August, 2008

Captain Cook Boomerang Leads Christie’s Auction of Exploration and Travel

Captain Cook Boomerang Leads Christie’s Auction of Exploration and Travel

LONDON – A previously unrecorded boomerang (estimate £40,000-£60,000) and two clubs (estimate £20,000-£30,000) from New Holland, Australia, likely to have been collected by Captain Cook on his first voyage in 1770, will be offered at the auction of Exploration and Travel at Christie’s on 25 September. Captain Cook was the first European to make contact […]

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Clarke End of Summer Auction Aug 25

Clarke End of Summer Auction Aug 25

LARCHMONT, NY – On Monday, August 25, Clarke will conduct its final auction of the Summer 2008 season. This sale is especially strong in midcentury modern, always a Clarke speciality, with pieces from Karl Springer, Arteluce, Paul Evans, Paavo Tynell, Tapi Wirkkala, John Widdicomb, Ron Schmidt, JL Metz, Sonneman, Toshiko Takaezu, Harvey Probber, Fornasetti, Otto […]

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Skinner Auction Moving to Marlborough

Skinner Auction Moving to Marlborough

BOSTON – Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced that it will move from its long-time Bolton, Mass. gallery to a new facility located at 274 Cedar Hill Street in Marlborough, Mass. This newly purchased site will host the auction house’s corporate offices, suburban auction gallery, and warehouse. Currently, Skinner has […]

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Toombs County Georgia Real Estate Auction

Toombs County Georgia Real Estate Auction

This upcoming Georgia Real Estate Auction and Georgia Land Auction will be conducted by Myers Jackson, Georgia real estate auctioneer and broker, onsite at Hillsboro Road in Lyons, Georgia on Saturday, September 13th at 10:00a.m. This real estate auction event will provide an excellent opportunity for interested parties to attend the live sale, bid and […]

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WWA Group Post Record Financial Results for First Six Months of 2008

WWA Group Post Record Financial Results for First Six Months of 2008

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – WWA Group, Inc. (OTCBB:WWAG) today announced record revenue, gross profit and net income for the six-month period ending June 30, 2008. Gross revenue for the January through June 2008 period increased by 15% over the same period in 2007, to nearly $16 million. Gross profit for the January through June […]

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Erin O’Connor to Support Rising Stars of the Fashion World at Christie’s Sale

Erin O’Connor to Support Rising Stars of the Fashion World at Christie’s Sale

London – Supermodel Erin O’Connor is to sell a selection of dresses, jackets, shoes and bags from her personal wardrobe at Christie’s South Kensington on Tuesday 16 September at 1pm. Proceeds will go to the British Fashion Council, which provides financial support to aspiring fashion designers and models and helps them during the early part […]

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21st Washington Wines Auction Success

21st Washington Wines Auction Success

SEATTLE, WA, – The 21st annual Auction of Washington Wines, held August 14-16 in Woodinville, WA, dramatically surpassed earlier auctions in revenues, attendance and sheer enthusiasm, raising $2,250,000 for uncompensated care at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle and the Washington Wine Education Foundation. The Auction of Washington Wines, the premier wine auction […]

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Kunsthalle Bern to Hold Benefit Auction in September

Kunsthalle Bern to Hold Benefit Auction in September

BERN – On the 13th of September 2008, Kunsthalle Bern will auction off works by a total of 72 artists who, in the course of their careers, participated in exhibitions at Kunsthalle Bern and defined crucial moments and tendencies in art history. The proceeds will be dedicated in full to Kunsthalle Bern’s ambitious programme for […]

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RARE, BEAUTIFUL JOHN HENRY BELTER LAMINATED ROSEWOOD BED, CIRCA 1850, GAVELS FOR $33,350 AT SALE HELD JUNE 21 BY GRAND VIEW ANTIQUES & AUCTION

RARE, BEAUTIFUL JOHN HENRY BELTER LAMINATED ROSEWOOD BED, CIRCA 1850, GAVELS FOR $33,350 AT SALE HELD JUNE 21 BY GRAND VIEW ANTIQUES & AUCTION

(Roanoke, Ala.) – A rare and beautiful laminated rosewood bed, made around 1850 by John Henry Belter and with the original finish, sold for $33,350 at a multi-estate sale held June 21 by Grand View Antiques & Auction. The bed, in excellent condition and with seventeen layers of lamination, featured a raised border ending in […]

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