Archive for October, 2009

Part II of the Clavius Collection of Fine Writing Instruments for Auction

Part II of the Clavius Collection of Fine Writing Instruments for Auction

. October 7, 2009

On October 12th, collectors of fine writing instruments will be presented with a spectacular collecting opportunity. The second part of the Clavius Collection–a world-class assemblage of many rare, ultra-high-end, modern, limited edition writing instruments–will be offered at international auctioneers, Bonhams New York. Considering the successful sale of the first part of the collection this past […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Arab and Iranian Art for the First Time

Sotheby’s to Auction Arab and Iranian Art for the First Time

. October 7, 2009

On Friday, October 16, 2009, Sotheby’s London will present, for the first time, a significant section of Arab & Iranian Art in its annual October Contemporary Art Sale to coincide with the Frieze Art Fair. The Arab & Iranian component of the sale features 46 works by some of the foremost Contemporary artists of Middle […]

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Sotheby’s Auction Sanyu Masterpiece for US$4,680,000

Sotheby’s Auction Sanyu Masterpiece for US$4,680,000

. October 7, 2009

At Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2009, Sanyu’s monumental Lotus et Poissons Rouges commanded HK$36,500,000/ US$4,680,000, selling to a Chinese buyer over the telephone after heated competition with five other bidders from across Asia (est. HK$15-25 million/ US$1,940,000-3,230,000). Sotheby’s achieved the second highest auction price for Sanyu as well as an […]

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Late model cranes to be auctioned in Denver

Late model cranes to be auctioned in Denver

. October 7, 2009

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will be conducting a large, multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction at its permanent auction site in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 starting at 8:00 a.m. The auction will feature more than 450 construction and transportation equipment items and a large selection of cranes, […]

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Bloomsbury Auctions Presents the Manhattan Graphics Center Benefit Auction

Bloomsbury Auctions Presents the Manhattan Graphics Center Benefit Auction

. October 6, 2009

Manhattan Graphics Center is holding a no-reserve, no-buyer’s-commission, benefit auction of fine prints at Bloomsbury Auctions, New York. Available for bidding are over 400 fine prints by MGC members, a selection from the MGC archives, and donated works from fine print dealers, master printers, and well-known artist friends. The works, which represent over 150 artists, […]

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