November, 2009

Decorative Arts and Carpets Auction from the Corcoran Gallery Takes $7,328,713

Decorative Arts and Carpets Auction from the Corcoran Gallery Takes $7,328,713

The 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe including carpets from the Corcoran Gallery of Art sale realized $7,328,713/£4,441,644/ €4,918,599 and was sold 75% by lot and 82% by value. Stefan Kist, Christie’s New York, Director of European Decorative Arts said: “Today’s inaugural sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe, which combined European and English furniture, ceramics, […]

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Collections of Native American Art for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Collections of Native American Art for Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Native American art go’s to auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in San Francisco on Monday, December 14, 2009 featuring several important collections which have never-before been offered publically. Fine Northwest Coast art is well represented by the Berthusen Collection from the Lynden Pioneer Museum of Lynden, WA. Gathered one summer in the early 1900s by […]

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Christie’s December Photographs Sale Offers Exceptional Works

Christie’s December Photographs Sale Offers Exceptional Works

Christie’s New York have announced the sale of Photographs on December 7, this sale will conclude the Fall 2009 season for the category. With viewings open to the public from December 3-6, the sale presents a distinct array of themes varying from the examination of the human form, the western frontier, to decadent and glamorous […]

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I.M. Chait Asian & International Fine Arts Auction Results

I.M. Chait Asian & International Fine Arts Auction Results

Results of I.M. Chait’s November 15th Asian & International Fine Arts Auction, which featured strong collections of Han and Tang Dynasty pottery figures, Chinese porcelains and Chinese ivory carvings, reflected the current state of the market. There was steady bidding on most lots and several surprises. Prices quoted below include the buyer’s premium. Two lots […]

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