Archive for August, 2009

Severin Wunderman Furniture and Fittings for Sale at Bonhams

Severin Wunderman Furniture and Fittings for Sale at Bonhams

. August 27, 2009

THE extraordinary furniture and fittings of the home of `Time Lord’, Severin Wunderman, who built up the Gucci watch franchise and owned the Swiss watch brand Corum, will go on sale at Bonhams on September 30th. The magnificent eight-bedroom Chelsea home was his UK base until his untimely death last year at the age of […]

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THE MUSIC HALL COMES TO BELLMANS

THE MUSIC HALL COMES TO BELLMANS

. August 27, 2009

A COLLECTION OF ITEMS relating to important Irish artist Sir William Orpen (1878-1931), discovered in a house in Brighton, will be offered for sale at Bellmans, Wisborough Green, West Sussex as part of their monthly three-day sale that takes place between Wednesday, September 9 and Friday, September 11, 2009. A descendant of Orpen’s companion, Kathleen […]

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Relics of Scottish Heritage Auctioned at Bonhams Scottish Sale

Relics of Scottish Heritage Auctioned at Bonhams Scottish Sale

. August 27, 2009

Bonhams saw 80% of lots sold at the 10th anniversary of their Scottish Sale from 18th – 21st August, with prize lots ranging from historical items of royal interest and usual collections of armoury to fine Wemyss porcelain and highly desirable Robert Burns mementos. In the year of “The Home Coming” and Robbie Burns’ 250th […]

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Heritage Auction Galleries  joins the Social Media revolution

Heritage Auction Galleries joins the Social Media revolution

. August 27, 2009

With the launch of Heritage Auction Galleries has now placed its bidder-members and followers right in the middle of the American Social Media boom. The recent additions of a Heritage Auction Galleries page on Facebook, where all the latest press releases and pertinent announcements from the company are posted, complimented with frequent updates from Heritage […]

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Scion Launches ‘Installation 5 Tour: Self Portraits’ Online Auction on ArtNet.com to Benefit Creative Capital

Scion Launches ‘Installation 5 Tour: Self Portraits’ Online Auction on ArtNet.com to Benefit Creative Capital

. August 27, 2009

For the fifth year, Scion auctions off an unprecedented collection of contemporary works to benefit charities and non-profits that support independent artistic expression. The Installation 5 Tour collection features literal and non-literal self-portraits of varying cost by international art luminaries, with 100 percent of the proceeds aiding Creative Capital, the premier national artist support organization […]

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