December 15, 1998 Latest Auction Results By Peter D. Meltzer CHRISTIE'S London SALE DATE Oct. 8 GROSS $1.4 million (including the 10 percent buyer's premium) NUMBER OF LOTS 1,179 PERCENT SOLD 82 HIGHLIGHTS A trio of age-old bottles of Château Lafite Rothschild, from 1791, 1811 and 1825, sold for $46,475, $20,499 and $15,802, respectively--all above the high end of their estimates.
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