Archive for February, 2012

THE LIVING ESTATE OF BRENDA McCARTHY, A RELATIVE OF MARGARET POLK, WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, MAR. 17, BY STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MS

THE LIVING ESTATE OF BRENDA McCARTHY, A RELATIVE OF MARGARET POLK, WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, MAR. 17, BY STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MS

. February 29, 2012 . 0 Comments

Ms. Polk was the fiancée of the pilot of the Memphis Belle and a relative of Pres. James K. Polk. (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – History, legend and antiquity will all converge on Saturday, March 17, when Stevens Auction Company will offer the living estate of Brenda McCarthy of Tupelo, Miss., at the firm’s spacious gallery located […]

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Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

. February 29, 2012 . 0 Comments

Southern California auction house Clark’s Fine Art announces a March 10 sale with artworks, quality furniture and decorative art. The 310-lot sale features several important West Coast consignments, including artworks from the collection of trailblazing entertainment columnist Rona Barrett. Proceeds from the sale of the Barrett collection will benefit The Rona Barrett Foundation, which provides […]

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Sotheby’s to auction The Beau Sancy diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s to auction The Beau Sancy diamond in Geneva

. February 29, 2012 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Geneva announce that its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels on 15 May 2012 will be led by the Beau Sancy, one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction. Passed down through the Royal Families of France, England, Prussia and the House of Orange, the celebrated diamond has been […]

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Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

. February 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

Doyle New York will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10am. Scheduled during New York’s Asia Week, the sale will present almost 800 lots showcasing the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings include pottery and porcelain, jade, […]

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Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

. February 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

Clars Auction Gallery auctioned a very rare, one-of-a-kind Tiffany “Aztec” Presentation Dagger on Sunday, February 19, 2012, as part of their February Antiques and Fine Art Auction. International presale interest by both investment level collectors and museums confirmed both the importance and rarity of this piece. Conservatively estimated to sell for $10,000 to $20,000 and […]

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FOUR FINE COLLECTIONS COMPRISING OVER 500 LOTS OF ART GLASS, ROYAL BAYREUTH AND MORE WILL BE SOLD SAT., MARCH 24th, BY WOODY AUCTION

FOUR FINE COLLECTIONS COMPRISING OVER 500 LOTS OF ART GLASS, ROYAL BAYREUTH AND MORE WILL BE SOLD SAT., MARCH 24th, BY WOODY AUCTION

. February 28, 2012 . 0 Comments

The absolute auction will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita, Kansas. (WICHITA, Kan.) – Four fine collections comprising over 500 quality lots of art glass, Royal Bayreuth, furniture pieces and more will be offered without reserve (everything sells, regardless of price) at an auction slated for Saturday, March 24, by Woody […]

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World Record Setting $8.79+ Million Heritage Auction Comics Event

World Record Setting $8.79+ Million Heritage Auction Comics Event

. February 27, 2012 . 0 Comments

Heritage Auctions Feb. 22-24 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction has officially become the single greatest comics auction ever conducted, realizing $8.9+ million over three days, completely obliterating the company’s previous world-record total of $6.03+ million set in May 2011. The auction garnered massive international media attention and captured the imaginations – and bids […]

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