Archive for December, 2011

Lyon & Turnbull to Auction Francesco Xanto Avelli Plate

Lyon & Turnbull to Auction Francesco Xanto Avelli Plate

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

A rare and previously unrecorded plate by the important Maiolica artist Francesco Xanto Avelli, dated 1537, has been uncovered by Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers. The plate was discovered on a regular house valuation and is expected to realise over £100,000 at auction at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on the 7th December 2011. The plate […]

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Tiffany Studios Daffodil Table Lamp Makes $56,763 at Heritage Auctions

Tiffany Studios Daffodil Table Lamp Makes $56,763 at Heritage Auctions

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

The top lot at Heritage Auctions’ $1.84 million Lalique & Art Glass Signature® Auction, was a superb Tiffany Studios Daffodil table lamp that brought $56,763. All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium. “This beautiful lamp was received by the consignor as a wedding present in 1917,” said Nick Dawes, Vice President of Special Collections at Heritage. […]

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Bonhams Sets New World Auction Record for Paintings by Russian Artist Vasili Polenov

Bonhams Sets New World Auction Record for Paintings by Russian Artist Vasili Polenov

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

Two rare works by the celebrated Russian artist Vasili Polenov, He that is Without Sin and He is Guilty of Death have sold on November 30 in the Russian Sale at Bonhams, setting a new world record for works by the artist sold at auction. Considered masterpieces of the golden age of 19th century Russian […]

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Furniture And Decorative Arts From Philanthropic, Film, Music And Television Figures To Highlight Winter Auction At Bonhams

Furniture And Decorative Arts From Philanthropic, Film, Music And Television Figures To Highlight Winter Auction At Bonhams

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams is pleased to offer Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on December 5 in Los Angeles. The 350-lot sale will feature an array of works for varied tastes and collecting levels from the 16th through the 20th centuries, with a focus on English, French, Italian, Spanish and German properties. Highlights from the sale include […]

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Sotheby’s Announces Auction of English Literature, History Private Press, Children’s Books & Illustrations on 15 December

Sotheby’s Announces Auction of English Literature, History Private Press, Children’s Books & Illustrations on 15 December

. December 1, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London, announces the sale of a selection of exceptional works in its English Literature, History Private Press, Children’s Books & Illustrations on Thursday, 15 December 2011. The sale, which comprises 163 lots, is expected to raise in excess of £1.5 million. The headline lot is an autograph manuscript of the previously unknown The Young […]

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