Archive for May, 2011

Rare Clarets Highlight Bonhams London Wine Sale

Rare Clarets Highlight Bonhams London Wine Sale

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

On the 19th May, Bonhams will hold its third London sale of 2011 at New Bond Street, which will feature an eclectic selection of fine and rare wines, both ancient and modern. The top lot of the sale is eleven bottles of La Tache 1978, Domaine de la Romanee Conti (estimate £18,000-22,000), from a private […]

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EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL AND SIGNED ON THE DIAL, REALIZES $32,900 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE SALE

EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL AND SIGNED ON THE DIAL, REALIZES $32,900 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE SALE

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

The auction was held April 23rd at the Sheraton Great Valley hotel facility in Malvern, Pa. (MALVERN, Pa.) – A gorgeous early 19th century Simon Willard tall case clock, regal at 93 ½ inches tall and signed “Warranted by S. Willard” on the dial, sold for $32,900 at a multi-estate auction held April 23 by […]

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Hart Davis Hart Auction Is 100% Sold, Realizing $6.3 Million

Hart Davis Hart Auction Is 100% Sold, Realizing $6.3 Million

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

Pétrus, Mouton, Lafite and DRC Achieve Top Prices (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart held another highly successful wine auction this weekend in Chicago, realizing $6,382,853 in total sales against a pre-auction estimate of $4,402,640-$6,593,490. Wines from Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Pétrus, and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti generated spirited activity from guests […]

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Bertoia to auction The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys

Bertoia to auction The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys is among the featured attractions in Bertoia’s big 1,480-lot auction to be held June 10-11, 2011. It took weeks to catalog the enormous array of beautiful toys, banks and doorstops chosen for Bertoia Auctions’ June 10-11 Toys with Character sale, and gallery associate Rich Bertoia […]

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Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

. May 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

A portrait of François Roques, the first outside artistic advisor to the renowned Fashion House Hermès, will be offered in the Russian Sale on 8th June at Bonhams, New Bond Street. Painted by Marie Vassilieff in 1930, the portrait is estimated to sell for £50,000 – 80,000. During the 1920s François Roques produced designs for […]

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