November, 2009

Bonhams New York Presents First Coins and Banknotes Auction

Bonhams New York Presents First Coins and Banknotes Auction

Collectors are eagerly awaiting the first sale of rare and exceptional Coins and Banknotes to bepresented by Bonhams New York. Taking place on December 3rd, the sale consists of over 400 lots ranging from 1692 to the early 21st-Century. Amongst the most coveted lots will be an exceptionally rare 1796 $10 so-called “Eagle” graded. Bright […]

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Works by Giacometti, Hodler and Vallotton to Highlight Sotheby’s Swiss Art Auction

Works by Giacometti, Hodler and Vallotton to Highlight Sotheby’s Swiss Art Auction

Sotheby’s auction of Swiss Art will be held in Zurich, on Monday, 7th December 2009, at 6pm. Urs Lanter and Stéphanie Schleining Deschanel, Specialists of Swiss Art at Sotheby’s, will offer 123 lots spanning more than 250 years of Swiss artistic history. The sale highlights classical artists such as Amiet, Anker, Biéler, Bocion, Buchet, Calame, […]

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Masterworks from Band Estate Auctioned at Heffel

Masterworks from Band Estate Auctioned at Heffel

Fifteen masterworks from the collection of Helen E. Band estate brought in a combined $10,494,024, and with the other 84 lots in Heffel’s second session of Fine Canadian Art, totaled $17.5-million. The first session featuring Canadian Post-War and Contemporary Art that occurred between 4 p.m. and 6:05 p.m. brought in $3.3-million. The two sessions combined […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Unique Jeff Koons Work

Sotheby’s to Auction Unique Jeff Koons Work

One of the major events at Sotheby’s this Autumn promises to be the sale in Paris on December 8 of a unique work by Jeff Koons: “Elephant” (Purple), donated by the artist to the Foundation Claude Pompidou in 2009. This masterpiece from 1999 (estimate €300,000-400,000) will be sold to help finance the Foundation’s most recent […]

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