Sotheby’s June Antiquities sale brought an outstanding total of US$11,320,691, well above the US$4.42 / 6.71 million pre-sale estimates and achieved remarkable sell-through rates of 89.8% by lot and 93.9% by value. The top lot from the sale was a Marble Mythological Sarcophagus Panel of the Rape of Persephone, Roman Imperial, circa A.D. 190-200, which brought US$1,874,500, far exceeding the US$400,000 / 600,000 pre-sale estimate.
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