Archive for October, 2009

Clarke Auction – The Connoisseurs Sale

Clarke Auction – The Connoisseurs Sale

. October 30, 2009

On Monday, November 2nd, at 6:00 pm, Clarke Auction, Westchester’s Premier Auction Gallery, expects to surpass its recent run of strong sales with a superb collection of Estate Antiques, Exceptional Decorative Arts, and Midcentury Modern Design. This sale was built around the exceptional taste of a late North Bergen collector along with estates from 740 […]

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Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Space Auction

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Space Auction

. October 30, 2009

Ever wanted to shoot the breeze with a legendary moonwalker? Own a genuine relic of space travel from an astronaut’s personal collection? Don a real astronaut flight suit? Now’s your chance! Starting today, you can bid on these and other cool space artifacts in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s (ASF) 7th Annual Astronaut Experiences and Memorabilia […]

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1847 Dansereau-Caldwell Mansion and Furnishings to Sell at Public Auction

1847 Dansereau-Caldwell Mansion and Furnishings to Sell at Public Auction

. October 30, 2009

United Country Bonnette Auction Company [www.BonnetteAuctions.com] announces the auction Saturday, November 7, 2009, at 10a.m. of a three-story historical mansion, according to Barbara Bonnette, auctioneer. Originally built in 1847, the mansion located at 506 St. Philip Street in Thibodaux has been fully renovated with modern luxurious amenities. “This estate received the Preservation Award from the […]

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Collection of Byron Letters Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Collection of Byron Letters Auctioned at Sotheby’s

. October 30, 2009

After extended bidding, both in the room and on the phone, the collection of letters featuring in the sale at Sotheby’s London of Books and Manuscripts from the prestigious English library of former British Prime Minister Archibald, 5th Earl of Rosebery, was won by an anonymous phone bidder. Eventually reaching a high of £277,250 (pre-sale […]

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PAIR OF MARINE OIL PAINTINGS BY NOTED BRITISH ARTIST THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH (1768-1842) SELL FOR A COMBINED $33,925 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE AUCTION OCT. 21

PAIR OF MARINE OIL PAINTINGS BY NOTED BRITISH ARTIST THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH (1768-1842) SELL FOR A COMBINED $33,925 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE AUCTION OCT. 21

. October 29, 2009

(WAYNE, Pa.) – A pair of gorgeous marine oil paintings by the noted British artist Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842) sold for a combined $33,925 at a multi-estate sale held Oct. 21 by Gordon S. Converse & Co. The paintings were the top achievers in a two-session sale that featured around 275 lots of fine art, period […]

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