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Regal Sarcophagus will Hold Court in Ancient Resource’s March 8 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

Regal Sarcophagus will Hold Court in Ancient Resource’s March 8 Fine Ancient Artifacts Auction

. February 27, 2015

MONTROSE, Calif. – Among antiquities connoisseurs, there are two non-negotiables when considering a new acquisition: authenticity and the assurance that a dealer will stand behind their merchandise. It was those two principles that served as the foundation for Gabriel Vandervort’s Ancient Resource auction house. A former writer and producer of ancient-history documentaries for History Channel, […]

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Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Sleep Tight The £1,700 Folding Bed at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

. November 25, 2014

A rare folding single bed has just totalled £1,700 at auction in Lichfield. Lot 1546 is not however your average folding bed but a rare nineteenth century ‘Campaign’ bed. ‘Campaign’ furniture refers to articles of furniture made to break down or fold up to make it easier to move around on military campaigns, ie what […]

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18th Century Bilston Enamels Auction

18th Century Bilston Enamels Auction

. November 19, 2014

London – An exceptional private single owner collection of Bilston and other English enamels will be offered in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions sale of Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu on Thursday 27th November. The collection dates from mid-18th century during the most prolific period of enamel production in Bilston. David Rees, Director of Silver […]

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Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

. October 20, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. – Once in a great while, an auction house is blessed with an “embarrassment of riches.” That may very well describe the offerings in Artemis Gallery’s Oct. 23-24 absentee/online auction of antiquities, Pre-Columbian and tribal art, featuring the collection of career diplomat William N. Dale. “This is surely one of the finest selections […]

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Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

. May 4, 2014

An important two-day marine chronometer from HMS Beagle, the legendary Admiralty survey ship that took Charles Darwin on an epic five-year voyage to South America and the Galapagos Islands, has surfaced at Bonhams. It will be offered in the 9th July Fine Clocks sale at New Bond Street, London with an estimate of £30,000-50,000. The […]

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Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

. April 2, 2014

Bonhams sale Treasures from The Caren Archive on April 7 will feature a rare and exceedingly important early newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence as published in The New England Chronicle (Powars and Willis) on July 18, 1776 (est. $50,000-70,000). The 4-page newspaper tied with Gill’s Continental Journal as the first Boston appearance of […]

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Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

. April 1, 2014

Two wonderful ceramic survivors ? a Sèvres plate and teapot – have just been discovered in Devon by one of Bonhams local specialists, Sam Tuke, of the Exeter office. They will form part the next European Ceramics sale at Bonhams 101 New Bond St saleroom in London on 18th June The teapot and plate were […]

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