Archive for September, 2010

Crosby Garrett Helmet for Christie’s Antiquities Auction

Crosby Garrett Helmet for Christie’s Antiquities Auction

. September 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

Christie’s South Kensington will offer the Crosby Garrett Helmet from Roman Britain, in their antiquities auction on on 7 October. Discovered in Cumbria, in May 2010, the Crosby Garrett Helmet dates from the late 1st-2nd Century A.D. and is one of only three comparable examples ever to have been discovered in the United Kingdom in […]

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Heritage appoints Matt Rubinger as Director of Luxury Accessories

Heritage appoints Matt Rubinger as Director of Luxury Accessories

. September 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

Heritage Auction Galleries has announced the appointment of Matthew Rubinger to the position of Consignment Director for its newly formed Luxury Accessories category, encompassing high-end handbags, luggage, wallets, belts and all associated accompaniments. “Matt has a world of experience that belies his age,” said Tiffany Dubin, Vice President of Business Development at Heritage, with whom […]

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Bonhams Sells Royal British Legion Replica Spitfire Prior to  Auction

Bonhams Sells Royal British Legion Replica Spitfire Prior to Auction

. September 12, 2010 . 0 Comments

A replica Supermarine Spitfire owned by The Royal British Legion has been sold by Bonhams for an above-estimate sum, ahead of auction. The replica plane was due to be auctioned at the Goodwood Revival sale on 17 September and had attracted a pre-sale estimate of £50,000 – 60,000. The new owner, Michael Oliver, chairman of […]

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Sotheby’s to Host Divine Comedy Exhibition in New York

Sotheby’s to Host Divine Comedy Exhibition in New York

. September 11, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s will present Divine Comedy, an exhibition that will spotlight humor in the visual arts through the lens of Dante’s epic poem. Drawing on Sotheby’s expertise across many different collecting categories and time periods, the exhibition of approximately 80 works will place Contemporary art in dialogue with Antiquities, African Art, Old Master paintings, 19th Century […]

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Early American Motorcycles Added To Bonhams Las Vegas Auction

Early American Motorcycles Added To Bonhams Las Vegas Auction

. September 10, 2010 . 0 Comments

Bonhams is delighted to announce the addition of over a dozen early American motorcycles from a private Long Island, New York, collection to its first annual Las Vegas motorcycle auction. Consisting of some the most significant names and most desirable models in motorcycling history – including an incredibly rare original paint Flying Merkel – the […]

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