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Silver Owls for Richard Winterton Lichfield Auction

Silver Owls for Richard Winterton Lichfield Auction

. April 8, 2011 . 0 Comments

CASHING IN ON THE SILVER BOOM Silver and precious metals are having a boom. Prices for hallmarked silver particularly have increased dramatically over the last few weeks and are currently at over £20 an ounce. The world can’t get enough of silver and this is reflected in record prices being achieved at auction. However, it […]

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Islamic Work of Art Auctioned for £7.4 Million

Islamic Work of Art Auctioned for £7.4 Million

. April 7, 2011 . 0 Comments

An auction at Sotheby’s London has established a new record for an Islamic work of art at auction when an illustrated folio from the Shahnameh made for Shah Tahmasp of Persia, universally acknowledged as one of the supreme illustrated manuscripts of any period or culture and among the greatest works of art in the world, […]

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Morphy’s to Auction Hubley Bulldog

Morphy’s to Auction Hubley Bulldog

. April 6, 2011 . 0 Comments

A Hubley Bulldog will cross the auction block during the opening session of Morphy’s April 29-30 sale of toys and antique advertising. It’s an imposing, life-size cast-iron bulldog garden ornament and the only one of its type known to exist. Standing 18 inches high and 27 inches long, the beautifully formed bulldog was made around […]

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Gold rarities, early proof specimens and S.S. Central America sunken treasure highlight $20M+ Central States event at Heritage Auctions

Gold rarities, early proof specimens and S.S. Central America sunken treasure highlight $20M+ Central States event at Heritage Auctions

. April 5, 2011 . 0 Comments

Glittering gold rarities, including elite proof specimens and a double eagle that survived the mass melting of its issue in the 1930s, are among the major highlights of Heritage Auctions’$20,000,000+ CSNS Signature® & Platinum Night U.S. Coin Auction, the official auction of the Central States Numismatic Society’s Annual Convention, April 27-30, in Rosemont, IL. “Our […]

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Bonhams to Auction Diego Giacometti Designed Furniture

Bonhams to Auction Diego Giacometti Designed Furniture

. April 3, 2011 . 0 Comments

Several pieces of furniture designed by the Swiss sculptor and designer, Diego Giacometti (1902-1985), the younger brother of Alberto (1901-1966), are to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its sale of Post War and Contemporary Art and Design on 13 April. A stool, featuring a bronze frame and leather cushion, is […]

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