Archive for November, 2008

Sotheby’s to Hold its First-ever Major International Auction Series in the Middle East

Sotheby’s to Hold its First-ever Major International Auction Series in the Middle East

. November 26, 2008

Sotheby’s has announced its first ever major international auction series in the Middle East will take place on Wednesday, March 18 and Thursday, March 19, 2009 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar. Sotheby’s two-day international auction series will include sales of Orientalist Art, Watches, Arab, Iranian and International Contemporary Art. Highlights from all […]

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VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. Seized & Forfeited Property Auction

VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. Seized & Forfeited Property Auction

. November 26, 2008

VSE Corporation and Rick Levin & Associates, Inc. will conduct an auction of seized and forfeited property on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Other agencies that are participating include: U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service and Secret Service. Proceeds from the auction are returned to these […]

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Sotheby’s November Russian Art Sale Totals 14.1 Million

Sotheby’s November Russian Art Sale Totals 14.1 Million

. November 26, 2008

Sotheby’s London Russian Art Evening Sale realised a total of £14,155,600, against a pre-sale estimate of £17,535,000-24,810,000. The sale attracted over 100 registered bidders and saw 59.4% of the sold lots bring above their low estimates. Commenting on the Evening Sale, Jo Vickery, Senior Director and Head of Sotheby’s Russian Art Department, said: “Given the […]

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I.M. Chait Asian European and Natural History Auction

I.M. Chait Asian European and Natural History Auction

. November 25, 2008

ASIAN AND INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS AUCTION Dec 14 2008 13:00 Growing from an auction house that specialized in Chinese arts dating to the Bronze Age into an gallery that handles Natural History items dating back eons was not exactly what Isadore M. Chait had in mind 40 years ago when he established I.M.Chait Gallery/Auctioneers. But […]

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Jacob & Co. Generates Highest Bid at Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Auction

Jacob & Co. Generates Highest Bid at Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Auction

. November 25, 2008

At the recent Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction in Hong Kong the highest bid was for a spectacular Jacob & Co. cushion-shaped diamond ring. Featuring a 34.07 carat, D color, internally flawless stone, the ring commanded an impressive $5.78 million, and was acquired by a private collector. The fourth highest selling item, also from […]

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