September, 2010

Bonhams to Auction Second Gold Gem-Set Finial From Fabled Throne of Tipu Sultan

Bonhams to Auction Second Gold Gem-Set Finial From Fabled Throne of Tipu Sultan

A second gem-encrusted gold finial from the octagonal golden throne of Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, will be sold at Bonhams New Bond Street on October 7th in the Indian & Islamic Art sale. This is the second such finial to pass through Bonhams Bond Street saleroom in 18 months. The first finial sold […]

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Golden Gallstone Holder for Auction at Bonhams

Golden Gallstone Holder for Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is selling a fine gold 18th Century Indian bezoar-stone holder from Gujarat, an object that once held a naturally produced object from the bodies of animals which was believed to have the power to cure plague and deflect witchcraft. It is estimated to sell for £10,000-15,000 at Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic […]

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OLD-FASHIONED COUNTRY SALE, PACKED WITH OVER 800 LOTS IN A WIDE ARRAY OF CATEGORIES, WILL BE HELD OCT. 15-16 IN FOUNTAIN, FLORIDA

OLD-FASHIONED COUNTRY SALE, PACKED WITH OVER 800 LOTS IN A WIDE ARRAY OF CATEGORIES, WILL BE HELD OCT. 15-16 IN FOUNTAIN, FLORIDA

The two-day, mostly unreserved auction will be conducted by Specialists of the South, Inc. FOUNTAIN, Fla. – A good old-fashioned on-site country sale, featuring over 800 lots in just about every category imaginable, will be held Oct. 15-16 at the home of Maryland Cress, a lifelong collector, at 11421 Ivydell Road in Fountain. The auction […]

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Russian Imperial Winter Palace Table for Bonhams Auction

Russian Imperial Winter Palace Table for Bonhams Auction

A striking, circular table originally placed in the Golden Drawing Room in the Winter Palace, the main residence of the Russian Imperial family in St. Petersburg, will be sold in the Russian Sale at Bonhams New Bond Street on 1st December. Estimated at £150,000 – £200,000, the intricate design and range of materials, from coral […]

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STONES FROM THE GIANTS CAUSEWAY  TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE AT  SUMMERS PLACE AUCTIONS

STONES FROM THE GIANTS CAUSEWAY TO BE OFFERED FOR SALE AT SUMMERS PLACE AUCTIONS

A COLLECTION of stones from the world-famous Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland are expected to fetch up to £40,000 when they are offered for sale next month as part of the auction of Garden Statuary and Fossil Decoration at Summers Place Auctions (in association with Sotheby’s). The auction which will take place in the landscaped […]

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George Best Personal Collection to Sell at Bonhams

George Best Personal Collection to Sell at Bonhams

An extensive collection of awards presented to the legendary Northern Irish football player, George Best (1946-2005), during his illustrious football career, is to be sold at Bonhams, Chester as part of the Sporting Memorabilia sale on 20 October 2010. The collection has been put up for auction by the Executors of Best’s estate. The top […]

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Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces $5-$7.5 Million Two-Day Auction Featuring Incredible Private Collections and a Comprehensive Library Offering Direct from Harlan Estate

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces $5-$7.5 Million Two-Day Auction Featuring Incredible Private Collections and a Comprehensive Library Offering Direct from Harlan Estate

Chicago, IL – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wine auction house and retailer, will hold a massive two-day auction of Finest and Rarest wines on October 29th and 30th at award-winning restaurant Tru, located at 676 North St. Clair Street in Chicago. Encompassing over 1800 lots, the auction is estimated to bring […]

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STUNNING TIFFANY & CO. FAVRILE LAVA GLASS 3-HANDLED VASE HITS $62,100 AT TWO-SESSON SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

STUNNING TIFFANY & CO. FAVRILE LAVA GLASS 3-HANDLED VASE HITS $62,100 AT TWO-SESSON SALE HELD BY LELAND LITTLE AUCTION & ESTATE SALES, LTD

The auction was held Sept. 17-18 in the firm’s new state-of-the-art gallery in Hillsborough, N.C. HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – A stunning early 20th century Tiffany & Company Favrile lava glass three-handled vase soared to $62,100 at a two-session multi-estate auction dedicated to Fine Wine and Fine & Decorative Arts held Sept. 17-18 by Leland Little Auction […]

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Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother of George I

Bonhams to Sell Meissen Teapot Once Owned by Mother of George I

A teapot once in the collection of the mother of King George I is the highlight of the concluding part of the auction of ‘The Hoffmeister Collection of Meissen Porcelain’. Part III of the sale will take place on 24th November 2010 at 101 New Bond Street, London. This follows on from the great success […]

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