Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Auction: Photography, June 17, 2009 @Bassenge

Next week in Berlin, the German photography season will come to a close with a massive sale at Bassenge, the largest sale so far this year as measured by lots on offer. Most of the lots are in the lower priced range, the vast majority estimated under 1500€.

There are a total of 458 lots available, with a total High estimate of 537890€. (No catalog cover shot available.)

Here's the breakdown:

Total Low lots (high estimate 7500€ or lower): 448
Total Low estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): 400890€

Total Mid lots (high estimate between 7500€ and 35000€): 10
Total Mid estimate: 137000€

Total High lots (high estimate over 35000€): 0
Total High estimate: NA

For our collection, we liked the following:

Lot 4327, Constantin Brancusi, Orchid in Vase, 1930s
Lot 4343, William Christenberry, 5 cents - Demopolis, Alabama, 1980
Lot 4560, Sean Scully, Merida portfolio, 2001

The lot by lot catalog can be found here.

June 17th

Galerie Bassenge
Erdener Straße 5a
14193 Berlin-Grunewald

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