November, 2008

Bonhams Contemporary and Post-War Art Auction

Bonhams Contemporary and Post-War Art Auction

Following its successful inaugural sale of Contemporary art at Bonhams’ recently opened and spectacular Madison Avenue showrooms, the international fine art auctioneers will mount another highly-anticipated auction of Contemporary and post-war art on November 11. The sale should attract strong collector interest for its quality and diversity. Some highlights of the well rounded selection are: […]

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North Shore Animal League America Auction

North Shore Animal League America Auction

North Shore Animal League America will roll out the Red Carpet for celebrities and their pets at their upcoming, star-studded event, the third annual DogCatemy Celebrity Gala on November 6th at Capitale, NYC. As is typical for a fundraiser, the animal charity, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption agency, is staging a silent […]

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Bloomsbury 20th Century British Art Sale

Bloomsbury 20th Century British Art Sale

Bloomsbury’s sales of Modern British Art are becoming stronger and more exciting with every auction. The core of the Modern British Art sale (13th November) is a powerful selection of pre-war British Surrealist artists including William Roberts, John Tunnard, Eileen Agar, John Buckland-Wright and Stanley William Hayter. In 1926 Hayter moved to Paris and established […]

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Chinese Bowl Sold for £18,000 at Charterhouse Auction

Chinese Bowl Sold for £18,000 at Charterhouse Auction

A late 18th century Chinese bowl, decorated flowers and foliage in underglaze blue, sold for £18,000 at the Charterhouse October auction. When the vendor was notified of the result, she was absolutely delighted and will put some of the money towards her trip over Christmas when she will be visiting family in Chicago. “As provincial […]

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Charterhouse Ceramics Glass Watches and Jewellery Auction

Charterhouse Ceramics Glass Watches and Jewellery Auction

The Charterhouse two day auction of over 1,300 lots on Thursday 13th & Friday 14th November has a vast array of items for someone looking to secure an early present for a loved one. “We are still extremely busy with our auctions which have wide appeal to our clients, whether they are professional dealers or […]

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Ketterer Kunst Hamburg Art Auction Results

Ketterer Kunst Hamburg Art Auction Results

The proceeds from the autumn Modern Art & Post War and Old Masters and Art of the 19th Century /Marine Art auctions held at Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg on 24 and 25 October 2008 amounted to more than € 2 500 000*. The autumn proceeds almost match those achieved at the spring auctions and, even […]

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Astronauts Offer Experiences & Artifacts in Charity Auction

Astronauts Offer Experiences & Artifacts in Charity Auction

More than 50 celebrity astronauts, including John Glenn, Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin, are offering once-in-a-lifetime one-on-one experiences, cool space artifacts and autographed items in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s (ASF) 6th Annual Online Auction of Astronaut Experiences and Memorabilia at http://astronautscholarship.org/2008_auction.pl which opens on, October 31, 2008. Now, bidders will have the chance to own […]

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José Campeche and Francisco Oller Paintings for Sotheby’s Auctions

José Campeche and Francisco Oller Paintings for Sotheby’s Auctions

NEW YORK – Sotheby’s announced that its fall sales will feature two rare masterpieces by Puerto Rico’s most acclaimed eighteenth- and nineteenth-century artists, José Campeche y Jordan (1751-1809) and Francisco Oller y Cestero (1833-1917). On the afternoon of November 12, Sotheby’s London will offer Oller’s epic painting La Batalla de Treviño (est. £340/380,000) as part […]

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