Freeman’s Online Only Design Auction Soars Past Pre-Sale High Estimate to Achieve $1.2 Million

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TIFFANY “NASTURTIUM” TABLE LAMP, Lot 27, brought $206,250.

Strong prices were realized throughout Freeman’s online only Design auction on April 3, which showcased a curated selection of 78 lots by important international designers and craftsmen. With an impressive sell-through rate of 96%, the auction achieved nearly $1.2 million, well exceeding its pre-sale high estimate. Nearly 70% of all lots offered sold for prices above their high estimate. There was strong competition between online bidders with 60% of bidders registered through Freeman’s LIVE, the house’s free online bidding platform. The sale saw an 100% sell-through rate for a group of rare Meissen porcelain by Henry van deVelde. Samuel Yellin’s ironwork did

James Ardis
James Ardis
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James Ardis is a writer, editor, and content strategist focused on the auction industry. His company, James Ardis Writing, has partnered with auction houses, galleries, and many clients outside the art world.

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