May, 2010

Sotheby’s Auctions of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art Total $12 Million

Sotheby’s Auctions of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art Total $12 Million

Sotheby’s New York spring sales of African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian and American Indian Art brought a combined total of $12,383,819. The morning sale of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art brought a total of $9,915,376; Important American Indian, African, Oceanic and Other Works of Art from the Studio of Enrico Donati, totaled $1,023,004; and American Indian Art […]

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Brooklands Racing Vauxhall 30-98 for Greenwich Auction

Brooklands Racing Vauxhall 30-98 for Greenwich Auction

Bonhams motorcar specialists announced that the Vauxhall 30-98 discovered in Arlington, Virginia is an important “long lost” Brooklands racing car, belonging to Dr. Bobby Beaver. Marque experts confirmed that this car was one of very few Vauxhalls campaigned at the British racing circuit Brooklands, where it competed successfully between 1933 and 1935 in the hands […]

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Contemporary Art Sale at Phillips de Pury Totals $37,901,000

Contemporary Art Sale at Phillips de Pury Totals $37,901,000

Phillips de Pury & Company’s New York sales of the Halsey Minor Collection and Contemporary Art Part I totaled $37,901,000 selling 88% by value and 78% by lot. At Phillips de Pury in New York today, the much anticipated sales of the Halsey Minor Collection and Contemporary Art Part I offered a unique opportunity for […]

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1782 American Bible Makes $78,975 at William Bunch Auctions

1782 American Bible Makes $78,975 at William Bunch Auctions

On a day when a trio of high-profile consignments brought outstanding prices at William Bunch Auctions’ April 13, 2010 sale, friends and former customers of the late Fred Peech showed their respect for the longtime antique dealer from Marmora, N.J., with strong bidding for the best pieces from his home. “It was just a nice […]

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