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Monday, April 4, 2016

Arader Galleries Spring Auction Success and Prices Realized

Arader Galleries' is delighted to announce our Spring Auction this past Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, was a resounding success. The 203 lot sale included a stunning offering of Audubon’s Birds and Quadrupeds, various examples of natural history works, a wonderful collection of fine maps, views, and rare books. The auction totaled $1,137,183.

Highlights of the Audubon section of the sale included the now extinct Carolina Parrot (Lot 11) which achieved $134,200. The Fish Hawk (Lot 12) was the subject of a intense bidding war from clients in the room and on the phone, finally selling for $134,200. The rare Roseate Spoonbill (Lot 15) was the star lot of the sale and achieved a whopping $152,500. The Hooping Crane (Lot 16), sold for within the estimate for a total of $79,300. From the Quadrupeds, The Ground Hog (Lot 25) saw considerable interest, with back and forth between phone bidders, finally exceeding the high estimate to sell for $1,952, and the Jaguar (Lot 37) sold for $9,150.

Within the map section, Sir Robert Dudley's map of the Caribbean (Lot 117) sold for $10,980, Moithey's Map of the United States achieved $3,050, and George Brewerton's Mountain Waterfall (Lot 159) outperformed the high estimate to sell for $6,710. The high performer of the map section was Aaron Arrowsmith's New Map of Mexico and Adjacent Provinces, which went for $36,600. Once again the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi saw considerable interest, with frenzied bidding in the room and online. Prospetiva della Stesso Delubro (Lot 166) sold for nearly double the high estimate at $750.

Don't miss our next auction, to be held on Saturday June 11, 2016. The sale will feature a selection of John James Audubon prints, fine maps, rare atlases and other natural history works.

Below are the full prices realized including buyer's premium:

Lot Artist Title  Price Realized 
1 John James Audubon Red-Throated Diver, Plate 202  $          6,100
2 John James Audubon Western Duck, Plate 429  $          2,440
3 John James Audubon Orchard Oriel, Plate 43  $          2,745
4 John James Audubon Baltimore Oriole, Plate 12  $          9,150
5 John James Audubon Ferruginous Thrush, Plate 116  $        10,980
6 John James Audubon Purple Grackle, Plate 7  PASS 
7 John James Audubon Whip poor will, Plate 82  $          4,575
8 John James Audubon Mango Hummingbird, Plate 184  $          3,660
9 John James Audubon Frigate Pelican, Plate 271  $        14,640
10 John James Audubon Golden Eagle, Plate 181  $        15,860
11 John James Audubon Carolina Parrot, Plate 26  $      134,200
12 John James Audubon Fishhawk (Osprey), Plate 81  $      134,200
13 John James Audubon Great White Heron, Plate 281  $        36,600
14 John James Audubon Pinnated Grouse. Plate 186  $          9,150
15 John James Audubon Roseate Spoonbill, Plate 231  $      152,500
16 John James Audubon Hooping Crane, Plate 226  $         9,300
17 John James Audubon Barred Owl, Plate 46  $        15,860
18 John James Audubon Mockingbird, Plate 21  $        30,000
19 John James Audubon Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 2  $          3,660
20 John James Audubon Black-Billed Cuckoo, Plate 32  $          3,660
21 John James Audubon White Headed Eagle, Plate 126  $        10,980
22 John James Audubon California Vulture, Plate 426  $          7,930
23 John James Audubon Pennants Marten, Plate 41  $               610
24 John James Audubon Ring-tailed Bassarius, Plate 98  $               580
25 John James Audubon Ground Hog, Plate 2  $            1,952
26 John James Audubon Pine Marten, Plate 138  $               580
27 John James Audubon American Red Fox, Plate 87  $            1,220
28 John James Audubon Black Tailed Deer, Plate 78  $               610
29 John James Audubon American Cross Fox, Plate 6  $               580
30 John James Audubon Esquimaux Dog, Plate 113  $            1,250
31 John James Audubon Texan Lynx, Plate 92  $               854
32 John James Audubon Musk Ox, Plate 111  $               976
33 John James Audubon White American Wolf, Plate 72  $               610
34 John James Audubon Rocky Mountain Goat, Plate 128  $            1,037
35 John James Audubon Little Harvest Mouse, Plate 65  $               397
36 John James Audubon Caribou, Plate 126  $            1,220
37 John James Audubon Jaguar, Plate 101  $            9,375
38 John James Audubon Polar Bear, Plate 91  $            4,575
39 John James Audubon Sea Otter, Plate 137  $            2,318
40 John James Audubon Male Cougar, Plate 96  $            3,050
41 John James Audubon Grizzly Bear, Plate 131  $            5,185
42 John James Audubon Canada Lynx, Plate 16  $            4,575
43 John James Audubon Douglas Spermophile, Plate 49  $               214
44 John James Audubon Marsh Hare, Plate 18  $               610
45 John James Audubon Nuttal's Hare, 94  $               793
46 John James Audubon Wormwood Hare, Plate 88  $               976
47 John James Audubon Swamp Hare, Plate 37  $               976
48 John James Audubon Black Footed Ferret, Plate 93  $               976
49 John James Audubon The Black Rat, Plate 23  $               438
50 John James Audubon Norway Rat, Plate 54  $               438
51 John James Audubon Cotton Rat, Plate 30  $               244
52 John James Audubon Four Striped Ground Squirrel, Plate 24  PASS 
53 John James Audubon Little Chief Hare, Plate 83  $               122
54 John James Audubon Say's Squirrel, Plate 89  $               519
55 John James Audubon Long Haired Squirrel, Plate 27  $               976
56 John James Audubon Oregon Flying Squirrel, Plate 15  $               824
57 John James Audubon Migratory Squirrel, Plate 35  $               488
58 John James Audubon Orange Bellied Squirrel, Plate 58  $               580
59 John James Audubon Black Squirrel, Plate 34  $               854
60 John James Audubon Chipping Squirrel, Plate 8  $            3,050
61 John James Audubon Richardson's Columbia Squirrel, Plate 5  $               244
62 John James Audubon Common Flying Squirrel, Plate 28  $               610
63 John James Audubon Douglass's Squirrel, Plate 48  PASS 
64 John James Audubon Downy Squirrel, Plate 25  PASS 
65 John James Audubon Dusky Squirrel, Plate 117  PASS 
66 John James Audubon Florida Rat, Plate 4  $               122
67 John James Audubon Fremont's Squirrel, Plate 149  PASS 
68 John James Audubon Carolina Gray Squirrel, Plate 7  $               488
69 John James Audubon Hare Squirrel, Plate 43  $               488
70 John James Audubon Hudson Bay Squirrel, Plate 14  $               488
71 John James Audubon Red-bellied Squirrel, Plate 38  PASS 
72 John James Audubon Red-tailed Squirrel, Plate 55  $               336
73 John James Audubon Soft Hare Squirrel, Plate 19  PASS 
74 John James Audubon Severn River Flying Squirrel, Plate 143  PASS 
75 Arthur Singer Flying Scarlet Ibis  $            9,760
76 John Gould Glossy Ibis (Ibis Falcinellus)  $               366
77 John Gould Spoonbill (Platalea Leucorodia)  $               366
78 Mark Catesby  The Rice-Bird, Rice, (Vol I, Plate 14)  $            2,196
79 Mark Catesby  The Little Brown Duck, Soap-Wood, (Vol I, Plate 98)  $            1,220
80 Mark Catesby  The Pied-Bill Dopchick,
(Vol. I, Plate 91)
 $               976
81 Mark Catesby  The Noddy, (Vol. I, Plate 88)  $               610
82 Mark Catesby  The Booby, (Vol. I, Plate 87)  $            2,074
83 Mark Catesby  The Turn-Stone or Sea-Dottrel, (Vol. I, Plate 72)  $               610
84 Mark Catesby  The Brown Bittern,
(Vol. I, Plate 78)
 $            4,575
85 Mark Catesby  The Turkey Buzzard
(Vol I, Plate 6)
 $               366
86 Mark Catesby  The Humming-Bird, the Trumpet-Flower, (Vol. I, Plate 65)  $            1,220
87 Mark Catesby  The Glass Snake,
(Vol. II, Plate 59)
 $               366
88 Mark Catesby  The Black Viper, (Vol. II, Plate 44)  $               732
89 Mark Catesby  The Muray, (Vol. II, Plate 20)  $               366
90 Mark Catesby  The Blue Tail Lizard, (Vol. II, Plate 67)  $               366
91 Mark Catesby  The Ground-Dove, the Pellitory or Tooth-ach Tree, (Vol. I, Plate 26)  $            1,952
92 Mark Catesby  The Snow Bird, Broom-Rape, Toad-stool, (Vol. I, Plate 36)  PASS 
93 Mark Catesby  The little Sparrow, the Purple Bindweed of Carolina,
(Vol. I, Plate 35)
 PASS 
94 Mark Catesby  The Purple Jack-Daw
(Vol. I, Plate 12)
 $               976
95 Mark Catesby  The Fieldfare of Carolina, The Snake-Root of Virginia,
(Vol. I, Plate 29)
 $               488
96 Mark Catesby  The Guana (Vol II., Pl. 64)  $               438
97 Mark Catesby  Tropic Bird (Vol. I, Pl. 14)  $               519
98 Mark Catesby  The Soree (Vol. I., Pl. 70)  $               671
99 Mark Catesby  Red Clawed Crab (Vol. II, Pl. 37)  $               549
100 Mark Catesby  The Green Turtle (Vol. II, Pl. 38)  $               750
101 Joseph Wolf The Australian Mycteria
(Vol. 1, Plate 47)
 $               125
102 Joseph Wolf The Hippopotamus   PASS 
103 Joseph Wolf Reeves' Pheasant (Vol 2, Plate 33)  $               344
104 Joseph Wolf The Leopard (Vol. 1, Plate 4)  $               219
105 George F. Sandstrom Study of 6 Woodpeckers, Plate 4  $          20,740
106 George F. Sandstrom Study of 3 Woodpeckers, Plate 87  $          20,740
107 George F. Sandstrom Study of 4 Woodpeckers, Plate 73  $          21,960
108 George F. Sandstrom Study of 4 Woodpeckers, Plate 71  $          20,740
109 War Department of Washington, Abraham Lincoln Assassination Broadside  PASS 
110 Antoine Sartine American Neptune. Neptune Americo-Septentrional contenant les côtes, iles et bancs, les baies, ports, et mouillages, et les sondes des mers de cette-partie du monde, depuis le Groenland inclusivement, jusques et compris le golfe du Mexique.  $          36,600
111 Nicholas Sanson D'Abbeville L’Amerique en plusiers cartes nouvelles, et exactes, &c en divers traitez de Geographie, et d’Histoire ses Empires, ses Monarchies, ses Estats, &c...  $            9,150
112 Guillaume Thomas Francois Raynal Storia dell' America Settentrionale  $            9,150
113 James Wyld A General Atlas, Containing Maps illustrating some important periods in Ancient History; and distinct Maps of the several Empires, Kingdoms and States, in the World, from Original Drawings, according to the latest Treaties  $            7,320
114 Aaron Arrowsmith  New Map of Mexico and Adjacent Provinces compiled from Original Documents  $          36,600
115 Antoine Boudet États-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c.  $            1,625
116 Michael Meractor America sive India Nova  $            5,490
117 Sir Robert Dudley Carte particolare del'Isola di Cuba e di Jamaica con il Capo della Floride e l'Isole Intorno  $          10,980
118 Girolamo Benzoni & Theodore De Bry Occidentalis Americæ partis, vel earum Regionum quas Christophorus Columbus primu detexit Tabula Chorographicae multorum Auctorum scriptis, præsertim vero ex Hieronymi. . .  $          10,370
119 Lewis Evans & John Gibson The General Map of the Middle British Colonies, In America...  $            1,952
120 Alexis-Hubert Jaillot Amerique Septentrionale divisee en ses principales parties...  $            3,294
121 Maurille Antoine Moithey & Jean-Baptiste Crepy Amerique Septentrionale...  $            3,050
122 Herman Moll  Map of Europe  $               976
123 William Henry Brooke Gang of Negro Slaves Shipping Cotton from a Plantation on the Alabama River, by torchlight - on a Steam Boat for Mobile  $          17,080
124 William Henry Brooke View of Richmond the Capital of Virginia, U.S. on the
 James River, Looking downwards
 $            2,745
125 William Henry Brooke Covered Bridge and Steam-Boat - River Chatahoochee, dividing the States of Georgia and Alabama, America  $          12,200
126 William Henry Brooke Court
 House, Medical College, and Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Capital of the State of Georgia, U.S.
 $            4,575
127 Joseph F.W. Des Barres Views of Boston  PASS 
128 John William Hill & Henry A. Papprill New York with the City of Brooklyn in the Distance: From the Steeple of St Paul's Church, Looking East, South, and West  PASS 
129 W.J. Bennett  Baltimore from Federal Hill  $          13,420
130 Samuel Atkins Boating Scene  $            1,220
131 Arnoldus Montanus Ostium Flumines Paraybae  PASS 
132 Arnoldus Montanus Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae  PASS 
133 Arnoldus Montanus Alagoa ad Austrum  $               458
134 Arnoldus Montanus Paraqvaria Vulgo Paragvay  PASS 
135 Arnoldus Montanus Peru  $               500
136 Arnoldus Montanus Brasilia  $               688
137 Arnoldus Montanus Callao de Lima  $               500
138 Arnoldus Montanus Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan  PASS 
139 Arnoldus Montanus Cartagena  PASS 
140 Arnoldus Montanus Siara  PASS 
141 Arnoldus Montanus Obsidio et Expugnatio Portus Calvi  PASS 
142 Arnoldus Montanus Guiana siue Amazonum  PASS 
143 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Veere, in Zeeland, op'tEiland Walcheren, Pl. 24  PASS 
144 Mathias de Sallieth Oostelyk gedeelte van Amsterdam, van het Y te zien, Pl. 6  PASS 
145 Mathias de Sallieth De Haven Van Medenblik, Pl. 7  PASS 
146 Mathias de Sallieth Rotterdam van de Maas te zien, Pl. 1  $               125
147 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Harlingen, van de Zuiderzee te zien, Pl. 19  PASS 
148 Mathias de Sallieth De Haven Van Vlaardinge, Pl. 3  $               125
149 Mathias de Sallieth De Haven Van Enkhuysen, Pl. 8  PASS 
150 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Maaslandsluis, aan den Mond der Maze, Pl. 14  PASS 
151 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Brouwershaven, in Zeeland op't Eioland Schouwen, Pl. 25  PASS 
152 Mathias de Sallieth De Haven Van Edam, Pl. 9  PASS 
153 Mathias de Sallieth Het Kasteel Rammekes, op het Eiland Walcheren, in Zeeland, Pl. 23.  PASS 
154 Mathias de Sallieth De Haven en Reede van Helvoetsluys, Pl. 13  PASS 
155 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Vlissingen in Zeeland, Pl. 21  PASS 
156 Mathias de Sallieth Haven Van Middelburg, in Zeeland, Pl.22  PASS 
157 Saloman Corrodi View of Rome from the Janiculum, with Tasso's Oak in the Foreground.   $          30,500
158 Luigi Mayer The Pyramids at Ghiza  $          21,960
159 George Douglas Brewerton Mountain Waterfall  $            6,710
160 Louis Bélanger Windsor Castle, seen form the Eton side of the Thames , 1796–1796  $            9,760
161 after Peter Paul Rubens Le Gouvernement de la Reine  PASS 
162 after Peter Paul Rubens L'Apotheose d'Henri IV et la Regence de la Reine.   PASS 
163 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Veduta di altra parte della Camera Sepolcrale di L. Arrunzio
(X, Tom. II)
 $               366
164 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Avanzi di antiche terme in Albano denominati Cello Majo (Tab. VII)  $               500
165 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Dimostrazioni dell'Emissario del Lago Albano (VI)  $               366
166 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Prospettiva dello stesso Delubro (VIII)  $               750
167 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Veduta della Spelonca, detta il Bergantino, presso l'imbocco dell' Emissario del Lago Albano, ornata dagli Antichi, ed accennata nella Tavola I. de'disegni dell' Emissario medesimo alla fig. I. Lett. D.   $               344
168 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Rovine d'un antico Sepolcro fatto a modo di settizonio su la via Appia appresso la villa di Pompeo Magno, or fuori d'Albano dalla parte occidentale...(Tav. IV)  $               281
169 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Dimostrazioni dell'emissario del Lago Albano (Tav. VII)  $               344
170 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Dimostrazioni dell'Emissario del Lago Albano (Tav. IX)  $               244
171 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Dimostrazione in grande del criptoportico accennato nella Tav. IX con la lettera C (Tav. XII)  $               366
172 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Veduta di altra parte della Camera Sepolcrale di L. Arrunzio (X, Tom. II)  $               500
173 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Trofei de Daci de Sarmati....(XIV)  $               549
174 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Veduta in prospettiva...(Tom. III, XXVI)  $               488
175 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Camera Sepolcrale pochi..(Tom. II, XVI)  PASS 
176 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Grand’Urna di marmo...(Tom. II, XXXIII)  PASS 
177 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Urna di marmo...(Tom. III, LII)  PASS 
178 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Disengo di spoglie d’antichi edifizi
 (IX)
 PASS 
179 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Tripodi Antichi di Marmo....  PASS 
180 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Cammino che si vede...(I)  $               122
181 Giovanni Battista Piranesi Two Chimneypieces (IV)  PASS 
182 Nicolas Sanson d'Abbevile Amerique Septentrionale.  $            3,660
183 James Fraser Fraser's Panoramic Plan of London.  $               625
184 John Ogilby Roads from London to Bath & Wells  $               244
185 Willem Janszoon Blaeu Turcicum Imperium  $               671
186 Hector Gavin The Ancient City of Jerusalem  $               305
187 Daniel Stoopendaal Jerusalem (De Tempel Salomons)  $               488
188 Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg Roma  $            1,250
189 Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg Namurcum  $               336
190 James & Ralph Clews  Brown Transfer Decorated Staffordshire Platter with View of Pittsburgh  PASS 
191 Frederic Sackrider Remington A Six-Fathom Canoe Bound North  PASS 
192 Yates & Co Midnight Race on the Mississippi  PASS 
193 Nathaniel Currier & James Merritt Ives Husking  PASS 
194 Nathaniel Currier & James Merritt Ives Landscape, Fruit and Flower  PASS 
195 Nathaniel Currier & James Merritt Ives American Fruit Piece  PASS 
196 Abraham van Diepenbeeck Le Chateau De Bothel [Stag Hunting] from A General System of Horsemanship in All its Branches.  $               610
197 Charles Aubry La Lecon D'Escrime [The Fencing Lesson]  $               122
198 Marguerite Kirmse Royal Danes  $               438
199 Girard Thibault Academie de l'Espée de Girard Thibault d'Anvers [Fencing Academy of Girard Thibault of Antwerp]  PASS 
200 Richard Blome  Unharbouring ye Stagg, The End of ye Chase of ye Stagg  PASS 
201 Anton Seder Aqila [Eagles in Flight and Repose]  $               122
202 Earnest W. Steffen Rocky Mountain Nuthatch  $               500
203 Earnest W. Steffen Cassin's Purple Finch  $               500
Total  $    1,137,183

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