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Bonhams Smashes World Record For 19th Century Furniture With £2 Million French Cabinet

Bonhams Smashes World Record For 19th Century Furniture With £2 Million French Cabinet

. December 13, 2008

A French “Japonisant” cabinet sold at Bonhams on 4 December 2008 for a staggering £2,036,000, making a new world record price for a piece of 19th Century furniture. The cabinet, which dates to 1895, quadrupled its pre-sale estimate when it was bought by an anonymous buyer on the telephone. Designed by Edouard Lièvre, the rosewood […]

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Kaminski’s Holiday Estates Auction

Kaminski’s Holiday Estates Auction

. December 13, 2008

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier antiques and fine art auction houses, has announced its Holiday Estates Auction. The auction features a diverse array of fine art, antiques, collectibles and fine 18th and 19th Century Italian furnishings from descendants of Conte Gennaro Balamo. Additional furnishings from early settlers of Salem, Hamilton and Wenham are also […]

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Manion’s December Auctions

Manion’s December Auctions

. December 13, 2008

Manion’s International Auction House has packed this December with seven special auctions of interest. WWII military artifacts, historic aviation related material, and military caps from around the world are featured, as well as two special auctions where the bidder commission has been drastically lowered or eliminated all together. “2008 has been a great year for […]

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Thousands bid on site and online at Ritchie Bros. equipment auction in Fort Worth

Thousands bid on site and online at Ritchie Bros. equipment auction in Fort Worth

. December 13, 2008

More than 2,600 people from 37 countries registered to bid on site and online at the heavy equipment auction conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers at its permanent auction site in Fort Worth, Texas last week (on December 3, 4 & 5, 2008). Ritchie Bros. (www.rbauction.com), the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than 2,800 items […]

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72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

72-PIECE STERLING SERVICE BY HECTOR AGUILAR, IN THE “AZTEC” MOTIF, SOARS TO $41,400 AT 2-DAY, 4-SESSION SALE HELD DEC. 6th-7th BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

. December 12, 2008

(Hillsborough, N.C.) – A beautiful 72-piece sterling silver service (circa 1948-1955) by the renowned Mexican silversmith Hector Aguilar, in the “Aztec” motif, sold for $41,400 at a two-day, four-session multi-estate sale, dubbed the “Historic Hillsborough Auction,” by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. The sale was held at the firm’s spacious showroom, located at […]

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