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Abraham Lincoln Ephemera Leads Cowan’s American History Auction

Abraham Lincoln Ephemera Leads Cowan’s American History Auction

. June 25, 2010

Lincoln family ephemera led Cowan’s June 11, 2010, American History Auction. The auction marked the 15th anniversary of Cowan’s and garnered wide media attention for several important lots, many of which came from the family of Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith, the great grandson of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln and last male descendent of the […]

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Midcentury, Napoleon III, Bronzes and Antiques for Clarke Auction

Midcentury, Napoleon III, Bronzes and Antiques for Clarke Auction

. June 25, 2010

On Monday, June 28th at 6:00 pm, Clarke Auction will sell 400 lots consigned from estates throughout the Greater New York area. Midcentury Modern includes unique pieces untouched in a Manhattan storage unit for twenty years including chandeliers, dining tables, chairs, and sculpture; chairs by Hans Wegner, a Kamer chandelier, a Daum clock, Aldo Rossi […]

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Procida Mirabelli di Lauro collection of Italian Porcelain to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Procida Mirabelli di Lauro collection of Italian Porcelain to be Auctioned at Bonhams

. June 20, 2010

The fantastic Procida Mirabelli di Lauro collection of Italian porcelain is to be auctioned at Bonhams, New Bond Street on Tuesday 6th July. This Italian single-owner collection, the most comprehensive of its type to ever come on to the market, is expected to fetch £300,000-500,000. Among the highlights of the sale are four plates from […]

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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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