Archive for May, 2010

Handwritten Account of the Battle of the Boyne for Auction

Handwritten Account of the Battle of the Boyne for Auction

. May 22, 2010

A thousand drunken troops, and generals leading from behind are among the startling revelations in an eye-witness account of the battle of the Boyne for sale at Bonhams on June 8. Captain John Stevens took part in the battle and later wrote of how a fatal mix up over drink rations led to some troops […]

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Gray’s Offers Shimon Okshteyn Mona Lisa at Auction

Gray’s Offers Shimon Okshteyn Mona Lisa at Auction

. May 22, 2010

On May 27 at 1pm Gray’s 19th Century, Modern and Contemporary Fine Art auction will be offering a rare Shimon Okshteyn, oil painting and serigraph on paper mounted on canvas. It is estimated very conservatively at $8,000 – $10,000. The painting is comprised of four individual colored and painted serigraphs laid down on canvas, with […]

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Nadeau’s Auction Gallery Asian Antiques Sale Results

Nadeau’s Auction Gallery Asian Antiques Sale Results

. May 22, 2010

Nadeau’s Auction Gallery held it’s annual spring Asian Antiques auction on Sunday, March 28th at their Windsor, CT location. It was a highly successful event, offering over 400 lots. Among the lots was a late Qing Dynasty white jade sculpture of a ram, which brought in $2250. A Qing Dynasty bronze incense burner sold for […]

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FRONTIER GAS “RARIN’ TO GO” DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, HITS $26,400 AT SALE HELD MAY 15-16 BY MATTHEWS AUCTIONS

FRONTIER GAS “RARIN’ TO GO” DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, HITS $26,400 AT SALE HELD MAY 15-16 BY MATTHEWS AUCTIONS

. May 21, 2010

(LOVELAND, Colo.) – A brilliant, round Frontier Gas “Rarin’ to Go” double-sided porcelain sign, one of only two known, soared to $26,400 – nearly triple its pre-sale estimate – at a weekend auction held May 15-16 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, based in Nokomis, Ill. It was the second major auction held in May by the […]

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Glass Paperweights Beat Estimates to Make £574,080 at Bonhams

Glass Paperweights Beat Estimates to Make £574,080 at Bonhams

. May 21, 2010

The auction of ‘Fine Paperweights from the collection of the late Baroness de Bellet’ held on 19 May 2010 at Bonhams, New Bond Street made an outstanding £574,080 with 95% sold by value. Bidders in the UK were competing against other interested parties in the USA, Europe and Israel. The top lot of the day […]

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