And it was gifted to him by Charles C. Ritz, owner of the lauded writer’s favorite Parisian haunt.
Skateboards, pinball machines and punching bags from the legendary streetwear brand will be auctioned off later this month.
It last sold at auction for under $3 million.
It commands $4,500 a magnum at auction and leaves wine experts weak at the knees, but few have got wind of this elusive wine.
Alma Thomas’s rainbow-colored artwork is due to go on sale at Christie’s on November 13.
Christie’s will auction works from the artist’s “Athletes” series, completed between 1977 and 1979.
The lot includes a diverse breadth of work by artists such as Barnett Newman, Zhang Daquian, Franz Kline and Willem de Kooning.
The sale, which runs from July 30 to Aug. 13, is heavy on lots in the $3,000 to $10,000 range.