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Christies

Auction Info

Auction Name
Contemporary Editions - online bidstart 9/10
Auction Date
09/23/2020 - 09/23/2020
Sale Number
#18256
Total Lots
122
Sold Lots
93
Lots Sold
76.23%
Unsold Lots
29
Total Sales (GBP)
839,000.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
563,100.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
859,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
790,600.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
1,201,500.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
69.83%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
2 AFTER JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)

Wolf Sausage, King Brand, Dog Leg Study, Undiscovered Genius

1982-83/2019 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 56,250.00
28 FRANK STELLA (B. 1936)

Sinjerli Variations

1977 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 50,000.00
34 GERHARD RICHTER (B. 1932)

Abstraktes Bild (P1)

2014 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 43,750.00
20 DAMIEN HIRST (B. 1965)

Big Love

2010 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 37,500.00
17 WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (B. 1955)

Sleeper Red, from: Sleeper Series

1997 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
19 YOSHITOMO NARA (B. 1959)

Guitar Girl

2003 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 27,500.00
14 YAYOI KUSAMA (B. 1929)

Pumpkin 2000 (Red)

2000 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 25,000.00
3 AFTER JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988)

Liberty

1982-83/2017 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 23,750.00
21 JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)

Balloon Swan (Yellow), Balloon Monkey (Blue) and Balloon Rabbit (Red)

2017 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 22,500.00
25 BRIDGET RILEY (B. 1931)

Nineteen Greys

1968 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
27 BRIDGET RILEY (B. 1931)

Ra (Inverted)

2009 GBP 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
53 JEFF KOONS (B. 1955)

Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus

2013 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 18,750.00
12 STIK (B. 1979)

Untitled & Untitled

2014 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 17,500.00
68 DAMIEN HIRST (B. 1965)

Garden of Dreams

2018 GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 GBP 17,500.00
1 GEORGE CONDO (B. 1957)

The Insane Clown

2019 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 16,250.00
7 ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Yi, from: Black Dress

2015 GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
8 ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Cecily, from: Black Dress

2015 GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
9 ALEX KATZ (B. 1927)

Oona, from: Black Dress

2015 GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
11 STIK (B. 1979)

Onbu (Piggyback) (Grey)

2013 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
42 BRIDGET RILEY (B. 1931)

June

1992-2002 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 GBP 15,000.00
  • <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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