Archive for December, 2013

Bonhams set new world auction records in 2013

Bonhams set new world auction records in 2013

. December 17, 2013

The past year (2013) saw a series of art records broken in Bonhams salerooms round the world in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Records were achieved for Old Master Painting, Jewelry, Russian Art, Indian and Islamic Art, Chinese Art, Contemporary African Art and Collectors’ Cars. The year has […]

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Christie’s to auction Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch

Christie’s to auction Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch

. December 17, 2013

Christie’s is to offer Property from the Estate of Eric Martin Wunsch in a series of January sales including Silver on January 23, American Furniture on January 24, Chinese Export Art on January 27, and Old Master Paintings Part I on January 29. Eric Martin Wunsch was a New York collector with an assiduous appetite […]

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Hart Davis Hart is #1 U.S. Wine Auction House in 2013

Hart Davis Hart is #1 U.S. Wine Auction House in 2013

. December 15, 2013

Yearly auction totals up 37% to $36 Million (Chicago, IL) Hart Davis Hart completed the most successful year in the company’s history, following another strong showing at its two-day December auction. Over the course of seven auctions held in 2013, HDH netted $36.07 million, making Hart Davis Hart the largest seller of fine wines at […]

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Bonhams to commemorate 400th anniversary of first-ever Japanese auction

Bonhams to commemorate 400th anniversary of first-ever Japanese auction

. December 14, 2013

To mark the 400th anniversary of the first auction of Japanese art ever held in Britain, Bonhams is proud to announce that it will hold an historic commemorative sale of Japanese Export Art in December 2014 at its headquarters, 101 New Bond Street, London. The Clove, a ship of the English East India Company, left […]

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Gene Kelly Singin In The Rain Suit Sold At Heritage Auctions In Dallas

Gene Kelly Singin In The Rain Suit Sold At Heritage Auctions In Dallas

. December 14, 2013

The grey wool suit that Gene Kelly wore in 1952 in the centerpiece number of the beloved MGM Hollywood musical “Singin’ in the Rain” — arguably one of the most famous musical numbers in all film history — realized more than $106,250 as part of Heritage Auctions Entertainment & Music event on Thursday, more than […]

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