Sothebys: Fine Japanese Prints - bidstart 12/6, L21227, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
12/14/2021 - 12/14/2021
Page Size: 186 items in 8 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Okumura Masanobu

Eight prints from the series Mountains of Dyed Colours, Examples for the Bedroom (Someiro no yama neya no hinagata) | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
2Suzuki Harunobu

An amorous couple and noodle vendor | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
3Attributed to Suzuki Harunobu

An amorous couple beside a cat | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,260.00
4Suzuki Harunobu

An amorous couple in the room of a tea-house (cha-ya) | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 2,520.00
5Suzuki Harunobu

An amorous couple under a mosquito net (kaya) | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 1,260.00
6Suzuki Harunobu

An amorous couple and husband under a mosquito net (kaya) | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,386.00
7Suzuki Harunobu

Visual Parody of the Calligrapher Ono no Tofu | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,142.00
8Suzuki Harunobu

A courtesan accompanied by two kamuro | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 5,040.00
9Isoda Koryusai

Two shunga woodblock prints | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,200.00 - 1,800.00GBP 1,260.00
10Isoda Koryusai

Handayu of the Naka-Omiya (Naka Omiya uchi Handayu) | Edo period, 18th century

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,260.00
11Kitagawa Utamaro

Omando: Ogie Oiyo and Takeji | Edo period, late 18th century

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 17,640.00
12Kitagawa Utamaro

The Ide Jewel River (Ide Tamagawa) | Edo period, late 18th century

GBP 24,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 30,240.00
13Kitagawa Utamaro

Two woodblock prints | Edo period, late 18th century

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,134.00
14Kitagawa Utamaro

Women on the beach at Futami-ga-ura | Edo period, early 19th century

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,016.00
15Utagawa Toyokuni

The actors Sawamura Sojuro III and Bando Hikosaburo III in the roles of Prince Koretaka (Koretaka Shinno) and Bando Taro performing in the play Gin Sekai Matsu ni Yukihira at the Kiri-za Theatre | Edo period, late 18th century

GBP 8,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 30,240.00
16Katsushika Hokusai

An amorous couple | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
17Katsushika Hokusai

Three shunga woodblock-printed book plates | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 882.00
18Katsushika Hokusai

Lower Meguro (Shimo-Meguro) | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 15,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 17,640.00
19Katsushika Hokusai

Shichirigahama Beach, Sagami Province (Soshu Shichirigahama) | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 23,940.00
20Katsushika Hokusai

Surugadai in Edo (Toto Surugadai) | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 11,970.00
21Katsushika Hokusai

Under the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami-ura), also known as The Great Wave | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 150,000.00 - 200,000.00GBP 402,200.00
22Katsushika Hokusai

Chrysanthemums and Horsefly | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 47,880.00
23Katsushika Hokusai

Peony and Butterfly | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 24,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 47,880.00
24Katsushika Hokusai

Enoshima in Sagami Province (Soshu Enoshima) | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 3,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 3,024.00
25Katsushika Hokusai

Enoshima in Sagami Province (Soshu Enoshima) | Edo period, 19th century

GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
  • <center><b>Swann Auction Galleries<br>A Record Breaking Season</b>
    <b>Swann:</b> <i>The Book of Mormon,</b> first edition, Palmyra, NY, 1830. Sold Sept. 30 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> Vincent Van Gogh, <i>Homme à la Pipe: Portrait du Docteur Gachet, Evening,</i> etching, 1890. Sold Nov. 2 — $161,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edward Ruscha, <i>Stains,</i> title page, one of 70, signed, 1969. Sold Nov. 9 — $112,500.
    <b>Swann:</b> John James Audubon, <i>Carolina Parrot, Plate 26,</i> hand colored aquatint, 1828. Sold Dec.9 — $137,000.
    <b>Swann:</b> Edmund Dulac, <i>The Snow Queen,</i> watercolor, gouache, pen & ink, 1910. Sold Dec. 16 — $125,000.
  • <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DANTE ALIGHIERI (1265-1321). <i>Commedia.</i> Venezia: Vindelino da Spira, 1477. Estimate: € 40.000 - 60.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> DALI, Salvador (1908-1989) - William SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616). <i>Romeo e Giulietta.</i> Milan: Rizzoli, 1975. Estimate: € 25.000 - 35.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> MALVASIA, Cornelio; MONTANARI, Geminiano. <i>Ephemerides novissimae motuum coelestium.</i> Modena: Cassiani, 1662. Estimate: € 8.000 - 12.000.
    <b>Il Ponte Casa d’Aste, Jan. 25:</b> JANSSONIUS, Johannes. <i>Atlantis majoris quinta pars, Orbem maritimum [Novus Atlas, volume V: carte marittime].</i> Amsterdam: Janssonius, 1650. Estimate: € 12.000 - 18.000.
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