April, 2009

SKINNER FINE ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS AUCTION MAY 9TH

SKINNER FINE ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS AUCTION MAY 9TH

BOSTON, Mass. – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it will host an auction of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets at its Boston gallery, located at 63 Park Plaza, on Saturday, May 9th at noon. More than 300 lots, including 50 room-sized carpets, will […]

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Marquis de Montesquiou Armagnac Sets American Auction Record

Marquis de Montesquiou Armagnac Sets American Auction Record

Marquis de Montesquiou, the celebrated Armagnac house, achieved groundbreaking results with their 1865 vintage at an April 25 Christie’s auction in New York. The vintage, which sold for an impressive price of 8,400 USD, was the top single-bottle within the lots offered and marks an auction record as the most expensive bottle of Armagnac sold […]

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Jeff Koons Baroque Egg for Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction

Jeff Koons Baroque Egg for Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction

Sotheby’s May 12, 2009 evening sale of Contemporary Art in New York includes key examples by celebrated artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Jeff Koons, Alexander Calder, David Smith, Cy Twombly, Joan Mitchell, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Ellsworth Kelly and Andy Warhol. It also features an exciting group of property comprising important works by artists who rarely appear […]

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Spanish Paintings for Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings Sale

Spanish Paintings for Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings Sale

Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings sale on Wednesday, June 3, 2009, features a choice group of 15 works by some of the most representative Spanish artists of the time: Hermenegildo Anglada-Camarasa, Santiago Rusiñol, José Maria Sert, Joaquín Sorolla and Ignacio Zuloaga. The Bathing Hour, a striking canvas by Joaquín Sorolla (1863-1923) is the highlight of […]

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