Archive for January, 2012

Bonhams to Auction Oldest Cricket Artefact Sporting Memorabilia Sale on 30 May

Bonhams to Auction Oldest Cricket Artefact Sporting Memorabilia Sale on 30 May

. January 17, 2012 . 0 Comments

Bonhams to be sell the oldest known cricket artefact outside the British Isles, a belt buckle featuring an Afro-European slave playing cricket in Barbados, in its Sporting Memorabilia sale on 30 May 2012 in Chester. The buckle, which has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £100,000 – 150,000, was discovered by Clive Williams, a retired advertising […]

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1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe for R M Auctions Amelia Island sale

1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe for R M Auctions Amelia Island sale

. January 17, 2012 . 0 Comments

RM Auctions is to auction a 1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe in it’s Amelia Island sale on March 10 in Northeast Florida. 1929 Cord L-29 Hayes Coupe. Photo: Darin Schnabel ©2011 RM Auctions. Returning to the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the well-established sale – now in its 14th year – will present a magnificent roster of […]

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Zhang Daqian Painting Sells for $504,000 at 888 Auctions

Zhang Daqian Painting Sells for $504,000 at 888 Auctions

. January 17, 2012 . 0 Comments

888 Auctions concluded its first auction of the year January 12th, featuring sales of fine Chinese Paintings & Asian Works of Art with a triumphant total of $717,180. The sale, comprising 598 lots, witnessed robust participation from around the world. Collectors bid enthusiastically for works by Zhang Daqian and Li Kuchan, as 96% of the […]

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Christie’s to Auction Works of Art from The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor on 7-8 February

Christie’s to Auction Works of Art from The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor on 7-8 February

. January 17, 2012 . 0 Comments

In December 2011 the landmark auction of The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor at Christie’s New York from December 3 – 17 far exceeded Christie’s pre-sale expectations realising a combined total of $156,756,576 (£100,324,209/€120,702,563). Vincent van Gogh Vue de l’Asile et de la Chapelle de Saint-Remy, Christie’s image Drawing unprecedented interest from bidders throughout the world, […]

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Christie’s Impressionist/Modern Art + Art of the Surreal Evening Sales includes Art from The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Christie’s Impressionist/Modern Art + Art of the Surreal Evening Sales includes Art from The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

. January 17, 2012 . 0 Comments

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art and The Art of the Surreal Evening Auctions will take place on 7 February 2012 at 7pm with a pre-sale estimate of £86,205,000 -127,090,000 (corresponding estimate in 2011: £73.8-109 million). Combined with the Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist works which will be offered in Living with Art – A Private European […]

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