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The Stillness at Dawn

For the week ending Saturday August 25 two sales were archived; both in US$.  Sales totaled a slim $33,950.  It’s August and late August at that.  The September auction calendar already shows 61 events scheduled and more will be posted as the houses come back from holiday.  So enjoy the quiet.  It won’t last.

 

For the week ahead 8 sales are scheduled:

 

Monday Aug. 27th Australian Book Auctions.  Books [60].  506 items

 

Tuesday Aug. 28th     Australian Book Auctions continuing.  Books [60].  506 items

 

Wed. Aug. 29th          Bonhams.  The Scottish Sale, Part II [19868]  75 lots

                    Lyon and Turnbull.  Rare Books, Maps and Manuscripts [359]

 

Thurs. Aug. 30th         Bonhams.  The Scottish Sale continuing, Part II [19868].  75 lots

                                    Heritage Auctions.  Rare Books ending today [201235].  415 lots

                                    Knotty Pine Auction Service.  Ephemera [80012].  387 lots

                                    PBA Galleries.  Fine Literature [487].  458 lots.

 

Bruce McKinney

AE

August 26th, 2012

  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>[Sutro Baths] / On the Shore of the Pacific Ocean,</i> designer unknown, 1896. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Osvaldo Ballerio, <i>Biscottini e Amaretti Delser,</i> circa 1900. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Maxfield Parrish, <i>Harper’s Weekly,</i> 1896. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Les Parfums de J. Daver Paris,</i> 1903. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Jacob Lawrence, <i>Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture,</i> 1968. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Lion Noir, Cirage – Crème,</i> 1949. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> <i>Keep Calm and Carry On,</i> designer unknown, 1939. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Walter L. Greene, <i>Adirondack Mountains / Lake Placid,</i> 1930. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 27:</b> Laura Brey, <i>Enlist / On Which Side of the Window Are You?</i> 1917. $1,500 to $2,000.