May, 2008

Faberge Elephant Auctioned in Melbourne

Faberge Elephant Auctioned in Melbourne

A carved miniature elephant by Faberge c.1900 discovered in Australia achieved an astounding $52,800 when it was auctioned in Melbourne recently by Bonhams & Goodman’s. With a pre-sale estimate of $12,000-16,000, the final result was a welcome surprise for the vendor whose grandfather had acquired the miniature whilst in India or travelling from India to […]

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Bonhams Hong Kong Spring Auction

Bonhams Hong Kong Spring Auction

Bonhams’ spring auctions of Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, Fine Western and Jadeite Jewellery, and Fine Modern Wristwatches in Hong Kong will be held on 29 and 30 May at the Island Ballroom, Island Shangri-la Hong Kong. Public Preview: 27 May 3pm to 6pm 28 and 29 May from 10am to 7pm […]

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Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction

There’s an eclectic mix of classic vehicles at economic environmentally friendly prices at Shannons Melbourne Winter auction on Monday June 2. Here are some of the highlights: Unreserved Falcon XWGT Owned for the past five years by the current owner, the Brambles Red XW GT being auctioned unreserved by Shannons is an older restoration. It […]

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Clarke’s June Bug Auction June 2

Clarke’s June Bug Auction June 2

LARCHMONT, NY – Clarke Auction Gallery announces a Monday June 2 General Auction to be held in its Larchmont gallery. Highlights will include smalls culled by an English collector of 50 years – Herend, Beatrice Potter, Doulton, Wedgwood and Waterford; furnishings including a Gillows two door bookcase and other antiques; American period furniture including an […]

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Vintage Motor Cars At Meadow Brook Auction

Vintage Motor Cars At Meadow Brook Auction

From an elegant 1931 Auburn 898-Speedster, to a rare 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Coupe, over 100 years of automotive history will be showcased at RM Auctions’ upcoming ‘Vintage Motor Cars at Meadow Brook’ event in Rochester, Michigan. A summer tradition for professional collectors around the world, the August 2nd event will present a magnificent line-up of […]

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Rediscovered Goya Drawings to be Offered at Christie’s

Rediscovered Goya Drawings to be Offered at Christie’s

LONDON – Christie’s will offer 3 rediscovered drawings by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) at the auction of Old Master and 19th Century Drawings on 8 July 2008 in London. Last recorded at a landmark auction of works by the artist in Paris in 1877, the drawings have been missing and presumed lost […]

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Sotheby’s Paris African and Oceanic Art Sale

Sotheby’s Paris African and Oceanic Art Sale

PARIS – On 11 June 2008 Sotheby’s will offer a spectacular ensemble of art from Africa, Oceania and British Columbia, comprising 180 lots with a total estimate of €6-9 million. The African art includes several iconic works, including one of the first African works of art to enter a European collection – a Sapi-Portuguese ivory […]

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Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Art in Paris Sets World Auction Record for Georges Mathieu

Sotheby’s Sale of Contemporary Art in Paris Sets World Auction Record for Georges Mathieu

PARIS – The first part of Sotheby’s sale of Contemporary Art at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris totaled €20,384,750, with works from French, European and American collections the majority of them fresh to the market including paintings by Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joan Mitchell and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as four works from the Estate […]

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CoBrA Art at Christie’s Amsterdam

CoBrA Art at Christie’s Amsterdam

Christie’s Amsterdam to offer 45 highlights Appel, Alechinsky, Brands, Constant, Corneille, Jorn, Pedersen, Rooskens, Tajiri, Wolvecamp… Amsterdam – Appel, Brands, Constant – it’s the ABC of famous CoBrA-masters from the past. But sixty years after artists from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam founded the CoBrA-movement, their work is red hot at international auctions. As well as […]

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