Auction Reports

Stephan Welz & Co.

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine Art Prints, Books and Maps
Auction Date
08/04/2020 - 08/05/2020
Sale Number
#80420
Total Lots
101
Sold Lots
73
Lots Sold
72.28%
Unsold Lots
28
Total Sales (ZAR)
752,408.40
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
525,850.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
703,300.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
1,011,450.00
High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
1,463,450.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
51.41%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
205

MANUSCRIPT MAP OF TABLE BAY, 18TH CENTURY

ZAR 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 ZAR 114,000.00
206

MANUSCRIPT MAP OF FALSE BAY (BAY FALSO), 18TH CENTURY

ZAR 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 ZAR 114,000.00
207

MANUSCRIPT MAPS OF ROBBEN ISLAND AND DASSEN ISLAND, 18TH CENTURY

ZAR 70,000.00 - 90,000.00 ZAR 79,800.00
443 Edvard Munch

NORWEGIAN LANDSCAPE

ZAR 22,000.00 - 30,000.00 ZAR 59,280.00
455 William Kentridge

STANDARD BANK NATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL 1999 POSTER

1999 ZAR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 ZAR 31,920.00
471 Mr. Brainwash

RESCUE MONA LISA (PINK)

2019 ZAR 25,000.00 - 40,000.00 ZAR 29,640.00
478 Salvador Dali

THE NEGLECTFUL MEET VIOLENT DEATH from THE DIVINE COMEDY SERIES

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 21,660.00
381 Esther Mahlangu

NDEBELE PATTERN WITH YELLOW

2007 ZAR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 17,100.00
475 After Pablo Picasso

GRANDE MATERNITE

ZAR 15,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 17,100.00
473 Banksy

ER...

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
337 Deborah Margaret Bell

VANITY NOTEBOOK

2006 ZAR 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 13,680.00
338 Christo and Jeanne-Claude

PACKAGE ON A HUNT

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 13,680.00
350 J. Harris

THE CAPTURE OF FORT ARMSTRONG, KAFFIR LAND - Feb 22nd 1851 and THE BATTLE OF THE GWANGA, CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (2)

ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 12,540.00
191 Sebastian Münster

LA TABLE & DESCRIPTION UNIVERSALLE DE TOUTE AFRIQUE VOIRE ESTENDUE OUTRE LES LIMITESS DE PTOL. [AFRICA XVIII NOVE TABULA]

(1544) c1556 ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 12,540.00
340 Storm Thorgenson

BEACH CATALOGUE

ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 ZAR 11,115.00
195 Heinrich Bunting

AFRICA TERTIA PARS TERRAE

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 10,530.00
200 Mathew Quad & Johann Bussemacher

APHRICA

(1600) 1608 ZAR 4,500.00 - 6,500.00 ZAR 10,530.00
325 Manual Caraleiro

ABSTRACT WITH GEOMETRIC SHAPES

1972 ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 ZAR 9,945.00
391 Robert Griffiths Hodgins

SERVANTS... NOWADAYS... TOO MUCH...

2006 ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 9,360.00
184 Francois Valentyn

[A PLAN OF CAPE TOWN AND TABLE BAY INCLUDING TABLE MOUNTAIN]

(1724) 1726 ZAR 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 ZAR 9,360.00
  • <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò. <i>Nicholas Machiavel's Prince. Also, The life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca…</i> Translated by Edward Dacres. London, 1640. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FILSON, John. <i>The Discovery, Settlement and present State of Kentucke: and An Essay towards the Topography, and Natural History of that important Country…</i> Wilmington, Del.: James Adams, 1784. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> ELUARD, Paul. <i>Un poeme dans chaque livre.</i> Paris: Louis Broder, 1956. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LEWIS, James Otto. [<i>Aboriginal Port Folio.</i> Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1835-1836]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS]. BOOK OF HOURS, use of Rome, in Latin. [Southern Netherlands (Ghent or Bruges), c.1460]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> MORE, Thomas, Sir. <i>The Workes ... wrytten by him in the Englysh tongue.</i> Edited by William Rastell. London, 1557. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> [KELMSCOTT PRESS]. MORRIS, William. <i>Love is Enough.</i> Hammersmith: The Kelmscott Press, 1897. $5,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed as President (“A. Lincoln”), 24 February 1863. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> WASHINGTON, George. Address panel with autograph free frank signed ("G:o Washington"), as Commander in Chief of the Continental Army, 5 August 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <center><b>Hindman Auctions<br>Fine Books and Manuscripts<br>November 12-13, 2020</b>
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Beastly Baby.</i> N.p.: The Fantod Press, 1962. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> FROST, Robert. Photographic reproduction signed and inscribed ("Robert Frost”), to R.V. Thornton, 1955. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Hindman Auctions, Nov. 12-13:</b> GOREY, Edward. <i>The Bug Book.</i> New York: Looking Glass Library, 1959. $500 to $700.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Book of Hours with Illuminated Miniatures, France, mid-15th century. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Conradus de Alemania [Halberstadt the Elder], <i>Concordantiae Bibliorum,</i> Strassburg, 1474. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Christopher Marlowe, <i>The Jew of Malta,</i> London, 1633. Earliest extant edition of this antiauthoritarian Elizabethan play. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b><br>Sir Isaac Newton, <i>The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy,</i> first edition in English, 2 volumes, London, 1729. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> John Rae, <i>Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847,</i> first edition, London, 1850. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Philip Pittman, <i>The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi…,</i> first edition, London, 1770. $10,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Cyanotype of an anatomy class at Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1895. $300 to $400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Oct 27:</b> Equine veterinary formulary, manuscript on paper, East Earl, Pennsylvania, circa 1860. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> REGAMEY, Felix (1844-1906). Unique drawing showing Verlaine and Rimbaud in London, September 1872. €70,000 to 100,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LABORDE, Alexandre de (1773-1842). <i>Voyage pittoresque et historique de l’Espagne.</i> Paris : 1806-1820. €20,000 to 30,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> BOCCACE, Jean (1313-1375). <i>Il Decamerone…</i> Venise : Gabriele Giolito di Ferrari, 1542.<br>€ 12,000 to 15,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> LAMBERT, Yvon (1936). Full collection of writings from <i>Une rêverie émanée de mes loisirs.</i> Paris : 1992 - 2018. €50,000 to 70,000
    <b>Christie’s, Nov 3 :</b> JOUVE, Paul (1878-1973) -- KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). <i>La Chasse de Kaa.</i> Paris : Javal & Bourdeaux, 1930. €2,000 to 3,000
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