Archive for June, 2011

Christie’s in London Auction Margaret Thatcher Handbag

Christie’s in London Auction Margaret Thatcher Handbag

. June 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s have auctioned Margaret Thatcher’s Asprey handbag for $39,953. The handbag was used by Thatcher during Cold War negotiations with U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev. “The handbag makes you automatically think of Margaret Thatcher,” said former politician and author Jeffrey Archer, who hosted the auction. “Someone has captured this and […]

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Francesco Guardi Venetian Painting to Lead Sotheby’s Sale

Francesco Guardi Venetian Painting to Lead Sotheby’s Sale

. June 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London Old Master and British Paintings Evening Sale, on 6th July 2011, will offer a selection of newly discovered and important works of exceptional quality and rarity, many of which have remained in private collections for decades. Estimated to reach a total in excess of £31 million, the auction of 73 paintings, led by […]

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Christie’s to Auction Group of Lucian Freud Drawings

Christie’s to Auction Group of Lucian Freud Drawings

. June 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s fine art auctioneers will offer a selection of works from the collection of Kay Saatchi at the Post-War and Contemporary art auctions in London on 28 June, 2011. The collection features an outstanding and rare group of early works on paper by Lucian Freud, executed in the 1940s, Ron Mueck’s Big Baby, the first […]

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Bonhams To Auction 500,000th Triumph Motorcycle

Bonhams To Auction 500,000th Triumph Motorcycle

. June 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams are to sell Triumph Motorcycles’ 500,000th production bike since 1990 after comedian and keen biker, Ross Noble, took it on a tour of Britain. The uniquely liveried Speed Triple is estimated to fetch £5,000-7,000 when it is auctioned on Friday 1st July at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Between 24-30th May, Ross rode the […]

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers Report Antiques Valuation Day Sucess

Richard Winterton Auctioneers Report Antiques Valuation Day Sucess

. June 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Richard Winterton Auctioneers report that the antiques valuation day at Far Fillimore Care Home was a resounding success last Saturday (25th June). The odd rain shower did not dampen the spirits and many turned out for a fun packed day at the fete. The antiques valuation session hosted by Adrian Rathbone, Associate of Richard Winterton […]

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