Christie's India auction raises $12m

  • Christie's has raised over $12 million at its art sale in Mumbai, India, with a painting by Tyeb Mehta selling for $2.8 million, media reports said.

    The auction by the London firm, the second such sale in India, raised more than expected. A total of 78 works was sold at the auction on Thursday.

    In December 2013, in its first art sale in India, Christie's had raised over $15 million and sold 83 works of art.


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