November, 2009

Sotheby’s to Auction the Pierre Leroy Collection of Modern & Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s to Auction the Pierre Leroy Collection of Modern & Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s Paris will offer Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary works from the collection of Pierre Leroy, Co-Managing Partner of Groupe Lagardère. Pierre Leroy’s collection of books and manuscripts is already world renowned; now his modern art collection will be unveiled for the first time, in Paris on December 8/9. Andy Warhol is the foremost figure in […]

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Ships on Glass for Bonhams Auction of British Glass

Ships on Glass for Bonhams Auction of British Glass

Two 18th century wine glasses that recall English and Dutch ships with colourful histories will be sold at Bonhams Fine Glass Sale on December 16 in London. These beautiful images remain engraved on the glass long after the ships themselves were lost. But the value of these two special wine goblets may have surprised the […]

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Bonhams Russian Art Auction Features Aivazovsky and Fabergé

Bonhams Russian Art Auction Features Aivazovsky and Fabergé

On 30th November at Bonhams New Bond Street will host the sale of Russian Art, featuring the eminent names of both Aivazovsky and Fabergé. The first painting by Aivazovsky, whose career spanned almost the entire 19th century, is named “The Morning Catch”. It is signed in Cyrillic and dated ‘1870’ (lower right) and further signed […]

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Pook & Pook Fall Auction Results

Pook & Pook Fall Auction Results

Pook & Pook, Inc., in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, began its 2009 fall catalogue auction schedule with an outstanding two-day sale featuring items from six non-profit institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region, eleven estates, and over one hundred private collections. The 822-lot sale totaled $1,568,882, and boasted over 90 percent of the lots sold. Six educational institutions, including […]

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