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Auction Info

Auction Name
Collection Tjeerd Deelstra. Fluxus and post-war Conceptual Arts & Counterculture Movement part II
Auction Date
06/22/2021 - 06/22/2021
Sale Number
#25b
Total Lots
510
Sold Lots
481
Lots Sold
94.31%
Unsold Lots
29
Total Sales (EUR)
305,455.50
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
65,930.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (EUR)
117,130.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
70,765.00
High Estimate of All Lots (EUR)
125,690.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
243.02%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
789 Hans-Peter Feldmann

[Small press and Mail art] Hans-Peter Feldmann, Bilder, Pictures

1968-1971. EUR 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 11,340.00
721 Hansjörg Mayer

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Hansjörg Mayer, Alphabet Square artists' proof

EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 8,190.00
739 Jiri Valoch (1946-)

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Jiri Valoch (1946-), original typestracts

EUR 300.00 - 500.00 EUR 5,544.00
751

[Small press and Mail art] Iris Time Unlimited

1963-65. EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 5,040.00
600

[Conceptual art: Ephemera] Judson Gallery New York

EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 5,040.00
687 Ulises Carrion

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Ulises Carrion, 10 Stamped Texts

1973 EUR 700.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 4,914.00
918 George Maciunas

[Willem de Ridder archives] George Maciunas, three scores

1961 EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 4,284.00
609

[Conceptual art: Ephemera] Seriaal, lot of 45

EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 4,284.00
688 Ulises Carrion L

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Ulises Carrion, Looking for Poetry - Tras la Poesia

1973 EUR 300.00 - 400.00 EUR 4,032.00
693 Hammond Guthrie

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Hammond Guthrie, Instant Poetry, 1973

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 4,032.00
1045

[Counterculture: Magazines and Ephemera Netherlands] [Popmusic/culture] Provadya.

1968-169 EUR 70.00 - 120.00 EUR 3,780.00
722 Hansjörg Mayer

[Visual/Concrete Poetry] Hansjörg Mayer, Alphabet Square 3/13

EUR 750.00 - 1,000.00 EUR 3,528.00
774

[Small press and Mail art] Diter Rot, Siebdruckbild 1- 4

1967 EUR 800.00 - 1,500.00 EUR 3,528.00
915

[Willem de Ridder archives] Piano for all Senses and Fluxus Festival, Amsterdam

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 3,528.00
1139

[Counterculture: Magazines and Ephemera ] Oz Magazine

EUR 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 EUR 3,276.00
611

[Conceptual art: Ephemera] Sonnabend Paris

EUR 100.00 - 200.00 EUR 3,024.00
922 Toshi Ichiyanagi Matsudaira George Yuasa and Yasunao Tone

[Willem de Ridder archives] Toshi Ichiyanagi, Matsudaira, George Yuasa and Yasunao Tone

EUR 400.00 - 800.00 EUR 3,024.00
924 Milan Knizak

[Willem de Ridder archives] Milan Knizak

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 3,024.00
926

[Willem de Ridder archives] European Mail-Order House

EUR 200.00 - 400.00 EUR 3,024.00
910 George Maciunas

[Willem de Ridder archives] George Maciunas, text boards

EUR 200.00 - 300.00 EUR 2,772.00
  • <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 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>Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books<br>Fine Art<br>Antique Engravings & Lithographs<br>Works on Paper<br>Accepting bids until August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Maitres Affiches by MUCHA - Papier a cigarettes Job. 202. $5,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> De Bry - Map of the West Indies (including Florida, Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas, Parts of Central & South America, Sea Monsters, Ships). $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gould - Short-billed Toucan (Ramphastos Brevicarinatus). $5,000 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 August 7</b>
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Redoute, Folio - Pale Iris - Iris flavescens. 375. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gillray - Light Expelling Darkness or The Sun of the Constitution. $200 to $500.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Gerard - Wild Hemp or Weed, Cannabis. 708. $150 to $450.
    <b>Trillium, Aug. 7:</b> Shaw & Nodder - Head of The Dodo. 165. $100 to $300.
  • <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.
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