September, 2008

SKINNER TO HOST AUCTION OF FINE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OCTOBER 12TH

SKINNER TO HOST AUCTION OF FINE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OCTOBER 12TH

BOSTON, Mass. – www.skinnerinc.com – Skinner, one of the nation’s leading auction houses, today announced that its semi-annual Fine Musical Instruments auction will be held on October 12th at noon in the Boston gallery. As in past sales, this auction proves Skinner as a reliable source of fine quality musical instruments for the trade, private […]

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Welsh Art Auction 2008

Welsh Art Auction 2008

Monday 3rd – Friday 14th November Bidding reception Friday 7th November 6 – 9pm The Welsh Art Auction is held at the Oriel Washington Gallery in Penarth, South Wales. This represents Wales’ leading artists and has been a successful creative hub for over 10 years. The Washington Gallery Welsh Art Auction is a much-anticipated event […]

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Gray’s Auctioneers to Auction Estate of Odette Valabregue Wurzburger

Gray’s Auctioneers to Auction Estate of Odette Valabregue Wurzburger

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Gray’s Auctioneers, Northeast Ohio’s premier fine art and antique auction house, is pleased to announce the sale of over one hundred and fifty items from the estate of Odette Valabregue Wurzburger. Notable items include a signed Van Cleef & Arpels eighteen-karat gold and diamond dome ring set with 17 round diamonds weighing […]

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong and Adidas Present Sport in Art Auction

Sotheby’s Hong Kong and Adidas Present Sport in Art Auction

HONG KONG – Sotheby’s Hong Kong is proud to partner with the Adidas Sport in Art Exhibition to hold the Sport in Art Auction on October 5 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, during Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Chinese Art Autumn Auction. This prestigious event will promote the Olympics, sport and art, and […]

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Christie’s American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints Auction

Christie’s American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints Auction

New York – On September 25, Christie’s New York will hold the sale of Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints. A magnificent high chest that descended in Philadelphia’s Biddle-Drinker family and an exceptionally bold and dynamic example of Edward Hicks’s renowned Peaceable Kingdom series highlight the sale. Two eighteenth-century high chests are […]

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R. J. HORNER DELIVERED AN $80,500 BIRTHDAY SURPRISE AT BURCHARD GALLERIES IN ST. PETERSBURG, FL

R. J. HORNER DELIVERED AN $80,500 BIRTHDAY SURPRISE AT BURCHARD GALLERIES IN ST. PETERSBURG, FL

In a sale that was supposed to focus on the art of Raymond A. Whyte a last minute entry delivers the cake. (St. Petersburg, FL) Burchard Galleries owner Jeff Burchard was confident well ahead of his August 24 sale that this would be a signature event. He was featuring over 45 works of art and […]

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ValCom Merging With America’s Auction Network

ValCom Merging With America’s Auction Network

CLEARWATER, FL – ValCom, Inc. a leader in media technology, facilities and content for television programming and related services, announces a letter of Intent for the merger with AMERICA’S AUCTION NETWORK further solidifying ValCom’s growth in becoming an international media giant. In recent months, ValCom has successfully sought and secured four acquisitions that, if nothing […]

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Bonhams Exceptional Motorcars

Bonhams Exceptional Motorcars

Vintage New England sale highlights early American motorcars, offered with no reserve International auctioneer Bonhams is honored to offer a collection of exceptional early automobiles formerly on exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry on October 4, 2008 at its annual vintage motorcar sale at the Larz Andersen Auto Museum in Brookline, MA. […]

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Pook & Pook Inc Fall Catalogue Auction

Pook & Pook Inc Fall Catalogue Auction

On September 26, beginning at 10 a.m., Pook & Pook, Inc. of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, will conduct its opening fall catalogue auction. This auction will include some outstanding rare items, together with American, English and continental furniture, folk art and accessories. The cover of the sale catalogue depicts the congregation of the Heidelberg Lutheran Church and […]

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Sotheby’s 20th Century Chinese Art Department Inaugural Auction

Sotheby’s 20th Century Chinese Art Department Inaugural Auction

HONG KONG – Sotheby’s sales of 20thCentury Chinese Art (formerly known as “Modern Chinese Art”) have been highly successful over the years. This year, Sotheby’s Hong Kong has officially established the 20thCentury Chinese Art Department, as distinct from the Contemporary Chinese Art Department. The inaugural auction of this auction category is scheduled for this Autumn. […]

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Morphy Auctions Fall Sale Realizes $1.7 million

Morphy Auctions Fall Sale Realizes $1.7 million

DENVER, Pa. – Private collections of impeccable quality prompted an avalanche of bids in Morphy Auctions’ Sept. 11-13 Fall Sale, which realized $1.7 million (inclusive of 15 percent buyer’s premium). The sale’s headliner, the Andy Huffer toy motorcycle collection, knocked down incredible prices, with a Hubley 8½-inch cast-iron Harley-Davidson bike with nickel wheels and near-perfect […]

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Boss Mustang for Sydney Motor Show Auction

Boss Mustang for Sydney Motor Show Auction

Shannons has assembled a stunning line-up of 25 special vehicles and 27 memorabilia lots for its 10th annual auction at the Australian International Motor Show Auction on Sunday October 19, topped by a rare and highly collectable 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. Created for Ford’s NASCAR racing programme, the Boss 429 models were designed to reach […]

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