Fine Cheshire country house library to be sold at auction in London London: 3rd October 2017 The Library of Edge Hall, Cheshire will be offered for sale by London’s leading specialist auction house for rare books on Thursday 12th October.
Last week, 2 sales: on Tuesday 21st a sale of Modern Prints and Works on Paper (over 400 lots in total) saw an enormously diverse range of material on offer and a final hammer total just shy of £500k.With unprecedented pre-sale registration for bidding, the auctioneers were delighted yet again with how a section of some 20 works by urban artist Banksy fared, hammering £220k.Their condition combined with their freshness to the market are just what dealers and collectors are nowadays looking for, so expectations are high for the success of the sale, which has an overall pre-sale estimate of around £300,000-400,000.The full catalogue plus details of the sale, viewing and terms are available to view at For more information, please contact Rupert Powell: [email protected] As the end of March approaches Forum Auctions are squeezing in a number of sales before the end of their financial year.GWB has achieved the additional accolade of having been voted ‘the nation’s favourite artwork’ Watchtower Carved olive wood sculpture, 2007, signed and numbered from the edition of 15 in red crayon on the base, one of fifteen unique variants, 252mm (9 7/8in) (height) ,000-60,000 Exhibited: Rome, Fondazione Terzo Pilastro - Italia e Mediterraneo, War, Capitalism & Liberty: BANKSY, 24 May - 4 September 2016.
This is Banksy’s only ‘edition-ed’ sculpture in wood and, whilst numbered, each of the 15 editions are described as unique on their Pest Control certificates.
Banksy NYC – the first exclusively Banksy auction held in New York Auction date: Tuesday 12th December 26 E 64th Street, New York IMAGES HERE Forum Auctions is taking 40 works by British street artist Banksy to New York.
New Yorkers have a particularly strong affinity with the artist following his 31 day “Better out than in” residency in the Big Apple during 2010.
The Travel section includes some exceptional rarities and finely illustrated works: Hodges’ Select Views in India, 1785-88 (lot 311, est.
£6,000-8,000) and Webber’s Views in the South Seas, 1808 with 16 fine hand-coloured lithographs (lot 323, est. A large private consignment of Africana includes books, maps and prints and there are other notable works on China, Middle East, Greece, Australia and New Zealand.
NOLA (Pink to Yellow Rain) Screenprint in colours, 2008, signed and inscribed 'AP' in pencil, one of only 6 of this colour variant artist's proofs aside from the standard edition of 289, on Arches 88 wove paper, printed and published by Pictures on Walls, London, with their blindstamp, with full margins, sheet 757 x 552mm (29 x 21in) ,000-120,000 Rude Copper (Anarchy) Screenprint with unique spray paint in grey, 2002, stamped with the red Banksy tag, numbered from the edition of 250 in pencil. ,000-30,000 This is considered the ‘holy grail’ of Banksy editions having been one of the first commercial productions by the artist. Printed books open with a handsome copy of Gregory IX’s Decretales, Venice, 1496, bound in red morocco (lot 94, est.