June, 2010

Skinner’s European Auction features Wedgwood, Religious Icons and Important Statuary

Skinner’s European Auction features Wedgwood, Religious Icons and Important Statuary

BOSTON, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on Saturday, July 10th at 10 a.m. in its Boston gallery. Skinner’s July European auction always features a great offering of Fine Ceramics and this sale is abundant, with 450 lots of ceramics, much of it coming from great collections […]

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Heritage June Long Beach Auction realizes more than $9.88 million

Heritage June Long Beach Auction realizes more than $9.88 million

More than 4,250 bidders lined up to take part in the offerings of Heritage’s June 3-6 Long Beach Signature® U.S. Coin Auction, sending a remarkable 1866 $1 Motto PR67 Cameo NGC, CAC to the top of the pile with a $69,000 final price in an auction that saw solid bidding across the board, the continuance […]

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De Lorean Motor Car for Auction at Bonhams

De Lorean Motor Car for Auction at Bonhams

One of the 20th century’s most controversial and fabled motor cars, a 1981 DeLorean DMC12 Coupé, owned by Miranda Guinness, Countess of Iveagh, is to be sold by Bonhams as part of the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 2 July 2010. The car, which has been on long-term display at the Robert Guinness Steam Museum […]

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John Moran Auctioneers Continental Furnishings and European and American Fine Arts Results

John Moran Auctioneers Continental Furnishings and European and American Fine Arts Results

John Moran Auctioneers offered an eclectic selection of twentieth century design, Continental furnishings and European and American fine arts at their May 25th Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction. Sale result highlights demonstrate increasing market interest across a broad spectrum of collecting areas, including those in which John Moran is currently expanding their presence. One such […]

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William Faulkner Books and Manuscripts for Christie’s Auction

William Faulkner Books and Manuscripts for Christie’s Auction

Christie’s New York will offer Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including the finest collection of William Faulkner books and manuscripts, on June 22, 2010. This unique collection comprises a virtually complete representation of Faulkner’s work, with every major novel, each in an exceptional state of preservation. Formed over a quarter century, this private collection includes […]

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Eaton S. Lothrop, Jr. Photographic Collection Auction

Eaton S. Lothrop, Jr. Photographic Collection Auction

The auction comprises nearly 400 lots of cameras and related material dating from the 1870’s to 2000’s including a No. 1 Kodak camera of 1889, an original Brownie camera of 1900, an early English wood camera and an important series of American detective and hand cameras from the 1880’s-1910. Estimates range from $150 to $3000. […]

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Greg Martin Auctions Offers Unique, Rare and Historic Arms & Militaria

Greg Martin Auctions Offers Unique, Rare and Historic Arms & Militaria

Greg Martin Auctions’ sale on June 26 & 27 features an exceptional range of antique arms and militaria, including items from noted collections – many coming to auction for the very first time. The two-day live event will be held for the first time at Greg Martin Auctions’ offices in Irvine, California. Because of the […]

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Bonhams Re-enter the Australian Classic Car Auction Market

Bonhams Re-enter the Australian Classic Car Auction Market

Following a number of changes in the auction scene in Australia, Bonhams Australia, now 100% owned by the international parent company, are gearing up for their first classic car auction in Sydney this Spring. Bonhams have been a key player in the classic car auction scene in Australia for many years but the integration of […]

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Rare Pugin Table for Bonhams Fine English Furniture and Works of Art  Auction

Rare Pugin Table for Bonhams Fine English Furniture and Works of Art Auction

A rare walnut centre table attributed to A.W.N. Pugin, one of only a handful of pieces stamped with the distinguished furniture maker’s initials, is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street as part of its Fine English Furniture and Works of Art sale on 16 June 2010. Coming to Bonhams from a private collection, […]

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Austin Auction Gallery Presents European Antiques and Religious Treasures of French Colonial Vietnam

Austin Auction Gallery Presents European Antiques and Religious Treasures of French Colonial Vietnam

AUSTIN, TX – The stellar Whit Hanks collection of European antiques and Vietnamese French Catholic religious relics serves as the centerpiece of Austin Auction Gallery’s June 26-27 East Meets West cataloged Estates Auction. A total of 600 lots will be offered, 350 coming from the Hanks collection. Owner of a high-profile antiques center located in […]

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The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art for Sotheby’s Auction

The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art for Sotheby’s Auction

Sotheby’s London announced that on Wednesday, November 3 and Thursday, November 4, 2010 it will present for sale The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art. The two-day single-owner sale of approximately 400 lots will offer a collector’s unique vision of the innovation and diversity that has characterised British Art over the last 60 years: […]

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DC Department of Housing and Community Development to Auction Vacant Properties

DC Department of Housing and Community Development to Auction Vacant Properties

The DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will hold a real estate auction of DC Government-owned vacant property on Wednesday, June 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. The event will begin promptly at 2 p.m. The auction, the second of its kind, will be administered by […]

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