Archive for November, 2010

Gemmell Hutchison Painting of Edinburgh Review for Auction

Gemmell Hutchison Painting of Edinburgh Review for Auction

. November 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

A splendid and monumental celebration of Scotland’s military heritage is to be auctioned at Bonhams Fine Picture sale in Edinburgh on 7 December. ‘The Scottish Volunteer Review, Edinburgh 1905″, (£20,000-30,000) which is over 5 feet wide, is the work of Robert Gemmell Hutchison, one of Scotland’s best loved artists and most famous for his trademark […]

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Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction Takes EUR 1.9 million

Ketterer Kunst Rare Books Auction Takes EUR 1.9 million

. November 27, 2010 . 0 Comments

With an overall result of EUR 1,9* million, the two day auction of Rare Books at Ketterer Kunst made for the best result in this section for the last twenty years. The evening auction alone realized a stunning 74 percent sold lots and a quota of 128 percent*. The reason for this tremendous success is […]

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Grey’s Oriental Rugs Runners and Carpets Auction

Grey’s Oriental Rugs Runners and Carpets Auction

. November 26, 2010 . 0 Comments

Gray’s Auctioneers’ Oriental Rugs, Runners and Carpet Auction features an assortment of 109 beautiful lots. Included in this auction is a rare and important Silver and Silver-Gilt Thread Embroidered Calligraphic Panel measuring 48 x 66 inches (Lot 40) that depicts the Tomb of Mohammed surrounded by calligraphic inscriptions that translate to “May God Shower His […]

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Patek Philippe timepiece headlines New York Watch Auction

Patek Philippe timepiece headlines New York Watch Auction

. November 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

An extremely rare Patek Philippe Advanced Research Ref. 5250 timepiece, one of only 100 ever made by the legendary watchmaker, is the hotly anticipated lead lot of the Heritage Auctions’ Saturday, Dec. 4 Signature® Fine Timepieces Auction, taking place at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute), 2 East 79th Street (at 5th Ave). It is estimated […]

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Sotheby’s Report Strong Prices for Spanish, Scandinavian, Orientalist and Greek Art

Sotheby’s Report Strong Prices for Spanish, Scandinavian, Orientalist and Greek Art

. November 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London sale of 19th Century European Paintings (which included works by Spanish, Orientalist, German, Austrian, Scandinavian and Symbolist artists) brought a total of £11,166,050 (€13,168,101). Vilhelm Hammershoi, Unge Egetræer (Young Oak Trees), oil on canvas. Estimate: £70,000 – 90,000. Sold for: £205,250 (€242,051). Photo: Sotheby’s. Spanish Painting: The top-selling lots of the sale overall […]

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