June, 2007

New Auction Records Smashed for Contemporary Ceramics and Studio Works of Art on Tuesday in New York City

New Auction Records Smashed for Contemporary Ceramics and Studio Works of Art on Tuesday in New York City

On June 5, 2007, Bonhams New York held two auctions of works by Contemporary Studio Artists. The early offering, titled International Contemporary Ceramics, was the inaugural New York sale of international Contemporary ceramics for the auctioneers. The later session featured Contemporary Studio Works of Art, including one of the largest groupings of Contemporary glass to […]

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Important sale planned for July 26 by MV Auctions

Important sale planned for July 26 by MV Auctions

The weather will be hot, but so will the offerings at a sale planned for Thursday, July 26, by MV Auctions/Auctions of Cape Cod and the Islands, of Hyannis, Mass. Around 300 lots will cross the block, including a single-owner lifetime collection of canes; antique scrimshaw; fine period furniture; original paintings by listed artists; a […]

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BONHAMS EXPANDS ASIAN DEPARTMENT WITH NEW FOCUS ON JAPAN FOLLOWING HONG KONG LAUNCH

BONHAMS EXPANDS ASIAN DEPARTMENT WITH NEW FOCUS ON JAPAN FOLLOWING HONG KONG LAUNCH

Bonhams announced this week that two key specialists in Japanese Art recruited from Sotheby’s will join Bonhams Asian Art Department, one of the company’s most successful specialist areas. Colin Sheaf, Bonhams Deputy Chairman and Head of Asian Arts said: “We are delighted to welcome Neil Davey and Suzannah Yip, specialists in Japanese Art to Bonhams. […]

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Listers Antiseptic Operating Table and a 1.5m-Long Surgical Knife: Glasgow Shop Display Items of Queen Victoria and Dr Livingstone Medical Instrument Makers to Sell at Bonhams Scottish Sale

Listers Antiseptic Operating Table and a 1.5m-Long Surgical Knife: Glasgow Shop Display Items of Queen Victoria and Dr Livingstone Medical Instrument Makers to Sell at Bonhams Scottish Sale

A collection of shop display items from Hilliard and Chapman, who were “Cutlers and Surgical Instrument Makers to The Queen and Prince Albert,” based at 56 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, will be sold at Bonhams annual Scottish Sale in Edinburgh between 22 – 24 August 2007. Hilliard and Chapman, one of Scotland’s most famous firms, produced […]

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