August, 2008

Blakelock Painting for Hesse Galleries Auction

Blakelock Painting for Hesse Galleries Auction

A very large Ralph Albert Blakelock Indian Encampment oil painting will come to the market August 23, along with two signed Handel table lamps, a pair of Tiffany Studios bronze tall candleholders, and a Robert Emmett Owen Woods in Winter oil on canvas. These are but a few of many treasures from the estate of […]

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Tiffany Favrile Lamp Makes $143,750 at Morphy’s Spring Antiques Auction

Tiffany Favrile Lamp Makes $143,750 at Morphy’s Spring Antiques Auction

In service both functionally and decoratively in the same family’s home for the past half century, a Tiffany Studios Favrile hanging lamp in the rare Nasturtium Trellis pattern illuminated Morphy Auctions’ gallery on May 29 with a winning bid of $143,750 (inclusive of 15 percent buyer’s premium). Absolutely fresh to the market, the $1.4 million […]

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Briggs to Auction Historic Dilworthtown Arden Forge

Briggs to Auction Historic Dilworthtown Arden Forge

Briggs Auction, Inc. of Boothwyn (Garnet Valley) will hold a historic auction on August 12, 2008 of the well-known landmark, The Arden Forge. Located at 301-309 Brinton’s Bridge Rd. in the Dilworthtown Historic Village, the blacksmith shop has stood and served many for over two centuries. The current owner, Peter A. Renzetti, AKA “The Unknown […]

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Sotheby’s to Sell Property of Rear Admiral Edward P. Moore

Sotheby’s to Sell Property of Rear Admiral Edward P. Moore

NEW YORK – This fall, Sotheby’s will offer Property of Rear Admiral Edward P. Moore and Barbara Bingham Moore, the esteemed, late Washington D.C. collectors, in a single-owner sale on September 26, 2008, as the centerpiece of its September 2008 Americana Week in New York. The sale, which is expected to bring in the region […]

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Rare Silver Coins to Sell at Tennants Auction

Rare Silver Coins to Sell at Tennants Auction

Five rare silver coins found on the outskirts of York during World War II are to be sold at auction on 16th September 2008 in Tennants specialist Coin Sale. Known as Thalers, these 17th century coins all have loops attached to them and could have formed part of a piece of decorative jewellery. They were […]

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N.C. State Wolfpack Club to Auction Donated Farm

N.C. State Wolfpack Club to Auction Donated Farm

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., – It was announced today that the N.C. State Wolfpack Club will sell a 98+/- Acre farm that they received as a donation. The purpose of the Wolfpack Club is to raise scholarship funds for the Student Athletes of N.C. State University. A private donator, who supports their cause, has donated a 98+/- […]

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Morphy Auctions Fall Sale Sept 11-13

Morphy Auctions Fall Sale Sept 11-13

DENVER, Pa – The energetic team at Morphy Auctions has successfully concluded production of three major sales in a 6-week period – each achieving 20 to 30 percent more than the overall high estimate – but chief operating officer Dan Morphy says the best is yet to come. Commenting on the 2,200 lots to be […]

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Australian Fine Art From the Julian and Miriam Sterling Collection

Australian Fine Art From the Julian and Miriam Sterling Collection

A celebrated Melbourne collection of iconic Australian paintings is set to be one of the highlights of the coming winter auction season. Retired veteran Melbourne dealer Julian Sterling and his wife Miriam have consigned their celebrated private collection of six major pictures to the August 26 Fine Art sale at Bonhams & Goodman. The collection […]

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Previously Unheard Beatles Tape for UK Auction

Previously Unheard Beatles Tape for UK Auction

A major Beatles collectable will be offered by a provincial Berkshire Auction house on the 5th August. (http://www.cameo-auctioneers.co.uk/Landing_Beatles.html) A previously unheard original reel to reel tape in excellent condition, which runs for approx 30 minutes, has been consigned to the Cameo Auctioneers Entertainment Department. As soon as their in-house expert heard the tape there was […]

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