Archive for June, 2012

Christie’s Daphne Guinness Collection auction total’s £476,800

Christie’s Daphne Guinness Collection auction total’s £476,800

. June 30, 2012

Christie’s evening auction of The Daphne Guinness Collection; Sold to Benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation realized a total of £476,800 / $744,285 / €595,523 – far-exceeding the pre-sale estimate of £100,000. The auction offered 102 lots, including a selection of dresses, coats, skirts, tops and jackets belonging to Daphne Guinness, as well as selected photographs […]

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888 Auctions Sells Gilt Bronze French Champleve Enamel Clock

888 Auctions Sells Gilt Bronze French Champleve Enamel Clock

. June 30, 2012

888 Auctions concluded a successful auction with a rare and genuine antique French Gilt-Bronze and Champlevé Enamel Clock bringing in an astounding $15,600, far exceeding the high estimate (est. $5,000-10,000). The June 21 sale comprising 450 lots, experienced robust participation from around the world with bidders from over 25 countries. From the outset, it was […]

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Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

Christie’s Interiors Department to host Open House Sale on July 16

. June 29, 2012

Christie’s Interiors Department presents the newly re-launched Open House Sale, which will take place on July 16. Victor Vasarely, TA-MA, acrylic on canvas, 1977. Estimate: $30,000 – 50,000. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2012. The sale encompasses 173 lots from world renowned artists including Ruth Asawa, Sol LeWitt, Louise Lawler, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, […]

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Rare Eliot Ness Credentials Offered in Central Mass Auctions September 2012 Sale

Rare Eliot Ness Credentials Offered in Central Mass Auctions September 2012 Sale

. June 28, 2012

Worcester, MA – A rare collection of credentials and memorabilia belonging to legendary crime fighter Eliot Ness has surfaced and will be offered for the first time at an important Sept 27th sale by Central Mass Auctions of Worcester, MA. Only Known Eliot Ness Credentials Ness’ Department of Justice May 14, 1932 credential (numbered 3423) […]

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Christie’s announce Signature Cellars an online auction of fine and rare wines

Christie’s announce Signature Cellars an online auction of fine and rare wines

. June 28, 2012

Christie’s, announce it will launch its first online-exclusive sale for a global collecting category this summer with Signature Cellars, an auction of fine and rare wines. As the first sale in a planned series of online-only auctions that will run in parallel to the company’s traditional saleroom-based auctions, the launch marks the next major step […]

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Skinner, Inc. to host auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on July 14

Skinner, Inc. to host auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on July 14

. June 28, 2012

Boston, MA – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on July 14th in its Boston gallery. With over 800 lots on offer, the sale features a broad array of Continental and British ceramics, silver, glass, statuary, clocks, paintings and prints, lighting, rugs, textiles, and antique furniture. Fine Ceramics – […]

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British Olympic Hero Photograph at Cheffins Auction

British Olympic Hero Photograph at Cheffins Auction

. June 26, 2012

Three Cambridge University Athletics club photographs of the teams from 1920 to 1922 which included Harold Abrahams, our British 1924 Olympic 100m champion, later depicted in the Chariots of Fire film, will be sold at Cheffins Books, Maps & Prints auction in July. Harold Abrahams (1899-1978) was a student at Gonville & Caius College from […]

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