Archive for May, 2012

Sotheby’s auction sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brings £12.9 million

Sotheby’s auction sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brings £12.9 million

. May 17, 2012

Sotheby’s London sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brought a total of £12.9 million / $20.5 million / €16.1 million, more than doubling the pre-sale low estimate for the entire auction (est. £6,405,000-9,289,000). White and Russett Jade ‘Immortal’ Brushpot. Estimate: £250,000 – 350,000. Sold for: £1,553,250 ($2,479,453). Photo: Sotheby’s Leading the sale […]

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Bonhams to host Spring Watch Auction on June 12

Bonhams to host Spring Watch Auction on June 12

. May 17, 2012

This sale features fine enamel pocket watches, gorgeous boudoir clocks, the personal watches of Houdini and Damon Runyon, and many fine examples of modern luxury wristwatches ranging from Patek Philipe to Rolex to Audemars Piguet. With such diversity, rarity and quality, the Bonhams spring watch auction will certainly be a highlight for watch collectors of […]

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Bonhams South Asian art sale lead by paintings from private collections

Bonhams South Asian art sale lead by paintings from private collections

. May 17, 2012

Bonhams annual summer sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art on 7th June in New Bond Street, London is lead by paintings from private collections. The sale includes works by well-known Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan artists such as M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, Avinash Chandra, F.N. Souza , B. Prabha, […]

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ONE OF THE RAREST COINS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, AN 1870-S $3 GOLD PIECE, MAY FETCH $2-$4 MILLION AT FOUR SEASONS AUCTION GALLERY ON JUNE 2

ONE OF THE RAREST COINS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, AN 1870-S $3 GOLD PIECE, MAY FETCH $2-$4 MILLION AT FOUR SEASONS AUCTION GALLERY ON JUNE 2

. May 16, 2012

The coin, one of only two known, could be the legendary example from the Mint’s cornerstone. (ALPHARETTA, Ga.) – One of the rarest coins in American history – the legendary 1870-S $3 gold piece, only two of which are known to exist – will come up for bid on Saturday, June 2, at Four Seasons […]

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Bentley Has The Midas Touch at Baldwin’s Auction

Bentley Has The Midas Touch at Baldwin’s Auction

. May 16, 2012

The Great British sping may have been a wash out so far but the sale of The Bentley Collection raised more than a few smiles (as well as hands) as part one of the collection got off to a flying start. Every single lot of the 381 lot auction sold for a spectacular £899,346 (including […]

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