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Stephan Welz & Co.

Auction Info

Auction Name
Three Day Premium Auction - Day 1
Auction Date
06/08/2021 - 06/08/2021
Sale Number
#60821
Total Lots
66
Sold Lots
43
Lots Sold
65.15%
Unsold Lots
23
Total Sales (ZAR)
334,701.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
214,300.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
321,400.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
444,300.00
High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
659,900.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
50.72%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
426 William Joseph Kentridge (South African 1955 - )

TREE

ZAR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 ZAR 47,820.00
456 Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904 - 1989) 

THE TRIUMPH OF CHRIST AND THE VIRGIN (Paradise 23)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 28,692.00
454 Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904 - 1989) 

GIANTS (Inferno 31)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 26,301.00
75 J.W. [J. White] -

NINE HAND COLOURED PENCIL SKETCHES & SKETCHES OF SOME OF THE VARIOUS CLASSES AND TRIBES INHABITING THE COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE AND THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, WITH A BRIEF ACCOUNT DESCRIPTIVE OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF EACH

c1845 ZAR 30,000.00 - 45,000.00 ZAR 23,910.00
83

BRENTHURST SERIES 2, 10 VOLS

1985 - 1994 ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 22,714.50
416 Norman Clive Catherine (South African 1949 - )

CAT MAN

1992 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,932.50
417 Norman Clive Catherine (South African 1949 - )

SELF PORTRAIT

1991 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,932.50
278 Peter Clarke (South African 1929 - 2014)

HOMAGE TO THE POET LANGSTON HUGHES

ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 16,737.00
455 Salvador Dali (Spanish 1904 - 1989) 

THE DREAM (Purgatory 9)

ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 14,346.00
82

BRENTHURST SERIES 1, 10 VOLS

1975 - 1984 ZAR 6,000.00 - 9,000.00 ZAR 13,150.50
284 Norman Clive Catherine (South African 1944 - )

BIRD TALK

1984 ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 11,070.00
293 Deborah Bell (South African 1957 - )

CELEBRATION

2005 ZAR 7,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 7,380.00
76 Samuel Daniell -

SKETCHES REPRESENTING THE NATIVE TRIBES, ANIMALS AND SCENERY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

1820 ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 ZAR 6,150.00
295 Dorothy Kay (Irish/South African 1886 - 1964)

DIE VOORLOPER

ZAR 5,000.00 - 8,000.00 ZAR 6,150.00
72 Harry Bolus -

THE ORCHIDS OF SOUTH AFRICA, 3 VOLUMES

1896, 1911 & 1913 ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 4,920.00
94 Thomas Bowler -

[ANTI-CONVICT MEETING] ...THE GREAT MEETING HELD IN FRONT OF THE COMMERCIAL HALL

c1849 ZAR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 ZAR 4,920.00
292 Hentie van der Merwe (South African 1972 - )

UNTITLED I MESSENGER

2008 ZAR 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 ZAR 4,920.00
86 Andrew Sparrman -

A GEOGRAPHICAL CHART OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

1785 ZAR 2,500.00 - 3,500.00 ZAR 4,674.00
61 SHAKSPERE

THE WORKS OF SHAKSPERE - IMPERIAL EDITION, 2 VOLS

c1870 ZAR 3,500.00 - 4,500.00 ZAR 4,305.00
63 FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS

THE GENUINE WORKS OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS, THE JEWISH HISTORIAN

1737 ZAR 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 ZAR 3,690.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Charles Loupot, <i>Les Cigarettes Mekka,</i> 1919. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Plinio Codognato, <i>Cicli Fiat,</i> circa 1910. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> L.N. Britton, <i>Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences,</i> c. 1917. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonardo Bistolfi, <i>Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes,</i> 1902. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Leonetto Cappiello, <i>Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot,</i> 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jul 15:</b> Jessie Tarbox Beals, archive of signed photographs, 15 silver prints, c. 1930. $6,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Francesco Nonni, <i>Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale,</i> 1924. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, <i>American Crescent Cycles,</i> 1899. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> <i>Be a Tight Wad! Own Something!</i> designer unknown, 1925. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> Candido Aragonese de Faria, <i>Chamonix–Mont–Blanc,</i> c. 1910. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 5:</b> W.E.J., <i>Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania,</i> c. 1915. $2,000 to $3,000.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Family photograph album ("The Hughes family Album"), 1957-1962. £30,000 to £50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Typed letter signed, to Ted Hughes, on "my own private doctrine", with a poem, 5 October 1956. £15,000 to £20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath. Pen and ink portrait of Ted Hughes, [1956]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Your Own Sylvia:<br>Sylvia Plath’s letters to Ted Hughes and other items,<br>Property of Frieda Hughes<br>9 to 21 July 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Joint autograph letter signed, to William and Edith Hughes, March 1960. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo. £800 to £1,200.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Tarot de Marseille. Deck of cards owned by Sylvia Plath. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 9 – 21 July:</b> Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. Pair of gold wedding rings. £6,000 to £8,000.
  • <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cleveley, Jukes, & Cook - View of Charlotte Sound, New Zealand. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Peron - Platypus. $300 to $600.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Loon & Pitt - Map of the World published 1680 - <I>Orbis Terrarum nova et accuratissima tabula.</i> $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Maitres de l'Affiche by MUCHA - La Dame aux Camelias. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <center><b>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until July 31</b>
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Cause - Peony, Crocus, Dog's Tooth Violet. $400 to $800.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Redoute, Folio - Lemmonnier's Iris - Iris Monnieri. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Audubon, Imperial Folio - Common American Deer. $6,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Trillium, July 31:</b> Gould - Cuvier's Toucan (Ramphastos Cuvieri). $5,000 to $8,000.
  • <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul. FROG TEACHER LEADING ELF PUPILS ... Watercolour, c.1920.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> SATO, Gyro. [GENDAI RYOKI SENTAN ZUKAN]. Tokyo : Shinchosa, 1931.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. London : Macmillan and Co., 1868.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> FLEMING, Ian and MILLER, Albert. CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. New York : Random House, 1968.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> PHOENIX. Adelaide : Adelaide University Union, 1939.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> BOWEN, Emmanuel. A complete map of the Southern Continent. London : 1744.
    <b>ANZAAB Highlights Catalogue:</b> NORTHFIELD, James. AUSTRALIA. Melbourne : Northfield Studios and J.E. Hackett, c.1935
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