Archive for May, 2010

THE UNIQUE LIFETIME SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF CARL GILLESPIE – MOSTLY ANTIQUE TOYS AND GUNS – WILL BE SOLD JUNE 12 IN MISSISSIPPI

THE UNIQUE LIFETIME SINGLE-OWNER COLLECTION OF CARL GILLESPIE – MOSTLY ANTIQUE TOYS AND GUNS – WILL BE SOLD JUNE 12 IN MISSISSIPPI

. May 28, 2010

The auction will be held at the Stevens Auction Company showroom in Aberdeen, at 9 a.m. (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – The lifetime single-owner collection of Carl Gillespie – mostly vintage toys and guns, but to include petroliana items and antique farm equipment – will be sold Saturday, June 12, by Stevens Auction Company. The auction will […]

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BRIAN AND KIM WARD OF WARD AUCTION & APPRAISALS, INC., WILL SELL THEIR HOME AND COLLECTIONS JUNE 12 PRIOR TO A MOVE TO TENNESSEE

BRIAN AND KIM WARD OF WARD AUCTION & APPRAISALS, INC., WILL SELL THEIR HOME AND COLLECTIONS JUNE 12 PRIOR TO A MOVE TO TENNESSEE

. May 28, 2010

The on-site auction will be held at the couple’s home, at 202 East Galena Road in Big Rock, Ill. (BIG ROCK, Ill.) – Brian and Kim Ward are celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 12, and everyone’s invited. They’re also selling their two homes and sizable collections that day, too, and everyone’s invited […]

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Chinese Art Makes World Record Prices at Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

Chinese Art Makes World Record Prices at Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

. May 28, 2010

Bonhams Hong Kong today celebrated the first-ever “Golden Gavel Auction” in its history, when part of the world’s finest collection of important Chinese snuff bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, sold 100% and achieved world record prices. Against presale estimates of HK$20,000,000 (£1.8m), the sale total was HK$66,146,800 (£5.8m), with every one of the […]

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AUCTION FIT FOR A QUEEN AT RICHARD WINTERTON

AUCTION FIT FOR A QUEEN AT RICHARD WINTERTON

. May 28, 2010

Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) made a striking appearance at a local auction house, albeit in the form of a sixteenth century miniature portrait. The 6cm high oval portrait miniature of our iconic monarch had been brought into Richard Winterton’s routine valuation day by a local client. The Queen is depicted in her famous attire painted […]

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Frank Auerbach Pictures for Bonhams Auction

Frank Auerbach Pictures for Bonhams Auction

. May 28, 2010

An important painting by the British painter Frank Auerbach of his long-term lover, Estella Olive West, entitled Head of E.O.W. III, 1961, is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its 20th Century British Art sale on 30 June 2010. The painting, which has never appeared at auction before, is expected […]

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