Monday 12 December 2016

Auction record for Sunny Ade’s guitar with drawings by Ehikamenor

KSA's vintage fender guitar sold for N52.1 million naira in Lagos
Designer-artist, Victor Ehikamenor, on Sunday made his auction record with a drawing work on legendary Nigerian Musician, King Sunny Ade’s guitar. Sold for N52.1 million at a Lagos auction, the guitar which was auctioned by Dr. Jogun Onabanjo, a certified Auctioneer and Chief Executive of Onabanjo and Onabanjo & Co, was unveiled at the KSA‘s 70th birthday concert tagged
Sunny on Sunday.
  Sources disclosed that the guitar took off with a starting bid of nine million Naira, generated strong competitive bidding to as much as 17 million naira and rose to the hammer sale of N52.1m.
  Provenance described the musical instrument as ‘a vintage fender guitar owned by legendary Nigerian musician, King Sunny Adé. Attendees at the auction included businessmen such as Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr. Femi Otedola.

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