Archive for May, 2012

Gold and silver coins lead Bonhams Memorial Day auction in Los Angeles

Gold and silver coins lead Bonhams Memorial Day auction in Los Angeles

. May 30, 2012

Bonhams is pleased to announce a strong result for its Memorial Day auction of Rare Coins and Medals that took place on May 27. The 730-lot sale brought more than $1.353 million and offered a diverse group of fresh to market rarities from various owners, as well as coinage from the Estate of television and […]

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Bonhams to auction Andy Warhol print of Queen Elizabeth II

Bonhams to auction Andy Warhol print of Queen Elizabeth II

. May 30, 2012

A rare trial proof copy of Andy Warhol’s 1985 portrait of The Queen is to be auctioned at Bonhams Print Sale in London on 11 July. It is estimated at £40,000-60,000. The signed and numbered print, Queen Elizabeth II, is from the Reigning Queens series which also includes the Queens of Denmark, the Netherlands and […]

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BASSENGE Modern Art Spring Auction 99. Mind on all flesh

BASSENGE Modern Art Spring Auction 99. Mind on all flesh

. May 30, 2012

In the upcoming BASSENGE Modern Art Spring Auction 99 on June 2 in Berlin the contemporary goes forward and initiates cultural processes. Visitors can encounter two paintings and three charcoal drawings by artist and donor Isabella Gabriel Niang from Berlin. The charcoal drawings titled “Joy. Pain. Passion. Vulnerability.“ are part of a cycle developed over […]

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Christie’s to auction 9,000 year old limestone mask

Christie’s to auction 9,000 year old limestone mask

. May 28, 2012

Christie’s are to auction a 9,000 year old limestone mask from the Judean desert on June 8 in New York. The mask is among the earliest sculptural types to survive from the ancient Near East. Additional highlights among the 260 lots in the sale are an extremely rare Egyptian painted votive linen from the 18th-19th […]

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Heritage Auctions announces Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill And Custer Headline Legends Of The Wild West Event

Heritage Auctions announces Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill And Custer Headline Legends Of The Wild West Event

. May 28, 2012

Heritage Auctions June 10 Legends of the Wild West Signature® Auction is shaping up as the most important auction of its kind ever put together, featuring more than 300 artifacts from the biggest and most important names in the history of the American West. The grouping includes The very 12 Gauge Parker Brothers Shotgun, Serial […]

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