Archive for July, 2013

Bonhams to auction Montana Dueling Dinosaurs on November 19

Bonhams to auction Montana Dueling Dinosaurs on November 19

. July 31, 2013

Bonhams will auction the “Montana Dueling Dinosaurs” on November 19, with an estimate of $7,000,000-9,000,000. The two virtually complete dinosaur skeletons, a carnivore and a herbivore, were found fossilized together in Hell Creek, Montana in 2006. Dubbed the “Dueling Dinos,” the specimens are preserved in a sensational pre-historic death match between predator and prey. The […]

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Skinner Americana Auction Adds Online-only Section to the Traditional August Event

Skinner Americana Auction Adds Online-only Section to the Traditional August Event

. July 31, 2013

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts on August 11th at its Marlborough gallery. Skinner’s “August Americana” sale continues to be a highlight of the summer auction calendar, and this year Skinner is pleased to introduce a 9-day, online-only component to this annual event. From August 5th through August 13th […]

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1541 English Great Bible Realizes $9,500 in Cordier’s Spring Auction

1541 English Great Bible Realizes $9,500 in Cordier’s Spring Auction

. July 29, 2013

A 1541 English Great Bible sold for $9,500 while an 18th century verge watch with chatelaine realized $7,500 in Cordier Auctions’ Spring Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction on May 18 and 19. Other highlights of the sale included an enameled and jeweled padlock watch at $5,500, a 1.97 carat diamond solitaire at $8,500 […]

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Wayne Gretzky Stick For Heritage Auction

Wayne Gretzky Stick For Heritage Auction

. July 29, 2013

The hockey stick that Wayne Gretzky used in 1974, at the tender age of 13, to score the 1,000th goal of his lifetime is expected to bring $20,000+ when it crosses the auction block in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 1 as part of Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Sports event. A contemporary account in the April […]

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OVER 150 LOTS FROM THE ESTATE OF COUNT AND COUNTESS CLAES-ERIC DE LEWENHAUPT OF SWEDEN WILL HEADLINE ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS NEXT SALE

OVER 150 LOTS FROM THE ESTATE OF COUNT AND COUNTESS CLAES-ERIC DE LEWENHAUPT OF SWEDEN WILL HEADLINE ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS NEXT SALE

. July 28, 2013

The Aug. 10 event will feature fine porcelain, silver, bronzes, estate jewelry, art glass and more. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – Around 150 lots from the estate of Count and Countess Claes-Eric de Lewenhaupt of Sweden will headline a multi-estate auction planned for Saturday, Aug. 10, at 1 p.m. (EDT), at the gallery of Elite Decorative […]

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