1. Badminton Cabinet – $36.7 million
This is a unique masterpiece was made out of ebony, gilt-bronze and hard stone by 30 craftsmen in Florence.
It was commissioned in 1726 by the 19-year-old Duke of Beaufort, Henry Somerset. It took six years to make.
2. The Dragon’s Chair – $26.6 million
This Dragon’s Chair was Bought For $28 Million At Christie’s Yves Saint Laurent Auction
It was designed by the Irish architect and designer Eileen Gray between 1917 and 1919.
The chair was described by auctioneers Christie’s as being:
“In the form of unfurling petals, upholstered in brown leather, the frame in sculpted wood, lacquered brownish orange and silver and modelled as the serpentine, intertwined bodies of two dragons, their eyes in black lacquer on a white ground, their bodies decorated in low relief with stylised clouds.”
3. Antique Secretary Desk – $11.4 million
This Goddard and Townsend secretary desk was made by Nicholas Brown in 1760.
Only 9 of these desk was ever made this is the reason that this american desk was sold for a whopping $11,480,675.
4. The Harrington Commode – $5 million
This 18th-century English furniture was made by famous craftsman Thomas Chippendale.
This Harrington Commode was sold during a sale at Sotheby’s in London for $5 million.
5. George II Parcel Gilt Padauk Cabinet – $3.9 million
This beautiful furniture was made by Thomas Chippendale.
Thomas Chippendale was very popular for his work and this
is why George II Parcel Gilt Padauk Cabinet was sold at a whooping $3.9 million.