The Brian F. Baker Vintage Radio Collection

2nd September 2015

Auction Summary

The New Collectors Art & Decorative Arts auctions held on 1-2 September 2015 were among the stronger held in their respective categories in recent years. Healthy crowds, strong prices and high sell-through rates were features of both nights.  A combined sale total across both genres was $822 713 and the top selling lot went to lot 622, the 19th century Kahu kiwi, Kingmaker's cloak which sailed above its estimate to realise $128 528.  Some of the preliminary highlights included:

Decorative Arts:
Lot 322. A.W.A Radiolette $2700
Lot 621. Jacob Heberley Tokotoko $3725
Lot 622. The Kingmaker's cloak $128 528
Lot 645. A.R.D Fairburn $8405
Lot 646. A.R.D Fairburn $8405
Lot 662. Joe Colombo Chair $6605
Lot 663. H. W Klein chair $5045
Lot 692. Eames Chair $7565
Lot 793. Frank Carpay $3960
Lot 900. Len Castle $6605
Lot 901. Len Castle $4205
Lot 1015. Sevres Clock $4805
Lot 1036. Lapini Bust $4085

*All prices listed include buyer's premium and GST. To view a complete list of prices realised please click on 'View Catalogue'. 

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