January, 2010

Unique Montblanc Writing Instruments to be Offered at Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

Unique Montblanc Writing Instruments to be Offered at Bonhams & Butterfields Auction

International auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields, are pleased to announce the company’s first auction exclusively dedicated to modern Montblanc writing instruments on February 15, 2010. The sale will contain more than 130 lots of exceptional pens with a focus on the Writer?s Editions, Patron of the Arts and 333 series, as well as several of the […]

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Christie’s Auctioneers Announces 2009 Global Art Sales Total $3.3 Billion

Christie’s Auctioneers Announces 2009 Global Art Sales Total $3.3 Billion

Christie’s International, has announced that 2009 sales totaled £2.1 billion/$3.3 billion, a 24% decrease in £ (35% decrease in $) over 2008 sales. Sales totals include private sales of £265.7 million/$417.2 million, a decrease of 1% by £ on 2008 figures, and reflect those brokered by Christie’s as well as sales conducted by Christie’s wholly-owned […]

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Sales Total $68 Million at 2010 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Sales Total $68 Million at 2010 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company recorded more than $68 million in total sales during the 39th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale last week. The total is an 11 percent increase from Scottsdale 2009. Top sellers included a 1929 Hamilton Metalplane H-47 for $671,000 and a 1964 Shelby Cobra that brought $478,500. Hailed as “The […]

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Winter Sale Achieves $1.92 Million

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Winter Sale Achieves $1.92 Million

A George II red lacquered secretary consigned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta sold for an astounding $207,400 on Sunday at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. The secretary, decorated with a pierced carved crest and Chinoiserie figures and motifs, was donated to the High Museum in 1961. Thirteen telephone bidders vied for the lot before […]

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GE Technology Chosen by DESA and Renova in Brazilian Wind Auction

GE Technology Chosen by DESA and Renova in Brazilian Wind Auction

GE (NYSE: GE) has received commitments to supply wind turbines for wind farms to be developed in Brazil that will add more than 400 megawatts of power to the country’s clean energy capacity. These projects will mark the debut of GE’s wind turbine technology in Brazil. In December of 2009, the Brazilian government held its […]

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PATEK PHILIPPE, ARTHUR AND LUCIA MATTHEWS AND IMPORTANT ART TO HEADLINE CLARS  AUCTION

PATEK PHILIPPE, ARTHUR AND LUCIA MATTHEWS AND IMPORTANT ART TO HEADLINE CLARS AUCTION

February 6th and 7th are the dates for Clars Auction Gallery’s fabulous February Fine Estates Sale, a two-day event which will feature fine art, important furniture and decoratives and an impressive selection of time pieces. Headlining this sale will be a rare Patek Philippe gentleman’s 18K yellow gold chronograph wristwatch with silvered dial face. The […]

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ARTNET AUCTIONS: SPECIAL SALE OF MODERN ART JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 9

ARTNET AUCTIONS: SPECIAL SALE OF MODERN ART JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 9

New York / Berlin, January 28, 2010 – artnet Auctions offers continuous online auctions of Modern and Contemporary art. From January 28 – February 9, artnet Auctions will feature a special sale of Modern Art by renowned artists including Edgar Degas, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. This special online auction will include over 50 works […]

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The Bard of Avon to be Auctioned by PBA Galleries of San Francisco

The Bard of Avon to be Auctioned by PBA Galleries of San Francisco

The Bard of Avon at West Coast Auction Certainly the most widely read, most often published, and most influential writer in the annals of English literature is William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon. His 36 plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. […]

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New Property Auction to Stimulate Real Estate Activity in Upstate New York

New Property Auction to Stimulate Real Estate Activity in Upstate New York

Rochester New York welcomes the Upstate Property Auction – an alternative real estate platform that intends to stimulate the buying and selling of property in Upstate New York. The goal of the auction is to provide an affordable method that will alleviate the cost of commissions from the sellers. The savings to the sellers will, […]

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