June, 2008

Tickets Now on Sale for the 21st Annual Auction of Washington Wines

Tickets Now on Sale for the 21st Annual Auction of Washington Wines

Winemakers Turn Out for the Biggest Wine Auction Events of the Year SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – June 16, 2008) – Tickets go on sale June 13 for the 2008 Auction of Washington Wines, the must attend Washington wine weekend of the summer! This year the Auction celebrates the Coming of Age of Washington wines, August 14-16. […]

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First Annual Marin Wine Auction September 13th, 2008

First Annual Marin Wine Auction September 13th, 2008

Tickets Now on Sale at www.marinwineauction.com SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Tickets are now available for the first annual Marin Wine Auction, which will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross, Marin County. The inaugural event will be hosted by the Keiretsu Forum Charitable Foundation San Francisco/North […]

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Hollywood Memorabilia and Rock & Roll at Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Hollywood Memorabilia and Rock & Roll at Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Original 1960’s Rock & Roll Art Takes Top Billing in LA A star-studded line up of Entertainment Memorabilia including Animation Art was offered and sold at auction on June 16th in Los Angeles. Within the spotlight of the Bonhams & Butterfields sale’s top lots was property related to Hollywood icons Marilyn Monroe, Rudolph Valentino, Lucille […]

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Mudhole Duck Club to sell at auction

Mudhole Duck Club to sell at auction

ORRICK, Mo – When Donald Potter first bought the Mudhole Duck Club, it was already established as one of Missouri’s top waterfowl hunting grounds. But its productivity took a major leap after Potter installed wells and valves that enabled him to flood areas at will for the best possible hunting. Now, Potter is preparing to […]

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Purple Wave Expands With Six New Auction Locations

Purple Wave Expands With Six New Auction Locations

SAN FRANCISCO – Purple Wave, the “click and mortar” auction company, announced that the company has recently expanded its operation to cover six U.S. states, including locations in Sierra, NV; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, Wichita and Hays, KS; Thomas, OK; and Pueblo West, CO. These new locations are in addition to Purple Wave’s headquarters in […]

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Contemporary Art Auction to Feature Works by Leading Indian Contemporary Artists

Contemporary Art Auction to Feature Works by Leading Indian Contemporary Artists

LONDON – Indian artists such as Subodh Gupta (b. 1964), Bharti Kher (b. 1969), Anish Kapoor (b. 1954), Raqib Shaw (b. 1974) and T.V. Santhosh (b. 1968) are an ever-growing force in Sotheby’s international sales of Contemporary Art – in addition to the company’s regular dedicated sales of Indian Art – and this summer’s major […]

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Monet Masterpiece Makes $ 80.5 Million at Auction A Record for the Artist

Monet Masterpiece Makes $ 80.5 Million at Auction A Record for the Artist

LONDON – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale which took place on the evening off 24 June 2008 realised £144,440,500 / $283,970,023 / €182,428,352 – the highest ever total for an art auction held in Europe. The top lot of the auction was Le bassin aux nymphéas, a masterpiece painting by Claude Monet which […]

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Classic Transport at Charterhouse Auction

Classic Transport at Charterhouse Auction

Two modes of transport, which could not be further apart, are included in the Charterhouse auction of automobilia, classic cars and motorbikes in Sherborne on Saturday 12th July. “First up is a Penny Farthing bicycle. Also know as an Ordinary or High bicycle, this form of pedal power was first invented in 1871 by James […]

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Christie’s American Pop Culture Memorabilia Sale

Christie’s American Pop Culture Memorabilia Sale

NEW YORK – Christie’s Pop Culture auction on June 25 in New York will include a range of collectibles celebrating the diverse nature of American popular culture — from 1930s comic strips to the current craze for vinyl designer toys. The sale will offer approximately 330 lots of Hollywood memorabilia, Rock and Roll memorabilia, animation […]

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