Archive for November, 2012

Bonhams sets new world auction record with Sri Lankan sapphire ring

Bonhams sets new world auction record with Sri Lankan sapphire ring

. November 26, 2012

A sapphire and diamond ring by Van Cleef & Arpels featuring a rectangular-cut sapphire weighing 43.16 carats set a new world record, selling for US$1,560,000 (HK$12,084,000; £979,000) on 23rd November at the sale of ‘Eight Exceptional Jewels from a Private Collection’ at Bonhams in Hong Kong. Bidders competed fiercely for the striking ring, which at […]

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Rare Spanish Rioja and Lebanese Chateau Musar fine wines for Bonhams auction

Rare Spanish Rioja and Lebanese Chateau Musar fine wines for Bonhams auction

. November 26, 2012

Bonhams Fine & Rare wine sale on 6th December at New Bond Street, London will feature some exceptional wines from private European cellars. The sale will include several outstanding European collections, with a remarkable range of rare Spanish wines from 1925 to 1982, top Italian wines and 12 vintages of Lebanese Chateau Musar from 1979 […]

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Online Auction to Benefit Animal Charities

Online Auction to Benefit Animal Charities

. November 26, 2012

Flashpoint president Kevin Carvell announced that he and Project Flashpoint would be teaming up with his friend, actor and fellow animal welfare supporter Jon Provost (Timmy, “Lassie”), for two separate online auctions to raise money for the organizations Canine Companions for Independence and The Humane League of Lancaster County. Both auctions will offer fans the […]

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San Ildefonso Etched Redware Jar makes $32,500 at Heritage Auctions

San Ildefonso Etched Redware Jar makes $32,500 at Heritage Auctions

. November 23, 2012

A San Ildefonso etched redware jar by famed potter Tony Da took top lot honors Nov. 10 when it brought $32,500 in Heritage’s American Indian Art Signature® Auction. Bidders recognized the value in a trio of Sioux beaded hide objects and the work of several contemporary potters. Delia Sullivan, American Indian Art Specialist at Heritage, […]

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9.26 Carat GIA D/IF Type IIa Diamond Highlights Heritage Auction

9.26 Carat GIA D/IF Type IIa Diamond Highlights Heritage Auction

. November 23, 2012

A magnificent 9.26 carat GIA D/IF Type IIa unmounted diamond is expected to bring at least $1 million to lead Heritage Auction’s Dec. 3 Jewelry Signature® Auction. It joins more than 1,500 lots in an auction expected to break $7.9 million. “The exceptionally rare Type IIa diamond is about as perfect as a diamond can […]

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