Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Auctions Achieve £4.3 million
London, 21 January 2021
Sale Total: £4,356,135 / $5,967,905 / €4,922,433
Rebecca Tooby-Desmond, Head of Sale and Auctioneer, said, “We are delighted to start 2021 with such strong results, achieving over £4.3 million and selling 98% by value and 97% by lot. An energised saleroom saw vast international participation from over 1,701 registered bidders from across 48 countries, demonstrating the trust placed in us by our global collector base. The exceptional prices achieved for iconic works by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, as well as the strong results for our rich and varied selection of works by Grayson Perry, Damien Hirst, Banksy and even Albrecht Dürer, highlight the continued demand for our unique curation of high quality Modern and Contemporary Editions. We are confident 2021 will continue to see our sales grow and our global footprint widen, continuing this momentum with our Modern & Contemporary Editions auctions in New York on the 20 and 21 April.”
Top Ten Lots
New Auction Records
Phillips is a leading global platform for buying and selling 20th and 21st century art and design. With dedicated expertise in the areas of 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Design, Photographs, Editions, Watches, and Jewelry, Phillips offers professional services and advice on all aspects of collecting. Auctions and exhibitions are held at salerooms in New York, London, Geneva, and Hong Kong, while clients are further served through representative offices based throughout Europe, the United States and Asia. Phillips also offers an online auction platform accessible anywhere in the world. In addition to providing selling and buying opportunities through auction, Phillips brokers private sales and offers assistance with appraisals, valuations, and other financial services.
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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Prices Achieved include the buyer's premium and are reported net of applicable fees.
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