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During the rather classical Winter Sale around 'Old Masters and Antiquities', there was a keen interest for a pair of 18th century Delft spice jars (lot 14, € 8500), a jug, probably originating from Rouen (lot 13, € 3200) a. o.  
A late 16th century tapestry from Brussels or Enghien (lot 38) made a fair € 5000.

A bronze mortar by Petrus van den Gheyn (lot 66) sold for € 4600, whereas a chalice by Armand Bourdon (lot 82) smashed its presale estimate and got hammered for € 3600.  

A pair of mid 17th century portraits by Karel Slabbaert (lot 19) sold for € 8000, exactly the same as a painting by Abraham van den Tempel, depicting a girl in a yellow satin dress (lot 24). 

Those who are in for flowers went for a stone garland of flowers and fruits from the circle of Joris Van Son (lot 26), paying eventually € 5500 without commission. A copy after Titian depicting 'Danae' (lot 213) sold for € 2200. Many eyes were drawn to a large canvas with an ancient attribution to Jan Van Goyen depicting a landscape with a watermill (lot 36), which eventually sold for a well earned € 10000. 

A work by Jos Schippers (lot 295) went for € 13000 whereas a ''Une marchande de bric-à-brac' from 1868, a painting by A.H.B.Korff sold for € 5500 (lot 302). 
A view on Amsterdam by Klinkenberg (lot 387) sold for € 12000 and a marble sculpture of a sleeping angel by Richard James Wyatt (lot 324) for € 13000. 
Other hammer prices: a Franck-buffet (lot 427,  € 9500), a pair of vases in 'Sèvres'-porcelain (€ 5500) a bronze by Auguste Moreau (lot 331,  € 3200), a pair of Chinese vases (lot 407, € 4800), a pair of Japanese vases in Arita porcelain (lot 419, h.: 90, € 4400) and a stunning € 8500 for a standing Quan'in (lot 421, est.: 600/800). 

Works on Paper: Turn of the Century (sale December 12 2018)

The last sale of this Fall season was completely dedicated to 'Works on Paper & Editions'. 

From the library of Adolf Herckenrath came a fine selection of private press editions, namely these by Jules De Praeter. Reassuringly, most found buyers at sharp prices. 

From a private collection came about 50 lots of avant garde editions, magazines, tracts and other ephemera. Namely the lots with some sought after magazines like 'SIC' (lot 1053, € 1400 ), 'Littérature' (lot 1054, € 550), or the 'Dada Soirée' pamphlet (lot 1067, € 1200), the second issue of 'Cannibale (lot 1071, € 1000), 'Le Grand Jeu (lot 1092, € 800) found an eager audience, as well online as in the room. 

Some very rare proof prints by Belgium's most eminent avant garde artists like Jozef Peeters and Karel Maes, each individually sold for high prices, between € 750 and € 2200. A set of three Surm postcards (lot 1137), left the block for € 2000, whereas two woudcuts by Kandinsky (lot 1137) sold as a set for a well earned € 1600. 

A fine small drawing by Gaston Bertrand (lot 1130) made a surprising € 2000. 

Marcel Duchamp's second portfolio from the 'Large Glass and Related Works' (lot 1151) got hammered at € 4400. His posthumous 'Bouche-évier' (lot 1152) left the room for € 3700.