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Auction Name
Fine Japanese Art
Auction Date
11/05/2020 - 11/05/2020
Sale Number
#26199
Total Lots
58
Sold Lots
0
Lots Sold
0.00%
Unsold Lots
58
Total Sales (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP)
0.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
78,100.00
High Estimate of All Lots (GBP)
110,200.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
-0.05%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
338 Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Utagawa Yoshitora (fl. circa 1839-1892), Utagawa Hiroshige III (1842-1894) and others

A leather-bound album mounted with approximately 320 prints (including booklets)

mid-late 19th century GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
339 Katsukawa Shunsen (active circa 1804-1830), Ryuryukyo Shinsai (active circa 1799-1823), Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864) and others

27 prints of various formats and subjects, including some facsimiles and late impressions, the majority sheets from triptyches depicting kabuki actors,

early to late 19th century GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
340 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Three oban tate-e prints from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (100 Famous Views of Edo),

two 1857 and one late 1850s GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 Unknown
341 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Two oban tate-e prints from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (100 Famous Views of Edo)

both 1857 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
342 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864) and Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861)

24 oban-size sheets, each sheet stuck back-to-back with two different designs, comprising: 47 oban tate-e prints from the series Tokaido gojusan tsui (53 Pairings along the Tokaido Road)

mid-1840s GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 Unknown
343 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Utagawa Toyokuni III (1786-1865), Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880) and Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)

Four oban tate-e prints: the first by Hiroshige of Mitsuke, no.29, from the series Gojusantsugi meisho zue (Famous Sights of the 53 Stations),

late 19th century GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
344 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864), Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) and others

Eight oban prints: five by Hiroshige including a tate-e of Oki from the series Rokujuyoshu meisho zue (Famous Places in the 60-Odd Provinces)

early to late 19th century GBP 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
345 Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1851) and others

Two oban yoko-e prints: the first by Hiroshige of Act XI from the series Chushingura (The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers),

early to mid-19th century GBP 800.00 - 1,000.00 Unknown
346 Katsukawa Shuncho (active circa 1781-1800)

An oban yoko-e shunga print from the series Imayo irokumi no ito (Entwined Coloured Threads of Men and Women of the Present Day)

circa 1790 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
347 Isoda Koryusai (1735-1790)

Two chuban yoko-e shunga prints: the first depicting a couple making love by an engawa, in the presence of two boys watching them; the second of Sogetsu (Eighth month) from the series Furyu Juniki no eiga (Prosperous Flowers of the Elegant 12 Months)

circa 1770s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
348 Attributed to Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print, depicting a young girl and a young man disguised as a komuso (mendicant monk) making love on the tatami floor of a shop

circa late 1760s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
349 Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print of Ryogoku no hekisho (Glowing Vulva at Ryogoku Bridge) from the series Furyu Edo hakkei (Fashionable Eight Views of Edo)

circa late 1760s GBP 1,500.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
350 one by Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770) and one attributed to Ippitsusai Buncho (active circa 1765-1792)

Two chuban yoko-e shunga prints: the first by Harunobu, depicting a young man forcing himself on a young girl who is trying to push him away

circa late 1760s and circa 1770 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
351 One by Suzuki Harunobu and one attributed to Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

Two chuban yoko-e shunga prints: the first attributed to Harunobu, depicting a husband and a wife making love, in the presence of a child

circa late 1760s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
352 Attributed to Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print depicting a naked and aroused male pilgrim emerging from inside a mosquito net at an inn, grabbing a maidservant by her obi as she coyly rejects his advances

circa late 1760s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
353 Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print from an untitled series, depicting a jealous courtesan spying on a couple making love within an interior and about to hurl a snowball at them

circa late 1760s GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
354 Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print, depicting a noodle vendor watching a couple making love on a niguruma (Wheel-barrow) at night

circa late 1760s GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
355 Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)

A chuban yoko-e shunga print of Shiohama no shugetsu (Autumn Moon Shining Over Shiohama Beach) from the series Furyu Edo hakkei (Fashionable Eight Views of Edo)

circa late 1760s GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 Unknown
356 One by Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770) and one attributed to Isoda Koryusai (1735-1790)

Two chuban yoko-e shunga prints: the first by Harunobu, depicting a woman making love to her lover beside her husband sleeping inside a mosquito net

circa late 1760s and early 1770s GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 Unknown
357 Anonymous

12 oban shunga prints: each depicting a love making scene, including a samurai and a female servant,

late 19th/early 20th century GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 Unknown
  • <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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