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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