Archive for February, 2013

Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts auction sucess

Bonhams Fine Books & Manuscripts auction sucess

. February 21, 2013

The winter Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, February 17 at Bonhams in San Francisco brought a successful $716,038. It was led by the French edition of Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius’ Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de frabrica mundi et fabricati figura, 1619, which brought $27,500, ahead of a $12,000-18,000 estimate. A rare example of a […]

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Antiquities-Saleroom.com Plans Dino-Size Auction March 1

Antiquities-Saleroom.com Plans Dino-Size Auction March 1

. February 20, 2013

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – For their March 1 auction titled “Antiquities, Ancient and Ethnographic Art,” Antiquities-Saleroom.com decided to think big – as in dinosaur big. Coming on the heels of their highly successful Feb. 1 auction, Antiquities Saleroom’s latest auction offers the biggest piece ever offered by this Colorado antiquities company. Lot #3 is a […]

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Heritage Auctions Greg Holman featured on VH1’s new memorabilia series

Heritage Auctions Greg Holman featured on VH1’s new memorabilia series

. February 20, 2013

Heritage Auctions’ Greg Holman joins a cast of pop culture experts for the new reality TV series, “For What It’s Worth.” Premiering Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10/9c on VH1 Classic, “For What It’s Worth” explores the intricate world of music and pop culture memorabilia and the mind of “The Collector.” Throughout six, half-hour episodes, hosts […]

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COIN COLLECTION SAILS TO £40K AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS

COIN COLLECTION SAILS TO £40K AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS

. February 19, 2013

The much anticipated sale of a single-owner collection of ancient Greek and Roman coins discovered in Lichfield has totalled over £40,000 at in a two-day auction held last week, (13th/14th February). Day one – Fittingly, the 400 Lots of classical coins were offered by established Lichfield Auctioneers Richard Winterton Ltd in their City Centre Salerooms. […]

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Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

. February 19, 2013

Bonhams announce the Year of the Snake’s first Asian Decorative Arts auction in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 12. The sale will include 460 lots of Chinese ceramics and decorative arts, and more than 100 lots of artworks from Japan, Korea and other Asian countries and regions, from private collections and estates, as well as […]

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