Top 10 Items Sold on Invaluable in June

Lot 32, "Portrait of a Gentleman, Half-length, Holding a Portrait of a Lady" by Giovanni Cariani, oil on canvas,
Freeman's (June 14). See full image below

This June, we marked summer’s start with a handful of exciting fine and decorative art, manuscripts, and movie memorabilia sales including Phillips’ “20th Century & Contemporary Art,” Sotheby’s “Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale,” Lion Heart Autographs’ “Five Centuries of Rare Autographs & Manuscripts,” and Profiles in History’s “Hollywood Auction.” From those sales and others, we highlight the most impressive items sold on Invaluable last month, in order of realized price.

“Nature Morte” by Bernard Buffet

Lot 35
1953, oil on canvas, signed & dated in upper right “Bernard Buffet 53”
Artcurial (June 6)
Realized Price: $250,153 (€226,200)

“Love Souls” by Rashid Johnson

Lot 194
2010, mirror, wood, MDF, wax, LP, two-way radio CB, books, shea butter, space rock
Phillips (June 28)
Realized Price: $104,940 (£81,250)

“My Sitting Room” by Valerio Adami

My Sitting Room
Lot 237
Acrylic on canvas
Artcurial (June 7)
Realized Price: $64,000 (£49,400)

“Abstraktes Bild (P1)” by Gerhard Richter

Lot 210
1990/2013, chromogenic print numbered 409/500
Phillips (June 9)
Realized Price: $51,724 (£40,000)

“Flowers (yellow and purple)” by Emil Nolde

Lot 52
C. 1930-35, watercolor on Japan
Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers (June 2)
Realized Price: $49,949 (€45,000)

“La Statue et les deux vasques” by Raoul Dufy

Lot 446
Oil on panel
Sotheby’s (June 22)
Realized Price: $48,497 (£37,500)

“Portrait of a Gentleman, Half-length, Holding a Portrait of a Lady” by Giovanni Cariani

Lot 32
Oil on canvas
Freeman’s (June 14)
Realized Price: $45,500

Albert Einstein Autographed Manuscript

Lot 36
1922, incorporating a variant of The General Theory of Relativity’s principal formula
Lion Heart Autographs (June 15)
Realized Price: $44,000

Vintage Original “Oompa Loompa” Costume

Lot 1179
From “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (Paramount, 1971)
Profiles in History (June 30)
Realized Price: $40,000

Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Plaque

Lot 6028
20th century (Yang Xiu Yong), rose porcelain plaque
RB Gallery (June 26)
Realized Price: $38,000