September, 2008

Playboy Art for Heritage Auction

Playboy Art for Heritage Auction

DALLAS, TX – Playboy founder Hugh Hefner is legendary both for his appreciation of the female form and his timelessly sophisticated taste. With Playboy – The Art of Beauty, on the block in Dallas at Heritage on Oct. 15, a select group of lusty, irreverent original illustrations that thrilled generations of readers will be made […]

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Bruton Garage Contents for Auction

Bruton Garage Contents for Auction

The residual contents of West End Garage, Bruton, are to be sold by auction by Charterhouse on Wednesday 8th October. “West End Garage has now successfully completed their relocation just a few hundred yards away and we have been instructed to dispose of the remaining items which are now surplus to their requirements.” Commented Matthew […]

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Doulton Lambeth Vases for Charterhouse Auction

Doulton Lambeth Vases for Charterhouse Auction

A pair of Doulton Lambeth vases, decorated an unusual scene of lions stalking deer, are included in the Charterhouse two day auction on 16th & 17th October. “It looks a somewhat bizarre grouping of animals by Hannah Barlow who is perhaps one of the best known decorators who worked at Doulton Lambeth in the late […]

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Huggins and Scott Sports Memorabilia Auction Oct 5

Huggins and Scott Sports Memorabilia Auction Oct 5

Averaging over two million dollars per sale over its last three auctions, Huggins and Scott has completed preparations for its upcoming worldwide sports memorabilia catalog auction that will begin October 5. The Maryland-based company, which last year sold a single-signed Christy Mathewson baseball for $161,000 and a rare Joe Jackson-Buck Weaver autographed baseball for $69,000, […]

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Islamic Treasures for Sotheby’s Auction

Islamic Treasures for Sotheby’s Auction

LONDON – Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World sale will offer an exceptional range of works originating from across the varying cultures and areas that are commonly considered to constitute the Islamic World. Fine examples of ancient manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, weaponry, textiles, ceramics and paintings from North Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Islamic Spain and […]

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Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Collection Auction

Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Collection Auction

PARIS – Christie’s has announced the sale of the Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé Collection, which will take place in Paris on the 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2009 at the Grand Palais, in association with the Pierre Bergé & Associates auction house. As in many instances where an artist’s signature style defines a […]

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Toy Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

Toy Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

NEW HOPE, Pa. – On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15-16, Noel Barrett opens a treasure chest of rare and unusual childhood antiques in his Fall 2008 auction of ‘Toys & Other Things.’ We’ve become accustomed to the Houdini-like ways with which Barrett is able to unearth exquisitely rare antique toys, even within a collecting landscape […]

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Wanamaker de Heeren Family Collection Auction

Wanamaker de Heeren Family Collection Auction

Bonhams is honored to offer the Wanamaker de Heeren Family Collection at auction on October 22, 2008. The 430-lot sale is to be held at the firm’s Madison Avenue galleries featuring European furniture, decorative arts, silver, rugs and carpets, ceramics, and books from the Estate of Aimee de Heeren. The Brazilian born Aimee de Heeren […]

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Surfboard Art To Aid Green Charity At Bonhams

Surfboard Art To Aid Green Charity At Bonhams

Bonhams, the international fine art auction house, will sell environmentally friendly surfboards designed by a cast of established and up-and-coming artists to aid the charity, Surfers Against Sewage on Thursday 23 Oct 2008. These surfboards will be part of the Urban Art design-led sale at Bonhams in New Bond Street. Some of the most high […]

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Coin & Currency Rarities Yield $35 Million in Heritage Auction

Coin & Currency Rarities Yield $35 Million in Heritage Auction

Dallas, TX – A full suite of numismatic auctions by Heritage Auction Galleries – U.S. coins, U.S. Currency, ancients & world coins, and tokens & medals – at the Long Beach Coin Expo have produced results of $34.8 million thus far, with Post-Auction sells expected to push the total well above $35 million. U.S. coins […]

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Bloomsbury Auctions New York – Inaugural Photographs Sale

Bloomsbury Auctions New York – Inaugural Photographs Sale

Bloomsbury Auctions New York is delighted to present an extraordinary selection of photographs on 17 October 2008 at 2:00 pm. Bloomsbury’s newest department promises to deliver quality material with exceptional expertise provided by John Cowey, Head of Department, Hannah Hayden, Junior Specialist, and Rick Wester, International Consultant. Bloomsbury Auctions is now poised to make a […]

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Magnum Photos Foundation Charity Auction

Magnum Photos Foundation Charity Auction

The Magnum Charity Auction will raise funds for the Magnum Photos Foundation. It will constitute over 300 photographs created specifically for the prestigious publication MAGNUM MAGNUM published by Thames & Hudson. Estimates start at £1000 and with each lot including 6 to 18 prints it is the perfect opportunity to start an affordable collection of […]

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