200,000

£1,314,500

$2,095,313

€1,636,553

European

129

Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), Mappa, Executed in 1988

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

£1,142,500

$1,821,145

€1,422,413

Italy

133

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Executed in 1962

800,000 - 1,200,000

£1,022,500

$1,629,865

€1,273,013

Italy

134

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Executed in 1967

280,000 - 350,000

£962,500

$1,534,225

€1,198,313

Italy

130

Michelangelo Pistoletto (b. 1933), Boy with a dog, Executed in 1965

800,000 - 1,200,000

£938,500

$1,495,969

€1,168,433

Asian

141

Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), Mobili nella valle, Painted in 1927

700,000 - 1,000,000

£746,500

$1,189,921

€929,393

European

Please see separate post-sale release for comment

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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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