12 December 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 588
GBP 500 - GBP 700
The Perfect Storm, 2000/George Clooney
A set of Grundens oilskins of distressed orange PVC, comprising: a long-sleeved hooded jacket with press stud fastening and matching oilskin trousers with orange elasticated braces, the inside label of both jacket and trousers inscribed in black felt pen BILLY -- purchased for George Clooney as Captain Billy Tyne in the 2000 Warner Bros. film The Perfect Storm; accompanied by a document concerning the provenance and a colour reproduction of a corresponding still (4)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Apparently, the oilskins used in The Perfect Storm were exact replicas of those worn by crew members on the real Andrea Gail boat, the true story of which is told in the film.
VAT rate of 17.5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer’s premium.
Antiquities specialist Hannah Solomon explains why this Apis bull is a cause for excitement among collectors and institutions across the globe
The ‘Godfather of Toy Figures’ invites us into his Hong Kong studio for a peek at his upcoming selling exhibition, presented at Christie’s Hong Kong, 11-27 April