May, 2008

Christie’s New York To Offer Six Centuries Of Revolutionary Science

Christie’s New York To Offer Six Centuries Of Revolutionary Science

Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library June 17 New York – On June 17, Christie’s New York will offer a remarkable single-owner collection: Important Scientific Books: The Richard Green Library. This unique ensemble features over 300 lots from six revolutionary centuries of scientific, mathematical and philosophical thought. The sale offers outstanding works by Galileo […]

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Christie’s New York Latin American Art Sale

Christie’s New York Latin American Art Sale

NEW YORK – Following a record breaking year for the category, Christie’s Latin American Sale will continue the momentum by staging its largest sale yet on May 28-29 in New York, expected to realize in excess of $30 million. With more than 320 paintings and sculptures included in the twoday auction, the sale is particularly […]

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Sotheby’s New York Latin American Art Sale

Sotheby’s New York Latin American Art Sale

NEW YORK – On the evening of May 29 and day of May 30, 2008, Sotheby’s New York will offer for sale works by latin american artists, including the most important selection of paintings by Rufino Tamayo to appear on the market in several years. The cover of the sale catalogue features Tamayo’s El comedor […]

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OVER 500 RARE AND ANTIQUE CLOCKS TO BE AUCTIONED SATURDAY, JUNE 14, BY FONTAINE’S IN PITTSFIELD, MASS

OVER 500 RARE AND ANTIQUE CLOCKS TO BE AUCTIONED SATURDAY, JUNE 14, BY FONTAINE’S IN PITTSFIELD, MASS

(Pittsfield, Mass.) – Over 500 antique collectible clocks – many of them exceedingly rare and museum-quality – will be sold on Saturday, June 14, starting at 10 a.m., by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. A catalog is available by phone request, at (413) 448-8922, or through e-mail request, at [email protected] Images may be viewed on the firm’s […]

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Chait International Fine Art Auction

Chait International Fine Art Auction

Important Chinese Porcelains and Pottery from Beverly Hills and Newport Beach Collections Jades, Ivories, Coral and Qing Porcelains from a New York Estate European Furniture and Furnishings from a Mission Viejo Estate Chinese Cloisonné Enamels, Antique Ceramics and Japanese Antiques from Santa Barbara and Florida Collections Buddhist Bronzes, Chinese and Sino-Tibetan; together with Wood Carvings […]

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Last Ketterer Kunst Art Brunch

Last Ketterer Kunst Art Brunch

Munich – Ketterer Kunst bids farewell to the Prinz Alfons Palais; late this year, Robert Ketterer, head of the firm, is opening a House for Art of his own at Neue Messe Munich. “Before that happens, there will be a last Art Brunch on 1 June 2008 on the occasion of the pre-sale viewings to […]

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Rock Island Auction Company May Sale Realizes Nearly $9 Million

Rock Island Auction Company May Sale Realizes Nearly $9 Million

Moline IL, – Rock Island Auction Company’s first premiere sale of the year concluded on May 5th, putting some of the world’s finest firearms into the hands of many serious collectors from across the globe. The two highest grossing lots of the auction were both extremely rare antique Colt firearms, a Colt Walker model 1847 […]

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Honda Mini Bikes for Shannons Melbourne Auction

Honda Mini Bikes for Shannons Melbourne Auction

Two superbly restored early 1970s Honda Mini Bikes will be the small sensations of Shannons Melbourne Winter Classic Auction on Monday June 2. The bikes – a 1971 Honda SL70 KO and a 1973 Honda XR75 KO – have both been rebuilt by the same vendor to an exceptionally high standard that would make them […]

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Unique, unrecorded 1863 Penny sold for a record £17,500 At Tennants Auction

Unique, unrecorded 1863 Penny sold for a record £17,500 At Tennants Auction

In a sale totalling £176,000, lot 190, a unique and unrecorded 1863 English Penny with a die number 5 below the date, was sold in Tennants Auctioneers specialist Coin Sale in Leyburn, North Yorkshire on Wednesday, 21st May 2008 for a record £17,500 plus buyers premium. It was sold to a private collector from Scotland. […]

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