July, 2012

Christie’s to auction items for the estate of Bruno Giacometti

Christie’s to auction items for the estate of Bruno Giacometti

Christie’s is to offer over 30 lots from the estate of the late Bruno Giacometti (1907-2012), the youngest of the famous Giacometti brothers Alberto and Diego. Bruno Giacometti died at the age of 104 earlier this year in Zürich. His estate has been split into two parts: any painting, preparatory drawing or work of art […]

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RARE AND FINE SET OF FOUR MINTON CUPS AND SAUCERS BRINGS $3,500 AT WOODY AUCTION SALE HELD JULY 7 IN WICHITA, KAN 430 LOTS WERE SOLD

RARE AND FINE SET OF FOUR MINTON CUPS AND SAUCERS BRINGS $3,500 AT WOODY AUCTION SALE HELD JULY 7 IN WICHITA, KAN 430 LOTS WERE SOLD

The Minton set was the top lot of the auction, which featured art glass, biscuit jars and more. (WICHITA, Kan.) – A rare and fine set of four Minton cups and saucers, nearly flawless except for a hairline crack on one cup and some repair work to another, sold for $3,500 at an auction held […]

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Christies to auction Captain Scott letters on 9 October

Christies to auction Captain Scott letters on 9 October

A newly-discovered letter describing the discovery of the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions on their famous fatal polar journey 100 years ago is to be auctioned. Written by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, the youngest member of the Terra Nova expedition and one of the 12-man search party who found Scott, the letter will be offered […]

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Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce early highlights consigned for the Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale at Christie’s in Dubai on October 23 and 24, 2012 will include works by Paul Guiragossian, Reza Derakshani, Ahmet Elhan and Chafic Abboud. There will also be 6 lots sold to benefit Caspian Arts Foundation, a new educational initiative […]

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