Archive for May, 2014

Early experimental works by Grayson Perry to be auctioned in London

Early experimental works by Grayson Perry to be auctioned in London

. May 31, 2014

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to present an important group of early Grayson Perry works. These pieces, from the cross-dressing potter’s exploratory phase, post Art College, began his eccentric journey to becoming one of Britain’s most celebrated artists and a media sensation. This unusual group will be offered in a sale of Modern & […]

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Railwayana Including The Collection of Michael Max

Railwayana Including The Collection of Michael Max

. May 29, 2014

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to present the extensive Michael Max Collection of railway books, periodicals, pictures, ephemera, medals, jigsaws and other collectables, in a sale of Railwayana at their saleroom in London’s Mayfair on Thursday 12th June 2014. The Collection will be auctioned alongside railway posters and collectables from other properties. Michael Max: […]

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Beatles-Signed Photo From Ed Sullivan Debut Auctioned At Heritage

Beatles-Signed Photo From Ed Sullivan Debut Auctioned At Heritage

. May 28, 2014

A rare, 8 x 10 Glossy Photo of The Beatles, signed by all four members, band manager Brian Epstein and host Ed Sullivan following the group’s historic appearance on his program, sold for $125,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $1.9 million Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction in New York. The two-day auction, April 26-27, offered a […]

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Fresh To The Market – Islamic, Indian and World Coins Go Under The Hammer

Fresh To The Market – Islamic, Indian and World Coins Go Under The Hammer

. May 27, 2014

Fresh to the numismatic market, a collection of coins of Morocco will join more than 500 lots of Islamic, Indian, and world coins and medals in the inaugural online-only auction for newly established numismatic auction house, Wilkes & Curtis, on Monday 16th June. Tim Wilkes of Wilkes & Curtis said: “Our first auction is truly […]

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Lauren Stanley Collection Of American & Mexican Silver Auctioned At Heritage

Lauren Stanley Collection Of American & Mexican Silver Auctioned At Heritage

. May 24, 2014

The Lauren Stanley Collection of Fine American & Mexican Silver, a rich selection of the finest examples from the 19th and 20th centuries, brought $988,000 in Heritage Auctions’ May 8-10 Fine Silver & Vertu Signature Auction. The three-day Dallas event totaled $1.3 million and was 91 percent sold by value and by lot. “The last […]

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David Bailey’s ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

David Bailey’s ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

. May 23, 2014

As David Bailey’s Startdust exhibition enters its final weeks at the National Portrait Gallery, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions offer Bailey lovers the opportunity to take home his iconic 1965 ‘Box of Pin-Ups’, featuring one of Bailey’s most celebrated images of Mick Jagger with a fur collar. ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ is a portfolio of 36 portraits […]

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Collection of First Edition Novels  by the Bronte sisters sells for £111,600

Collection of First Edition Novels by the Bronte sisters sells for £111,600

. May 22, 2014

A complete first edition set of the novels by the three Brontë sisters sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Important Books and Manuscripts, sale on Monday 19th May. The unique collection was formed by American lawyer Thomas Lincoln Chadbourne, founder of Chadbourne & Parke. Bidders competed online and on the phone for the rare opportunity […]

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