The Badminton Cabinet, one of the most important pieces of furniture still in private hands, was auctioned at Christie's London for 19,045,250, breaking its own record price of 8.5 million, established at Christie's on July 5, 1990.
The 151-inch by 91-inch cabinet was made between 1720 and 1732 of Florentine pietra dura, ebony and ormolu, for the 3rd Duke of Beaufort. The winning bidder was Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein for the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna.
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