Over 1,000 Legendary Karl Lagerfeld Objects and Accessories Auctioned
Among the iconic items, we find his famous black leather gloves, furniture, and small bowls with the effigy of his cat Choupett.
According to Sotheby's auction house, the objects will be offered for sale in Paris, Cologne, and the principality of Monaco. The first 443 lots could reach collectors by Sunday.
Karl Lagerfeld "Treasure" AuctionedDPA reports that among the stars of the three-day Monte Carlo auction, which will end on Sunday, are a portrait of the famous fashion designer by Takashi Murakami, estimated to fetch between €80,000 and €120,000, a Rolls-Royce Phantom car and a bottle from the "Balloon Venus" series created by American artist Jeff Koons for the famous Dom Perignon champagne brand.
Furniture, artwork, clothing, and accessories were taken from several of designer Karl Lagerfeld's homes, including his residence in Millefiori - a skyscraper in Monte Carlo - and Louveciennes Castle in France.
The Karl Lagerfeld's Estate auction will continue in Paris on 14 December and then in Cologne on 15 December.
Karl Lagerfeld - One Of The Greatest Designers in The World
Karl Lagerfeld was the creative director of the fashion houses of Chanel and Fendi, as well as his own namesake fashion house, which combined rock-chic influences with Parisian inspired styles. His enigmatic persona, sharp-witted and cultured vision, uncompromising ideals, and 16/7 work schedule allowed him to achieve the status of a true icon.
Karl Lagerfeld was arguably the most celebrated designer of the XXI century. Lagerfeld was renowned and celebrated for his always relevant approach to fashion based on the elegance of classic shapes and proportions adapted to contemporary living.
A man of many talents, Lagerfeld was also adept at illustration, photography, styling, and publishing. The charismatic designer also introduced collections of fine jewelry to the world.