Archive for September, 2011

Skinner’s September Discovery Auction to Feature Silver; Vintage Jewelry; American, European and Asian Furniture; and more

Skinner’s September Discovery Auction to Feature Silver; Vintage Jewelry; American, European and Asian Furniture; and more

. September 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

Skinner, Inc. will host a Discovery auction on September 14th and 15th in its Marlborough gallery. The large sale helps kick-off the autumn auction season, with more than 1,500 lots up for bid. Wednesday’s offerings, which go on the block starting at 2 p.m. include approximately 200 lots of American, British & International silver and […]

Continue Reading

Sotheby’s London to Auction Portraits by Johann Zoffany of Actor David Garrick

Sotheby’s London to Auction Portraits by Johann Zoffany of Actor David Garrick

. September 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s has announced the sale of the two most important works by Johann Zoffany to appear on the market in recent years. Both commissioned by David Garrick, Britain’s greatest actor, they depict him with his family and friends in the garden of his house on the banks of the river Thames at Hampton. Painted in […]

Continue Reading

Rare Bottle of The Glenlivet Whisky for Bonhams Auction

Rare Bottle of The Glenlivet Whisky for Bonhams Auction

. September 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

An exceptionally rare bottle of The Glenlivet, distilled in 1883 and bottled in 1931 by George & John Gordon Smith, is to be auctioned by Bonhams at their whisky sale in Edinburgh on 12 October. It has a pre-sale estimate of £15,000-20,000. The bottle has an impeccable pedigree. It was originally owned by Captain William […]

Continue Reading

Heritage Auctions Offer Original Copy Of America’s Most Famous Editorial Cartoon – Ben Franklin’s Famed 1754 ‘Join, Or Die’

Heritage Auctions Offer Original Copy Of America’s Most Famous Editorial Cartoon – Ben Franklin’s Famed 1754 ‘Join, Or Die’

. September 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

One of only a handful of known existing original copies of Benjamin Franklin’s celebrated “Join, or Die” editorial cartoon, from the May 9, 1754 edition of The Pennsylvania Gazette – the single most famous and important American editorial cartoon in existence, and one of the most famous ever printed – will be offered for the […]

Continue Reading

Auctions America by RM in Conjunction with RM Auctions Tp Offer the Lee Hartung Motoring and Vintage Collection

Auctions America by RM in Conjunction with RM Auctions Tp Offer the Lee Hartung Motoring and Vintage Collection

. September 4, 2011 . 0 Comments

Auctions America by RM in partnership with RM Auctions announced today it will lift the gavel on one of the Chicago area’s best known treasures, the famous Lee Roy Hartung Collection, during a multi-day sale in Glenview, Illinois, November 3 – 5, 2011. Lee Roy Hartung Collection Photo: Darin Schabel © 2011 Auctions America / […]

Continue Reading