£116m picasso painting helps christie’s to break half-year sales record - ruby necklace set
Christie's sold half the sales.
Annual record of 2 pounds.
9 billion, with the help of 116 pounds. 4u2009million all-
Pablo Picasso's "in May" won a high bid.
Headquartered in St. James, the company has 12 business rooms around the world
Including New York, Paris and Dubai
Said it was boosted by strong demand for impressionist, modernist, Post-Impressionist
War, contemporary and Asian art.
In addition to Picasso's auction, the world record for sculpture has also been set, with Alberto giacometi's bid for Holm O Doyt at £ 91. The £8.
Sales of 120-
Carat Burmese ruby and diamond is a record of a ruby necklace. The 249-year-
The old auction house said that "several important sales in London exceeded their high estimates", including the surrealist evening auction of art in February, with a total of 67 compared to the predicted 53. 5u2009million.
The highlight is £ 15.
Joan Miro's 5-million bid for the art of painting (
Woman, Moon, bird).
Chief executive Patricia Barbizet said: "The activity of lot buyers between 100,000 and pounds continues to grow, and the number of buyers has increased by 14 percentage points.
Our early investments in online and e-commerce
The business platform continues to add value to the entire business.
"We look forward to more innovative cooperation in various categories and regions in the second half of the year, and to maintaining liquidity when challenging traditional auction models to obtain new sales Art models.