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Bonhams Spring 2013 Hong Kong Auctions

Bonhams Spring 2013 Hong Kong Auctions

. May 28, 2013

Defying a widespread concern that the art market might continue the uncertainty visible at auctions of Chinese art in the later months of 2012, Bonhams wrapped up its impressive series of auctions in Hong Kong from 22 to 26 May 2013. Bonhams achieved a very substantial sold total of HK$172 million, large audiences for the […]

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Tyrannosaurus rex jaw leads Bonhams Natural History auction

Tyrannosaurus rex jaw leads Bonhams Natural History auction

. May 24, 2013

A Tyrannosaurus rex maxilla (upper jaw) from Montana achieved the top-selling spot in Bonhams auction of Natural History, May 22 in Los Angeles. The maxilla, featuring seven teeth – with five mature teeth and two emerging teeth seen, sold well within its $70,000-90,000 estimate, bringing $86,500. Highlights of the 145-lot sale went on to include […]

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June 3 Native American art auction at Bonhams

June 3 Native American art auction at Bonhams

. May 20, 2013

Bonhams looks forward to presenting a 523-lot sale of Native American art, June 3 in San Francisco. The sale will feature historic basketry, fine textiles, jewelry, kachina dolls and pottery from various owners, including more than 200 lots of property from the Jim and Lauris Phillips Collection, San Marino, CA. Many examples from the Phillips’ […]

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Bonhams Hong Kong Offer Chinese Literati Objects at 2013 Spring Auctions

Bonhams Hong Kong Offer Chinese Literati Objects at 2013 Spring Auctions

. May 15, 2013

Bonhams Hong Kong is to offer Objects of Refined Virtue: A Private Collection of Scholar’s Objects, a single-owner collection of 45 fine and rare Chinese works of arts originally commissioned for the Imperial court and literati elite. The sale will take place on 26 May at the Island Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong. The collection, expected […]

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Forbidden City furniture for auction at Bonhams Chinese Art sale

Forbidden City furniture for auction at Bonhams Chinese Art sale

. May 13, 2013

Historical pieces of Chinese furniture, which include a pair of gilt-lacquer cabinets and an Imperial gilt bronze zitan double gourd plaque are due to be sold in Bonhams Chinese Art sale on 16th May in London. These objects possess a significant and impressive provenance, once belonging to an important Spanish diplomat who witnessed the Boxer […]

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