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Friday, 15 August 2014
Largest bottle of English wine signed by Emin and Hirst goes on sale to raise funds for Turner Contemporary - 5 September 2014
Britain’s biggest ever bottle of English sparkling wine, produced by award winning, Kent-based wineryChapel Down, signed by Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Edmund de Waal will be sold at Christie’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ auction on 3 September 2014 to raise funds for Turner Contemporary.
The unique bottle, produced to celebrate Turner Contemporary’s one millionth visitor in August 2013, is an expertly made 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar of Chapel Down’s trophy-winning Blanc de Blancs 2007 sparkling wine.
The bottle is currently on display at Christie’s South Kensington with an estimated price of £10,000-£15,000.