Roger Broders 1930 lithograph is star lot at the annual sale of ski posters at Christie's
We love vintage ski posters
, with their bold, decorative designs and sense of nostalgia. So it's little wonder the annual Christie's sale of ski posters attracts furious bidding.
A 1930 lithograph, Les Sports d'hiver a St Pierre de Chartreuse by Roger Broders (pictured), attracted the highest bid of the day, eventually selling for £32,450, from an estimate of £5,000-£7,000.
The Swiss resorts of St Moritz and Gstaad also fetched high prices. Emil Cardinaux's depiction of the Palace Hotel in St Moritz (pictured) went for £25,000, while his image of a horse-drawn carriage toddling through the St Moritz forest reached £23,750.
Don't be alarmed though if those prices are way beyond your budget: websites such as pullmaneditions.com
provide high-quality limited editions or prints for a fraction of the price. Not that we'd say no to a Broders original, you understand…
To find out more about ski posters, read this feature
by Antiques Roadshow
expert Katherine Higgins.
Picture credit: Christie's Images Ltd 2012