December, 2007

2007 Child’s Play Charity Auctions Raises $225,000

2007 Child’s Play Charity Auctions Raises $225,000

AuctionPublicity.com – The Child’s Play Charity Dinner Auction set a new record with its 2007 event, amassing a total of $225,000 for the evening. Taking place on December 11, the event attracted more than 400 gaming enthusiasts and industry members to the Washington State Convention and Trade Center to bid on 16 announced lots and […]

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World’s First Urban Art Auction at Bonhams

World’s First Urban Art Auction at Bonhams

Bond Street on Tuesday 5 February 2008. This innovative sale will document the incredible phenomenon of urban art by exploring its transition from an underground subculture to the mainstream. The auction will focus on a series of artists inspired by the aesthetic of the street including but not limited to Banksy, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, […]

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Old Hollywood and Animation Rock the Block at Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles

Old Hollywood and Animation Rock the Block at Bonhams & Butterfields in Los Angeles

A star-studded line up of entertainment memorabilia was offered and sold at auction on Dec.9th in Los Angeles including property related to Hollywood icons and music industry greats such as Marilyn Monroe, Tyrone Power, Walt Disney, The Beatles and Charles Schulz. New collectors, seasoned bidders and movie fans alike filled the Bonhams & Butterfields salesroom […]

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Bonhams Fall – Winter Paintings Sales Featured Rare Works, Brought Strong Prices

Bonhams Fall – Winter Paintings Sales Featured Rare Works, Brought Strong Prices

International fine arts auctioneers Bonhams has enjoyed a successful Fall/Winter season of fine arts sales in its New York City salesroom — with a pair of November paintings sales bringing impressive results. The European Paintings sale, simulcast in San Francisco and New York City on November 7th, was headlined by an exciting discovery of a […]

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Well-timed for Holiday Shopping, Watches & Wristwatches bring $1.7-Million at Bonhams on December 6th

Well-timed for Holiday Shopping, Watches & Wristwatches bring $1.7-Million at Bonhams on December 6th

Bonhams enjoyed a successful sale of Fine Watches and Wristwatches in New York City on December 6, 2007. The sale, simulcast to the West Coast galleries of Bonhams & Butterfields, featured more than 260 rare historic and contemporary examples of the world’s finest timepieces. From private collections came desirable Patek Philippe, Cartier, Rolex and Audemars […]

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Tradewinds 2007 Holiday Online Auction

Tradewinds 2007 Holiday Online Auction

Highlights of the sale included a wonderful ca 1690 English ivory and silver pique cane that achieved $7000. A great ca 1730 Saint-Cloud blue and white porcelain fetched $4704, a superb Tiffany silver with jade cabochon made $2567, a stunning vermeil silver with jewels brought $2464 and both a carved all-whalebone and a French Samson […]

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RICHTER’S MASTERPIECE ZWEI LIEBESPAARE TO BE OFFERED AT CHRISTIE’S IN FEBRUARY 2008

RICHTER’S MASTERPIECE ZWEI LIEBESPAARE TO BE OFFERED AT CHRISTIE’S IN FEBRUARY 2008

Christie’s announce that they will offer Zwei Liebespaare, a masterpiece by Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), at the evening auction of Post-War and Contemporary Art on Wednesday 6 February 2008. Painted in 1966, and acquired from the artist by the mother of the present owner, the picture dates from the highpoint of Richter’s Pop period, and […]

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CHRISTIE’S AND GUYETTE & SCHMIDT INC. ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC ASSOCIATION

CHRISTIE’S AND GUYETTE & SCHMIDT INC. ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC ASSOCIATION

In an exciting cross marketing move, Christie’s, the world’s leading art business, and Guyette & Schmidt, the world’s largest antique decoy auction firm, announced their strategic association which will be aimed at providing the highest level of service to the existing decoy market while further developing and supporting interest in and awareness of this collecting […]

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CHRISTIE’S LONDON TO OFFER THE MAURICE AND VIVIENNE WOHL COLLECTION AT SALES OF IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART IN FEBRUARY 2008

CHRISTIE’S LONDON TO OFFER THE MAURICE AND VIVIENNE WOHL COLLECTION AT SALES OF IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART IN FEBRUARY 2008

Christie’s is honoured to announce that The Collection of Maurice and Vivienne Wohl will be offered at the London sales of Impressionist and Modern Art on 4 and 5 February 2008, as well as at the sales of 20th Century British Art and of 19th Century Art in June and July respectively. This impeccable collection […]

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