November, 2012

Lord Nelson letter to his mistress for auction at Bonhams

Lord Nelson letter to his mistress for auction at Bonhams

A letter dated c.1801 from an emotional Nelson to his mistress adds insight to the scandal of the 19th century. A lasting piece of evidence of the affair between Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton is for sale with Bonhams in Knightsbridge, on 13th November. In the letter, Nelson documents the turbulent love life between himself […]

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Maritime Paintings And Ship Models Bring $1.4+ Million In Heritage Auction

Maritime Paintings And Ship Models Bring $1.4+ Million In Heritage Auction

James Edward Butterworth’s oil United States, from the MBNA Collection of Maritime Art & Ship Models, brought $68,500 to lead Heritage Auction’s Oct. 27 Maritime & Ship Models Signature® Auction. The auction’s 323 lots enjoyed a 99% sell-through rate to realize $1.4 million, exceeding the high estimate. Of the almost 500 participants, nearly a fifth […]

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Albert Bierstadt 1872 Landscape Headlines Heritage Auction

Albert Bierstadt 1872 Landscape Headlines Heritage Auction

Albert Bierstadt’s 1872 masterpiece Mount Brewer from King’s River Canyon, California is expected to bring $700,000+ as the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions Nov. 10 Western & California Art Signature® Auction, an event that is expected to bring in more than $10 million at the company’s Fine Arts Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. ALBERT BIERSTADT […]

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Baseball Rarities Lead Heritage Sports Auction

Baseball Rarities Lead Heritage Sports Auction

Heritage Sports Collectibles’ $5.8 million Oct. 25-27 2012 Signature® Auction further established the company as the leading auctioneer in the industry, with a record 600 consignors supplying the event with nearly 3,000 lots for the largest bidding audience (2,393) yet to participate in a 2012 auction. “This event was a true testament to the breadth […]

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