Archive for April, 2008

Superior Galleries Realizes Strong Prices in 2008 Santa Clara Elite Auction

Superior Galleries Realizes Strong Prices in 2008 Santa Clara Elite Auction

. April 16, 2008

DGSE Companies, Inc., which wholesales, retails and auctions fine watches, jewelry, diamonds, precious metal and rare coin products via traditional and internet channels, today announced its results for Superior Galleries’ April 10, 2008 Santa Clara Elite Auction, where Superior Galleries is the official auctioneer. This 800 lot event realized $945,000 inclusive of the buyer’s premium. […]

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Tennants Spring Sale 10 & 11 April Post Sale Report

Tennants Spring Sale 10 & 11 April Post Sale Report

. April 16, 2008

A house in Saltburn-by-the-Sea provided the day’s most spectacular price – £49,000 paid by a telephone bidder from Italy to repatriate a late 18th Century North Italian Rosewood, Tulipwood and Marquetry Commode (lot 1125). This piece was discovered by Tennant’s furniture specialist, Jeremy Pattison, during a routine valuation visit, and even his conservative estimate came […]

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Christie’s Rugs & Carpets Spring Sale

Christie’s Rugs & Carpets Spring Sale

. April 16, 2008

New York – Christie’s New York is pleased to announce its Spring 2008 auction of Rugs and Carpets on June 3. The sale will be led by a gorgeous silk Isfahan rug from Central Persia, circa 1600, from The Doris Duke Collection and the Newport Restoration Foundation (estimate: $1,000,000-1,500,000). Also on offer will be ten […]

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Christie’s Spring Prints and Multiples Sale

Christie’s Spring Prints and Multiples Sale

. April 16, 2008

New York – On April 29 and 30, Christie’s New York will hold its Prints and Multiples sale offering original limited edition prints by leading artists, such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, and Jasper Johns. The two day sale features over 590 lots with estimates ranging from $2,000 to $800,000 with an impressive […]

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LiveAuctioneers.com to launch independent online bidding platform

LiveAuctioneers.com to launch independent online bidding platform

. April 16, 2008

NEW YORK – Immediately following the signing of its 700th auction-house client (Heritage Auction Galleries), Manhattan-based LiveAuctioneers LLC has publicly released details of its plans to launch an independent online-bidding platform. “After a very successful and mutually beneficial 5½ -year partnership with eBay Live Auctions, LiveAuctioneers.com is going to be operating as a separate entity, […]

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