New Collectors Art & Applied Arts, including the Paul Hartigan Collection

Auction Highlights
Posted on 11 December 2020

Art+Object’s December 8th auction was the first of its type conducted with the new inhouse app and online bidding facility. The adoption of the new technology was felt immediately with a huge number of registered bidders choosing it over the traditional modes of bidding. Total sales achieved under the hammer were $382 502, with The Paul Hartigan Collection of Crown Lynn realising $31 447. 80 of 82 lots sold under the hammer with several new benchmarks set for New Zealand’s much loved and iconic, post-war slip cast pottery. The New Collectors sale included paintings from the Estate of John & June Ritchie, and the top price of the evening went to Ian Scott’s Lattice No. 101 which realized $16 815. Some of the preliminary highlights include:

Lot 15. Crown Lynn Nautilus vase $780

Lot 23. Crown Lynn Bark shaped vases $840

Lot 24. Crown Lynn $600

Lot 28. Titian Waka $1200

Lot 32. Crown Lynn Swan $1155

Lot 34. Crown Lynn Pale Blue Swan $1560

Lot 45. Crown Lynn Vase attributed to Daniel Steenstra $2160

Lot 57. Crown Lynn Vase No. 86 $4685

Lot 72. Crown Lynn Classical Jug $865

Lot 153. John Ritchie Moonlight, Egypt $4325

Lot 158. John Ritchie Abstracted Landscape $5045

Lot 162. John Ritchie, Kuaotuna Beach $2880

Lot 169. June Ritchie, Whakapapa $6005

Lot 184. Max Gimblett, Remembrance $2880

Lot 188. Bill Hammond, Singer-Songwriter III $8110

Lot 198. Ralph Hotere, Round Midnight $6005

Lot 235. Gavin Hurley, Untitled $14 415

Lot 237. Valerie Nielsen, River $7265

Lot 245. Colin McCahon, 15 Drawings $11 410

Lot 252. Ian Scott, Lattice No. 101 $16 815

Lot 263. Helen Brown, Muriwai III $7205

Lot 275. Ray Haydon, Untitled $12 010

Lot 276. Peter Robinson, Bad Faith $13 215

Lot 313. Peter Peryer, Doughnuts $5765

Lot 334. Simon Kaan, Untitled $9730

Lot 359. Dean Buchanan, Kowhai $8165

Lot 366. Andrew Drummond, Encased Atmosphere I $3125

* All listed prices include buyer’s premium and GST. A full list of prices realised is available here.