Archive for May, 2011

Bronze Elephant Sculpture for Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale

Bronze Elephant Sculpture for Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale

. May 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

A stunning bronze sculpture of three elephants titled ‘The Wounded Comrade’ by the American artist, Carl E. Akeley (1864-1926), will be sold at Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale in Knightsbridge on July 27. The powerful bronze which stands a foot and a half tall and broad, shows two elephants supporting a wounded comrade, holding him up […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Works of Art from the Collection of Marquis Nicola Santangelo

Sotheby’s to Auction Works of Art from the Collection of Marquis Nicola Santangelo

. May 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Milan offers Works of Art from the Collection of Marquis Nicola Santangelo Old Master Paintings, 19th Century Paintings Furniture and works of art And a Library of Travel books on 14-15 June 2011. A section devoted to Old Master Paintings The Milanese June catalogue includes at the first lots a group of Haute Époque […]

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Christie’s to Auction Francis Bacon’s Study for a Portrait

Christie’s to Auction Francis Bacon’s Study for a Portrait

. May 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s is pleased to announce that Study for a Portrait, 1953, a seminal work by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) will be a leading highlight of Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening auction in London on 28 June 2011. An arresting and dark study in the degradation of power in Post War existentialist Europe, Study for […]

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Christie’s Presents French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon

Christie’s Presents French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon

. May 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

On June 7, Christie’s New York will present French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon, a variety of over thirty superb examples of French furniture and decorative arts of the Ancien Régime, all owned by one of the most respected connoisseurs in the field. The pieces selected are characterized by all the […]

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ONLY KNOWN PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A JULIUS GOLDMAN BACK BAR BOTTLE  GAVELS FOR $25,200 IN SALE ENDED MAY 14 BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

ONLY KNOWN PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A JULIUS GOLDMAN BACK BAR BOTTLE GAVELS FOR $25,200 IN SALE ENDED MAY 14 BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

. May 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The bottle sailed past its high estimate of $20,000, making it easily the top lot in the auction. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A mint condition spin mold fifth bottle for Jule’s Bourbon, probably made around 1900 and most likely the only known perfect example of a Julius Goldman back bar bottle, soared to $25,200 to claim […]

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