Archive for December, 2008

Canadian Art Attic Discoveries Make Over CAD$250,000 At Bonhams Toronto Sale

Canadian Art Attic Discoveries Make Over CAD$250,000 At Bonhams Toronto Sale

. December 4, 2008

Collectors and admirers of Canadian art competed for works in oil and watercolour in Bonhams’ auction in Toronto on Tuesday evening (Dec. 2, 2008). The sale realised CAD$543,000, with 68% of the lots selling (85% by value). These included several strong prices for works by Cornelius Krieghoff, A.Y. Jackson, Norval Morrisseau, Sybil Andrews, Peter Whyte, […]

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Manions Aviation Wings & Memorabilia Auction

Manions Aviation Wings & Memorabilia Auction

. December 4, 2008

Wings, badges, patches and more – all items up for bid in a special Commercial Aviation Wings and Memorabilia hosted by Manion’s International House on their online auction website: www.manions.com. “Aviation related items are very desirable,” said Manion’s representative John Conway. “Since man first took to the sky, the tools of the trade have been […]

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Skinner to Host Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts December 20, 2008

Skinner to Host Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts December 20, 2008

. December 3, 2008

BOSTON, Mass. – December 03, 2008 – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, will host an auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston gallery on December 20th at 10 a.m. The sale will feature more than 750 lots of furniture and decorative and utilitarian objects from the […]

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Bonhams Sells James Bond Car for £111,500

Bonhams Sells James Bond Car for £111,500

. December 3, 2008

James Bond’s Lotus from The Spy Who Loved Me fetches £111,500 at London auction With the 007 movie Quantum of Solace bringing James Bond back into the public eye, Bonhams today (1 December 2008) sold the 1976 Lotus Esprit, driven by Roger Moore in The Spy Who Loved Me, for £111,500. The classic white sports […]

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Sensational Flea Market Find Museum piece by Hanns Bolz surfaces

Sensational Flea Market Find Museum piece by Hanns Bolz surfaces

. December 3, 2008

Hanns Bolz was one of the most influential precursors of Modernism in the early 20th century. A contemporary of his, the writer Karl Otten, pronounced that Bolz’s “pictures went further than even Delaunay and Picasso dared to go”. Many of Hanns Bolz’s works are believed lost since he left explicit instructions in his will for […]

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