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Pair of George III carved gilt wood armchairs, $56,700

Krehbiel collection of furniture and decorative arts 97% sold at Hindman

Pair of George III carved gilt wood armchairs, $56,700


Pair of George III carved gilt wood armchairs, $56,700

CHICAGO & PALM BEACH – The private collection of the late Fred A. Krehbiel and his wife Kay Krehbiel realized more than double its expected total across three days of sales from March 15 to 17 at Hindman. Overall, the auctions were 97 percent sold, with 58 percent of lots selling at or above the high estimate. The remarkably provenanced and diverse collection from the Krehbiels’ Chicago and Palm Beach homes brought in bidders from 39 countries. In addition, 28 percent of all buyers were new to Hindman. The collection realized more than $3.5 million.

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