September, 2010

Ron Arad Rover Chairs for Bonhams Auction

Ron Arad Rover Chairs for Bonhams Auction

A pair of ‘Rover’ chairs created by Ron Arad for his Covent Garden-based architectural design office/showroom One Off are also to be offered in the sale. Estimated at £5,000 – 7,000, the chairs were one of his first designs for One Off and comprise a scrap yard seat from a Rover 200 car mounted on […]

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Sotheby’s New York Asia Week Auctions Total $27,649,251

Sotheby’s New York Asia Week Auctions Total $27,649,251

Sotheby’s New York Asia Week auctions have concluded with the South Asian Art sale which made $7,547,250 to bring the overall total for the week to $27,649,251 well within the $ 21.9/31.2 million estimate. The sales stated on Tuesday with the Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles which brought $4,931,626 and was 83% sold […]

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Columbus Self Storage Auction Hilliard Ohio

Columbus Self Storage Auction Hilliard Ohio

Westbelt Storage, a Columbus Self Storage facility near Hilliard Ohio, announced that it will conduct a public auction on Saturday, September 18, 2010. At this Self Storage Auction the content of 7 storage units will be sold to the highest bidder. The self storage auction will start at 11 am at Westbelt Storage. Directions are […]

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Chinese White Jade Dragon Seal Expected to Auction for Millions at Bonhams

Chinese White Jade Dragon Seal Expected to Auction for Millions at Bonhams

A stunning piece of China’s Imperial history – a seal personally commissioned by the Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) – will be the highlight of Bonhams Sale of Fine Chinese Art on November 11th in London. The perfect four centimeter square jade seal bearing the inscription ‘Zi Qiang Bu Xi’, (‘Self-Strengthening Never Ceases’) is closely linked to […]

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Kadison Collection of Wedgwood, Sataloff Collection of Chinese Export Silver and Property from Astor’s Beechwood to be offered at Skinner’s European Auction

Kadison Collection of Wedgwood, Sataloff Collection of Chinese Export Silver and Property from Astor’s Beechwood to be offered at Skinner’s European Auction

BOSTON, Mass – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on Saturday, October 1st at 6 p.m. in its Boston gallery. The sale features several significant collections, as well as more than 500 lots of Fine Silver. One such collection up for bid is that of Carita and Stuart Kadison, […]

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Heritage to Auction Benjamin Franklin Letters

Heritage to Auction Benjamin Franklin Letters

Benjamin Franklin’s famous “Disputes with America” letter of 1767, one of the most important and widely quoted letters from this legendary founding father, will be sold at public auction by Heritage Auction Galleries Beverly Hills on Oct. 14 as part of the company’s Signature® Historic Manuscripts Auction. It is estimated to bring $300,000+. The letter […]

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Skinner Fine Painting Auction to Offer Wyeth, Close, Metcalf Works and Significant Collection of Photographs

Skinner Fine Painting Auction to Offer Wyeth, Close, Metcalf Works and Significant Collection of Photographs

Skinner, Inc’s American & European Paintings & Prints sale takes place on Friday, September 24th at noon in the Boston galler . Many fine works come to the sale from private collections, including pieces from New England artists, bronzes, sculptures as well as multiples. Also being offered is an extensive collection of photographs, many shot […]

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Penny Auction Solutions, Inc. Secures $10 Million in Financing

Penny Auction Solutions, Inc. Secures $10 Million in Financing

Penny Auction Solutions, Inc. (PAS) is pleased to announce that it has signed an investment agreement with Kodiak Capital Group, LLC of New York City (Kodiak) for a $10 million equity line of credit. PAS plans to use the funding to establish operations and begin offering services in early 2011. Their strategic approach is tailored […]

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Bonhams to Auction Medal Awarded to RMS Carpathia Crew for Rescue of Titanic Survivors

Bonhams to Auction Medal Awarded to RMS Carpathia Crew for Rescue of Titanic Survivors

One of the bronze medals presented to the crew of RMS Carpathia, following their heroic rescue of 705 survivors of the stricken Titanic on April 15 1912, is to be sold at Bonhams as part of The Marine Sale on 28 September 2010. Estimated at £2,000 – 4,000, the medal is inscribed: Presented to the […]

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Christie’s to Auction Art Collection of Computing Pioneer Max Palevsky

Christie’s to Auction Art Collection of Computing Pioneer Max Palevsky

Christie’s fine art auctioneers have announced the sale of the Collection of Max Palevsky, a superb group of over 250 works ranging from Antiquities to those by the most significant artists from the Impressionist and Modern and Post-War and Contemporary periods. The collection will be offered throughout multiple auctions starting in October 2010 at Christie’s […]

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Ahmed Moustafa Man in a rocking chair for Bonhams Dubai Art Auction

Ahmed Moustafa Man in a rocking chair for Bonhams Dubai Art Auction

A work by Ahmed Moustafa Egypt’s leading contemporary artist will be one of the star lots in Bonhams next sale of Middle Eastern Contemporary art in Dubai on October 11. ‘Man in a rocking chair’ was executed early on in the artist’s early career and is estimated to sell for $180,000-$240,000 at the Bonhams auction […]

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John Moran Auctioneers Hosts Fine Art Auction October 19

John Moran Auctioneers Hosts Fine Art Auction October 19

John Moran Auctioneers, the Southern California auction house known as pioneers in auction sales of California Impressionism, is pleased to announce their third and final California and American Paintings Auction of 2010, scheduled for October 19th. The sale will offer a diverse selection of over 200 paintings from the first half of the twentieth century […]

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