November, 2012

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

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

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

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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Bonhams auctions Romanee-Conti wine

Bonhams auctions Romanee-Conti wine

Romanée-Conti led Bonhams Fine & Rare Wines, Cognac and Single Malt Whisky Auction on 21 November at the Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong with seven of the top eight lots coming from this iconic Burgundy domaine. A case of the 1988 vintage made HK$1,047,200 (£84,686) and six bottles of the 1995 vintage achieved HK$511,700 (£41,380). […]

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Leica Luxus 1 camera makes £603,837 at first Bonhams Leica sale in Hong Kong

Leica Luxus 1 camera makes £603,837 at first Bonhams Leica sale in Hong Kong

The first such auction sale of its kind, on November 23, produced strong results with more than 85 per cent sold and the top item in the sale going for a staggering £603,837 (HK$7,460,000) – a world record for this particular rare Leica model. This item, lot 2104, an Exceptional Leica Luxus I, circa 1930, […]

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