Archive for June, 2013

Skinner July Auction to Feature Important European and Continental Collections

Skinner July Auction to Feature Important European and Continental Collections

. June 21, 2013

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts on July 12th and 13th in its Boston gallery. Session I of the two-day sale opens with The Bent Family Collection: Furniture and Decorative Arts from Quattro Venti. Session II features sculpture, pottery, and porcelain and presents The Harry A. Root Jr. Collection […]

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Bonhams New York Jewelry Sales Total $5.3 Million

Bonhams New York Jewelry Sales Total $5.3 Million

. June 21, 2013

Bonhams realized nearly $5.3 million in the June 19 Fine Jewelry and Salon Jewelry auctions, with both auctions selling an exceptional 90% by value. The Madison Avenue gallery was standing-room only when auctioneer and Bonhams CEO UK & Europe and Group Jewelry Director, Matthew Girling, led the Fine Jewelry auction in the morning. Global bidders […]

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers discover Almeric Walter pate de verre glass birds

Richard Winterton Auctioneers discover Almeric Walter pate de verre glass birds

. June 19, 2013

The French term ‘pate de verre’ roughly translates as ‘glass paste’. It is a glassmaking technique exploited from the 1900’s by the French Daum factory in Nancy. It involves coloured glass powder mixed with a liquid to form a paste which is then packed into a re-usable mould and fired to the desired temperature where […]

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Gianguan Auctions June Sale Offers Chinese Art

Gianguan Auctions June Sale Offers Chinese Art

. June 19, 2013

With more than 300 items being offered in two sessions on June 30th, Gianguan Auction’s Summer Sale marks the first time Internet bidders will be able to place bids direct through the Gianguan Auctions website. Two unusual Fu and Shou character-from sancai ceramic ewers of the Qing Dynasty typify the cultural rarities that highlight the […]

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PAIR OF ORIGINAL CHARLES SCHULZ PEANUTS SUNDAY COMICS REALIZES A COMBINED $78,200 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS SALE HELD THURSDAY, JUNE 6

PAIR OF ORIGINAL CHARLES SCHULZ PEANUTS SUNDAY COMICS REALIZES A COMBINED $78,200 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS SALE HELD THURSDAY, JUNE 6

. June 19, 2013

The sale, which grossed over $225,000, featured occupational shaving mugs and Oziana items. (LYNBROOK, N.Y.) – A pair of original Peanuts Sunday pages by the legendary comic illustrator Charles Schulz sold for a combined $78,200 at a multi-estate sale held Thursday, June 6, by Philip Weiss Auctions, in the firm’s new post-Hurricane Sandy gallery in […]

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