Karl Lagerfeld’s Sketches Sold for More Than 100,000 Euros at Auction

A new sale from Sotheby’s offers a rare glimpse into the late designer’s eclectic collection.

12/7/2021 10:24:00 AM

Two of Lagerfeld’s work binders, with clippings dating back to the 1950s, went for 189,000 euros.

A new sale from Sotheby’s offers a rare glimpse into the late designer’s eclectic collection.

will be held in Paris on December 14 and 15). It featured more than 1,000 lots from Lagerfeld’s personal residences in France and Monaco, including a portrait of the designer by Takashi Murakami, scrapbooks created by Lagerfeld himself, and a telegram from Marlene Dietrich. It’s worth noting that many of the lots in the sale went for much higher bids than their estimated prices, a testament to his indelible legacy.

The top-bid pieces were the vehicles that Lagerfeld once owned. The highest-selling item was a blackRolls-Royce Phantom 2018, which sold for 436,000 euros. A Rolls-Royce Cullinan Bleu 2019 came in second, going for 369,450 euros, while a Rolls-Royce Phantom Dropped Coupé Grise 2017 went for 375,500 euros.

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