April, 2010

Exceptional Result for Nolan’s Kelly at Sotheby’s Australia

Exceptional Result for Nolan’s Kelly at Sotheby’s Australia

The first Important Australian Art auction for 2010, held on 21 April, yeilded some exceptional results for all categories of Australian art from contemporary and modern through to traditional. The highlight of the sale was undoubtedly Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly (1956) which was hotly contested by bidders in the saleroom and on the phone and […]

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Christie’s Offer Shitao Masterpiece at Auction

Christie’s Offer Shitao Masterpiece at Auction

A masterpiece valued at HK$120 million/US$15,480,000 by Ming Dynasty Chinese classical painting master Shitao (1642–1707) will be offered by leading international auction house Christie’s at its Hong Kong Spring Sales on May 28th. Shitao, a renowned scholar-artist, was one of the most influential painters of his time and had a profound effect on the artistic […]

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THE ESTATE OF THE LATE J.T. BOUDREAUX OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA, PLUS THE CONTENTS OF THE MAGNIFICENT BELLA VIDA MANSION, WILL BE SOLD MAY 1st

THE ESTATE OF THE LATE J.T. BOUDREAUX OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA, PLUS THE CONTENTS OF THE MAGNIFICENT BELLA VIDA MANSION, WILL BE SOLD MAY 1st

The auction will be held on-site, at Bella Vida in Aberdeen, Miss., by Stevens Auction Company (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – The estate of the late J.T. Boudreaux of southern Louisiana, plus the contents of the magnificent Bella Vida mansion, will be sold Saturday, May 1, beginning promptly at 9 a.m. (CST). The on-site auction will be […]

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Concierge Auctions Moves to Manhattan

Concierge Auctions Moves to Manhattan

Concierge Auctions (www.conciergeauctions.com), the leading luxury real estate auction company, has selected Tower 56 (126 East 56th Street) in Manhattan as its headquarters, announced CEO George Graham. The new office will house the company’s executive team, led by Graham. Concierge Auctions operates nationwide and is a preferred auction provider to Sotheby’s International Realty and other […]

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Toledo Masonic Center for Auction

Toledo Masonic Center for Auction

The former Toledo Masonic Center on Heatherdowns Boulevard in Toledo will sell at auction Tuesday, June 1, along with 29 acres of surrounding land, according to Schrader Real Estate & Auction Company. “In keeping with nationwide trends, the Masonic lodges that used the facility had a net loss in membership over the past few decades […]

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Schwarzer Einser Stamp Rarity for Dorotheum Auction

Schwarzer Einser Stamp Rarity for Dorotheum Auction

A small kreutzer coin, that was all a single stamp from the sheet coming up for auction at Vienna Dorotheum on 4th May 2010 once cost. The quarter sheet on offer consists of 45 stamps and is a real rarity. The stamp had its debut on 1. 11. 1849 as one of the very first […]

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Mark Twain Letters and Memoirs for Sotheby’s Auction

Mark Twain Letters and Memoirs for Sotheby’s Auction

Some of Mark Twains letters and unpublished memoirs are to be sold on June 17 at Sotheby’s in New York, where they could fetch up to 1 million dollars, the auction house announced . The announcement came on the 100th anniversary of Twain’s death on April 21, 1910, after his storied lifetime as riverboat captain, […]

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Sotheby’s New York African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Auction

Sotheby’s New York African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Auction

Sotheby’s New York spring sale of African, Oceanic and Pre Columbian Art will be held on 14 May 2010 and will offer collectors a selection of tribal arts from important American and international private collections. The auction comprises an especially rich offering of Oceanic works of art, many of which are icons of the field. […]

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Rare Screens Believed to be From Chinese Imperial Palaces for Auction at Bonhams

Rare Screens Believed to be From Chinese Imperial Palaces for Auction at Bonhams

When the British Expeditionary Force of 1901 was sent to lift the siege of the British Legation in Beijing and quell the Boxer Rebellion it is known that they entered the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. As a result of this military initiative Chinese works of art including two monumental screens were brought to […]

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