Archive for May, 2012

Hard Rock Cafe and Bonhams Auctioneers host Amsterdam Antiques Rockshow on 19 May

Hard Rock Cafe and Bonhams Auctioneers host Amsterdam Antiques Rockshow on 19 May

. May 15, 2012

Tthe Antiques Rockshow will take place at the Amsterdam cafe on Saturday 19th May. Two Bonhams specialists in the world of memorabilia, Stephanie Connell and Stephen Maycock, will be present at Hard Rock Cafe (Max Euweplein 57- 61, 1017 MA Amsterdam) between 10am and 2pm and will give a appraisal to any genuine piece of […]

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Sotheby’s to auction Pablo Picasso’s Tete de Femm in Paris

Sotheby’s to auction Pablo Picasso’s Tete de Femm in Paris

. May 13, 2012

Sotheby’s are to auction Pablo Picasso’s Tete de Femm (1939-41) in Paris on 30 May. This portrait of Dora Maar, consigned from a private European collection, is appearing at auction for the first time (est. €3-5 M / $4-6.6 M). Tete de Femme Picasso left Paris after war broke out in September 1939, and moved […]

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Bonhams to auction Herbert Ponting’s images of Captain Scott’s expedition to South Pole

Bonhams to auction Herbert Ponting’s images of Captain Scott’s expedition to South Pole

. May 13, 2012

Three photographs taken by the pioneer of polar photography, Herbert George Ponting, of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s British Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole (1910-1913) are to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge, as part of its Photographs Sale on 17 May 2012. Having accompanied the Terra Nova crew for almost 14 months, Ponting took over […]

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RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS TO OFFER THE BRIAN BROOKS COLLECTION OF WHISKY DISPENSERS

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS TO OFFER THE BRIAN BROOKS COLLECTION OF WHISKY DISPENSERS

. May 10, 2012

Whisky is a drink steeped in history. First distilled in Scotland in the fifteenth century, it was consumed as a means of fortification against the weather. Originally popular with the poorer classes, by the mid nineteenth century thanks to more palatable blends, a lack of French brandy being imported and aggressive marketing it became a […]

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Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

. May 10, 2012

The auction of fine Prints at Bonhams, May 1 in San Francisco, simulcast to Los Angeles, brought an impressive result of $1,277,413. Leading the auction were various works by Joan Miró (1893-1983). The top lot of the auction was Miró’s One Plate, from The Prints of Joan Miró, 1947, a signed etching with intricate handcoloring […]

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