Christies: The Art of Food and Drink, 5074, London -South Kensington

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Auction Date
01/16/2014 - 01/16/2014
Page Size: 17 items in 1 pages
Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
8MEL RAMOS (B. 1935)YOU LIKE IT, IT LIKES YOUDüsseldorf1994GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,000.00
10AFTER ANDY WARHOLABSOLUT VODKA 1985GBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00GBP 11,875.00
12EARLY 20TH CENTURY, PUBLISHED BY VILMORIN-ANDRIEUX ET CIE.TWELVE COLOURED LITHOGRAPHS OF VEGETABLES FROM THE 'ALBUM VILMORIN' EARLY 20TH CENTURY, GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,250.00
43DE LA WARR FAMILYTHE DE LA WARR FAMILY RECEIPT BOOK. 1650s-c.1750GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 12,500.00
44JOSEPH PONZIO, CHEF DE CUISINE TO GRAND DUKE PIERRE OF RUSSIA. SERIES OF APPROXIMATELY 72 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND 2 POSTCARDS SIGNED 1895-1904GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
45AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER (1846-1935).Document signed (‘A. Escoffier’), Carlton Hotel, London, 5 April 1903, in French,London1903GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
46AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER (1846-1935).Two autograph draft menus 1907GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
47AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER (1846-1935).Two autograph double menus 1907GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
49RUMPOLT, MARX. EIN NEW KOCHBUCH. THE THIRD EDITION. FRANKFURT1604GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
50[WECKER, ANNA (D. 1596). EIN KÖSTLICH NEW KOCHBUCH VON ALLERHAND SPEISEN, AN GEMÜSEN, OBS, FLEISCH, GEFLÜGEL, WILDPRET, FISCHEN VNND GEBACHENS. AMBERG1607GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
51[BRILLAT SAVARIN, JEAN ANTHELME (1755-1826)]. PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT, OU MÉDITATIONS DE GASTRONOMIE TRANSCENDANTE ... PAR UN PROFESSEUR. PARIS1826GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
52 CHANGYU PIONEER WINE COMPANY. DOCUMENT IN ENGLISH, SINGAPORE, 18 JULY 1896, SINGAPORE1896GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 3,500.00
8118TH CENTURY, AFTER JOHANN WILHELM WEINMANN (1683-1741)ELEVEN ENGRAVINGS OF FOOD AND FRUITS 18TH CENTURYGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,500.00
106ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)GREENGAGES, FROM: WILD RASPBERRIES (FELDMAN & SCHELLMANN IV.143B) 1959GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00Not Sold
110CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929)PIZZA (AXSOM/PLATZKER 264)New York1996GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,125.00
182YOZO HAMAGUCHI (1909-2000)SPANISH OIL BOTTLE (M GALLERY 35) 1954GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,250.00
183YOZO HAMAGUCHI (1909-2000)TWO SLICES OF WATERMELON (M GALLERY 33) 1954GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,500.00
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