October, 2009

Bonhams Annual London To Brighton Veteran Car Run Sale

Bonhams Annual London To Brighton Veteran Car Run Sale

Held on the eve of the historic London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, the saleroom for Bonhams annual sale of veteran cars and other related automobilia was packed with spirited bidders who competed with an international audience on the telephones for the 310 lots up for grabs. The sale raised a total of £872,000 with […]

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Bonhams Auction of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolour Totals £1.7 million

Bonhams Auction of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolour Totals £1.7 million

Bonhams sale of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolour on October 28, made a total of £1.7 million, with images of Venice providing four of the top ten items in the sale. Peter Rees, of Bonhams Picture Department said: “We saw some excellent results for both Continental and British works. With the continuing strength of […]

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Christie’s to Auction Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

Christie’s to Auction Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

Christie’s New York is pleased to present an exceptional line-up of offerings from the leading masters of the Impressionist and Modern periods in its upcoming Works on Paper and Day sales on November 4. Offering a combined 234 works in total, this season features an expanded selection of works on paper from a number of […]

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Bloomsbury Vintage & Modern Posters Sale

Bloomsbury Vintage & Modern Posters Sale

Bloomsbury Auctions New York announces a Vintage & Modern Posters sale with an emphasis on rare and exotic travel posters. The 150 lots not only offer decorative beauty, but a solid financial asset. As the vintage poster market has well maintained its value, even in a time of volatile markets both in the worlds of […]

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Bloomsbury to Auction Artefacts from ‘New China’ and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Bloomsbury to Auction Artefacts from ‘New China’ and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

On 5th November 2009 Bloomsbury Auctions in London is staging the first ever sale devoted entirely to artefacts from ‘New China’ and the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1950-1976). Major exhibition pieces will be offered in addition to the renowned Little Red Books and other Mao memorabilia. Works by Senior Masters, who were given no time restraints, […]

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Clarke Auction – The Connoisseurs Sale

Clarke Auction – The Connoisseurs Sale

On Monday, November 2nd, at 6:00 pm, Clarke Auction, Westchester’s Premier Auction Gallery, expects to surpass its recent run of strong sales with a superb collection of Estate Antiques, Exceptional Decorative Arts, and Midcentury Modern Design. This sale was built around the exceptional taste of a late North Bergen collector along with estates from 740 […]

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Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Space Auction

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Space Auction

Ever wanted to shoot the breeze with a legendary moonwalker? Own a genuine relic of space travel from an astronaut’s personal collection? Don a real astronaut flight suit? Now’s your chance! Starting today, you can bid on these and other cool space artifacts in the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s (ASF) 7th Annual Astronaut Experiences and Memorabilia […]

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1847 Dansereau-Caldwell Mansion and Furnishings to Sell at Public Auction

1847 Dansereau-Caldwell Mansion and Furnishings to Sell at Public Auction

United Country Bonnette Auction Company [www.BonnetteAuctions.com] announces the auction Saturday, November 7, 2009, at 10a.m. of a three-story historical mansion, according to Barbara Bonnette, auctioneer. Originally built in 1847, the mansion located at 506 St. Philip Street in Thibodaux has been fully renovated with modern luxurious amenities. “This estate received the Preservation Award from the […]

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Collection of Byron Letters Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Collection of Byron Letters Auctioned at Sotheby’s

After extended bidding, both in the room and on the phone, the collection of letters featuring in the sale at Sotheby’s London of Books and Manuscripts from the prestigious English library of former British Prime Minister Archibald, 5th Earl of Rosebery, was won by an anonymous phone bidder. Eventually reaching a high of £277,250 (pre-sale […]

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PAIR OF MARINE OIL PAINTINGS BY NOTED BRITISH ARTIST THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH (1768-1842) SELL FOR A COMBINED $33,925 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE AUCTION OCT. 21

PAIR OF MARINE OIL PAINTINGS BY NOTED BRITISH ARTIST THOMAS BUTTERSWORTH (1768-1842) SELL FOR A COMBINED $33,925 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE AUCTION OCT. 21

(WAYNE, Pa.) – A pair of gorgeous marine oil paintings by the noted British artist Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842) sold for a combined $33,925 at a multi-estate sale held Oct. 21 by Gordon S. Converse & Co. The paintings were the top achievers in a two-session sale that featured around 275 lots of fine art, period […]

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artnet Auctions Launches Modern + Contemporary Sale featuring works by Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, David Hockney and Damien Hirst October 29 – November 12

artnet Auctions Launches Modern + Contemporary Sale featuring works by Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, David Hockney and Damien Hirst October 29 – November 12

New York / Berlin, October 29, 2009 – artnet Auctions is now featuring the Modern + Contemporary Sale, an online auction featuring 70 artworks by 50 artists representing some of the most important artistic movements from the 20th century to the present. Leading the sale is a group of early modern masterpieces including Untitled, ca. […]

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Artfest Launches Memorabilia Auction for 2009 Season of Atlanta Falcons Games

Artfest Launches Memorabilia Auction for 2009 Season of Atlanta Falcons Games

Artfest International, Inc. (OTCBB: ARTS), a leading edge arts distribution company, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Charity Sports Distribution, Inc. (CSD), has launched sports memorabilia auctions at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, for the entire 2009 football season during all Atlanta Falcons home games. The Georgia Dome has permanent seating for 71,250 […]

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