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Auction Name Jewelry, Furniture, Art, Asian Art Auction Total Sales (USD) 40,202.50
Auction Date 06/20/2021 - 06/20/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 28,300.00
Sale Number #62021 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 44,700.00
Total Lots 59
Sold Lots 37 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 54,000.00
% of Lots Sold 62.71% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 86,600.00
Unsold Lots 22 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 46.42%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
7518 Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Le Cheval Vert

1973 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 4,875.00
7510 Tomio Kinoshita (Japanese, 1923-2004)

Two Heads

1969 USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00 USD 4,550.00
7492 Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998)

Artichoke Picker

1971 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 3,575.00
7519 Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Le Peintre Devant le Village I

1969 USD 3,000.00 - 5,000.00 USD 2,925.00
7514 (lot of 3) Erte (French, 1892-1990)

Aries, Aquarius and "Capricorn,"

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,430.00
7498A Howard B. Schleeter (American, 1903-1976)

Evening Soliloquy

1949 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,300.00
7494 After Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)

Warhol, The Tate Gallery

1971 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 1,235.00
7513 Victor Vasarely (French/Hungarian, 1906 - 1997)

Untitled

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,170.00
7515 Fernand Leger (French, 1881-1955)

Nature Morte aux Fruits

1948 USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 1,105.00
8599 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Ink Splashed Landscape

1973 USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 1,105.00
8601 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Gibbon

1974 USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 1,040.00
7528 John Sexton (American, b. 1953)

Corn Lily, Upper Rock Creek, California

1977 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 975.00
7521 (lot of 2) Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Crucifixion (Christ of Gala)

USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD 910.00
7491 Emmy Lou Packard (American, 1914-1998)

Strawberry Pickers

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 845.00
7500 Beniamino Benvenuto Bufano (Italian/American, 1898-1970)

Sphynx

USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 845.00
7522 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Kingdom

1979 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 845.00
8600 Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)

Portrait of a Lady

1975 USD 600.00 - 900.00 USD 845.00
7506 (lot of 2) Gustavo Montoya (Mexican, 1905-2003)

Muneca and "Musicos,"

USD 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD 780.00
7511 Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1997)

Resting Dog

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 780.00
7486 Paul Wonner (American, 1920-2008)

Piece of Cheese

1992 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 715.00
7525 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

The Curse Conquered from "After 50 Years of Surrealism," etchings with hand coloring on Lana

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 715.00
7497 Claes Oldenburg (American, b. 1929)

Postcard of the Spoon on the Ile St. Louis with Needles,1979

USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 650.00
7524 Salvador Dali (Spanish, 1904-1989)

Gala's Castle from "After 50 Years of Surrealism," etching with hand coloring on Lana

USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 650.00
7527 John Sexton (American, b. 1953)

Fallen Aspens

1980 USD 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD 650.00
7485 Beth van Hoesen (American, b. 1926)

Karen's Roses

USD 500.00 - 700.00 USD 617.50
  • <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Athanasius. <i>Illustrium Virorum Opuscula,</i> Paris, 1500. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>The New Testament of Jesus Christ, Translated Faithfully into English,</i> Rheims, John Fogny, 1582. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stith, William. <i>The First History of Virginia printed in America,</i> [Williamsburg, 1747]. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b><br>S. Bonaventure. <i>Commentarius in Secundum Librum Sententiarum Petri Lombardi,</i> Venice, 1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Juvenalis, Junii. <i>Satyrae,</i> with the commentary of Domitius Calderinus, Venice, 1475. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Horatius Flaccus, Quintus. <i>Opera.</i> Ed. with commentary of Christophorus Landinus, Florence, 1482. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Scotus, Duns. <i>Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum,</i> 1476-1477. $2,000 to $4,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Polidori, John. <i>The Vampyre, A Tale,</i> Paris, 1819. $1,000 to $2,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Stowe, Harriet Beecher. <i>Uncle Tom's Cabin,</i> Vol. I and II, 1852, and a Later Edition, 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <center><b>iGavel Auctions<br>Antiquarian and Other Books<br>September 14 – October 12</b>
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Twain, Mark. <i>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,</i> 1877 [and] <i>The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,</i> 1885. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> Book of Hours, Illuminated Vellum, Calendar of Months, 15th century. $600 to $900.
    <b>iGavel Auctions, Sep. 14 – Oct. 12:</b> <i>Picturesque,</i> America, Europe, Palestine, and Russia, 1872-1885. $400 to $600.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber—Imitating Norman Rockwell's "Triple self-portrait,"</i> acrylic, watercolor & colored pencil, 2002. Sold June 2021 for $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Jane Russell, archive of letters written during a whaling voyage, 1840s. Sold July 2021 for $30,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Guild of Women Binders, exhibition binding of A.F. Pollard’s <i>Henry VIII,</i> London, 1902. Sold July 2021 for $12,350.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Robert Frost, <i>Collected Poems,</i> author’s presentation copy, signed, with entirety of <i>Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening</i> inscribed, NY, 1930. Sold June 2021 for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> James Joyce, <i>Ulysses,</i> deluxe limited issue, signed, London, 1936. Sold June 2021 for $21,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Mercator [family], <i>[World and Continents],</i> 5 double-page maps, Amsterdam, c. 1633. Sold June 2021 for $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Schlegel, <i>New York, Taken from Central Park,</i> hand-finished color-tinted lithograph, 1874. Sold June 2021 for $11,250.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Nicolaus Copernicus, <i>De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium,</i> second edition, Basel, 1566. Sold April 2021 for $75,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht, illuminated manuscript, c. 1435-45. Sold April 2021 for $60,000.
  • <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Bible, English. The Holy Bible, Second Folio edition, the "Great She Bible", engraved More-Speed 1611 map of Canaan, Robert Barker, 1613-11. £7,000 to £10,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Galilei (Galileo). <i>Opere,</i> 2 vol., first collected edition, Bologna, Heirs of Dozza for Carlo Manolessi, 1656-1655. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Venetian choirbook.- Single leaf from a 13th century Venetian antiphonal, with large decorated initial, manuscript on vellum, Venice, [c.1260]. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Petrarca (Francesco). <i>Rerum vulrgarium fragmenta,</i> decorated manuscript on paper, Italy, [second half of the 15th century]. £8,000 to £12,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> New York School of abstract expressionists.- Abbott (Mary Lee). [Sketch book of original artwork], [New York], 1945. £5,000 to £7,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Contemporary colouring.- Nitzschewitz (Hermannus). <i>Novum beatae Mariaevirginis psalterium,</i> Zinna, Press of the Cistercian Monastery, 1493. £4,000 to £6,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Shakespeare source book.- Montemayor (Jorge de). Diana of George of Montemayor: translated out of Spanish into English by Bartholomew Yong, first edition in English, B[ishop]., 1598. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Milton (John). Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin, Compos'd at several times, first edition, state with "S" in "S. Pauls" in imprint, 1645. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Greene (Graham). <i>The Power and the Glory,</i> first edition, 1940. £6,000 to £8,000.
    <b><center>Forum Auctions<br>Fine Books, Manuscripts<br>& Works on Paper<br>30th September 2021</b>
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Crowley (Aleister). View of the Tyrrhenian Sea, probably from the hill behind the abbey of Thelema, Cefalù, Sicily, charcoal, [1921]. £10,000 to £15,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> Fleming (Ian). <i>Casino Royale,</i> first edition, 1953. £12,000 to £18,000.
    <b>Forum Auctions, Sep. 30:</b> China.- Thomson (John). <i>Illustrations of China and Its People,</i> 4 vol., first edition, 96 photographic plates, 1873-74. £15,000 to £20,000.
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