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Sotheby’s to Hold Auction of Property from Chatsworth House

Sotheby’s to Hold Auction of Property from Chatsworth House

. July 15, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s will hold a once-in-a-lifetime sale at the most magnificent of all England’s stately homes – Chatsworth, in Derbyshire. Chatsworth: The Attic Sale – a three-day auction – will have in it all the ingredients of the quintessential attic sale: an Aladdin’s cave of items at all price levels (estimates range from £20 to £200,000), […]

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GUN WITH A SCOTTISH TWIST AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF AUCTION  AT GLENEAGLES IN AUGUST

GUN WITH A SCOTTISH TWIST AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF AUCTION AT GLENEAGLES IN AUGUST

. July 13, 2010 . 0 Comments

A GUN BUILT for Scottish Politician, the Rt. Hon Richard Haldane, who was noted for forming the Territorial Army in 1907 is among the highlights of Gavin Gardiner’s annual auction of Fine Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns, which will be held in association with Sotheby’s. The sale will take place on the evening of Monday, […]

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English Silver Cooler Auctioned for 2.5 Million Pounds at Sotheby’s

English Silver Cooler Auctioned for 2.5 Million Pounds at Sotheby’s

. July 7, 2010 . 0 Comments

A monumental silver wine cooler, weighing 168 pounds (11 ½ stone or 2597 oz.) and measuring well over a meter across, has been sold at Sotheby’s for £2,505,250, establishing a new record price for English silver. The spectacular cistern, as “Large as a Small Bathing-Tub”, sold to a private Asian buyer. It was lot 8 […]

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Bonhams to Auction Indian Mutiny Items at Summer Athenaeum Sale

Bonhams to Auction Indian Mutiny Items at Summer Athenaeum Sale

. July 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

Bonhams are to sell a private family collection of items relating to the Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 during their Summer Athenaeum sale at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk on Thursday 15th July. The Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 stands out amongst the many major historical events of the 19th century and lasted thirteen months while the Indians […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction 16th Century Italian Table

Sotheby’s to Auction 16th Century Italian Table

. July 6, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London will offer for sale a remarkable example of 16th-century craftsmanship – an Italian rosewood table, inlaid with ivory and finely engraved, on Tuesday 6th July 2010. In 1989 this same piece sold at auction for £6,000. More recent research by Sotheby’s specialists has revealed that in fact the table has a history and […]

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