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Christie's results: €12M for the Paris Design sale - New world auction record for Jean Royère
The top lot of this section was Jean Royère's iconic Liane wall lamp, which sold for €1,570,000/£1,437,729/$1,764,093 against a presale estimate of €400,000-600,000, establishing a new world auction record for the artist. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.



PARIS.- The Design sale achieved a total of €12,073,250/£11,056,090/$13,565,821 selling 93% by value and 82% by lot. Highlighting the sale was the exceptional original commission by French interior designer Jean Royère which totaled €6,813,125 for 19 lots, selling 100% of the lots. This original private collection, commissioned in 1962, drew the attention of international buyers present in the room, on the telephone and on Christie’s Live. The top lot of this section is the iconic Liane wall lamp, which sold for €1,570,000/£1,437,729/$1,764,093 against a presale estimate of €400,000-600,000, establishing a new world auction record for the artist.




Flavien Gaillard, Director of the department and Agathe de Bazin, Head of sale: “We are delighted with the fantastic results achieved tonight showing the relentless appetite for exceptional pieces, fresh to the market and in perfect condition such as the stunning collection commissioned to Jean Royère in 1962. These pieces remained in a Parisian apartment until today and we are pleased to have paid a beautiful tribute to Jean Royère’s emblematic work with 100% of sold lots. The very strong results achieved for the section dedicated to François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne confirm the continuous strong demand from collectors for their emblematic works”.

Other highlights included several works by François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne whom lyrical and poetic universe was recognised by international buyers throughout the sale. The 13 lots sold achieved an impressive €1,909,500. The top lot of this section paying tribute to the couple, is a bed by Claude Lalanne which sold for €490,000, more than doubling its presale low estimate.

Finally, we can notice the result achieved for Jean Prouvé’s bicycle ‘Monopoutre’ conceived in 1941 which was sold €50,000 to a successful buyer on the telephone, and the section dedicated to Nature achieved strong prices such as for a chair by Shiro Kuramata which sold for €225,000.










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