Archive for December, 2010

Bonhams to Auction Watches Owned by Dr George Fisher

Bonhams to Auction Watches Owned by Dr George Fisher

. December 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

On Wednesday 15 December Bonhams will auction a fantastic collection of watches belonging to Dr George Fisher in their New Bond Street saleroom. This will be the second single-owner collection for sale on that day – the first being the world-renowned Haslinger Collection of Heuer watches. Over the years Dr George Fisher has amassed a […]

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Artfact.com Online Auction of Paperweights

Artfact.com Online Auction of Paperweights

. December 4, 2010 . 0 Comments

Collectors of rare hand-blown glass paperweights have discovered an invaluable resource in Artfact.com. Offering up-to-date auction price results and live online bidding at paperweight auctions around the globe, Artfact.com is one of the worlds leading resources for collectors of antiques, fine art, and collectibles such as paperweights. On December 6, in partnership with Freeman’s Auctioneers […]

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Quinn’s to Auction 19th Century Alexandria Stoneware

Quinn’s to Auction 19th Century Alexandria Stoneware

. December 4, 2010 . 0 Comments

On the site where the Tannery Yard condominiums stand today, the influential Wilkes Street Pottery operated from 1813-1877. The relationship between the Wilkes Street Pottery, famous for manufacturing Alexandria stoneware, and Hugh Smith & Company, a King Street retailer, was a driving force in Alexandria’s economy during the early half of the 19th century. American […]

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Sotheby’s Russian Art Auctions Realise $30.4 Million

Sotheby’s Russian Art Auctions Realise $30.4 Million

. December 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

The top-selling lot of the November Sales of Russian Art in London was Alexander Yakovlev’s 1926 oil on canvas The Kuli-Kuta Dance, Niamey, which sold for the within-estimate sum of £937,250 (Est. £800,000-1,000,000**) Two new artist records established for Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel with The Assyrian (lot 23, est. £30,000-50,000) and Igor Emmanuiovich Grabar with Delphiniums […]

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Heritage Vintage Movie Posters Auction Results

Heritage Vintage Movie Posters Auction Results

. December 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

Brisk bidding and strong prices paced Heritage Auctions’ Nov. 12 Vintage Movie Poster Auction, realizing a total of $1.486 million in its impressive debut at the company’s Beverly Hills location. All prices include a 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “Beverly Hills and vintage movie posters are a perfect fit,” said Grey Smith, Director of Vintage Movie Posters […]

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