Archive for August, 2012

Canadian sword collection auctions for £242,350 at Bonhams Oxford

Canadian sword collection auctions for £242,350 at Bonhams Oxford

. August 1, 2012

One of the best sword collections to come to the market in recent years – 150 Victorian and Georgian swords including one once owned by a British Prime Minister, Lord Grenville who was PM from 1806 -1807 – was sold on July 31st at Bonhams in Oxford. The former Prime Minister’s sword, Lot 224 was […]

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Bonhams 19th Century Paintings & Watercolors Sale tops £2M

Bonhams 19th Century Paintings & Watercolors Sale tops £2M

. August 1, 2012

The July auction of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors saw some excellent prices across the sale, with a total of £2.1 million, and a selling rate of 70%. Among the highlights were a world-record £289,000 for Philip Hermogenes Calderon’s iconic image, “Captain of the eleven,” a wonderful depiction of Victorian childhood. Bonhams continues to […]

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