Archive for May, 2008

Sotheby’s New York to Hold Sale of Important 20th Century Design

Sotheby’s New York to Hold Sale of Important 20th Century Design

. May 30, 2008

NEW YORK – On June 14, 2008, Sotheby’s New York will hold a sale of Important 20th Century Design, with highlights ranging from an impressive selection of lamps from Tiffany Studios to 21st Century masterworks of Contemporary Design. The sale features a unique offering: the Artek Pavilion by Shigeru Ban, in collaboration with UPM, estimated […]

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Leonard Joel Auction Purchased By Bonhams

Leonard Joel Auction Purchased By Bonhams

. May 29, 2008

After 100 years of ownership Melbourne’s Joel family has sold its auction business to Bonhams & Goodman establishing the largest fine art auctioneer in the Southern Hemisphere. In a further rationalization of the fine art auction industry First East Auction Holdings Pty Ltd who operates in Australia under Bonhams license as Bonhams & Goodman has […]

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Annalee Museum Dolls for Auction

Annalee Museum Dolls for Auction

. May 29, 2008

Own an Original Piece of History from Annalee Dolls, Inc. Meredith, NH – This June, avid collectors and new Annalee followers will be able to own an original piece of Annalee history. All they have to do is submit the winning bid! On June 12, 2008, at 10:00 AM, Annalee Dolls, Inc. will be auctioning […]

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Rufino Tamayo’s $7.2 Million Trovador Sets New World Auction Record

Rufino Tamayo’s $7.2 Million Trovador Sets New World Auction Record

. May 29, 2008

NEW YORK – Christie’s landmark Latin American Evening Sale realized both a new world auction record for Latin American Art with Rufino Tamayo’s Trovador at $7,209,000, and set the highest total ever for any auction of Latin American Art at $26,632,850. Tamayo’s magnificent Trovador more than doubled the previous world auction record for the artist, […]

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Faberge Elephant Auctioned in Melbourne

Faberge Elephant Auctioned in Melbourne

. May 28, 2008

A carved miniature elephant by Faberge c.1900 discovered in Australia achieved an astounding $52,800 when it was auctioned in Melbourne recently by Bonhams & Goodman’s. With a pre-sale estimate of $12,000-16,000, the final result was a welcome surprise for the vendor whose grandfather had acquired the miniature whilst in India or travelling from India to […]

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