Archive for May, 2011

Richard Winterton Presents Fine Art & Collectors Auction on 2 June

Richard Winterton Presents Fine Art & Collectors Auction on 2 June

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Lichfield will become the centre of attention of the international fine art market on 2nd June when the quarterly prestigious Fine Art & Collectors’ Sale is held at Richard Winterton’s Lichfield Auction Centre. The sale showcases the cream of the crop of over five hundred specially selected items of jewellery, silver, coins/medals, glass, ceramics, works […]

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Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions Present The Q Soapstone Collection

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions Present The Q Soapstone Collection

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams Hong Kong 2011 Spring Auctions will offer The Q Soapstone Collection, on 25 May at 11:30am. The Q Collection is arguably the greatest collection of soapstone figures ever to be offered at auction. The 78 figures represent the personal journey of the collector, who showed remarkable vision in collecting these figures, starting in the […]

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Leslie Hindman Chicago Auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art Sets Records

Leslie Hindman Chicago Auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art Sets Records

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Spring auction of Contemporary, Modern, American and European Art set records, realizing over $2.7 million, as a crowded salesroom, busy phone lines and aggressive internet bidding contributed to strong prices. Several highlights of the Modern and Contemporary session were from the collection of Milwaukee’s Bradley Family Foundation. Sir Terry Frost’s Orange and […]

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Indian Art with War Shirt Auctions for $2,658,500 at Sotheby’s new York

Indian Art with War Shirt Auctions for $2,658,500 at Sotheby’s new York

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

War Shirt That Once Belonged To Chief Black Bird Sells For $2.7 million Sotheby’s New York set a new record for a piece of American Indian Art at auction when an Oglala Sioux Beaded and Fringed Hide War Shirt which once belonged to the famous and celebrated Sioux Chief, Black Bird sold to an anonymous […]

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Sotheby’s London Auction of 19th Century European Paintings Raises £5,403,625

Sotheby’s London Auction of 19th Century European Paintings Raises £5,403,625

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s sale of 19th Century European Paintings in London brought a total of £5,403,625 ($6,190,388). German, Austrian and Central European Paintings: Notable highlights of this section of the sale were Polish artist Henryk Siemiradski’s By the Fountain (lot 29), which sold for £301,250 ($345,112) against an estimate of £250,000-350,000, and Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein’s […]

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