Archive for November, 2009

Historic Judaica Auctioned at Bonhams

Historic Judaica Auctioned at Bonhams

. November 27, 2009

An early collection of ‘silver religious ornaments’ from the Ashkenazi Plymouth Hebrew Congregation’s synagogue built in 1762, the oldest in the English-speaking world, sold at Bonhams on 25th November for £175,000. This earliest and rarest set of 14 lots of silver prayer instruments was estimated to sell for £100,000, but instead took a staggering 175,000. […]

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Fillmore Poster Auctions November Sale Yields Impressive Results

Fillmore Poster Auctions November Sale Yields Impressive Results

. November 27, 2009

Fillmore Poster, Inc. (www.fillmoreposter.com), the world’s largest dealer in vintage rock ‘n’ roll concert posters, is pleased to announce that its November auction of rare and unusual sixties posters, handbills, and other memorabilia closed on November 22 with strong prices realized in all categories. Auction highlights include: Closed lots and prices realized can be viewed […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction the Pierre Leroy Collection of Modern & Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s to Auction the Pierre Leroy Collection of Modern & Contemporary Art

. November 27, 2009

Sotheby’s Paris will offer Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary works from the collection of Pierre Leroy, Co-Managing Partner of Groupe Lagardère. Pierre Leroy’s collection of books and manuscripts is already world renowned; now his modern art collection will be unveiled for the first time, in Paris on December 8/9. Andy Warhol is the foremost figure in […]

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Ships on Glass for Bonhams Auction of British Glass

Ships on Glass for Bonhams Auction of British Glass

. November 26, 2009

Two 18th century wine glasses that recall English and Dutch ships with colourful histories will be sold at Bonhams Fine Glass Sale on December 16 in London. These beautiful images remain engraved on the glass long after the ships themselves were lost. But the value of these two special wine goblets may have surprised the […]

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Bonhams Russian Art Auction Features Aivazovsky and Fabergé

Bonhams Russian Art Auction Features Aivazovsky and Fabergé

. November 26, 2009

On 30th November at Bonhams New Bond Street will host the sale of Russian Art, featuring the eminent names of both Aivazovsky and Fabergé. The first painting by Aivazovsky, whose career spanned almost the entire 19th century, is named “The Morning Catch”. It is signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘1870’ (lower right) and further signed […]

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