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Christie’s to auction Captain Robert Falcon Scott art, literature, photographs and artifacts

Christie’s to auction Captain Robert Falcon Scott art, literature, photographs and artifacts

. September 14, 2012

Christie’s announce the forthcoming sale of a selection of art, literature, photographs and artifacts which offer poignant memorials of the lives and endeavours of the celebrated Polar explorer, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, and his contemporaries from the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. Offered for sale on Tuesday, 9 October 2012, the dedicated Polar section (lots […]

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Bonhams auctions Eilenberg Buddha for $674,500

Bonhams auctions Eilenberg Buddha for $674,500

. September 12, 2012

Bonhams established a world record price for a Mon Dvaravati bronze Eilenberg Buddha when the stunning circa 8th century Eilenberg Buddha sold for $674,500 at Bonhams Himalayan, Indian & Southeast Asian Art sale, September 11 in New York. Eclipsing its previous record by more than three times, the rare Thai sculpture soared past its $250,000-350,000 […]

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Bonhams to Auction Jade pendant and vase from Imperial Summer Palace in Peking 1860

Bonhams to Auction Jade pendant and vase from Imperial Summer Palace in Peking 1860

. September 6, 2012

Two rare Imperial jade carvings retrieved from the Summer Palace in Peking by Captain Arthur Forbes-Robertson, an officer in the 67th Regiment of Foot, after the fall of the Chinese capital in October 1860, will be sold at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale on November 8. These items come from a Scots family. The first […]

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Sterling Associates announce September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction

Sterling Associates announce September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction

. September 6, 2012

Sterling Associates September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction features high-quality antiques, art, furniture and jewelry from N.Y., N.J. and Connecticut estates. The 500-lot event features an excellent array of fine and decorative art; Asian antiques, furniture and jewelry. Paintings and other artworks comprise a sizable portion of the sale, and bidders will have […]

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Bonhams announce September 2 Rare Coins and Medals results

Bonhams announce September 2 Rare Coins and Medals results

. September 5, 2012

Bonhams announce a strong result for its September 2 auction of Rare Coins and Medals in Los Angeles. During the fall sale, the auction house was privileged to offer several Gold Rush rarities including a highly sought after Kellogg & Humbert gold bar, coinage from the S.S. Central America, known by many as ‘the ship […]

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