Report on 134D 'Jensen Collection' – 12 October 2017
Fervent battles – high hammer prices – The private collection created a furor. T he auction week culminated in the sale of the private collection of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jensen. A huge crowd gathered in the auction room, bids increasing promptly.
Numerous potential buyers battled over the diverse lighting designs by Poul Henningsen, the telephone lines glowed red hot, resulting in the record price of €24,000 for the 'PH 5/3' floor lamp.
Almost all lots of the collection surpassed their estimates by far. For example, the large vase in the style of Axel Salto received €36,000.
Purchase unsold lots in the post-auction sale until 3 November.