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Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

Heritage to Auction French Decorative Arts from the Estate of Ray & Clare Stern in Dallas

. May 28, 2011 . 0 Comments

A selection of French decorative arts from the Estate of legendary Dallas power couple Ray and Clare Stern will form the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ June Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, being presented June 1 at Heritage’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. Heritage Auctions will host a wine and cheese reception on Tuesday, May 31, […]

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Christie’s to Auction Watches from the Collection of James Ward Packard

Christie’s to Auction Watches from the Collection of James Ward Packard

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s announce the descendants of James Ward Packard have entrusted the auction house with the sale of exceptional timepieces from this legendary collection. These extraordinary watches remain in pristine condition, having been stored away in a bank vault for the last 60 years. They will be unveiled for the first time to the public this […]

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Bonhams Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottles & Soapstone Figures Auction Results

Bonhams Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottles & Soapstone Figures Auction Results

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Bonhams Hong Kong secured another ‘Golden Gavel’ triumph on 25 May 2011 with the sale of the legendary Mary and George Bloch Collection of Chinese Snuff bottles: Part III. All 142 lots sold out for a total of HK$38,361,600 (£3,054,329). The blockbuster sale proves that the international market for the finest Chinese snuff bottles shows […]

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Christie’s Presents French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon

Christie’s Presents French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon

. May 25, 2011 . 0 Comments

On June 7, Christie’s New York will present French Classicism: Selections from the Private Collection of Michael Simon, a variety of over thirty superb examples of French furniture and decorative arts of the Ancien Régime, all owned by one of the most respected connoisseurs in the field. The pieces selected are characterized by all the […]

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Cowan’s Spring Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

Cowan’s Spring Fine and Decorative Art Auction Results

. May 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

Cowan’s May 21 Spring Fine and Decorative Art Auction was hailed a success as a grouping of 80 lots of Chinese decorative arts in the auction sold for significantly higher than their pre-auction estimates. Sales of these Chinese decorative arts, totaling just over $378,500, accounted for over a third of the auction’s $820,000 gross. Overall, […]

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