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Joan of Arc Commemorative Alms Dish Dated 1429 for Auction at Bonhams

Joan of Arc Commemorative Alms Dish Dated 1429 for Auction at Bonhams

. June 16, 2010

A brass alms dish decorated with the arms of the French national heroine and Catholic saint, Joan of Arc (1412-1431), is to be sold at Bonhams at its monthly Period Design sale on 6 July 2010. Believed to date from the early 15th century and inscribed 1429, the dish has attracted a pre-sale estimate of […]

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Wooden Cigar Store Indian Brings $203,150 Heritage Auction

Wooden Cigar Store Indian Brings $203,150 Heritage Auction

. June 9, 2010

A superbly colorful and remarkably well-preserved American hand-carved Cigar Store Indian, which had sat in a Washington, D.C.-area basement for at least 20 years, brought a world record public auction price of $203,150 on May 22 as the top lot in Heritage Auction Galleries’ Grand Format Political & Americana Auction. The auction realized more than […]

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Nadeau’s American Antique Auction Results

Nadeau’s American Antique Auction Results

. June 8, 2010

A pair of elegant mahogany Chippendale side chairs with shell carved back, pierced splats slip seats all set on cabriole legs with ball and claw feet, Massachusetts, circa 1760 were among the hundreds of items sold at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s annual American Antiques auction, held March 27th. The pair sold for $6,325. As has become […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Treasures: Aristocratic Heirlooms

Sotheby’s to Auction Treasures: Aristocratic Heirlooms

. June 8, 2010

On Tuesday 6th July 2010, in the first ever sale of its type, Sotheby’s will bring together some 21 lots, the intrinsic quality and importance of which will be matched by extraordinary nature of their provenance. Ranging in date from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and emanating from all corners of Europe, the works […]

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Christie’s Auction of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Totals US$ 86,452,715

Christie’s Auction of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Totals US$ 86,452,715

. June 1, 2010

Christie’s Hong Kong Spring 2010 auctions of Important Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Carvings from The Songzhutang Collection Part II and The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramic and Works of Art realized a combine total of HK$673,307,750 (US$86,452,715). Pola Antebi, Senior Vice President, Specialist Head of the Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Department said, “Records tumbled […]

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