Some of the most impressive items ever auctioned where at Christie’s, one of the best auction houses in the world. Anything can be auctioned and prices may be astronomic. From chairs, to diamonds, sculptors, the best art pieces you will find.
So, Design Museum gives you the possibility to knowing the most impressive items ever auctioned by Christie’s on the 8 page list bellow.
Alberto Giacometti: “L’homme au doigt (Pointing Man)”, 1947
$141.3 million Christie’s New York
This spectacular bronze broke the record for the most expensive sculpture ever auctioned. At the same sale, Picasso’s “Les Femmes d’Alger (Version “O”)” sold for $179.4 million, becoming the most expensive painting ever sold at auction.