• Juan Gris's "Nature morte à la nappe à carreaux" (1915), estimated at £12-18 million, sold for £34.8 million.

    The mid-season round of London auctions got off to a meteoric start at Christie’s on Tuesday night with a rich mix of Impressionist, Modern and Surreal works selling for a total of £176,986,000.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 05, 2014, 4:27 AM EST