April, 2010

Maritime Collection Sets Auction Record at Bonhams

Maritime Collection Sets Auction Record at Bonhams

An Important Maritime Collection, Including Maritime Paintings and Shipbuilders’ Models auction totaled over $1.385 million at Bonhams New York. A new world auction record for a ship builder’s model was set. The sale consisted of over 100 lots and represented an important vignette into ship design and Maritime history from the mid-19th through the mid-20th […]

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Christie’s New York Spring Auction Sale of Fine Musical Instruments

Christie’s New York Spring Auction Sale of Fine Musical Instruments

Christie’s New York spring sale of Fine Musical Instruments on April 28 will present an exciting and extensive range of stringed instruments including a fine selection of bows. Of the 159 lots, the sale will lead with a rare viola by Gasparo Bertolotti da Salò and an exquisite violin by Giovanni Baptista Guadagnini. Christie’s will […]

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Rembrandt Bugatti Masterpieces from the S. Joel Schur Collection for Sotheby’s Auction

Rembrandt Bugatti Masterpieces from the S. Joel Schur Collection for Sotheby’s Auction

Sotheby’s New York will offer, as part of its May 5 and 6 Impressionist and Modern Art Evening and Day sales, Property from the S. Joel Schur Collection, perhaps the finest collection of masterpieces by Rembrandt Bugatti in private hands. Bugatti was a singular figure whose vision was devoted to unique and powerfully modern sculptures […]

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Jacob & Co Timepieces at Antiquorum Geneva Auction

Jacob & Co Timepieces at Antiquorum Geneva Auction

In a testament to the continued strength of the Jacob & Co. brand and the increasing appeal of its highly-complicated watches, two of the luxury watchmaker’s tourbillon timepieces achieved top ranking sales in the prestigious Antiquorum auction of “Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches, Clocks and Horological Tools,” held at the Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva, […]

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Moniker and SnapNames Live Auction at DOMAINfest(R) in Fort Lauderdale

Moniker and SnapNames Live Auction at DOMAINfest(R) in Fort Lauderdale

Moniker® and SnapNames®, both Oversee.net® companies, announced the launch of a pre-auction bidding system for the live premium domain name auction set to occur during the DOMAINfest® One-Day Power Networking Event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 13, 2010. Pre-bids can be submitted on any domain listed in the auction until May 13 at noon […]

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KAR Auction Services Reports Record Online Sales

KAR Auction Services Reports Record Online Sales

KAR Auction Services, Inc., a leading provider of vehicle and salvage auction services in North America, today announced a 30 percent increase in online sales volumes for the year ended December 31, 2009 for ADESA, the company’s whole car auction services business, as compared to the year ended December 31, 2008. Additionally, the holding company’s […]

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ALMOST 950 LOTS OF ASIAN ARTS & ANTIQUES, MODERN ART & DESIGN AND EUROPEAN FURNITURE & DECORATIONS WILL BE SOLD ONLINE, APRIL 14-28

ALMOST 950 LOTS OF ASIAN ARTS & ANTIQUES, MODERN ART & DESIGN AND EUROPEAN FURNITURE & DECORATIONS WILL BE SOLD ONLINE, APRIL 14-28

The sale, already online, is being conducted by Litchfield County Auctions of Litchfield, Conn. LITCHFIELD, Conn. – Nearly 950 lots in an impressive array of categories – most of the items coming from prominent estates and collections in Connecticut and New York – will be sold in an Internet and catalog auction that has already […]

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Sotheby’s Turkish Contemporary Art Auction Achieves 2.4 Million Pounds

Sotheby’s Turkish Contemporary Art Auction Achieves 2.4 Million Pounds

Sotheby’s second sale of Contemporary Art: Turkish achieved a total of £2,436,850/ $3,779,067/ 5,577,465 TRY, comfortably within its pre-sale estimate of £1.9-2.9 million. The sale established 16 new artist records for artists including Fahrelnissa Zeid, Taner Ceylan, Haluk Akakçe and Canan Tolon, and was 78.4% sold-by-value. Bidding was international, and buyers came from across the […]

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Christie’s to Auction the Collection of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

Christie’s to Auction the Collection of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

Christie’s New York will bring more than 180 works of art to the saleroom in A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis. Focused into four main categories- 19th century European and Russian glass, European porcelain, antique and ancient jewelry and walking sticks- the works on offer illuminate the Tarshis’ […]

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