Christie’s evening sales total $831.3m, with Texan poker player’s surprise bidding spree upstaging blue-chip successes

Christie’s pulled off bullish and near-perfect back-to-back evening sales on Thursday that weighed in at a $715m hammer total for the 53 lots that sold. With fees, the tally rose to $831.3m. For starters, a dozen lots from the estate of noted philanthropist and collector Anne H. Bass realized $313.5m ($363m with fees) compared to …

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