Archive for August, 2010

Moorcroft Collection for Auction at Bonhams

Moorcroft Collection for Auction at Bonhams

| August 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

The largest and most valuable single owner collection of Moorcroft pottery ever to come to auction is for sale at Bonhams in London on 21 September. The Richard Wright collection has been put together over 25 years by Jackie and Richard Wright and is estimated to be worth over £300,000. It includes a very rare […]

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Kennedy Wilson Sell 26 Condominiums at Houston Auction

| August 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Kennedy Wilson today announced that its auction division offered and sold 26 units of Edge condominiums at an auction that it conducted on Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Hilton Americas-Houston. Gross sales totaled $6 million, and prices averaged 204% of starting bids, exceeding the seller’s expectations. “The seller chose a Kennedy Wilson auction over a […]

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Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles for Sotheby’s New York Auction

Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles for Sotheby’s New York Auction

| August 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Highlighting Sotheby’s fall 2010 Asia Week sales in New York will be a single owner offering of the Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles on 14 September 2010. The bottles date from as early as the beginning of the 18th century and reflect a broad variety of Chinese decorative arts from glass and porcelain […]

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Doyle New York to Auction a Chinese Imperial Zitan Table

Doyle New York to Auction a Chinese Imperial Zitan Table

| August 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Doyle New York, one of the world’s leading auctioneers and appraisers, will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, September 13 at 10am (EDT). The sale offers over 430 lots showcasing the arts of China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia dating from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings include porcelain, […]

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John Moran Auctioneers Fall Jewelry Auction

| August 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

John Moran Auctioneers announce that their November 30th Antiques Auction, showcasing fine antique, vintage and signed jewelry and watches, is open for consignments. This will be Moran’s largest and most important jewelry sale of the year, with several hundred pieces gathered from private collections and estates across the country. Items already consigned include a large […]

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THREE BIG SALES – INCLUDING A CIVIL WAR & MILITARIA AUCTION & TWO LARGE ESTATES – WILL BE HELD SEPT. 11-12 & 25 BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

THREE BIG SALES – INCLUDING A CIVIL WAR & MILITARIA AUCTION & TWO LARGE ESTATES – WILL BE HELD SEPT. 11-12 & 25 BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

| August 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

An authentic Colt Gatling Gun (Model 1875, Serial No. 135) could fetch $150,000+ on Sept. 12 (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – A full slate of three auctions, including a Civil War & Militaria Auction planned for Sunday, Sept. 12, will be held by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s spacious gallery facility at 1485 West Housatonic Street […]

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Record Prices in Heritage Illustration Art Auction

Record Prices in Heritage Illustration Art Auction

| August 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

After more than a solid year of dominating Heritage Auctions’ Illustration Art Auctions, Pin-up and Glamour Art, while still performing superbly, was forced to cede the spotlight on Aug. 17 to classic Pulp Art, as several icons of the genre burst into the spotlight, led by Hu gh Joseph Ward’s The Evil Flame, Spicy Mystery […]

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