Archive for February, 2010

Orpheus Pavement Reconstruction for Simon Chorley Auction

Orpheus Pavement Reconstruction for Simon Chorley Auction

. February 24, 2010

One of the most significant archaeological projects of recent times One of the most significant archaeological projects of recent times – a reconstruction of the great Orpheus pavement – is to be sold by Chorley’s on Thursday 24 June 2010. Made from 1.6 million pieces of small, hand-cut clay blocks called tesserae, the 2,200 square […]

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Garth’s January Auction Results

Garth’s January Auction Results

. February 24, 2010

With a great and diverse crowd arriving from across the United States, Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers hosted the first auction of its 2010 schedule with a wide selection of Fine and Contemporary Art, Oriental Rugs, and Asian, Continental and American Furniture and Decorative Arts on January 29-30. Garth’s Vice-President Andrew Richmond noted before the sale […]

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Christie’s Announces March 10 Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

Christie’s Announces March 10 Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

. February 24, 2010

Christie’s New York sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on March 10 presents an exciting opportunity for collectors to purchase superb works by the great masters Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Tamara de Lempicka, and Henry Moore and to explore a wealth of drawings, sculpture and works on paper by lesser-known artists of the Impressionist and […]

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Quinn’s to Auction Two Intriguing Artworks One Believed to be by Honore Daumier

Quinn’s to Auction Two Intriguing Artworks One Believed to be by Honore Daumier

. February 24, 2010

Quinn’s Auction Galleries will offer two “mystery” paintings in their March 6 sale – one of which may be a genuine Honore Daumier. The other, found in a basement, is a possible 17th-C. Flemish work FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The area around Washington, D.C., has always been a sweet spot for European art discoveries because […]

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Bonhams Oxford Car Sale Opens UK Motoring Auction Season

Bonhams Oxford Car Sale Opens UK Motoring Auction Season

. February 24, 2010

A superb collection of quality motor cars, spanning every decade, starting with a 1910 Hupmobile Model 20 Tourer (estimate £10,000 – 12,000), and going through to a 2005 Ferrari/Foreman Mk4 V12 Spyder Recreation (estimate £65,000 – 85,000) are being offered at the Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia sale in Oxford on 6th March 2010. The […]

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