April, 2008

Bloomsbury Auctions Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Prints – April 17

Bloomsbury Auctions Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings and Prints – April 17

Bloomsbury’s sale of Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Drawings & Prints on 17th April has some interesting and noteworthy lots. The highlight of the entire sale may well be lot 49 Head of a Boy by Jean Baptiste Greuze. The black and white chalk drawing with washes, bears a striking resemblance to the Tête de jeune enfant […]

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Sothebys sets Record for any Islamic Work of Art at Auction

Sothebys sets Record for any Islamic Work of Art at Auction

LONDON – An Abbasid ka’ba key, which unlocks one of the most venerated and highly honoured buildings in the world – certainly within the pan-Islamic community – today sold to an anonymous buyer for the remarkable sum of £9,204,500 in Sotheby’s biannual Arts of the Islamic World Sale. The price achieved, which is more than […]

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United Way Spring Online Auction

United Way Spring Online Auction

The United Way Spring Online Auction is on now through April 30 with chances to bid on an amazing variety of items and experiences while supporting community service agencies. New items are added frequently. The items with the most bids so far include a 2007 Ford Edge SEL which was a VIP vehicle for the […]

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The Dagger Of Shah Jahan Sells At Bonhams In London For £1.7m

The Dagger Of Shah Jahan Sells At Bonhams In London For £1.7m

A dagger that once belonged to Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor, who built the Taj Mahal, as a memorial to his beloved wife, sold for £1,700,000 at Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale in London today, 10 April. The elegant and understated personal dagger carried by Shah Jahan, (reigned 1627-1657), with its fine gold inscriptions and […]

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