Archive for December, 2013

Jules Gustave Leroy Holiday Painting Brings $16,000 & a Tiffany Tall Case Clock Realizes $17,000 at Cordier’s Fall Catalog Auction

Jules Gustave Leroy Holiday Painting Brings $16,000 & a Tiffany Tall Case Clock Realizes $17,000 at Cordier’s Fall Catalog Auction

. December 14, 2013

A Jules Gustave Leroy painting entitled “The Christmas Present” sold for $16,000 while a Tiffany tall case clock realized $17,000 at Cordier Auctions’ Fall Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction on November 9 and 10. Other highlights included a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania high boy at $8,500, a Story & Clark Storytone Deco electric piano […]

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Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

. December 13, 2013

Two huge 2ft 9 inch tall Bohemian glass goblets made in Carlsbad in the mid 19th century were the star performers at Bonhams Masterpieces of Bohemian Glass sale in New Bond Street, London on 11 December. The pair sold for £47,500 in a sale which made over £450,000. The clear glass goblets, complete with covers, […]

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Le Geurre des Trous Sets New World Record for Work by Christopher Nevinson

Le Geurre des Trous Sets New World Record for Work by Christopher Nevinson

. December 13, 2013

A poignant first World War drawing by official War Artist for the British Government, Christopher Nevinson, set a new world record for a work on paper by the artist at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auction’s sale of Modern and Contemporary Prints on Wednesday 11th December. It was purchased by a by a private collector in New […]

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St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

. December 13, 2013

The Native American Art auction at Bonhams, December 9 in San Francisco, brought $2.1 million. Leading the sale was an important Okvik Eskimo carved fossilized walrus ivory human female head, 200 BC-100 AD, that achieved $197,000. A second rare and important Okvik Eskimo ivory head, that of a man, and also dating to 200 BC–100 […]

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Bonhams winter fine and rare wine auction tops £1 million

Bonhams winter fine and rare wine auction tops £1 million

. December 12, 2013

Bonhams sale of Fine & Rare wines, on 5th & 6th December, realized almost £1.2 million with over 88% sold by value. Burgundy led the way, with the top lot in the sale: a case of a dozen bottles of Romanée-Conti from the fine 1988 vintage which made £94,000 (estimate £70,000-80,000). A Romanee-Conti assortment case […]

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