June, 2007

Bonhams Magical Price for First Edition Harry Potter book

Bonhams Magical Price for First Edition Harry Potter book

A rare first edition of the very first Harry Potter book, written by the acclaimed British authoress J K Rowling, fetched a magical £9,000 today (26 June 2007) at Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Sale in London. It was bought by an absentee buyer, who had left a commission bid with the auction house. […]

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Design of the Century 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts at Bonhams & Butterfields in September

Design of the Century 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts at Bonhams & Butterfields in September

Fall sale to feature strong examples of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and works by Contemporary Studio artists Bonhams & Butterfields’ fall 2007 auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts, to be held in Los Angeles on September 24, 2007, features a diverse group of works spanning a century of design. The […]

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Inland Real Estate Auctions to Auction James Igoe Building in Chicago West Loop

Inland Real Estate Auctions to Auction James Igoe Building in Chicago West Loop

Auction to Take Place in Public at Midwest Commercial Real Estate Summit Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. announced today it will auction Chicago’s Igoe Building, 600 W. Van Buren St. The 285,000-square-foot loft office building will be auctioned as part of a live auction event at the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Summit, to be held […]

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Ritchie Bros. Proves Strength in Diverse Industries and Regions With Multi-Million Dollar Unreserved Auctions

Ritchie Bros. Proves Strength in Diverse Industries and Regions With Multi-Million Dollar Unreserved Auctions

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (TSX: RBA)(NYSE: RBA), the world’s largest auctioneer of trucks and industrial equipment, conducted more than a dozen unreserved industrial and agricultural auctions in North America, Mexico, Australia and Europe over the past week. The two largest were a US$26 million auction in North East, Maryland and a CA$27 million (US$25 million) auction […]

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Former times gardening writer curates Bonhams inaugural garden sale

Former times gardening writer curates Bonhams inaugural garden sale

George Plumptre, for several years the Gardening Correspondent for The Times newspaper, founder of ‘Greenfingers,’ and the author of numerous critically-acclaimed books on the finest gardens of Great Britain and Europe, has added yet another string to his bow as the curator of Bonhams’ inaugural Garden Sale, which will take place at 101 New Bond […]

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FRENCH COMMODE TRAVELS 12,000 SEA MILES TO BE SOLD AT BONHAMS IN LONDON FOR ESTIMATED £60,000

FRENCH COMMODE TRAVELS 12,000 SEA MILES TO BE SOLD AT BONHAMS IN LONDON FOR ESTIMATED £60,000

A stunning Louis XV commode thought to be made by Pierre II Migeon (1701 – 1758), who supplied furniture to Madame de Pompadour, has been shipped from Sydney, Australia, to be sold at Bonhams’ sale of Fine Continental Furniture and Works of Art at 101 New Bond Street, London, on 10 July. Having travelled roughly […]

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Kaminski Auctions Summer Estate Sale – 7/14/07

Kaminski Auctions Summer Estate Sale – 7/14/07

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier antiques and fine art auction houses, announces their July 14 Estate Auction. This exciting auction features an eclectic mix of antiques, art, furniture and decorative accessories from multiple estates in Massachusetts and beyond. The auction takes place under the large tent at Kaminski Auctions on Saturday, July 14, 2007 […]

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Cabinet From Glamis Castle to Fetch up to £10,000 at Bonhams

Cabinet From Glamis Castle to Fetch up to £10,000 at Bonhams

Home to the Queen Mother, Birthplace of Princess Margaret, “One of the Most Haunted Palaces in the Country”, The Site of King Malcom II’s Murder and Shakespeare’s MacBeth: Thane of Glamis A stunning 17th century Antwerp cabinet that reputedly stood in Glamis Castle, Angus, is to be sold at Bonhams in July. Glamis Castle is […]

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Newlyn Artists Fly off the Walls at Bonhams in London

Newlyn Artists Fly off the Walls at Bonhams in London

Stunning works by Forbes and Harvey increasingly in demand. A number of charming paintings by renowned Newlyn artists Stanhope Alexander Forbes RA (1857 – 1947) and Harold Harvey (1874 – 1941) sold for far beyond their estimates prices at Bonhams’ Sale of Victorian Paintings at 101 New Bond Street today (21 June 2007). Harold Harvey’s […]

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