Featuring part one of the Charles and Ann Wells collection of Southern maps and books, as well as fine art, silver, jewelry, Asian decorative arts, mineral specimens, porcelain, glass, and rugs from Southern estates and fine collections.
Over 4,500 registered bidders from 60 countries competitively bid on over 950 objects to the highest sales total in company history, exceeding the high estimate by 20%, and a sold rate of 96%. Record-setting prices were attained for several lots including a new world auction record for Tennessee artist, Carroll Cloar - $51,920. The auction also set one of the highest American auction prices to date for international artist Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo at $123,900 (all prices include the buyer's premium). More information on the historic estates in this auction here. NOTE THAT REALIZED PRICES INCLUDE THE BUYERS PREMIUM.