Archive for October, 2009

Bloomsbury Auction of Continental and English Literature & History, Manuscripts & Autograph Letters, Modern First Editions and War Poetry

Bloomsbury Auction of Continental and English Literature & History, Manuscripts & Autograph Letters, Modern First Editions and War Poetry

. October 6, 2009

Bloomsbury’s Continental and English Literature & History, Manuscripts & Autograph Letters, Modern First Editions and War Poetry on 15th October has a wide variety of very attractive pieces. Items of Scottish interest abound amongst the books from the library of the late Patrick Francis Maitland, 17th Earl of Lauderdale. A very good first edition of […]

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Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art Sale

Bonhams Islamic and Indian Art Sale

. October 6, 2009

Bonhams will be selling an array of important historical pieces, ranging from a spectacular 17th century wood ceiling panel, to rare Islamic manuscripts, Iznik pottery and elaborate jewellery and silverware in its Islamic and Indian Art Sale on 8th October at New Bond Street. One of the highlights of the sale is a massive Mudéjar […]

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Sotheby’s London to Co-host Gala Charity Sale

Sotheby’s London to Co-host Gala Charity Sale

. October 6, 2009

The luxury brand Louis Vuitton, synonymous with the art of travel and highly qualified craftsmanship, collaborates this year with six masters of savoir-faire and creates six limited-edition Special Orders to benefit the ‘Red Cross’. Sotheby’s London will co-host the gala charity sale of these unique special pieces at its New Bond Street premises on November […]

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Historic Prayer Items From Oldest Synagogue In The English-Speaking World for Auction By Bonhams

Historic Prayer Items From Oldest Synagogue In The English-Speaking World for Auction By Bonhams

. October 6, 2009

A rare early collection of silver religious ornaments from the Plymouth Hebrew Congregation’s synagogue built in 1762, the oldest built by Ashkenazi Jews in the English-speaking world will be sold by Bonhams on 25th November. This earliest and rarest set of silver prayer instruments is estimated to sell for £50,000 to £60,000. Nicholas Shaw, Head […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields Natural History Auction Sets World Records in Las Vegas

Bonhams & Butterfields Natural History Auction Sets World Records in Las Vegas

. October 6, 2009

Fascination with dinosaurs and natural works of art fueled bidding on Saturday, October 3, 2009 as Bonhams & Butterfields offered and sold property during the company’s first Natural History auction held at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. The sale brought more than $1.7-million for approximately 50 lots of high quality and distinctive […]

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