Archive for May, 2011

Bonhams Appoints Mark Fraser as Chairman of Australian Operation

Bonhams Appoints Mark Fraser as Chairman of Australian Operation

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams Chairman, Robert Brooks said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark to Bonhams. His academic track record and high standing in the art world make this a very important appointment for us. I have no doubt that he will help us build on the promising start we have made in Australia.” Mark Fraser commented: “I’m […]

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Gray’s Art & Furniture Auction to Benefit Cleveland Play House

Gray’s Art & Furniture Auction to Benefit Cleveland Play House

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Gray’s Auctioneers’ sale on Wednesday, May 25, will feature fine works of art, decorative arts and furniture – and many of the lots have been donated to benefit the Cleveland Play House, America’s first regional theater, founded in 1915. Highlights of the 341-lot auction include a magnificent Tree of Life Persian rug, a Clement Meadmore […]

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Artfact Live! April Auction Results Roundup

Artfact Live! April Auction Results Roundup

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

As gas prices continue to rise, online bidding has become an increasingly attractive option for collectors and dealers. Thanks to exceptional sales from its auction house members, online bidding at Artfact was stronger than ever this April. Highlights include Eldred’s Spring Asian auction with over 1,200 bids from more than 17 countries; Dargate Auction Galleries’ […]

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Adriaen de Vries Mannerist Sculpture for Christie’s Decorative Arts Auction

Adriaen de Vries Mannerist Sculpture for Christie’s Decorative Arts Auction

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s announce the recent discovery of a previously unrecorded 17th masterpiece by the Dutch master of Mannerist sculpture Adriaen de Vries (1550-1626): a bronze Mythological Figure Supporting the Globe, which is estimated to realise between £5 million and £8 million when it is sold in The Exceptional Sale of Decorative Arts on 7 July 2011. […]

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Sir Paul McCartney Lamborghini for Auction at Bonhams Goodwood sale

Sir Paul McCartney Lamborghini for Auction at Bonhams Goodwood sale

. May 18, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announce it will be selling a 1967 Lamborghini 400GT 2+2 once owned by Sir Paul McCartney at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed on 1 July 2011. The right hand drive car, which has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £100,000 – 120,000, joins an impressive line-up for the annual sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars […]

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