The Les and Milly Paris Collection Part 2

Thursday 28th June 2018

6.30pm - 3 Abbey Street, Newton, Auckland

Art+Object are delighted to report a sale total of $2 000 000, realised under the hammer from last night's auction of part two of The Les and Milly Paris Collection. Clearance rates were high and close to 100% sales by value was achieved with strength displayed throughout the lower, mid and top end of the market. The previous record price for a Philip Clairmont was more than quadrupled when his magnificent Scarred Couch II was hammered down for $276 000 ($331 530) against an estimate of $160 000 - $240 000.  The record price for a Tony Fomison was also bettered by nearly $200 000 when Ah South Island, Your Music Remembers Me made $321 000 hammer ($385 585) against $180 000 - $250 000. Some of the preliminary highlights from the evening included:

Lot 2 John Johns $4565
Lot 6 Margot Phillips $9610 * a new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 7 Colin McCahon $15 615
Lot 17 Julian Dashper $3840
Lot 19 John Tole $37 235 * a new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 20 Allen Maddox $30 030
Lot 22 Peter Robinson $36 035
Lot 27 Peter Peryer $21 620 * a new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 28 Peter Peryer $7805
Lot 30 Toss Woollaston $69 070
Lot 35 Tony Fomison $4805
Lot 39 Michael Smither $33 630
Lot 40 Michael Smither $51 650
Lot 41 Gordon Walters $42 040
Lot 44 Gordon Walters $73 270
Lot 45 Philip Clairmont $331 530 * a new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 46 Ralph Hotere $168 165
Lot 47 Milan Mrkusich $90 090
Lot 48 Milan Mrkusich $72 070
Lot 49 Shane Cotton $87 685
Lot 50 Tony Fomison $385 585 * a new record price for the artist at auction.
Lot 51 Colin McCahon $156 155
Lot 59 Geoff Thornley $20 420
Lot 61 Miriam Schapiro $5405
Lot 69 Peter Peryer $5405
Lot 72 Peter Peryer $2880
Lot 79 John Bevan Ford $2880
Lot 84 Patrick Pound $6005
Lot 87 Mark Adams $3720
Lot 88 Len Castle $1320
Lot 92 Leo King $960

Prices realised include buyer's premium and GST. A full list of prices realised will be published online shortly.

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