Archive for December, 2010

PAIR OF CARVED ALABASTER MARBLE SCULPTURES OF CLEOPATRA AND JUDITH BRINGS $132,250 AT AUCTION HELD NOV. 13 BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION

PAIR OF CARVED ALABASTER MARBLE SCULPTURES OF CLEOPATRA AND JUDITH BRINGS $132,250 AT AUCTION HELD NOV. 13 BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION

. December 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A pair of carved, early Continental alabaster and marble statues of Cleopatra and Judith, each standing 23 inches tall and having exceptional detail, sold for $132,250 at a cataloged antique auction held Nov. 13 by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The statues were the top earner of the more than 500 lots sold. Overall, […]

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Hart Davis Hart is Largest U.S. Wine Auction House in 2010

Hart Davis Hart is Largest U.S. Wine Auction House in 2010

. December 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

December auction brings $7.2 million; Yearly auction totals up 63% to $39.2 million (December 14, 2010 – Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart finished off the most successful year in its history with a strong two-day December auction, bringing $7,178,568 against a pre-sale auction estimate of $4,422,730-$6,629,145. Lafite-Rothschild was the headliner once again, accounting for […]

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Rembrandt Bugatti Sculptures To Highlight 20th Century Decorative Arts Auction At Bonhams

Rembrandt Bugatti Sculptures To Highlight 20th Century Decorative Arts Auction At Bonhams

. December 14, 2010 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announce the 20th Century Decorative Arts sale on December 14, 2010. The auction will begin at 1 p.m. at the Bonhams gallery located at 580 Madison Avenue at 56th Street. Frank Maraschiello, Vice President and Director, 20th Century Arts, said, “It is a pleasure for Bonhams to continue to sell works by the Bugatti […]

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HUNDREDS OF FRESH TO THE MARKET LOTS IN A NUMBER OF CATEGORIES WILL BE AUCTIONED JAN. 21-23 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN OCEANSIDE, NEW YORK

HUNDREDS OF FRESH TO THE MARKET LOTS IN A NUMBER OF CATEGORIES WILL BE AUCTIONED JAN. 21-23 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS IN OCEANSIDE, NEW YORK

. December 14, 2010 . 0 Comments

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – Hundreds of mostly fresh-to-the-market lots in a number of categories will change hands at a weekend multi-estate sale Jan. 21-23 by Philip Weiss Auctions. The sale will be held in the Philip Weiss Auctions showroom, at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside. Online bidding will be facilitated by Proxibid.com. Phone and left bids […]

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Vintage Marbles Make $144,000 at Morphy’s Auction

Vintage Marbles Make $144,000 at Morphy’s Auction

. December 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

More than 50 enthusiastic in-house bidders and 150 unique online participants took part in Dan Morphy Auctions’ Nov. 6 specialty sale of antique and vintage marbles, and associated ephemera. The 314-lot event grossed $144,000, inclusive of 15% buyer’s premium – a result that CEO Dan Morphy described as “excellent – to my knowledge, the highest […]

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