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Auction Info

Auction Name
X PLP African Photography
Auction Date
07/27/2021 - 07/27/2021
Sale Number
#72721
Total Lots
127
Sold Lots
44
Lots Sold
34.65%
Unsold Lots
83
Total Sales (ZAR)
661,050.00
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
479,000.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (ZAR)
662,000.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
2,564,500.00
High Estimate of All Lots (ZAR)
3,484,000.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
18.97%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
25 Kongo Astronauts

Kongo Astronauts (Democratic Republic of the Congo 1984—; France 1966 —), Untitled [Facing the Past] (from the After Schengen series)

2019 ZAR 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 ZAR 70,200.00
112 Alf Kumalo

Alf Kumalo (South Africa 1930-2012), Dancing Ladies – Dance is music in motion (phata-phata!)

1960 ZAR 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 ZAR 53,820.00
62 Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita (Zimbabwe 1994-), African Victorian VII

2019 ZAR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 ZAR 49,140.00
113 Alf Kumalo

Alf Kumalo (South Africa 1930-2012), Miriam Makeba Performing in Lesotho

1981 ZAR 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 ZAR 46,800.00
63 Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita (Zimbabwe 1994-), African Victorian II

2019 ZAR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 ZAR 35,100.00
64 Tamary Kudita

Tamary Kudita (Zimbabwe 1994-), Gladys

2021 ZAR 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 ZAR 35,100.00
59 Lee-Ann Olwage

Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa 1986-), Belinda (from the #BlackDragMagic series)

2019 ZAR 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 ZAR 25,740.00
61 Lee-Ann Olwage

Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa 1986-), Thuli (from the #BlackDragMagic series)

2019 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 25,740.00
81

Unknown Photographer © BAHA, Ballet Dance

1960s ZAR 3,000.00 - 4,000.00 ZAR 25,740.00
2 Etinosa Yvonne

Etinosa Yvonne (Nigeria 1989-), Like We Own It (from the Colours of the North series)

2019 ZAR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 21,060.00
123 Jesse Navarre Vos

Jesse Navarre Vos (South Africa), Oath on Love

2020 ZAR 18,000.00 - 24,000.00 ZAR 21,060.00
98 Paul-Marie M'Bo

Paul-Marie M'Bo (Cote d’Ivoire 1993-), Philautia 1

2019 ZAR 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 ZAR 18,720.00
111 Ralph Ndawo

Ralph Ndawo (South African 1932-1980), Steve Biko funeral, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 1977.

1977 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 18,720.00
60 Lee-Ann Olwage

Lee-Ann Olwage (South Africa 1986-), Liyana (from the #BlackDragMagic series)

2019 ZAR 15,000.00 - 20,000.00 ZAR 17,550.00
97 Margaret Ngigi

Margaret Ngigi (Kenya 1996-), Untitled (from the Bride Avenue series)

2020 ZAR 15,000.00 - 18,000.00 ZAR 17,550.00
102 Stephanie Blomkamp

Stephanie Blomkamp (South Africa 1987-), Unseen

2019 ZAR 10,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 15,210.00
1 Etinosa Yvonne

Etinosa Yvonne (Nigeria 1989-), This Bond Between Us (from the Colours of the North series)

2019 ZAR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 14,040.00
33 Ronald Ngilima

Ronald Ngilima (South Africa 1914-1960), Portrait of a woman in front of her home, Wattville.

1950s ZAR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 14,040.00
53 Graeme Williams

Graeme Williams (South Africa 1961-), Thabong township, Welkom, 2005 (from The Edge of Town series)

2005 ZAR 12,000.00 - 15,000.00 ZAR 14,040.00
4 Raïssa Karama Rwizibuka

Raïssa Karama Rwizibuka (Democratic Republic of the Congo 1997-), From the series Our Hair is Beautiful (2)

2020 ZAR 9,000.00 - 10,000.00 ZAR 9,945.00

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  • <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
  • <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.
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