Archive for May, 2011

Morphy’s June 11 Fine Doll Auction Features The Helen Burton Collection

Morphy’s June 11 Fine Doll Auction Features The Helen Burton Collection

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

The 300-lot collection belonging to Helen Burton of Arlington, Va., serves as the centerpiece for Morphy Auctions’ June 11 Fine Doll sale. The collection comprises of approximately 75% of the auction inventory, and according to Morphy’s doll specialist and cataloger Jan Foulke, the contents are highly select. “Helen has always been very discriminating in her […]

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Sotheby’s Announces Summer Sales of Russian Art in London June 6-8

Sotheby’s Announces Summer Sales of Russian Art in London June 6-8

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London Summer Sales of Russian Art, will present for sale Russian Paintings, Works of Art, Fabergé, Icons and Contemporary Art. The Evening auction of Important Russian Paintings will take place on Monday, June 6, 2011, the Russian Paintings Day Sale will be staged on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 and Russian Works of Art, Fabergé […]

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Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

A selection of French decorative arts from the Estate of legendary Dallas power couple Ray and Clare Stern will form the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ June Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, being presented June 1 at Heritage’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. Heritage Auctions will host a wine and cheese reception on Tuesday, May 31, […]

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Christie’s Announce Free Venice Art Biennale iPhone / iPad App

Christie’s Announce Free Venice Art Biennale iPhone / iPad App

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s, have created the first ever, complete guide to the Venice Art Biennale and are now offering it for free to any art lover. Now available to download for free for iPhone and iPad, the app lists and geo-locates not only all of the official Venice Biennale exhibitions and artists, but also the fringe venues […]

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Bonhams Auctioneers Adjusts Buyers Premium

Bonhams Auctioneers Adjusts Buyers Premium

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announced today, (May 27th), that it will change its buyers premium rates with effect from September 1st 2011. Robert Brooks, Chairman of Bonhams, commenting on the change said: “We are now competing with Sotheby’s and Christie’s globally in all areas of art and antiques, so it is important that we maintain our competitiveness, which […]

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