facebook
twitter
search
search

Warhol Coke bottle sells for $35.3M

Nov. 10, 2010 at 11:55 AM
| License Photo

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Late pop artist Andy Warhol's 1962 painting of a Coke bottle sold for $35.3 million at a New York auction, Sotheby's confirmed.

The New York Times said seven bidders competed to buy the work Tuesday night, which ultimately sold to a telephone bidder for more than $10 million higher than its $25 million high estimate. The identity of the buyer was not reported.

Collector Elizabeth Rea, the seller, purchased the painting with her late husband Michael at a Christie's auction in 1983 for $143,000, the Times said.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Topics: Andy Warhol
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kate Gosselin celebrates sextuplets' 11th birthday
Sean Penn and Minka Kelly spotted on dinner date
Jennifer Lawrence and Gwyneth Paltrow may become neighbors
Facebook makes surprise change in its logo
Miley Cyrus says she's proud of coming out