Archive for March, 2011

Heritage Auctions Announce First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

Heritage Auctions Announce First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

. March 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

An Italian Giltwood and Fabric bedroom set, attributed to Michelangelo Guggenheim, Venice Italy, circa 1890, and retailed by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Co., New York, is expected to bring $40,000 as one of the principal highlights of Heritage Auctions Sunday, March 20 Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, the first Heritage Decorative Arts auction to be held […]

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30,000 Toy Soldiers for Auction at Bonhams

30,000 Toy Soldiers for Auction at Bonhams

. March 14, 2011 . 0 Comments

A vast collection of 30,000 toy soldiers accumulated by Dutch collector, Gijs Scholtens, is to be sold at Bonhams, Knowle, as part of its auction of Toys, Dolls and Soldiers on 5 April 2011. Echoing the historic journey of Stadtholder William III of Orange (later King William of England, married to Mary II of England), […]

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Collection of Antique Gambling Machines for Morphy Auction

Collection of Antique Gambling Machines for Morphy Auction

. March 14, 2011 . 0 Comments

Morphy Auctions will be selling the late Bob Levy’s personal collection of gambling and coin-op machines over Labor Day weekend, 2011. The collection of 350-400 antique and vintage machines will be offered in its entirety in a Sept. 3 session at Morphy’s gallery, with Internet live bidding through Morphy Live and LiveAuctioneers.com. A renowned expert […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Jeff Koons Pink Panther

Sotheby’s to Auction Jeff Koons Pink Panther

. March 12, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s on 10 May 2011, will offer one of the most important works by Jeff Koons ever to have appeared at auction. Pink Panther from 1988 draws on many of the themes that have come to define Koons’ output and stands as one of the outstanding achievements of his illustrious career. The porcelain sculpture is […]

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FANTASTIC ARCHIVE OF MATERIAL PERTAINING TO COUNTERCULTURE CARTOONIST ROBERT CRUMB FETCHES $16,950 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

FANTASTIC ARCHIVE OF MATERIAL PERTAINING TO COUNTERCULTURE CARTOONIST ROBERT CRUMB FETCHES $16,950 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

. March 11, 2011 . 0 Comments

The three-day event, held March 4-6 in Oceanside, N.Y., grossed more than $500,000. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – An archive of material pertaining to the famous counterculture cartoonist Robert Crumb – including a pair of original hand-drawn personal greeting cards and a 13-page sketchbook – sold for $16,950 at a multi-estate sale held March 4-6 by Philip […]

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