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Masterpiece London’s Pioneering Event Attracts Outstanding Sales

LONDON.- The eagerly-anticipated Masterpiece London today opened its doors to the general public for the very first time, enjoying an unprecedented first day’s sales. This pioneering event, showcasing a unique fusion of the antique and the contemporary, demonstrates that the proposition of fine and decorative art alongside premium collectables is a winning formula. Masterpiece Founding Partner, Harry Apter enjoyed a very successful first day promptly selling Apter-Fredericks’ top masterpiece, a magnificent Carlton House Boulle-inlaid table originally designed for George, The Prince of Wales and The Prince Regent. This important piece sold for in excess of £500,000 within just an hour of the doors opening on Preview Day. Selling 12 of their rare first edition maps during the first morning of Masterpiece, Bernard Shapero