March, 2011

Bonhams Auctioneers Appoint New Representative in Portugal

Bonhams Auctioneers Appoint New Representative in Portugal

Bonhams, the international fine art auction house, has appointed Filipa Rebelo de Andrade as the company’s representative in Portugal. She is based in Lisbon. Filipa’s professional experience includes an art curatorship at the Fundacao Oriente in Lisbon, where she collaborated with the building up of the collection, was responsible for all issues regarding collection management, […]

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EXCEPTIONAL CATALOGED ANTIQUE AUCTION SLATED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 21st, BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.; OVER 500 LOTS

EXCEPTIONAL CATALOGED ANTIQUE AUCTION SLATED FOR SATURDAY, MAY 21st, BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.; OVER 500 LOTS

Antique furniture, lighting, clocks, decorative accessories, fine art, jewelry will change hands. (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – What is being appropriately billed as an Exceptional Antique Auction has been planned for Saturday, May 21, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s spacious showroom at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Offered will be over 500 lots of […]

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Swoopo Files for Bankruptcy

Swoopo Files for Bankruptcy

Technologizer reports that pay-per-bid auction site Swoopo has filed for bankruptcy, “although the company’s front page claims “technical issues,” documents from a Munich, Germany bankruptcy court indicate its parent company — Shopping Entertainment AG — filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday. The company is asking for protections from its debtors, and it has named a […]

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Sotheby’s New York Sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Set Record

Sotheby’s New York Sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Set Record

Sotheby’s sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art have concluded, bringing the overall total for the series of auctions to $71,320,518 (est. $17.5/25.1 million), the highest total ever achieved anywhere in New York. All three auctions exceeded their estimates and competitive bidding was seen across all categories and periods. The sales followed an energetic […]

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