Archive for July, 2013

ST. DRAKE’S PLANTATION X BITTERS BOTTLE (CA. 1862-1872), IN THE RARE BLUE-GREEN COLOR, GAVELS FOR $37,950 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS’ SALE #58

ST. DRAKE’S PLANTATION X BITTERS BOTTLE (CA. 1862-1872), IN THE RARE BLUE-GREEN COLOR, GAVELS FOR $37,950 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS’ SALE #58

. July 3, 2013

It was the top lot in a successful sale that saw 165 bottles change hands and grossed $290,000. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A St. Drake’s Plantation 1860 X bitters bottle, made circa 1862-1872 and one of only a few known in the blue-green color, soared to $37,950 at American Bottle Auctions’ Internet and catalog sale #58, […]

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Frank Gehry fish lamp with chair base for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

Frank Gehry fish lamp with chair base for auction at Bonhams Los Angeles

. July 3, 2013

Throughout celebrated Venice Beach, Calif., based architect Frank O. Gehry’s career, the fish has been an important archetype that appears in both his architecture and design projects. Bonhams is proud to offer an example of a 1984 ‘Fish Lamp’ estimated at $70,000-90,000 in the October 7 auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts in Los Angeles. […]

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REA TO LAUNCH FALL AUCTION; UNVEILS 19TH CENTURY OLD JUDGE POSTER, WORLD’S TOP T205 SET

REA TO LAUNCH FALL AUCTION; UNVEILS 19TH CENTURY OLD JUDGE POSTER, WORLD’S TOP T205 SET

. July 3, 2013

(Watchung, NJ)—Each spring, collectors have anxiously anticipated the giant Robert Edward Auctions catalog. Always packed with the hobby’s finest vintage baseball cards and memorabilia– much of it uncovered from America’s attics or consigned by the most advanced collectors– the catalog itself has become a collectible. For years, many have been hoping the company would expand […]

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BANKSY for Neal Auction in New Orleans

BANKSY for Neal Auction in New Orleans

. July 1, 2013

Neal Auction Company announce the inclusion of a contemporary work by the highly controversial British street artist Banksy within its July 13 & 14, 2013 Summer Estates Auction. Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal. A city where everybody could draw wherever they liked, where every street was awash with a million colours and little […]

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Clarke Auction Breaks Record with Strong June Sale

Clarke Auction Breaks Record with Strong June Sale

. July 1, 2013

The June 3rd sale at Clarke Auction ushered in summer with a wave of heated bidding and spectacular results for the Larchmont, NY house. The highly coveted and featured item in the sale, a 1935 German surrealist painting entitled “Archaic Fragment” by Richard Oelze, hammered at $340,000 against a $60,000 – $80,000 estimate. After a […]

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