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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Auction Info

Auction Name
Chinese and Southeast Works of Art - Books and Prints
Auction Date
09/24/2020 - 09/24/2020
Sale Number
#785
Total Lots
76
Sold Lots
49
Lots Sold
64.47%
Unsold Lots
27
Total Sales (USD)
172,396.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
123,350.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
196,850.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
149,950.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
238,850.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
72.18%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
188

Bogu tulu kaozheng (Research on Illustrated Record of Ancient Bronzes).

1569 USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 42,500.00
190

WEN Zhengming, compiler. Tingyun guan tie. (Rubbings from the Pavilion of Lingering Clouds).

USD 7,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD 17,920.00
186

Tongban Xiqing gujian (Copper-plate edition of the catalogue of Xiqing Antiquities)

1888 USD 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD 15,000.00
191

DONG Qichang, compiler. Xi hong tang fa shu. (Calligraphy Model of Xi Hong Tang).

USD 10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD 10,625.00
192

[THE REFERENCE LIBRARY OF C.T. LOO (1880-1957)] A group of works on Chinese art from the library of C.T. Loo, comprising:

USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 10,240.00
194 HOBSON, R.L. (1872-1941).

The George Eumorfopoulos Collection of Chinese, Corean and Persian Pottery and Porcelain I-VI.

1925-1928. USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 6,400.00
114

Gu Gong Cang Ci (Porcelain of the National Palace Museum),

1961-1969. USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 5,376.00
189

Two Albums of Ink Rubbings from the Qing Dynasty

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 5,120.00
193 LUCAS, Sydney Edward, compiler.

The Catalogue of Sassoon Chinese Ivories.

1950 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,352.00
100

Signatures and Seals on Painting and Calligraphy: The Signatures and Seals of Artists Connoisseurs and Collectors on Painting and Calligraphy Since Tsin Dynasty I-IV.

1964 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,840.00
88

Ten Bamboo Hall. Art Series Prints.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,750.00
118

AYERS, John, et al. Geneva: Collections Baur.

USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 3,750.00
196

A Possibly Dunhuang Fresco Fragment

USD 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 USD 3,072.00
81

Midian Zhulin · Shiqu Baoji.

1971 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,750.00
119

Two works about collections of Chinese ceramics in the Topkapi Saray collections, comprising:

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 2,750.00
102

Yūgensai sen Chugoku Koshoga Zuroku (Catalogue of Yugensai Selections of Chinese Painting).

2006 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 2,560.00
214

T'ien Hsia Monthly. Shanghai & Hong Kong, 1935-1940.

USD 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD 2,500.00
218

Ars Orientalis: The Arts of Islam and the East.

1957-1979. USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 2,048.00
115

Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections.

1976-78. USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 1,920.00
87

A Complete Set of Mustard Seed Garden. Art Series Prints.

USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 1,875.00
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  • <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.
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    <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.
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    <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.
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    <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>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
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