January, 2010

Image of Mick Jagger Arrest for Bonhams Auction

Image of Mick Jagger Arrest for Bonhams Auction

Bonhams is delighted to announce that it is embracing the 1960s on 7th March when viewing opens at its New Bond Street galleries for both a specialist auction of ‘Pop and Op Art’ and the selling exhibition of ‘Pure Sixties. Pure Bailey.’ – a collection of David Bailey’s iconic photographs from the 60s. An outstanding […]

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IpAuctions® to Market Predicant Biosciences and BioSpect Patents and Certain Perlegen Patents

IpAuctions® to Market Predicant Biosciences and BioSpect Patents and Certain Perlegen Patents

IpAuctions, Inc. is selling the patents and patent applications developed by Predicant Biosciences, formerly called BioSpect, and certain intellectual property of Perlegen. Predicant Biosciences, a California-based biotechnology company, developed technology and intellectual property to identify complex protein patterns in blood to detect and diagnose disease, methods to relate genotypes to phenotypes, and techniques to relate […]

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Chorley’s to Auction Elvis Presley Hair

Chorley’s to Auction Elvis Presley Hair

A strand of Elvis Presley’s hair is being sold by Chorley’s at Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX in the UK on Thursday 25th February 2010. The vendor, who comes from Gloucestershire, is a keen music buff and bought the strand of hair on a whim through a television auction. The strand is estimted to […]

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Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Raises More Than $8 Million for Children

Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Raises More Than $8 Million for Children

Gavel to gavel, in only four hours, bidders at The Naples Winter Wine Festival charity auction raised more than $8 million for underprivileged and at-risk children. Five hundred patrons were seated under a giant tent set on the grand lawn of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples for the live auction, with winning bids ranging […]

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Sotheby’s Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture Sale Brings $61.6 Million

Sotheby’s Important Old Master Paintings and Sculpture Sale Brings $61.6 Million

Sotheby’s New York 2010 Old Masters Week totaled $74,181,071 (£45,992,356, €53,148,582), nearly topping the presale series estimate of $52.5/75.5 million. Included in the offerings were Important Old Master Paintings Including Sculpture, Important European Terracotta and Bronze Sculpture from the Arthur M. Sackler Collection, Old Master Drawings and Old Master & 19th Century European Art. Important […]

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Dan Morphy Auctions Announces Discovery and Specialty sales

Dan Morphy Auctions Announces Discovery and Specialty sales

Dan Morphy Auctions’ annual events calendar is about to become a lot busier with the introduction of several new auction series to augment the company’s traditional lineup of five to six cataloged sales per year. Beginning on March 16, 2010, Morphy’s will conduct a regular monthly Discovery sale featuring general antiques, art and vintage collectibles. […]

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Christie’s Old Masters & 19th Century Sales Achieve $40,858,500

Christie’s Old Masters & 19th Century Sales Achieve $40,858,500

Christie’s New York achieved a combined total of $40,858,500/£25,191,210/ €29,051,023 in two days of sales, including the two-part auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolors on Wednesday and a special private collection sale, A Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections on Thursday. The top lot of the sales, […]

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Black Forest Canine Tableau Makes $30,590 at Auctions Neapolitan

Black Forest Canine Tableau Makes $30,590 at Auctions Neapolitan

There was plenty of bark and one winning “bite” at Auctions Neapolitan’s Jan. 23 standing-room-only sale as an exceptional 39-inch-wide Black Forest carved tableau of a St. Bernard dog and her three playful pups claimed top-lot honors at $30,590. Attributed to Swiss artist Walter Mader, the circa-1900 carving featured realistic feathering to the dogs’ coats, […]

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American Red Cross imagery highlights Illustration Art Auction in February at Heritage

American Red Cross imagery highlights Illustration Art Auction in February at Heritage

Important original American imagery from the Collection of the American Red Cross, punctuated by names like Haddon Sundblom and Walter Beach Humphrey, highlights the comprehensive array of artwork that is Heritage Auctions’ Feb. 18 Signature® Illustration Art Auction. “There is something instantly recognizable and unmistakably American about these wonderful original illustrations,” said Ed Jaster, Vice […]

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