dimanche, février 13, 2011

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POSTERS, SHIP MODELS, SERVICEWARE AMONG SOUGHT-AFTER ARTIFACTS IN SWANN GALLERIES’ FEBRUARY 3 AUCTION OF OCEAN LINER AND TRANSPORTATION MEMORABILIANew York—Collectors competed for a large assortment of Ocean Liner and Transportation Memorabilia at Swann Galleries on February 3. There was material related to most of the major steamship lines in this latest sale of ocean liner ephemera at Swann.Gary Garland, Swann’s Ocean Liner Specialist, said, “There was strong interest in this sale, with many buyers looking to build their ocean-liner collections and designers seeking decorative material. We are pleased to organize auctions of this subject whenever top quality collections are consigned.”Decorative only begins to describe the sale’s top lot, A.M. Cassandre’s celebrated Art Deco poster, Normandie, in the only known variant without an overprint for a special event or advertising “service regulier,” Paris, circa 1938, which sold for $16,800*.Other poster highlights included Cassiers, Red Star Line. Antwerpen = Amerika, color two-sheet poster, Brussels, 1910s – early 20s, $2,400; Walter Thomas’s Cunard. New Steamers (20,000 Tons) Boston to Europe, color poster, London, circa 1925, $4,800, and “Queen Mary” “Queen Elizabeth” Fastest Ocean Service in the World, England, 1947, $2,640; Adolph Treidler’s Champlain, United States, January 1939, $2,880; and Con le “Andrea Doria”…, by an unknown artist, Genoa, 1952, $2,220.A scrapbook kept by Commodore Harry Manning with materials related to the blue ribbon-winning maiden voyage of the “United States” in 1952 exceeded expectations to bring $6,000.Also drawing a lot of attention was a collection of 75 souvenir spoons, jelly spreaders and tea strainers, mostly representing Cunard liners, but with some White Star liners as well, which sold for $6,960.Serviceware used aboard various ships and aircraft included a Pan American Airways silver serving tray by International Silver, 1946, $4,560; four acid-etched cordial glasses for first-class service on the Italian Line’s “Augustus,” circa 1927, $1,920; and several Bavarian china pieces made by Heinrich & Co. for use on zeppelins, among them a chocolate cup and saucer stamped Graf Zeppelin, 1928, $1,800; a demi-tasse cup and saucer for use on the Hindenburg, 1935, $2,160; and a group of three plates marked with the DZR zeppelins logo, circa 1935 , $1,680.Select ship models included a large full-hull metal model of the “Lusitania” by Marklin, $2,640, and full-hull model of the “Titanic” by Bing, $1,560.Also related to the Titanic was a real photo postcard taken in advance of the maiden voyage, $660, and a postcard with an interior view of the ship’s main salon, $960.An illustrated catalogue with complete prices realized is available for $35 from Swann Galleries, 104 East 25 Street, New York, NY 10010, and may be viewed online at www.swanngalleries.com. Swann welcomes consignments of top quality ocean liner collections. For further information, please contact Gary Garland at (212) 254-4710 ext. 17, or via e-mail at ggarland@swanngalleries.com.*All prices include buyer’s premium.# # #CATALOGUES & DIGITAL IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Rebecca Weiss Media Relations Swann Galleries 104 East 25th Street New York, NY 10010
212-254-4710, ext. 23 rebeccaw@swanngalleries.com See our blog:http://blog.swanngalleries.com/

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