Cape Town Auction Highlights – Birch Auction Cape Town

The Cape Town Auction Highlights, Birch auction in Cape Town on 18 – 19 Oct 2016 offered up some amazing results.
We were able to provide our Cape Town clientele amazing offerings. Here are some of our highlights:

Lot 9
An Ispahan Prayer Rug, Persia, Circa 1930
Estimate R2 000 – R4 000
Sold for R25 511

9


Lot 35
A Tabriz Carpet, North West Persia, Modern
Estimate R6 000 – R9 000
Sold for R20 873

35


Lot 43
An Indo-Persian Carpet, Modern
Estimate R25 000 – R50 000
Sold for R46 384

43


Lot 217
A Regency Rosewood, inlaid and upholstered settee
Estimated R3 000 – R5 000
Sold for R20 873

217


Lot 247
A Louis XV style giltwood and upholstered salon suite
Estimate R12 000 – R18 000
Sold for R34 788

247


Lot 248
A Chinese six panel fruitwood screen, 19th century
Estimate R7 000 – R9 000
Sold for R23 192

248


Lot 275
A Cape stinkwood and yellowwood table, 19th Century
Estimate R6 000 –R9 000
Sold for R25 511

275


Lot 287
A Kiaat extending dining table by John Tabraham for kallenbach’s, mid 20th Century
Estimated R15 000 – R20 000
Sold for R25 511

287


Lot 429
A Dutch walnut display cabinet, late 18th/early 19th century
R15 000 – R25 000
Sold for R57 980

429


Lot 431
A French tulipwood-veneered and ormolu-mounted bureau plat, Maison Millet, Paris, 19th century
Estimate R450 000 – R750 000
Sold for R463 840

431


Lot 440
A Cape yellowwood hall table, 20th century
R30 000 – R40 000
Sold for R81 172

440


Lot 442
A Danish European walnut sideboard designed in the 1960s by Svend Aage Larsen for Faarup Mobelfabrik
R18 000 – R25 000
Sold for R48 703

442


Lot 461
Esias Bosch (1923-2010): A large vitrified painted porcelain panel
R300 000 – R500 000
Sold for R324 688

461


Lot 465
A large Avem Zanfirico Millefiori red ‘Tutti Frutti’ glass vase, circa 1955
R20 000 – R30 000
Sold for R37 107

465


Lot 481
Pablo Picasso (Spanish 1881-1973) La Corrida
R180 000 – R360 000
Sold for R301 496

481


Lot 487
William Joseph Kentridge (South African 1955-)
Arc Procession 2
R380 000 – R550 000
Sold for R440 648

487


Lot 513
Lippy Lipshitz (South African 1903-1980) Torso
R20 000 – R40 000
Sold for R48 703

513


Lot 517
(South African 1964-) Leopard stalking II (Maquette)
R80 000 – R140 000
Sold for R107 344

lot-517


Lot 520
Peter Clarke (South African 1929-2014) Sandy Bay
R900 000 – R1 500 000
Sold for R1 043 640

520


Lot 544
Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African 1886-1957) Okahandja, S.W.A. (Nilant 117)
R15 000 – R20 000
Sold for R46 384

544


Lot 604
A Chinese yaozhou celadon bowl, Song, 960-1279
R15 000 – R20 000
Sold: R52 182

604


Lot 605
A Chinese jizhou leaf-decorated tea bowl, southern Song, 1128-1279
R8 000 – R12 000
Sold for R37 107

605


Lot 606
A Chinese junyao glazed bowl, Yuan, 1279-1368
R15 000 – R20 000
Sold for R69 576

606


Lot 614
A Chinese celadon ‘Fish’ dish
R10 000 – R15 000
Sold for R44 065

614


Lot 666
A Chinese carved jadeite bi disc
R2 000 – R3 000
Sold for R23 192

666


Lot 730
An Iban shield, sword and scabbard, Borneo
R3 000 – R5 000
Sold for R27 830

730


Lot 781
A Louis XVI painted wooden and ormolu bracket clock
R30 000 – R60 000
Sold for R98 566

781


Lot 785
An English ebonised and brass-mounted bracket clock, circa 1815
R15 000 – R20 000
Sold for R69 576

785


Lot 786
An English bronze single hand lantern clock, circa 1820
R12 000 – R15 000
Sold for R32 469

786


Lot 787
A French japanesque style gilt bronze champlevé mantel clock, in the manner of Edouard Lièvre, circa 1830
R25 000 – R50 000
Sold for R150 748

787


Lot 803
A gentleman’s stainless steel wristwatch, Rolex Oyster perpetual datejust
R30 000 – R40 000
Sold for R48 703

803


Lot 827
A diamond brooch
R50 000 – R80 000
Sold for R75 374

827


Lot 836
A tanzanite and diamond pendant
R5 000 – R10 000
Sold for R8 117

836


Lot 846
A sapphire and diamond pendant
R6 000 – R12 000
Sold for R19 713

846


Lot 861
A pink tourmaline and diamond ring
R12 000 – R15 000
Sold for R20 873

861


Lot 865
A ruby and diamond ring
R8 000 – R12 000
Sold for R30 150

865


 

2016-10-19T12:18:40+00:00

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