25 June 2008,
Price realised USD 938
USD 1,500 - USD 2,500
Three currency notes recovered from the wreck of the S.S. Andrea Doria
including an Italian 1000 lire note dated Agosto 1947; a United States one (1) dollar silver certificate, series 1935 C; and an American Express U.S.$10 travelers check. In a common frame along with a black and white photograph of the Andrea Doria, and each showing serial numbers and the ravages of being under water for an extended period of time. Along with two certificates of authenticity attached to the back.
25½ x 14½ in. (64.8 x 36.8 cm.) framed. (3)
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Recovered from the Andrea Doria by Peter Gimble.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France