December, 2008

World Records Set in Sotheby’s Milan 19th Century Paintings Sale

World Records Set in Sotheby’s Milan 19th Century Paintings Sale

All the highlights of the auction have been sold and two world records have been achieved: the first one is a ‘Naturalist Painting’ by Adolfo Tommasi, Petriolo presso Firenze (Petriolo near Florence), one of the principle Tuscan naturalist painters of the late nineteenth century, Dating back to 1884-85, is among Tommasi’s best works, a clear, […]

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Mastro Auctions Live Sports Auction Raises $2.7 Million

Mastro Auctions Live Sports Auction Raises $2.7 Million

Mastro Auctions, the world’s leading Sports and Americana auction house recently announced the results of the company’s second successful live sports auction of 2008. The event, held on December 8, 2008 at The Sports Museum of America in New York City, featured two sessions, “Legends of the Diamond” which offered over 80 premium lots of […]

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AUCTION TO BENEFIT A GREAT CHARITY CAUSE, FEATURING IMPORTANT WORKS BY THE DECEASED FLORIDA ARTIST WILLIAM VINCENT KIRKPATRICK (1939-2004), PLUS ABOUT 270 WORKS OF ART BY 20th-CENTURY MASTERS – DALI, PICASSO, CHAGALL, MIRO AND OTHERS – WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION FEB. 7 BY BATERBYS IN ORLANDO

AUCTION TO BENEFIT A GREAT CHARITY CAUSE, FEATURING IMPORTANT WORKS BY THE DECEASED FLORIDA ARTIST WILLIAM VINCENT KIRKPATRICK (1939-2004), PLUS ABOUT 270 WORKS OF ART BY 20th-CENTURY MASTERS – DALI, PICASSO, CHAGALL, MIRO AND OTHERS – WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION FEB. 7 BY BATERBYS IN ORLANDO

(Orlando, Fla.) – About 270 original prints — many of them signed and/or numbered, by major 20th-century masters like Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro and others — will be sold at auction on Saturday, Feb. 7, by Baterbys Art Auction Gallery. The sale will be conducted live (and online), in the beautiful […]

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Yenkos from Historic Collection to Be Sold at 2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Yenkos from Historic Collection to Be Sold at 2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Five rare Yenko muscle cars from a celebrated collection will be sold at No Reserve during the 38th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan. 11-18, 2009. For the first time, four Yenko Camaros and a Yenko Nova from the Gary Holub Collection (Lot #’s 1276-1278) will be offered to the public. Hailed […]

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Constantiner Photograph Collection Auctions for $7,721,875

Constantiner Photograph Collection Auctions for $7,721,875

The Constantiner Collection achieved the highest total for a single owner dedicated photographs sale at Christie’s, selling for a total $7,721,875. Assembled by Leon and Michaela Constantiner, this spectacular collection focused on photography as a key shaping force within the media worlds that have, for over half a century, celebrated fashion, style, celebrity and desire, […]

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John Moran California and American Paintings Sale

John Moran California and American Paintings Sale

All Auctions held at The Pasadena Convention Center • 300 East Green Street Pasadena, California (Lower level • East Side • Euclid St.) • (626) 793-1833 On Tuesday, February 17th, John Moran Auctioneers will launch their 2009 art auction season with the sale of over 150 strong and carefully curated works that will captivate collectors […]

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Collections of Cecil and Desmond Harmsworth Auction Results

Collections of Cecil and Desmond Harmsworth Auction Results

Bloomsbury’s last sale of 2008, Printed Books, Manuscripts and Artwork including the Collections of Cecil & Desmond Harmsworth (11-12th December), was a success. It would seem that private collections and items fresh to the market in good condition, still find eager buyers. A substantial part of the Harmsworth Collection (sold by descendants of the newspaper […]

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Record Sales at Bonhams & Goodman International Jewellery Auction

Record Sales at Bonhams & Goodman International Jewellery Auction

Bonhams & Goodman reported record sales at its end of year auction of Fine Jewellery held on Monday 8 December. Over 600 people attended the pre-sale viewing and 250 customers registered to bid on the 500 lots of valuable gems and jewellery. ‘Bidding on items from around $5,000 – $30,000 was extraordinary’, said Isabelle Quinn, […]

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Bonhams New York 27th Dog Art Sale

Bonhams New York 27th Dog Art Sale

Bonhams New York will hold its 27th annual sale devoted to the art of dog paintings on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. This year, Bonhams will be the only auction house presenting a dog-themed sale as dog-lovers from across the country converge on New York City for the popular Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Additionally, 2009 […]

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United Country Auction Services Teams with Colliers International

United Country Auction Services Teams with Colliers International

United Country Auction Services, a division of United Country Real Estate, Inc. (United Country), and Colliers International (Colliers) announced today a strategic alliance to provide accelerated commercial real estate transaction services to their respective commercial real estate clients. Accelerated marketing of commercial real estate involves setting a specific date for the sale of an asset […]

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Christie’s 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auctions Total $9,104,625

Christie’s 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auctions Total $9,104,625

The overall total of this week’s 20th Century Decorative Art and Design auctions at Christie’s was $9,104,625. This result reflects the totals from the sales 20th Century Design from the Collection of George and Frayda Lindemann, Important Works of Art by Tiffany Studios, and Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design. Philippe Garner, International Head […]

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Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel Plant Auction

Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel Plant Auction

Maas Companies of Rochester, MN will auction Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel plant on January 22, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at 281 School Lane, Clayton, DE. Mid-Atlantic Biodiesel Company, LLC, a 5 million gallon-per-year B100 biodiesel refinery, was constructed in 2006-07. The facility operated for six months before suspending operations due to an unexpected change in market conditions. […]

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