August, 2008

Celebrity Jeans Charity Auction in Times Square Hosted by Alison Sweeney

Celebrity Jeans Charity Auction in Times Square Hosted by Alison Sweeney

NEW YORK, NY – Alison Sweeney, host of “The Biggest Loser” and mainstay of “Days of Our Lives,” kicked off a celebrity auction of jeans, as hundreds of jeans and shirts dangled from clotheslines above the streets around Times Square today. Sweeney auctioned off Ryan Seacrest’s jeans to benefit the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation. […]

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Martinez Real Estate Auction

Martinez Real Estate Auction

MARTINEZ, CA – Homebuyers looking to live green and save green can do both at Foxwood, a new home community by Pleasant Hill-based builder DeNova Homes. On September 21, Accelerated Marketing Partners will conduct an auction of these 18 brand new, single-family homes; each designed to be GreenPoint Rated. Minimum bids start at only $475,000 […]

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From Harlem to Harem, Clarke’s Fifth Annual Fine Art Auction

From Harlem to Harem, Clarke’s Fifth Annual Fine Art Auction

LARCHMONT, NY – On Monday, October 27, 2008, Clarke will host its Fifth Annual Fine Art Auction, featuring fresh-to-market and exceptional 19th and 20th Century paintings and sculpture. Clarke’s Fourth Annual Fine Art Auction uncovered rare works by or set records for artists as diverse as Daniel Chester French, Anton Refregier, William Scharf and African-Americans […]

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Bonhams To Sell Contents Of Great Brampton House

Bonhams To Sell Contents Of Great Brampton House

Bonhams has announced that it will be selling the contents of the world famous Great Brampton House, on 1 October 2008, in what is expected to be the country house sale of the year. Situated in the heart of Herefordshire, Great Brampton House was used by the antiques dealer Lady Pidgeon as the extraordinary setting […]

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Melbourne Fine Jewellery Success

Melbourne Fine Jewellery Success

On Monday 25 August, Bonhams & Goodman held a sale of exceptional Fine Jewellery to a standing room only crowd. As one of the strongest jewellery sales held in Melbourne by the company to date, there were many highlights. The honour of the top lot of the sale went to Lot 70, an impressive 10.12 […]

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Rare Scrimshaw Whale Tooth  for Auction

Rare Scrimshaw Whale Tooth for Auction

New York, NY – On September 26, 2008 Sotheby’s New York will offer for sale one of the most important works of scrimshaw whales teeth to be discovered in the last decade, and certainly one of the most important to have appeared on the auction market in recent years: A Rare and Important Engraved Scrimshaw […]

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FINE JEWELRY TO BE AUCTIONED BY SKINNER SEPTEMBER 16TH

FINE JEWELRY TO BE AUCTIONED BY SKINNER SEPTEMBER 16TH

BOSTON, Mass. – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced highlights of its upcoming fine jewelry auction. The auction, which takes place on September 16th in Skinner’s Boston gallery, features fashions of every style – with almost 600 lots of Art Deco, Victorian, Art Nouveau and contemporary pieces. To be […]

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Dunbar Furniture Auctioned at Leonard Auction

Dunbar Furniture Auctioned at Leonard Auction

Despite a sluggish economy, the market for Modern Design proved to be strong at a recent sale conducted by Leonard Auction. The sale featured several mid-century modern pieces by Dunbar Furniture. The lead lot of the sale was the Edward Wormley designed sideboard, circa 1953, that brought $8,050 from a phone bidder. The unique piece […]

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RARE, IMPORTANT ATLAS OF CHINA WILL HEADLINE OLD WORLD AUCTIONS ONLINE SALE, SEPT. 10th – 24th

RARE, IMPORTANT ATLAS OF CHINA WILL HEADLINE OLD WORLD AUCTIONS ONLINE SALE, SEPT. 10th – 24th

(Sedona, Ariz.) – An important atlas of China with 42 maps, executed in Paris in 1737 by the renowned French cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville, is the anticipated top lot of an online auction (#125) planned for September 10-24 by Old World Auctions. The atlas constitutes the first scientific mapping of China, for the Emperor […]

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