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Christie’s announce The Opulent Eye auction

| February 18, 2014

On 6 March 2014 Christie’s sale of The Opulent Eye will offer furniture, sculpture and works of art from the 19th century. The sale reflects the eclectic and opulent styles of the period from the regal grandeur of Napoleon’s Empire to the Art Nouveau of Belle époque Paris. The sale is led by an exceptional […]

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Artemis Gallery LIVE to auction Ancient, Pre-Columbian and Ethnographic Art

Artemis Gallery LIVE to auction Ancient, Pre-Columbian and Ethnographic Art

| January 17, 2014

ArtemisGalleryLIVE’s first auction of 2014, on Jan. 24 Ancient, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Art, will take bidders on a trip around the world and throughout history, showcasing fine, authentic examples of Classical, Near Eastern, Far Eastern, Pre-Columbian, and Tribal Art. The auction begins with fantastic finds from ancient Egypt, most notably a large Egyptian wood standing […]

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Chinese Works Of Art Bring $14 Million At Bonham Auction

Chinese Works Of Art Bring $14 Million At Bonham Auction

| January 7, 2014

A standing room only crowd of committed Chinese buyers bid on lot after lot to multiples of their estimates at the Bonhams Fine Chinese Works of Art auction in San Francisco on December 17. This session, part of a two-day auction of Chinese and Asian Decorative Art, featured fine jades and scholar’s objects from the […]

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Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

| December 13, 2013

Two huge 2ft 9 inch tall Bohemian glass goblets made in Carlsbad in the mid 19th century were the star performers at Bonhams Masterpieces of Bohemian Glass sale in New Bond Street, London on 11 December. The pair sold for £47,500 in a sale which made over £450,000. The clear glass goblets, complete with covers, […]

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St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

| December 13, 2013

The Native American Art auction at Bonhams, December 9 in San Francisco, brought $2.1 million. Leading the sale was an important Okvik Eskimo carved fossilized walrus ivory human female head, 200 BC-100 AD, that achieved $197,000. A second rare and important Okvik Eskimo ivory head, that of a man, and also dating to 200 BC–100 […]

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Bonhams San Francisco Auction Showcases Chinese Art From Private Collections

| December 5, 2013

More than 400 lots of Chinese works of art from American collections will be offered on the first day of a two-day auction dedicated to Asian art in San Francisco, December 17-18. Featuring fresh-to-the market private collections of jade, scholar’s objects, textile works of art, ceramics and paintings – many collected in the 1920s and […]

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1893-S Morgan Dollar Realizes $235,000 To Lead Heritage Auction

| November 9, 2013

An 1893-S Morgan Dollar MS64 NGC, from the famously low mintage of any regular issue Morgan, brought $235,000 to take top lot honors at Heritage Auctions’ U.S. Coin Signature® Auction Nov. 1-3 in New York. High-grade silver coinage, gold rarities, and a 1943-S Bronze cent achieved the top prices at the event, which realized $11,353,383 […]

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