Archive for April, 2008

cMarket Reaches Record 4,000th Auction and $40 Million Raised for Nonprofit Organizations

cMarket Reaches Record 4,000th Auction and $40 Million Raised for Nonprofit Organizations

. April 14, 2008

CAMBRIDGE, MA – cMarket, the leader in online auction fundraising for nonprofit organizations, today announced a record 4,000 online auctions have run on the platform since the company’s inception in 2003, raising over $40 million for meaningful causes as diverse as feeding the hungry, funding cancer research and supplying school textbooks. Just over 50 percent […]

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Imperial Memorabilia at the Dorotheum Vienna

Imperial Memorabilia at the Dorotheum Vienna

. April 14, 2008

Emperors, at least in medieval times, were regarded as God’s representatives on Earth and venerated almost as if they were gods in their own right. Trade with various devotional objects flourished and continues even today, as the popular auction of „Imperial Memorabilia“ on 28th April 2008 at the Dorotheum Vienna once again demonstrates. The sometimes […]

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FERRARI FRANCORCHAMPS COLLECTION TO AUCTION IN MARANELLO

FERRARI FRANCORCHAMPS COLLECTION TO AUCTION IN MARANELLO

. April 14, 2008

LONDON, England – Ferrari aficionados from around the world are set to converge on Maranello, Italy on May 18 as preeminent international auction house, RM Auctions, in association with Sotheby’s, hosts their second historic Ferrari: Leggenda e Passione event. In addition to presenting a magnificent range of vintage sports and racing cars, the single-day auction […]

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Silver fit for a Queen at Charterhouse Auction

Silver fit for a Queen at Charterhouse Auction

. April 14, 2008

A massive Victorian silver gilt cup and cover by the Garrards, Gold and Silversmiths to the Queen, is going under the Charterhouse hammer in their auction of silver and jewellery on Friday 16th May. “Garrards are certainly the oldest firm of gold and silversmiths which were founded in 1735 and probably the most well known.” […]

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Lucian Freud Artwork for Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Lucian Freud Artwork for Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

. April 14, 2008

NEW YORK – The most important work by Lucian Freud (b. 1922) to appear at auction is among the leading highlights of Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 13 May 2008. The life-size Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, 1995, depicts a naked Sue Tilley, a benefits supervisor from London, and is estimated between […]

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