September, 2009

Christie’s to Auction Modern and Contemporary Art in Dubai

Christie’s to Auction Modern and Contemporary Art in Dubai

Christie’s, the world’s leading arts business, announce their seventh auction of International Modern and Contemporary Art in Dubai which will take place on Tuesday 27 October 2009. The sale will bring together and offer to the international art market an important selection of pictures and sculptures from the Middle East region including impressive examples of […]

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Sotheby’s October Contemporary Art Auction

Sotheby’s October Contemporary Art Auction

On Friday, October 16, 2009, Sotheby’s London will present its October Contemporary Art Auction, which will include for the first time a section of Arab and Iranian Art. The 177 lot sale will comprise works, in a range of media, by leading Post-War and Contemporary artists, such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Anish Kapoor, Andy Warhol, Chris […]

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Sotheby’s London 20th Century Italian Art Auction

Sotheby’s London 20th Century Italian Art Auction

Following the tremendous success of Sotheby’s 20th Century Italian Art Sale last October, which was 94.2% sold by value and achieved the second highest total* for a sale in this category at Sotheby’s, the forthcoming auction on Friday, October 16, 2009 is set to include 33 works in a variety of media by leading Modern […]

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LATE 18th CENTURY PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE TIGER MAPLE DESK HITS $41,400 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD SEPT. 19 BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

LATE 18th CENTURY PENNSYLVANIA CHIPPENDALE TIGER MAPLE DESK HITS $41,400 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD SEPT. 19 BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

(HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) – A gorgeous late 18th century Pennsylvania Chippendale tiger maple desk, probably Lancaster County and crafted from strikingly figured tiger maple with poplar secondary, sold for $41,400 against a pre-sale estimate of $5,000-$10,000 at a multi-estate Historic Hillsborough Auction held Sept. 19 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. The desk was […]

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Ritchie Bros. breaks Fort Worth records during busy auction week

Ritchie Bros. breaks Fort Worth records during busy auction week

For the second time this year, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers – the world’s largest industrial auctioneer – conducted a US$66 million unreserved public auction in the state of Texas. From September 23-25, 2009, the Company held its Fort Worth, Texas auction at the Company’s permanent auction site and broke Fort Worth records for largest gross auction […]

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George Barris Signing Autographs at Mecum St. Charles Auction

George Barris Signing Autographs at Mecum St. Charles Auction

“King of the Kustomizers” George Barris will be onsite to sign autographs and share stories at Mecum’s St. Charles Auction at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill., on Oct. 2-3, 2009. Barris will drive his custom-built 1969 AMC AMX-400 Coupe (Lot S105) across the block when Mecum auctions it on Sat., Oct. 3, at […]

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Bonhams Auction Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I and her Favourite Robert Dudley

Bonhams Auction Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I and her Favourite Robert Dudley

Bonhams are delighted to announce the sale of a remarkable pair of portraits, painted by Hilliard, depicting Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester at Bonhams Knightsbridge on 25th November. With each portrait measuring only 18mm high, the valuable lot, dating from circa 1575, is expected to fetch between £60,000 and £80,000 […]

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FALL MASTERPIECE AUCTION, FEATURING THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF FOLK ART COLLECTOR AND PIONEER LYNNE INGRAM TO BE HELD NOV. 7 BY SLOTIN AUCTION

FALL MASTERPIECE AUCTION, FEATURING THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF FOLK ART COLLECTOR AND PIONEER LYNNE INGRAM TO BE HELD NOV. 7 BY SLOTIN AUCTION

(BUFORD, Ga.) – A Fall Masterpiece Auction, featuring the lifetime collection of prestigious folk art collector and early self-taught art pioneer Lynne Ingram, will be held Saturday, Nov. 7, by Slotin Auction, in the Historic Buford Hall located at 112 East Shallowford Avenue. About two-thirds of the auction will be dedicated to Ms. Ingram’s collection, […]

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Sotheby’s Presents Paintings of Attenborough Auction

Sotheby’s Presents Paintings of Attenborough Auction

Following the announcement in August of the sale of a group of pictures from the collection of Lord and Lady Attenborough at Sotheby’s in London on Wednesday, November 11, 2009, Sotheby’s is now providing further details of this spectacular, one-off single-owner sale. A Life In Pictures: The Collection of Lord and Lady Attenborough will present […]

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