March, 2008

Bonhams Break Three World Records At $13M Inaugural Middle East Auction

Bonhams Break Three World Records At $13M Inaugural Middle East Auction

Dubai, UAE. Bonhams, the UK-headquartered international fine art auction house established since 1793, broke three world records at its inaugural Middle East art auction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The auction achieved total sales of over US$13 million – almost three times the expected result, with a phenomenal 94% of lots sold. The auction witnessed […]

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Rare Roman Statue Is Extraordinary Highlight Of Christie’s Antiquities Spring Sale

Rare Roman Statue Is Extraordinary Highlight Of Christie’s Antiquities Spring Sale

New York – On June 4, Christie’s New York is pleased to offer an exquisite Roman statue of the goddess Tyche (estimate on request). Standing 31 ½ inches high, and executed in the rarest of materials: porphyry. The statue was formerly in the private collection of Dr. Elie Borowski, collector and connoisseur of ancient art, […]

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Historic Alschuler Antique Paperweight Collection Goes to Auction

Historic Alschuler Antique Paperweight Collection Goes to Auction

L.H. Selman Ltd., premier antique paperweight dealer, is gearing up for its forty-first semi-annual paperweight auction. Antique French paperweights from the renowned privately-owned collectionof Sam and Winifred Alschuler will be featured, with individual paperweights valued up to $35,000. • L.H. Selman Ltd. Spring 2008 Paperweight Auction • Rare and important antique and contemporary paperweights • […]

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Dynamic-Ending Auction Format a Success for United Country – Absolute Auctions & Realty

Dynamic-Ending Auction Format a Success for United Country – Absolute Auctions & Realty

Pleasant Valley, N.Y -Similar to an eBay-style auction, the Dynamic-Ending Auction runs for a set period of time, usually ten days, during which bidders can leave bids on each lot. Much like eBay, the auction typically culminates in a flurry of bidding at the end. The big difference between the Dynamic-Ending Auction and the eBay […]

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