Archive for February, 2013

FOUR-PIECE LAMINATED ROSEWOOD ROCOCO PARLOR SUITE BY J. & J.W. MEEKS IN THE HAWKINS PATTERN REALIZES $24,150 AT STEVENS AUCTION, FEB. 15th-16th

FOUR-PIECE LAMINATED ROSEWOOD ROCOCO PARLOR SUITE BY J. & J.W. MEEKS IN THE HAWKINS PATTERN REALIZES $24,150 AT STEVENS AUCTION, FEB. 15th-16th

. February 26, 2013

The parlor suite was the top lot of the more than 600 quality lots that changed hands in the sale. (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – A gorgeous four-piece laminated rosewood rococo parlor suite by renowned 19th century American furniture maker J. & J.W. Meeks, in the desirable Hawkins pattern, sold for $24,150 at a massive two-day estate […]

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The David Fore Collection of Coins of British India for Auction

The David Fore Collection of Coins of British India for Auction

. February 26, 2013

Baldwin’s are delighted to announce the sale of yet another multi-million pound collection in 2013. The David Fore Collection is the most impressive collection of Coins of British India ever to be sold at public auction. Comprising coins of British India, The Presidencies and Indian Native States, this collection will be sold in London in […]

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The First Baseball Card? 1863 Harry Wright Coming To The Auction Block REA Spring 2013

The First Baseball Card? 1863 Harry Wright Coming To The Auction Block REA Spring 2013

. February 25, 2013

Watchung, New Jersey – There was no bubble gum and it wasn’t packed in waxy paper but when Harry Wright decided he needed to do something special to get patrons into the St. George’s Cricket Grounds in Hoboken, New Jersey in the late summer of 1863, he ordered and distributed an item that many consider […]

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Sea Bird by Lucian Freud for Bonhams sale of Modern British and Irish art

Sea Bird by Lucian Freud for Bonhams sale of Modern British and Irish art

. February 25, 2013

The pen and ink with crayon by Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011) titled ‘Oil-bound Puffin’ is signed and dated ‘Lucian Freud/Oct 44’ and is estimated to sell for £200,000-300,000. A grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud arrived in England with his family from Berlin in 1933 at the age of ten. This drawing by one of […]

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WASHINGTON AND CLASSICAL BUST PORTRAIT FLASK MADE IN BALTIMORE CIRCA 1840-1860 BRINGS $60,840 AT NORMAN C. HECKLER INTERNET AUCTION

WASHINGTON AND CLASSICAL BUST PORTRAIT FLASK MADE IN BALTIMORE CIRCA 1840-1860 BRINGS $60,840 AT NORMAN C. HECKLER INTERNET AUCTION

. February 24, 2013

The beautiful, rare flask was the top lot in an auction that opened online on Jan. 27 and ended Feb. 6. (WOODSTOCK, Conn.) – A big, beautiful and colorful portrait flask showing George Washington and a classical bust (possibly that of the noted 19th century American orator Henry Clay) soared to $60,840 to take top […]

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