Archive for August, 2012

Christie’s Hong Kong announces two sales of rare and important wines on September 8

Christie’s Hong Kong announces two sales of rare and important wines on September 8

. August 9, 2012

Christie’s Hong Kong will present two sales of rare and important wines on Saturday, September 8, just in time for the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival. Offering over 750 lots, these sales will present both new and experienced collectors with the opportunity to purchase some of the finest wines to be offered in Asia. This superlative selection […]

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EMPIRE GASOLINE DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN WITH GREAT COLOR AND GLOSS TOPS OFF AT $10,450 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS SALE HELD AUGUST 3rd

EMPIRE GASOLINE DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN WITH GREAT COLOR AND GLOSS TOPS OFF AT $10,450 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS SALE HELD AUGUST 3rd

. August 8, 2012

The auction was conducted the day after the very popular Iowa Gas Show in Des Moines, Iowa. (DES MOINES, Iowa) – An Empire Gasoline double-sided porcelain sign with great color and gloss, 30 inches in diameter, sold for $10,450 at an auction held Aug. 3 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, based in Nokomis, Ill., on the […]

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Christies to auction Unique Works by Carlo Mollino

Christies to auction Unique Works by Carlo Mollino

. August 7, 2012

Christies is to auction a collection of furnishings from the Casa Cattaneo designed by Carlo Mollino, the most sought-after Italian designer of the twentieth century, in the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design on 23 October 2012. Constructed on the foothills of the Alps, and benefitting from majestic views over Lake Maggiore, the […]

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Christie’s to auction a set of two Roman bronze genre statues

Christie’s to auction a set of two Roman bronze genre statues

. August 7, 2012

Christie’s is to auction a set of two important Roman bronze genre statues on December 5, circa late 1st century B.C.- early 1st century A.D. (estimate: $3,000,000-5,000,000). Both approximately twenty inches in length, the sculptures each depict a young girl pursuing a partridge. The toddlers are positioned similarly, sitting on the base, leaning forward with […]

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EXTREMELY RARE MINIATURE GREAT BLUE HERON BY ELMER CROWELL SELLS FOR A RECORD $31,050 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC., AUCTION HELD JULY 15-16

EXTREMELY RARE MINIATURE GREAT BLUE HERON BY ELMER CROWELL SELLS FOR A RECORD $31,050 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC., AUCTION HELD JULY 15-16

. August 7, 2012

The Summer Decoy Auction was held in conjunction with the firm’s annual Swap & Sell event. (HYANNIS, Mass.) – An extremely rare miniature great blue heron made by renowned American carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) sold for $31,050 at a Summer Decoy Auction held July 15-16 by Decoys Unlimited, Inc., at the Cape Codder Resort […]

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