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Colour­ful cul­tural icons of the 20th cen­tury go un­der the ham­mer this month

Hong Kong Tatler - - Contents -

Colour­ful icons of the 20th cen­tury are lined up to go un­der the ham­mer

SOME LIKE IT HOT PHILLIPS LON­DON

JUNE 9 A high­light of the sale will be this coloured screen­print by Andy Warhol, Mar­i­lyn 1967, which is signed in pen­cil and stamp­num­bered from an edi­tion of 250 (there were also 26 artist’s proofs let­tered A-Z). Its es­ti­mate is £40,000–60,000. phillips.com

PABLO FOR PUD SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG

APRIL 28 On the block is a set of 24 sil­ver plates de­signed between 1956 and 1967 by Pablo Pi­casso with ac­claimed French sil­ver­smith François Hugo. It is the first time a com­plete set has ap­peared at any auc­tion world­wide. sothe­bys.com

HAPPY HOME CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK

JUNE 22 An as­sort­ment of per­sonal items from Joan Rivers’ amaz­ing Man­hat­tan pent­house go on sale, with a por­tion of pro­ceeds go­ing to Guide Dogs for the Blind. christies.com

CHAR­IOT OF LOVE BONHAMS LON­DON

JUNE 24 Bentley teamed up with Bri­tish pop artist Peter Blake to cre­ate a one-of-a-kind Bentley Con­ti­nen­tal GT V8 S Con­vert­ible. This unique car will be auc­tioned by Bonhams at the Good­wood Fes­ti­val of Speed. A series of 75 Blake “I Bentley” prints will also be sold. All funds raised will go to the Care2save Char­i­ta­ble Trust. bonhams.com

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