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Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

. February 19, 2013

Bonhams announce the Year of the Snake’s first Asian Decorative Arts auction in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 12. The sale will include 460 lots of Chinese ceramics and decorative arts, and more than 100 lots of artworks from Japan, Korea and other Asian countries and regions, from private collections and estates, as well as […]

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Bonhams San Francisco March 18 Furniture and Decorative Arts auction

Bonhams San Francisco March 18 Furniture and Decorative Arts auction

. February 14, 2013

Bonhams is to present its Fine European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Garden Ornaments auction, March 18 at Bonhams in San Francisco, with many strong highlights of local provenance among its nearly 450 lots of offerings. The leading highlight of the auction, a Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted grand piano from a Hillsborough, Calif., home […]

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Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen Highlights Choice Writing Instruments At Heritage Auctions

Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen Highlights Choice Writing Instruments At Heritage Auctions

. February 12, 2013

Montblanc’s Sir Winston Churchill Limited Edition 53 fountain pen — featuring 18 karat pink gold, tortoiseshell bands and 53 diamonds — is expected to bring $25,000+ as part of a special offering of fine writing instruments in Heritage’s Gentleman Collector Auction event, Feb. 23-24 at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. In addition […]

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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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