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Bonhams to auction bronze sculpture of Hellenistic rider

Bonhams to auction bronze sculpture of Hellenistic rider

. March 15, 2012 . 0 Comments

Bonhams next sale of Antiquities on April 25th in New Bond Street features an important piece of Classical bronze sculpture, believed to depict a Hellenistic warrior of the 1st Century B.C., discovered in a London home. After conservation it will be sold for £50,000 to £80,000. Madeleine Perridge, Head of Antiquities at Bonhams, says: “Once […]

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Gray’s Aannounce Fine Furniture, Paintings and Decorations auction on March 15

Gray’s Aannounce Fine Furniture, Paintings and Decorations auction on March 15

. March 11, 2012 . 0 Comments

Gray’s Auctioneers Fine Furniture, Paintings and Decorations auction takes place on March 15 at 11am in Cleveland, Ohio. Live online bidding for this auction is provided by Live Auctioneers. Offering two sessions, the first for Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Arts at 11am and the second for Fine Books, Autographs and No Reserve Books starting […]

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Christie’s New York to auction Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on March 22 – 23

Christie’s New York to auction Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on March 22 – 23

. March 10, 2012 . 0 Comments

Christie’s New York will offer Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, on March 22 and 23, including jades, bronzes, sculpture, paintings and furniture. Highlighting the sale is a very rare and important massive gilt-bronze figure of Vairocana from the Ming dynasty (estimate: $2-3 million), which is exceptional for its enormous size, superb casting and […]

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Ancient Silver Shekel Jewish Coin Makes Record $1.1+ Million At Heritage Auctions

Ancient Silver Shekel Jewish Coin Makes Record $1.1+ Million At Heritage Auctions

. March 10, 2012 . 0 Comments

The first silver shekel struck in Jerusalem by Jewish forces rebelling against Roman oppression in the first century CE, one of only two specimens known, brought a world record price of $1,105,375 at Heritage Auctions on March 8 as part of the auction of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Coins of Judea. The coin sold […]

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Chinese furniture and jades top Bonhams Asian decorative arts auction on March 13

Chinese furniture and jades top Bonhams Asian decorative arts auction on March 13

. March 10, 2012 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announce its Asian Decorative Arts sale, March 13 in San Francisco. The auction will feature a variety of fine items at this 600-plus lot session, over 400 of which are Chinese. The sale will include a broad array of late 20th century huanghuali and hardwood furniture from a Los Angeles collection, as well as […]

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RARE PUNCH CIGAR STORE ADVERTISING FIGURE CAST IN ZINC (CIRCA 1885) BRINGS $37,290 AT 3-DAY SALE HELD MARCH 1-3 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

RARE PUNCH CIGAR STORE ADVERTISING FIGURE CAST IN ZINC (CIRCA 1885) BRINGS $37,290 AT 3-DAY SALE HELD MARCH 1-3 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

. March 10, 2012 . 0 Comments

A two-page typed Titanic letter and a scarce first-class Titanic deck plan also changed hands. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – A rare Punch cigar store advertising figure, cast in zinc and made around 1885 by William Demuth & Company, Mfrs. (N.Y.) knocked down for $37,290 at a massive three-day estate sale held March 1-3 by Philip Weiss […]

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Bonhams to auction Imperial Ppinach Green Jade Seal in Fine Chinese Art sale on 17th May

Bonhams to auction Imperial Ppinach Green Jade Seal in Fine Chinese Art sale on 17th May

. March 9, 2012 . 0 Comments

An important Imperial spinach green jade double-gourd ‘San Xi Tang’ seal, of the revered Qianlong period (1736-1795), estimated to sell for over £1m, is one of the outstanding items in Bonhams Fine Chinese Art sale on 17th May, in London. The rare double-gourd shaped seal, measuring 8.7cm long, has been authenticated by the leading Chinese […]

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