Archive for May, 2008

Auction Of Fine Furniture From Century Old Antiques Firm – Smiths Of Harrogate

Auction Of Fine Furniture From Century Old Antiques Firm – Smiths Of Harrogate

. May 7, 2008

Bonhams in Knightsbridge is delighted to be selling selected contents from the venerable antiques firm, Smiths of Harrogate. The sale, which will be held on Tuesday 3 June 2008, features over 120 lots of fine antique furniture dating from 1760-1915. Both traditional English furniture and Continental pieces are represented in the sale, with estimates ranging […]

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Vectis Toy Auction May 12 – 14

Vectis Toy Auction May 12 – 14

. May 7, 2008

The three day May auction has a good cross section of diecast, tinplate and plastic toys. Including several high quality private owner collections. A small but selective section of Dinky Gift sets feature on day one several of which are rare or export issues. Pre sale estimates range from £400 – £500 up to £3400 […]

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Fine Furniture Decorative Arts and Australian Historical Objects for Bonhams & Goodman Auction

Fine Furniture Decorative Arts and Australian Historical Objects for Bonhams & Goodman Auction

. May 7, 2008

An auction of Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts together with important Australian Historical Objects, will be conducted on Tuesday 20 May at 6pm, in Sydney. The sale, which includes a very important Vietnam War Victoria Cross medal group awarded to Major Peter Badcoe, will be conducted in the Double Bay rooms in Sydney. The widow […]

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RM Auctions Sports & Classics of Monterey

RM Auctions Sports & Classics of Monterey

. May 7, 2008

A one-of-a-kind 1957 Chrysler Diablo will debut at RM Auctions’ annual ‘Sports & Classics of Monterey’ auction event in California, August 15th and 16th. Conceived by Chrysler’s design head, Virgil Exner, the Diablo is arguably one of the largest and most impressive concept cars ever built. The ultra-rare Diablo will be joined by several other […]

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Auction Records Set Including Monet, Giacometti, Rodin and Miro

Auction Records Set Including Monet, Giacometti, Rodin and Miro

. May 7, 2008

NEW YORK – The evening sale of Impressionist and Modern Art at Christie’s New York totaled $277,276,000/£140,749,239/€178,887,742, Christie’s third highest result ever for the category. The auction featured particularly strong results for both 19th and 20th century paintings and sculpture created by some of the leading masters of art history. The sale was 82% sold […]

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