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Fruit basket of Field Marshall Sir Frederick for auction at Bonhams

Fruit basket of Field Marshall Sir Frederick for auction at Bonhams

. February 11, 2013

A Victorian Britannia standard silver-gilt two handled basket, commemorating Field Marshall Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts’ Golden Wedding anniversary to his wife Nora Henrietta Bews, goes under the hammer at Bonhams, Knightsbridge on 20th February (estimate £1,500-£2,500). Sir Frederick was an outstanding military figure. He received the Victoria Cross medal during the Indian Mutiny in 1857-1858 […]

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Bonhams to auction single-owner collection of European glass

Bonhams to auction single-owner collection of European glass

. February 7, 2013

The Mühleib Collection of European Glass from 1500 -1850, a fantastic selection of rare quality glass, will be sold by Bonhams in London on Thursday 2nd May in New Bond Street at 10.30am. Dr. Horst Mühleib assembled his collection of Venetian, German, Austrian and Dutch glass over a period of forty years. Representing some of […]

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Gandharan sculpture for auction at Bonhams New York

Gandharan sculpture for auction at Bonhams New York

. February 5, 2013

Bonhams March 18 auction of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art will feature a remarkable selection of fresh to the market narrative panels from the ancient region of Gandhara. Gandhara, the last outpost of Alexander the Great, was a flourishing kingdom where Eastern and Western culture combined to form a distinct artistic tradition. Dating from […]

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Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

. January 31, 2013

More than 1,600 eclectic lots from a limited edition Dunhill-Namiki Motorities Maki-E fountain pen (estimate $35,000+) to a motorized Bugatti model car (estimate $2,000+) to a collection dedicated to the history of ballooning — come together Feb. 23-24 in Heritage Auctions’ annual Estate Signature® Auction at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. The […]

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W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

. January 24, 2013

The manuscript of W. H. Auden’s famous poem Stop all the Clocks is to be sold in Part I of the Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 10 April. It is estimated at £6,000-8,000. The work became known around the world when it […]

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