December, 2008

Turner Watercolors Highlight New York Auction

Turner Watercolors Highlight New York Auction

Christie’s have announced an extraordinary group of watercolors by the great 19th century British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner. The five watercolors, including four landscapes and one rare study of a woman’s face, will be among the highlights of Christie’s Important Old Master Paintings auction on January 28, 2009. The group comes from the estate […]

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Gino Severini Painting for Bonhams Impressionism & Modern Art Sale

Gino Severini Painting for Bonhams Impressionism & Modern Art Sale

An important early oil on canvas, Al solco by Gino Severini (1883-1966), one of the leading members of the Divisionist and the Futurist Movements, will be offered for sale in the Impressionism & Modern Art sale at Bonhams in New Bond Street, London on Thursday 11 December 2008. The work is estimated at £800,000-1 million. […]

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NHLPA Auction in Aid of Luc Bourdon Memorial Fund

NHLPA Auction in Aid of Luc Bourdon Memorial Fund

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today that hockey fans and friends of the late Luc Bourdon will have the opportunity to support the Luc Bourdon Memorial Fund through an online eBay.ca auction that was launched this past Saturday. All proceeds raised will support scholarships and various youth related initiatives in honour of […]

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Heavy equipment prices remain strong at Ritchie Bros. auction in Moerdijk

Heavy equipment prices remain strong at Ritchie Bros. auction in Moerdijk

The participation of almost 1,100 on-site and online bidders from 61 countries helped keep prices strong at the unreserved public auction conducted by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers in Moerdijk, the Netherlands last week. The three-day auction generated gross auction proceeds in excess of (euro)45 million (US$57 million). Out-of-country buyers purchased close to (euro)36 million (US$46 million) […]

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Pejmani Ring Top Seller at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Auction

Pejmani Ring Top Seller at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Auction

At Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Auction in Geneva a Pejmani ring proved to be the top seller. The exquisite piece with an 8.02ct Fancy Pink pear-shaped diamond was sold for $1.32 million. Although none of the top three pieces at the Magnificent Jewels Auction has been sold, the sale of the Pejmani ring seems to be […]

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Hummer Makes $69k at Melbourne Auction

Hummer Makes $69k at Melbourne Auction

The metallic blue Hummer H1 originally owned by Mark Philippoussis sold unreserved for $69,000 at Shannons Melbourne Summer Auction on November 24 after an exciting serve and volley duel amongst a dozen floor and telephone bidders. Egged on by the enthusiastic auction crowd of around 700 people, bidding for the massive off-road vehicle developed from […]

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Slosberg Fall Auction Results

Slosberg Fall Auction Results

At its Fall Quality Auction of October 5 to 7, B.S. Slosberg, Incorporated Auctioneers, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offered some 375 lots of painting, prints, and furniture during the first session, a similar number of lots of decorative objects and sculpture in the second, and in the third session some 250 lots of fine silver and […]

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Bloomsbury London Modern Prints Sale

Bloomsbury London Modern Prints Sale

Bloomsbury’s latest offering of 20th Century Prints is an impressive, bumper (612 lots) two day sale (4th- 5th December), consisiting of Modern British Prints, William Greengrass and the Artists of the Grosvenor School, the Curwen Press, Continental Prints, Urban Prints and Pop Prints. Each section has its highlights, but the focal point of the sale […]

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