CHRISTIE’S South Kensington has been forced to postpone their sale of the Raglan Collection at the 11th hour after a legal dispute over the estate resulted in a court injunction.
The single-owner sale, which has already
received publicity from campaign group Raglan Rescue, who wanted to
save a number of historic items for the nation, was halted late on
Friday, March 30 just days before the sale was due to take
Christie's said: "The auction has been
postponed pending resolution of a legal claim filed by a family
member", but would not release any further details.
The collection comprises over 300 lots and was expected to raise
in excess of £750,000.