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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