Auction Analysis: London Old Masters Auctions – July 2019
- Analyst: Lindsay Dewar
- Pages: 18
- Access: Analyst
London’s Evening Old Masters Sales down 2.0% from June 2018, however, Sotheby’s July sale sees 35.2% increase year-on-year
Overall, the week brought in £66,265,100 between the four sales, with an overall sell through rate of 59%, with the day sales making up 9.6% of the offering by value and 76.5% by volume.
About this report:
This report presents an in-depth comparative analysis of the Old Masters evening and day sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London in July 2019. The analysis also provides analytical tools looking at annual trends between 2010 and 2019.
Who is it for?
This report is popular among dealers, auction houses and collectors, who want to get an in-depth understanding of auction trends in the Old Masters auction market and follow the performance of the two top auction houses this year.
Comparable Performance: Old Masters auction sales performance comparison between Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London including: Total sales vs Estimates, Average Prices and level of Guarantees.
Auction Lot Details: Details on the full auction including: hammer prices, guarantees and bought-in lots.
Auction Overview: Top selling artist by value and numbers and a breakdown by type of Auction Bids.
Top Prices: Ranking by the highest prices achieved and by top price-to-estimate performance.
Day Sales Special Report: Old Masters day sales performance comparison between Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London including: Total sales vs Estimates, Average Prices and Market Share.