New Collectors Art, Applied Arts & Modern Design

Auction Highlights
Posted on 24 May 2021

Art+Object is pleased to report another remarkable auction result with a sale total of $789 910 for the May New Collectors Art, Applied Arts & Modern Design auction. 100% of the Scandinavian furniture sold, the travel rugs sold for way above the high estimates, and only 50 lots did not sell. The evening’s top price went to Peter Siddell’s House and Trellis, which sold for $26 460 (incl. BP).

Highlights:

Unique hand-potted ‘Louie Dean’ vase

Est.: $400 - $600

Price Realised: $2760


Early travel rug

Est.: $400 - $600

Price Realised: $1800


Blossom vase

Est.: $10 000 - $12 000

Price Realised: $21 610 *a new record price for the artist at auction.


A superb 1960s chequerboard or mosaic ‘Wenge’ coffee table

Est.: $1500 - $2500

Price Realised: $3480


Eight-drawer chest in classic simple and functional design

Est.: $1500 - $2500

Price Realised: $4445


Untitled

Est.: $6500 - $8500

Price Realised: $12 015


Kauri

Est.: $500 - $1000

Price Realised: $6605


House and Trellis

Est.: $14 000 - $20 000

Price Realised: $26 460


Kiritaki

Est.: $10 000 - $15 000

Price Realised: $22 220


*All prices listed include buyer’s premium and GST.

A full list of prices realized is available here.