May, 2008

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

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

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

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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Bonhams Hong Kong Spring Auction

Bonhams Hong Kong Spring Auction

Bonhams’ spring auctions of Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, Fine Western and Jadeite Jewellery, and Fine Modern Wristwatches in Hong Kong will be held on 29 and 30 May at the Island Ballroom, Island Shangri-la Hong Kong. Public Preview: 27 May 3pm to 6pm 28 and 29 May from 10am to 7pm […]

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Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

There’s an eclectic mix of classic vehicles at economic environmentally friendly prices at Shannons Melbourne Winter auction on Monday June 2. Here are some of the highlights: Unreserved Falcon XWGT Owned for the past five years by the current owner, the Brambles Red XW GT being auctioned unreserved by Shannons is an older restoration. It […]

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