November, 2009

Contemporary Artists Books for New York Auction

Contemporary Artists Books for New York Auction

Bonhams New York is pleased to present the Arnold Smoller Collection of Contemporary Livres d’Artiste. A wonderfully astute and varied assemblage of nearly 200 volumes, the collection spans several decades of American and international art. It includes experimental works made of such surprising materials as lead, hair, plastics, and rubber. The works range in date […]

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Heritage Auctions sets record for Political & Presidential memorabilia

Heritage Auctions sets record for Political & Presidential memorabilia

An exceptional and singular 1860 John C. Breckenridge portrait banner, perhaps the most important American political textile to appear at auction, lived up to its top billing as it soared to a record final price of $95,600 to lead the day at Heritage Auctions on Nov. 17. Auction totals have surpassed the $800,000 mark (all […]

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Historic Judaica Auctioned at Bonhams

Historic Judaica Auctioned at Bonhams

An early collection of ‘silver religious ornaments’ from the Ashkenazi Plymouth Hebrew Congregation’s synagogue built in 1762, the oldest in the English-speaking world, sold at Bonhams on 25th November for £175,000. This earliest and rarest set of 14 lots of silver prayer instruments was estimated to sell for £100,000, but instead took a staggering 175,000. […]

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Fillmore Poster Auctions November Sale Yields Impressive Results

Fillmore Poster Auctions November Sale Yields Impressive Results

Fillmore Poster, Inc. (www.fillmoreposter.com), the world’s largest dealer in vintage rock ‘n’ roll concert posters, is pleased to announce that its November auction of rare and unusual sixties posters, handbills, and other memorabilia closed on November 22 with strong prices realized in all categories. Auction highlights include: Closed lots and prices realized can be viewed […]

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