December, 2009

Estate of Jack In the Box Founder Robert O. Peterson for December Auction

Estate of Jack In the Box Founder Robert O. Peterson for December Auction

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier auction houses, announces its December Estates Auction, featuring fine art and antiques from the San Diego estate of Robert O. Peterson, noted patron of the arts and founder of the Jack in the Box restaurant chain. The auction takes place Monday December 28 and Tuesday, December 29 at Woodman’s […]

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Strong Results for Bonhams & Butterfields November Antique Arms Sale

Strong Results for Bonhams & Butterfields November Antique Arms Sale

Antique arms, edged weapons, suits of armor and modern sporting guns brought more than $1.5-million during a day-long auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in San Francisco on Monday, November 23rd 2009. A global audience of collectors and dealers vied for Colt firearms, edged weapons and militaria, with strong prices realized throughout the sale. A rare […]

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PAIR OF GILT BRONZE DANCERS BY FRENCH ARTIST AGATHON LÉONARD (1841-1923) FETCHES OVER $60,000 AT SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES

PAIR OF GILT BRONZE DANCERS BY FRENCH ARTIST AGATHON LÉONARD (1841-1923) FETCHES OVER $60,000 AT SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES

(HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.) – A gorgeous pair of gilt bronze figural dancers, executed by the renowned French artist and sculptor Agathon Léonard (1841-1923) sold for a combined $60,950 at a Fine & Decorative Arts Cataloged Auction held Dec. 5 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. It was the final sale of the year for […]

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Pierre Soulages Paintings Bring the Two Highest Prices at Sotheby’s Auction in Paris

Pierre Soulages Paintings Bring the Two Highest Prices at Sotheby’s Auction in Paris

Sotheby’s biannual Evening Sale of Contemporary Art in Paris realised the remarkable total of €8,051,100 (£7,302,584 /$11,947,027), far surpassing pre-sale expectations of €4,680,000-6,440,000* ($6,938,240-9,547,493/£4,192,797-5,769,575). The auction saw all but one lot sell, achieving the joint-highest sell-through rate of 96.3% for a Sotheby’s Paris Evening Sale of Contemporary Art, and established a sold-by-value rate of 98.1% […]

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Tri-City Energy Biodiesel Plant Real Estate and Equipment Auction

Tri-City Energy Biodiesel Plant Real Estate and Equipment Auction

The Tri-City Energy Biodiesel plant and real estate auction originally set for Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 at 10 a.m. in Keokuk, Iowa is rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 at 10 a.m. The auction will still be held on-site at 219 S. 5th Street, Keokuk, Iowa. The sale is in conjunction with a sheriff’s sale […]

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Large quantity of aggregate and concrete equipment to be sold by Ritchie Bros. in Farmington

Large quantity of aggregate and concrete equipment to be sold by Ritchie Bros. in Farmington

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will be conducting a multi-million dollar unreserved public equipment auction in Farmington (5500 Hwy 64), New Mexico on Monday, December 14, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. More than 450 equipment items and trucks from 30 owners will be sold to the highest bidders on auction day, with […]

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Bonhams Musical Instrument Auction in London

Bonhams Musical Instrument Auction in London

Rarely does a Musical Instrument Auction provide so much choice for the collector and the musician. There is hardly any part of any orchestra not represented in the Bonhams Auction on 15 December when some 400 lots will be offered. The entertainment opportunities for Baroque –to- Rock melody, rhythm, ceremony and cacophony are variously represented […]

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CQout Online Auction Celebrates Tenth Birthday

CQout Online Auction Celebrates Tenth Birthday

CQout, the International online market place and auction community, has announced it is celebrating its tenth year as one of the UK’s premier online auction sites. To coincide with the company’s birthday, CQout has announced the details of a special offer which will award a free shop front worth £110 to the first 10 sellers […]

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Hodler Paintings from a Private Collection Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Hodler Paintings from a Private Collection Auctioned at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s Swiss Art in Zurich realised CHF 5,862,875 (€ 3,878,878). The sale was 65% sold by lot and 83.2% by value. In addition to landscapes and portraits by Hodler from the private collection of his model Jeanne Charles, works by Ernest Biéler, Max Buri as well as Giovanni and Augusto Giacometti also sold well under […]

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