Archive for September, 2011

Swann Galleries Announce Auction of African-American Fine Art for October 6

Swann Galleries Announce Auction of African-American Fine Art for October 6

. September 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

Swann Galleries’ autumn auction of African-American Fine Art on October 6 features many exciting discoveries—significant works by important artists that were previously unrecorded or never exhibited. The earliest piece in the sale is one of these recent findings, an Untitled (Landscape) oil on canvas painting by Robert S. Duncanson. This large example of the 19th-century […]

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Bonhams Scotland to Establish Two New Departments in Edinburgh

Bonhams Scotland to Establish Two New Departments in Edinburgh

. September 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams Scotland is to establish two new departments at its Edinburgh flagship Headquarters in Queen Street. Asian Art and Books will join Paintings, Jewellery, Silver, Furniture, Clocks and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass, Sporting, Whisky and Arms and Armour bringing the number of specialist departments to ten. The setting up of a new […]

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WORMSER BROTHERS BARREL BITTERS BOTTLE IN THE RARE GREEN COLOR HITS $18,480 IN ONLINE SALE ENDED SEPT. 8 BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

WORMSER BROTHERS BARREL BITTERS BOTTLE IN THE RARE GREEN COLOR HITS $18,480 IN ONLINE SALE ENDED SEPT. 8 BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

. September 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

The same bottle in an amber coloration would probably sell for $1,800, as color is everything. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Wormser Brothers barrel bitters bottle, made between 1867 and 1871 and quite possibly the only green example in existence (most are amber in color), soared to $18,480 in an Internet and catalog auction that began […]

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Sotheby’s to auction fine & decorative arts from the collection of Edward P. Evans

Sotheby’s to auction fine & decorative arts from the collection of Edward P. Evans

. September 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s New York announces that it will offer Property from the Collection of Edward P. Evans across a series of sales this autumn in both New York and London. Furniture and decorative arts from the Collection will comprise the single-owner sale of Property from the Collection of Edward P. Evans in New York on 29 […]

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Sotheby’s Announces Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale for October 3

Sotheby’s Announces Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale for October 3

. September 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Autumn Sale 2011 will be held on 3 October, offering a meticulous selection of over 140 lots estimated at HK$190 million / US$24.4 million*. Curated along thematic lines, the auction will present two special sessions – Female Artists of 20th Century China and The Art of Paper.Important works […]

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