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Auction Name British. Cool. Total Sales (GBP) 1,991,363.00
Auction Date 02/25/2021 - 02/25/2021 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 999,400.00
Sale Number #26709 High Estimate of Lots Sold (GBP) 1,442,300.00
Total Lots 212
Sold Lots 165 Low Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,146,700.00
% of Lots Sold 77.83% High Estimate of All Lots (GBP) 1,658,900.00
Unsold Lots 47 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 120.04%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
123 Banksy

Laugh Now, 2004

2004 GBP 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 GBP 200,250.00
125 Banksy

Girl with Balloon, 2004

2004 GBP 100,000.00 - 150,000.00 GBP 187,750.00
126 Banksy

Stop and Search, 2007

2007 GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00 GBP 100,250.00
120 Banksy

Welcome to Hell, 2004

2004 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 94,000.00
121 Banksy

Get Out While You Can, 2004

2004 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 94,000.00
122 Banksy

Because I'm Worthless, 2004

2004 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 94,000.00
124 Banksy

Donuts (Chocolate), 2009

2009 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 87,750.00
128 Banksy

Grin Reaper, 2005

2005 GBP 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 GBP 81,500.00
127 Banksy

Trolleys, 2007

2007 GBP 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 GBP 62,750.00
129 Banksy

Pulp Fiction, 2004

2004 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 62,750.00
131 Banksy

Happy Chopper, 2003

2003 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 50,250.00
119 Tim Noble and Sue Webster

Lucky, 1999 97.5 x 180.5 x 14cm (38 3/8 x 71 1/16 x 5 1/2in) One of two artist's proofs aside from the edition of 3, this version was rebuilt in 2018 using upgraded electrics

1999 GBP 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 GBP 47,750.00
135 Banksy

HMV, 2003

2003 GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 47,750.00
92 Chris Levine

Kate Moss She's Light (Pure), 2014

2014 GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 GBP 44,000.00
130 Banksy

Jack and Jill, 2005

2005 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 44,000.00
132 Banksy

I Fought the Law, 2004

2004 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 44,000.00
134 Banksy

Bomb Middle England, 2002

2002 GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 GBP 44,000.00
137 Banksy

Flag (Silver), 2006

2006 GBP 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 GBP 37,750.00
133 Banksy

Grannies, 2006

2006 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 35,250.00
136 Banksy

Toxic Mary, 2004

2004 GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 GBP 31,500.00
168 David Hockney R.A.

Vertical Dogs, 1995

1995 GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00 GBP 22,750.00
75 Jason Martin

Shangri-La, 2010

2010 GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 21,500.00
67 Damien Hirst

Valium, 2000

2000 GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00 GBP 20,250.00
220 Art Kane

The Who With Flag, 1968, printed later

1968, printed later GBP 10,000.00 - 12,000.00 GBP 17,750.00
146 Julian Opie

Imagine you are driving (fast), 2002

2002 GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 GBP 15,250.00
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Westvaco–Inspirations for Printers,</i> 3 volumes, 1938-61. $200 to $300.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Proef van Letteren, <i>Welk gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery,</i> 1768. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Paul Klee, <i>Bauhaus Ausstellung Juli – Sept.,</i> Weimar, 1923. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Michel Seuphor & Jozef Peeters, <i>Het Overzicht Nos.</i> 22-23-24, Antwerp, 1922. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> Wolfrum & Co., <i>Modern Graphik, Serie I…,</i> complete portfolio, 1909. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, May 12:</b> <i>Gravure et Fonderie deC. Derriey: Specimen-Album,</i> Paris, 1862. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Daniel Giraud Elliot. <i>A Monograph of the Phasianidae, or Family of the Pheasants,</i> 1870-1872, coloured plates. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>Georg Braun und Franz Hogenberg. <i>Civitates orbis terrarum.</i> Cologne, 1597-c.1606, 5 volumes, hand-coloured, calf. £140,000 to £200,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Qianren Huang. "Blue Map" of China. [Daoguang, 19th century]. £60,000 to £80,000.
    <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Travel, Atlases, Maps<br>and Natural History<br>Online Auction<br>27 April – 13 May 2021</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Abraham Ortelius. <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1595. £40,000 to £60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b> Maxime Du Camp. <i>Egypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie. Dessins Photographiques.</i> Paris, 1852. £100,000 to £150,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 27 Apr. to 13 May:</b><br>China, Canton School. A superb album of 141 watercolours, c.1800. £70,000 to £100,000.
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