21 January 2021

Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Auctions Achieve £4.3 million

 

 

 

 

Phillips’ Evening & Day Editions Auctions Achieve £4.3 million

 

London, 21 January 2021

Sale Total: £4,356,135 / $5,967,905 / €4,922,433

 

Lots Sold: 261 | Lots Offered: 270

Sold by Lot: 97% | Sold by Value: 98%

 

 

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

Lot

Description

Estimate

Price Achieved

43

Andy Warhol, Mickey Mouse, from Myths (F & S. 265),1981

World record price for this edition

*previous record price: $187,500 set in 2019

£70,000 – 90,000

£176,400

$241,668/199,332

41

Andy Warhol, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, from Reigning Queens (Royal Edition) (F & S. 337A),1985

£100,000 – 150,000

£151,200

$207,144/€170,856

44

Andy Warhol, $ (4) (F & S. 281-282), 1982

World record price for a single image in this edition

*previous record price: £115,250 set in 2010

£50,000 – 70,000

£138,600

$189,882/€156,618

29

Roy Lichtenstein, Reverie, from 11 Pop Artists, Volume II (C. 38), 1965

£80,000 – 120,000

£126,000

$172,620/€142,380

73

Grayson Perry, Map of an Englishman, 2004

World record price for this edition

*previous record price: £41,300 set in 2008

£50,000 – 70,000

£114,660

$157,084/€129,566

76

Damien Hirst, Mantra, 2011

World record price for this edition

£30,000 – 50,000

£88,200

$120,834/€99,666

55

Banksy, Napalm, 2004

World record price for this edition

*previous record price: $81,287 set in 2020

£20,000 – 30,000

£81,900

$122,203/€92,547

106

After Pablo Picasso, Portrait imaginaire (Imaginary Portraits): six plates, 1969

World record price for this edition

*previous record price for a complete set of 29 prints: $72,514 set in 2015

£6,000 – 8,000

£79,380

$108,751/€89,699

53

Banksy, Donuts (Strawberry), 2009

World record price for this edition

*previous record price: £75,000 set in 2020

£40,000 – 60,000

£75,600

$103,572/€85,428

52

Banksy, Barcode, 2004

£50,000 – 70,000

£75,600

$103,572/€85,428

 

New Auction Records

Lot

Description

Estimate

Price Achieved

12

Donald Judd, Untitled, 1961-78

£35,000 – 45,000

£47,880

$65,443/€53,752

 

*previous record price: $57,000 set in 2005

25

David Hockney, Untitled No. 11, from The Yosemite Suite, 2010

£15,000 – 20,000

£63,000

$86,109/€70,727

 

*previous record price: £44,100 set in 2020

33

Allen Jones, A New Perspective on Floors, 1966

£15,000 – 20,000

£22,680

$30,999/€25,461

 

*previous record price: £15,000 set in 2018

34

Allen Jones, A Fleet of Buses, 1966

£8,000 – 12,000

£20,160

$27,554/€22,632

 

*previous record price: £9,375 set in 2013

35

Allen Jones, Life Class,1968

£12,000 – 18,000

£30,240

$41,332/€33,949

 

*previous record price: £24,000 set in 2017

45

Andy Warhol, Giant Panda, from Endangered Species, 1983

£30,000 – 50,000

£69,300

$94,720/€77,800

 

*previous record price: $75,000 set in 2019

 

 

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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. 

 Phillips is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions.

 

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