Single Owner Collection Auction Analysis – September 2019
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ArtTactic is delighted to launch its inaugural analysis of the auction market for Single Owner Collections at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips between 2016 and 2019 (1st half). The analysis is based on four years of data from just over 350 auctions and over 61,000 lots sold in New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris, Geneva, Milan and Amsterdam. The report looks at geographical trends, auction house trends and trends by collecting categories during this period.
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Who is it for?
This report aimed at investors, dealers, auction houses and collectors, who want to get an in-depth understanding of the impact of single owner collection auctions on the art market and the performance of various collecting categories.
Selected Report Findings:
Single owner collections have raised $3.56 billion since 2016, accounting for an average 9.3% of total sales during this period (ranging from 4.8% in the first half of 2019 to 15.7% in 2018)
Between 2016 and 2019, Christie’s accounted for 58.8% of the sales value generated by single owner sales (40.5% of this can be attributed to the Rockefeller collection)
52% of the top 25 single owner collections have come from the so-called Silent Generation, collectors born between 1925 and 1945
Single Owner Collection Trends 2016-2019 by value and lots
Single Owner Collection Trends 2016-2019 by collecting category
Single Owner Collection Trends 2016-2019 by location
Top 25 Single Owner Collection Auctions 2016-2019
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