Archive for August, 2012

Painting of Edinburgh Castle for auction at Bonhams annual Scottish sale

Painting of Edinburgh Castle for auction at Bonhams annual Scottish sale

. August 12, 2012

A recently rediscovered painting of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street as it would have appeared to the Victorians is for sale at Bonhams Scottish Sale Part I in Edinburgh on 20 August. It is estimated at £100,000-150,000. The huge canvas – it is over 5ft high – was painted in the early 1860s by the […]

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JULIA’S ANNOUNCES LARGEST SUMMER SALE TO DATE WITH OVER $5 MILLION IN ANTIQUES & FINE ART

JULIA’S ANNOUNCES LARGEST SUMMER SALE TO DATE WITH OVER $5 MILLION IN ANTIQUES & FINE ART

. August 11, 2012

Fairfield, ME ~ August 21-24, 2012. For over two decades James D. Julia, Inc. has marked the end of summer with the biggest and best antique & fine art auction in the state of Maine. Numbering over 3,000 lots with an expected gross of approximately $5 million, this will be their largest and most diverse […]

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Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

. August 10, 2012

Bonhams has announced a furniture and decorative arts collectors and shoppers auction on October 29 at its San Francisco showroom, timed to coincide with the separately-occurring San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. The Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts auction will feature various-owner offerings of European antiques, including more than 70 early works of art, as well […]

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Heritage Auctions appoint Caroline Ashleigh as consignment director

Heritage Auctions appoint Caroline Ashleigh as consignment director

. August 10, 2012

Heritage Auctions announced that Caroline Ashleigh, former Antiques Roadshow and current HGTV appraiser, has accepted a position with the auction house as consignment director. Ashleigh will continue operating Caroline Ashleigh Associates, LLC from her home base in Birmingham, Michigan, using her internationally recognized expertise to bring in consignors and buyers from all over the world. […]

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Christies announces Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz AN ENGLISH TASTE auction

Christies announces Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz AN ENGLISH TASTE auction

. August 9, 2012

Christie’s announces a new collaboration with renowned decorators and antique dealers Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz will take place in its South Kensington saleroom this September. The auction, Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz – AN ENGLISH TASTE, to be held on Wednesday, 26 September, will incorporate a broad range of items: classic textiles […]

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