June, 2007

New Auction Records Smashed for Contemporary Ceramics and Studio Works of Art on Tuesday in New York City

New Auction Records Smashed for Contemporary Ceramics and Studio Works of Art on Tuesday in New York City

On June 5, 2007, Bonhams New York held two auctions of works by Contemporary Studio Artists. The early offering, titled International Contemporary Ceramics, was the inaugural New York sale of international Contemporary ceramics for the auctioneers. The later session featured Contemporary Studio Works of Art, including one of the largest groupings of Contemporary glass to […]

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Important sale planned for July 26 by MV Auctions

Important sale planned for July 26 by MV Auctions

The weather will be hot, but so will the offerings at a sale planned for Thursday, July 26, by MV Auctions/Auctions of Cape Cod and the Islands, of Hyannis, Mass. Around 300 lots will cross the block, including a single-owner lifetime collection of canes; antique scrimshaw; fine period furniture; original paintings by listed artists; a […]

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BONHAMS EXPANDS ASIAN DEPARTMENT WITH NEW FOCUS ON JAPAN FOLLOWING HONG KONG LAUNCH

BONHAMS EXPANDS ASIAN DEPARTMENT WITH NEW FOCUS ON JAPAN FOLLOWING HONG KONG LAUNCH

Bonhams announced this week that two key specialists in Japanese Art recruited from Sotheby’s will join Bonhams Asian Art Department, one of the company’s most successful specialist areas. Colin Sheaf, Bonhams Deputy Chairman and Head of Asian Arts said: “We are delighted to welcome Neil Davey and Suzannah Yip, specialists in Japanese Art to Bonhams. […]

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Listers Antiseptic Operating Table and a 1.5m-Long Surgical Knife: Glasgow Shop Display Items of Queen Victoria and Dr Livingstone Medical Instrument Makers to Sell at Bonhams Scottish Sale

Listers Antiseptic Operating Table and a 1.5m-Long Surgical Knife: Glasgow Shop Display Items of Queen Victoria and Dr Livingstone Medical Instrument Makers to Sell at Bonhams Scottish Sale

A collection of shop display items from Hilliard and Chapman, who were “Cutlers and Surgical Instrument Makers to The Queen and Prince Albert,” based at 56 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, will be sold at Bonhams annual Scottish Sale in Edinburgh between 22 – 24 August 2007. Hilliard and Chapman, one of Scotland’s most famous firms, produced […]

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Online Bidding for Wal-Mart Store Liquidation Auction

Online Bidding for Wal-Mart Store Liquidation Auction

Proxibid, a premier provider of live auction broadcasting services, today announced that it will provide live Internet bidding for a Wal-Mart store liquidation auction on July 5 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. The live auction event, which will be hosted by Bonnette Auction Company, will take place at 3075 East Tropicana Ave. in Las Vegas. More […]

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BONHAMS £6.1-MILLION GOODWOOD SALE SETS RECORD

BONHAMS £6.1-MILLION GOODWOOD SALE SETS RECORD

Bonhams record £6.1-million sale at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 22 June 2007 is the best ever in the event’s 15-year history. It is the fourth most valuable motoring auction ever held in the UK. The sale saw no fewer than 14 cars surpass £100,000, with top spot taken by the 1932 Alfa Romeo […]

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Inland Real Estate Auctions to Conduct Charity Auction in Support of Little Heroes Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Inland Real Estate Auctions to Conduct Charity Auction in Support of Little Heroes Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Auction to Take Place During Midwest Commercial Real Estate Summit Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. announced today it will hold a charity auction in support of the Little Heroes Pediatric Cancer Foundation. The auction will be held Aug. 13 as part of the opening gala for the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Summit at the Hilton […]

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MOD team helps make £100 million Government saving

MOD team helps make £100 million Government saving

A DE&S project team has combined MoD’s office supplies requirement with those of eight other Government departments in the biggest ever public sector reverse auction to generate combined savings over existing spending of £100M over the next four years. MoD combined its own office supplies requirement with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Home Office, Dept […]

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Bonhams, A Founding Sponsor of Goodwood Festival of Speed, Renews Sponsorship Deal

Bonhams, A Founding Sponsor of Goodwood Festival of Speed, Renews Sponsorship Deal

Bonhams announced this week that it was extending its ongoing commitment to the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival, the two world-class car events of which the company is a founding sponsor. The new long-term contract Bonhams signed with Lord March means that Bonhams has been involved with Goodwood for well over two […]

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