Auction Reports

Stephan Welz & Co.

Auction Info

Auction Name
Fine, Decorative and African Art, Books and Maps
Auction Date
09/21/2020 - 09/23/2020
Sale Number
#92120
Total Lots
176
Sold Lots
107
Lots Sold
60.80%
Unsold Lots
69
Total Sales (ZAR)
1,264,391.70
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
720,550.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
1,097,875.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
963,910.00
High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
1,455,125.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
86.89%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
645 Andy Warhol

VESUVIUS

ZAR 400,000.00 - 600,000.00 ZAR 741,000.00
649 Pablo Picasso

TWO OLD MEN COURTING NUDE

ZAR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 ZAR 79,800.00
647 Norman Clive Catherine

BLUE MAN

dated '98 ZAR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 53,580.00
641 Salvador Dali

THE NEGLIGENT (Purgatory 4), and BERTRAND DE HORN (Inferno 28), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 22,800.00
637 Salvador Dali

CENTAUR (Inferno 25) and CEREBRUS (Inferno 6), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 21,660.00
648 Robert Griffiths Hodgins

AMERICAN BEAUTY

dated '07 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 20,520.00
636 Salvador Dali

THE FALLEN ANGEL (Purgatory 1)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 18,240.00
655 John Ndevasia Muafangejo

ZULU LAND (Levinson 63)

dated 1974 ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 ZAR 17,100.00
638 Salvador Dali

IMPOSTER (Inferno 18) and FALSIFIERS (Inferno 29), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
639 Salvador Dali

VIRGIL COMFORTS DANTE (Inferno 2), and MEETING OF THE TWO GROUPS OF LECHERS (Purgatory 26), two in the lot VIRGIL COMFORTS DANTE (Inferno 2), and MEETING OF THE TWO GROUPS OF LECHERS (Purgatory 26), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
640 Salvador Dali

PRINCES OF THE FLOWERED VALLEY (Purgatory 7), and MISERS AND SQUANDERERS (Inferno 7), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
642 Salvador Dali

MEETING OF THE FORCES OF LUXURY (Paradise 26), and SAINT JOHN AND HOPE (Paradise 25), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
644 Salvador Dali

DANTE PURIFIED (Purgatory 33) and GLORIA PATRI (Paradise 27), two in the lot

ZAR 14,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 15,960.00
632 John Piper

HOLDENBY

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 14,820.00
643 Salvador Dali

THE MEETING OF DANTE AND BEATRICE (Purgatory 29)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 12,540.00
635 Salvador Dali

THE BLACK DEVIL (Inferno 21)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 11,700.00
633 Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes

MOUNTAINS

dated 76 ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 11,115.00
601 Käthe Kollwitz

HELP RUSSIA (HELFT RUSSLAND)

ZAR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 10,530.00
634 van Gogh, V.

VINCENT VAN GOGH: THE SKETCHBOOKS

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 9,360.00
582 Claudette Schreuders

THE THREE SISTERS III

numbered 8/45 and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 8,190.00
  • <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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