Archive for May, 2012

TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH FINE CHINESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART, PORCELAIN, ARTWORK & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE HELD JUNE 23-24

TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH FINE CHINESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART, PORCELAIN, ARTWORK & DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE HELD JUNE 23-24

. May 23, 2012

The auction will be conducted by Elite Decorative Arts at the firm’s gallery in south Florida. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – A weekend auction packed with Chinese carvings and works of art, fine porcelain, artwork and decorative arts will be held June 23-24 by Elite Decorative Arts, at the firm’s gallery located in the Quantum Town […]

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BASSENGE to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me in Berlin

BASSENGE to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me in Berlin

. May 23, 2012

BASSENGE are to auction Isabella Gabriel Niang’s Kiss Me (1997) in Berlin on June 2. The viewer looks at the mask-like face of a dark-skinned, exotic beauty. Large areas of color and rapid brushstrokes outline her face, her eyebrows, a broad nasal bridge and a cloth tied around her head. Küß mich, Öl auf Papier. […]

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EXTREMELY RARE EARLY BLOWN GLASS MASONIC/EAGLE FLASK (CIRCA 1822 -1840) HAMMERS FOR $17,360 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS, APR. 27-MAY 6

EXTREMELY RARE EARLY BLOWN GLASS MASONIC/EAGLE FLASK (CIRCA 1822 -1840) HAMMERS FOR $17,360 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS, APR. 27-MAY 6

. May 22, 2012

The flask was the top lot of the 195 bottles sold. In all, the auction grossed close to $300,000. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – An extremely rare Justus Perry early blown glass Masonic/eagle flask, made circa 1822-1840 by the Keene-Marlboro Street Glass Works and desired by collectors for its fabulous blue and purple coloration, sold for $17,360 […]

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Bonhams to auction celebrity portraits donated by leading photographers for the NSPCC

Bonhams to auction celebrity portraits donated by leading photographers for the NSPCC

. May 22, 2012

A host of leading photographers and private collectors donated works to the Photographs sale at Bonhams that took place on the 17th May, raising £33,687 for the leading children’s charity the NSPCC. Highlights included a striking image of Kate Moss which was donated by the photographer Sølve Sundsbø and the model herself that sold for […]

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Tyrannosaurus bataa Makes $1,052,500 At Heritage Auctions

Tyrannosaurus bataa Makes $1,052,500 At Heritage Auctions

. May 22, 2012

One of the great dinosaurs of the Cretaceous era, an eight-foot tall, 24-foot long, 75% complete Tyrannosaurus bataar – the slightly smaller Asian counterpart to the legendary North American T-Rex – has sold for $1,052,500, contingent upon resolution of a Texas state court proceeding. Heritage Auctions sold this dinosaur on May 20 as part of […]

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