Archive for June, 2010

Single Owner Collection of Asian Art for Auction at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Single Owner Collection of Asian Art for Auction at Bonhams in Edinburgh

. June 30, 2010

A superb collection of Asian art, lovingly assembled over a decade by a single enthusiast while living and working in the Far East and South East Asia, is for sale at Bonhams Edinburgh on 7 July. Among the most fascinating pieces is a painting by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist Jiang Guo Fang who became […]

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Tom Hanks to Auction Off Toyota Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) Initiative

Tom Hanks to Auction Off Toyota Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) Initiative

. June 30, 2010

Through the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, donated his customized 2004 Prius to support Welcome Back Veterans (WBV) initiative. Welcome Back Veterans is an initiative created by Major League Baseball to assist OEF/OIF veterans and their families with deployment-related mental health concerns. The 2004 Prius has been converted to a plug-in Hybrid […]

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Ritchie Bros. St. Louis Grand Opening Auction Sets Records

Ritchie Bros. St. Louis Grand Opening Auction Sets Records

. June 30, 2010

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, officially opened its new permanent St. Louis auction site (located in the village of Caseyville, IL) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a multi-million dollar unreserved public auction on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Caseyville Mayor George Chance and St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern helped Company officials, […]

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Bharti Kher Indian Elephant Sculpture Auctioned in London

Bharti Kher Indian Elephant Sculpture Auctioned in London

. June 29, 2010

An elephant sculpture by leading Indian artist Bharti Kher has been sold for 993,250 pounds at a Sotheby’s auction in London, setting a new record for the work of art. The sculpture The Skin Speaks a Language not its Own established not only a record for the artist at auction but also a new record […]

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Lafite Lots Top $1 Million as Hart Davis Hart Chicago Finishes First Half of 2010 with $16,049,543 in Total Auction Sales, a 28% Increase Over 2009

Lafite Lots Top $1 Million as Hart Davis Hart Chicago Finishes First Half of 2010 with $16,049,543 in Total Auction Sales, a 28% Increase Over 2009

. June 29, 2010

June 26 Auction brings $4,295,511 – 100% of lots sold (Chicago, IL) – Wine prices eclipsed the high auction estimate at the Hart Davis Hart auction this weekend in Chicago, realizing $ 4,295,511 against a pre-sale auction estimate of $2,867,660- $4,288,950. 100% of the lots offered were sold. Collections of Bordeaux and Burgundy brought intense […]

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Palazzo Costaguti Bureau Cabinets for Bonhams Fine Continental Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art Auction

Palazzo Costaguti Bureau Cabinets for Bonhams Fine Continental Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art Auction

. June 29, 2010

A pair of rare North Italian 18th century bureau-cabinets from Palazzo Costaguti on Piazza Mattei in Rome are to be sold as part of the Fine Continental Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art sale on 7 July 2010. These fine examples of bureau-cabinets have been veneered in burr walnut and highlighted with parcel-gilt carved elements. […]

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British, Dutch and Flemish Masters Headline Sotheby’s 2010 Summer Sale

British, Dutch and Flemish Masters Headline Sotheby’s 2010 Summer Sale

. June 29, 2010

Sotheby’s London summer Evening Sale of Old Master and British Paintings in London will take place on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 and taking centre stage will be J.M.W. Turner’s breathtaking masterpiece Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino. The sale will further comprise: a strong selection of works by Dutch and Flemish 17th century artists including members […]

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