Archive for December, 2011

Sotheby’s New York to Auction Embroidery from the Betty Ring Collection

Sotheby’s New York to Auction Embroidery from the Betty Ring Collection

. December 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s New York announce the auction of schoolgirl embroidery from the collection of Betty Ring in a dedicated sale on 22 January 2012. Mrs. Ring is the foremost scholar and collector of American schoolgirl embroidery – superb needlework samplers, elegant pictorial embroideries and mourning pictures made in the earliest American cities and towns by the […]

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Christie’s New York Announces Photographs Auctions including Crossing America. Photographs from The Consolidated Freightways Collection, Part II

Christie’s New York Announces Photographs Auctions including Crossing America. Photographs from The Consolidated Freightways Collection, Part II

. December 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s will conclude it’s year of sales in New York with Photographs including Crossing America: Photographs from The Consolidated Freightways Collection, Part II, taking place on December 19th. The Various Owners sale incorporates a wide range of 145 enticing works, which include a robust selection of fashion photography, a rare set from the highly coveted […]

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NEARLY 450 LOTS OF AMERICAN BRILLIANT CUT GLASS PIECES WILL CROSS THE BLOCK ON SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE ST. CHARLES (MO.) CONVENTION CENTER

NEARLY 450 LOTS OF AMERICAN BRILLIANT CUT GLASS PIECES WILL CROSS THE BLOCK ON SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE ST. CHARLES (MO.) CONVENTION CENTER

. December 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

The sale will be held by Woody Auction, based in Douglass, Kansas, starting at 9:30 a.m. (CST) (ST. CHARLES, Mo.) – Nearly 450 lots of highly collectible American Brilliant Cut Glass, drawn from several important collections consigned from around the country, will be sold Saturday, Jan. 21, by Woody Auction, at the St. Charles Convention […]

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1841 Sovereign Makes New World Record at Bonhams

1841 Sovereign Makes New World Record at Bonhams

. December 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

An 1841 Sovereign made a new world record when it is sold for £34,800, over three times the presale estimate, in the Medals, Banknotes and Coins sale on Wednesday 14th December at Bonhams, Knightsbridge. Estimated to sell for £8,000- 10,000, the coin depicted Queen Victoria, in relief, and had been virtually uncirculated. It is considered […]

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Bonhams to auction of rare Disneyana collectibles and memorabilia from a single-owner collection

Bonhams to auction of rare Disneyana collectibles and memorabilia from a single-owner collection

. December 14, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams looks forward to presenting its Disneyana and Fine Toy Auction, January 30, 2012 in San Francisco, featuring 130 lots of historic Disney toys and memorabilia from a single-owner collection. The collection includes toys from the 1930s through contemporary eras. Leading the auction will be a rare Mickey Mouse Circus Train Set, including a lithographed […]

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