Christie’s X OpenSea, the auction house’s first on-chain sale hosted on OpenSea.io, closed December 7th, achieving a total of 843 ETH (US$3.6 million) The sale was comprised of a group of NFTs curated by Christie’s Head of Digital and Online Sales Noah Davis, Crypto Collector and Curator Ronnie Pirovino,and nft now. A select number of highlights from the sale were exhibited on December 2 and 3 at “The Gateway” the nft now x Christie’s-hosted event during Art Basel Miami which stood as a celebration of a new era of NFT innovation.
The top lot of the sale was CyberKong #201, selling for 185 ETH (US$793,439). CyberKong #46 also saw successful results, totalling 96.6 ETH (US$414,304). Proceeds from the sale of the two CyberKongz will be donated to benefit Virunga National Park. Additional sale highlights included fRiENDSiES 00001 by artist Friends With You, which sold for 96.9 ETH (US$415,591) RECUR’s Pure White Zero Pass sold for 96 ETH (over $420K) and 3LAU’s WAVEFORM – powered by Royal – totaling 77 ETH (US$330,242). The sale of this 1/1 song granted 100% of its rights to the buyer.
Artists in Christie’s x OpenSea Sale
Andre Oshea, Alpha Centauri Kid, Ash Thorp, Baeige, Blake Kathryn, CyberKongz, DotPigeon, FriendsWithYou, Fvckrender, GMUNK, Joshua Davis, Krista Kim, Maciej Kucara, Mad Dog Jones, Tom Sachs, Olive Allen, Oseanworld, Victor Mosquera, and Recur