Archive for January, 2012

Keno Auctions achieve more than $3.6 million

Keno Auctions achieve more than $3.6 million

. January 21, 2012 . 0 Comments

Keno Auctions Important Americana, Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts Sale and The Peter Brams Collection of Important Woodlands Indian Art with a combined pre-sale estimate of $1.9 million/$3.3 million exceeded its high estimate by $300,000, achieving more than $3.6 million. It became the most successful one-day sale in the young auction house’s history and set […]

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Christies auctions John Townsend Chippendale document cabinet for $3,442,500

Christies auctions John Townsend Chippendale document cabinet for $3,442,500

. January 21, 2012 . 0 Comments

The John Townsend Chippendale Block-and-Shell Document Cabinet realized $3,442,500 at Christie’s sale of Important American Furniture and Folk Art. A rare survival of colonial Newport’s merchant elite, this cabinet is signed by John Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, 1755-1765, and was sold with the approval of the directors of the Chipstone Foundation to benefit the acquisitions […]

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Christie’s announces new appointments to international team for Impressionist and Modern team

Christie’s announces new appointments to international team for Impressionist and Modern team

. January 21, 2012 . 0 Comments

Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, announces new appointments to the firm’s global Impressionist & Modern Art team for 2012. The following staff advancements will strengthen the team’s reach internationally and reinforce the firm’s position as the auction house of choice among both new and established collectors worldwide. Effective immediately, Thomas Seydoux will assume […]

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JEFFREY S. EVANS & ASSOCIATES CONCLUDES 2011 ON A HIGH NOTE, POSTING THREE SUCCESSFUL AUCTIONS IN THE 4th QUARTER; OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2012

JEFFREY S. EVANS & ASSOCIATES CONCLUDES 2011 ON A HIGH NOTE, POSTING THREE SUCCESSFUL AUCTIONS IN THE 4th QUARTER; OPTIMISTIC ABOUT 2012

. January 20, 2012 . 0 Comments

Stable prices, aggressive bidders and keen overall interest combined to make 2011 a success. (MT. CRAWFORD, Va.) – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates concluded 2011 on a high note, recording back-to-back-to-back successful auctions in October, November and December, and looks forward to continued success in 2012. The firm will conduct auctions at the rate of […]

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FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY WILL HOLD ITS FIRST EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE AUCTION OF 2012 ON SATURDAY, FEB. 11, IN PITTSFIELD, MASS., AT 11 A.M. (EST)

FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY WILL HOLD ITS FIRST EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE AUCTION OF 2012 ON SATURDAY, FEB. 11, IN PITTSFIELD, MASS., AT 11 A.M. (EST)

. January 20, 2012 . 0 Comments

Quality, fresh-to-the-market consignments from Massachusetts and other states will be offered. (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s second event of the new year will be an aptly named Exceptional Antique Auction, with 400 quality cataloged lots slated to cross the block on Saturday, Feb. 11, in the firm’s gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street […]

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