October, 2010

Modern Turkish Art for Istanbul Auction

Modern Turkish Art for Istanbul Auction

Turkish auction house, Antik A.S. will offer masterpieces of Modern and Contemporary Turkish Art, on 7 November. The sale consisting of selected 180 lots among the finest which ever to have appeared on the market for the first time. Special collection will be exhibited in Antik A.S. galleries during the dates 27 October – 7 […]

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Highlights for Sotheby’s Autumn Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Highlights for Sotheby’s Autumn Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art

Sotheby’s autumn Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York on 2 November 2010 will present a superb offering of works across the period. From an early painting by Eugène Boudin from 1868 to a Pablo Picasso canvas from the 1970s, the sale features classic Impressionist paintings, key Modern works, tremendous sculpture and […]

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1954 SUPERMAN VS. THE ROBOT LUNCH BOX IN MINT CONDITION SELLS FOR $11,865 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22-24 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

1954 SUPERMAN VS. THE ROBOT LUNCH BOX IN MINT CONDITION SELLS FOR $11,865 AT MULTI-ESTATE SALE HELD OCT. 22-24 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A 1954 Superman vs. The Robot lunch box in mint condition – widely regarded as the Holy Grail of rare and vintage lunch boxes – soared to $11,865 at a three-day multi-estate sale conducted Oct. 22-24 by Philip Weiss Auctions. Around 1,200 lots changed hands at the event, held in the Philip […]

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MEDIEVAL COIN DISCOVERY FOR RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

MEDIEVAL COIN DISCOVERY FOR RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

An extremely fine collection of medieval hammered gold and silver coins has been discovered on a valuation day in Lichfield this week. The collection discovered by Stephen Wrenn, (Richard Winterton’s coin & medal expert) is one of finest collections he has seen throughout his career. The collector, a local man bought the coins from renowned […]

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Early Protoclassic Female Figure for Auction at Bonhams in November

Early Protoclassic Female Figure for Auction at Bonhams in November

Bonhams announce the November 11, 2010 auction of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art in New York. The fall sale will feature unique and traditional works from Africa, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Australia, Central and South America from as early as 1200 B.C. to the 15th Century, prior to European contact. Highlighting the November offering is […]

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Ketterer Kunst Auctions Continue to Soar

Ketterer Kunst Auctions Continue to Soar

With a respectable overall result of EUR 2 million* and many world record prices, the auction of “Modern and Contemporary Art”, intended as an interim auction with works of up to EUR 20.000, was one of Germany’s very important auctions this year. “24 per cent new customers and an average increase of 45% (ration between […]

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THE CONTENTS OF TWO MAGNIFICENT AND ARCHITECTURALLY IMPORTANT HOMES IN BROOKHAVEN, MISS., WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE SATURDAY, NOV. 6th

THE CONTENTS OF TWO MAGNIFICENT AND ARCHITECTURALLY IMPORTANT HOMES IN BROOKHAVEN, MISS., WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE SATURDAY, NOV. 6th

The auction will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, based in Aberdeen, Mississippi BROOKHAVEN, Miss. – The contents of two majestic and architecturally important homes in the modest town of Brookhaven, Miss. – located along I-55, south of Jackson and northeast of Baton Rouge, La. – will be sold in an on-site auction slated for […]

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EXCEPTIONAL CATALOGUED AUCTION FEATURING OVER 500 QUALITY LOTS WILL BE SOLD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY

EXCEPTIONAL CATALOGUED AUCTION FEATURING OVER 500 QUALITY LOTS WILL BE SOLD SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, BY FONTAINE’S AUCTION GALLERY

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceptional cataloged antique auction featuring over 500 quality lots will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. (EST), by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Internet bids may be placed via Live Auctioneers.com or the Fontaine’s Auction Gallery website (www.fontainesauction.net). The fresh-to-the-market […]

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Purdey Shotguns Owned by Colonel William Stirling for Auction at Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale

Purdey Shotguns Owned by Colonel William Stirling for Auction at Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale

A pair of Purdey shotguns once owned by Colonel William Stirling, who formed 2 Special Air Service in 1943, will be sold by Bonhams Sporting Gun Department on December 8th in Knightsbridge. The pair of 12-bore self-opening sidelock ejector guns by J. Purdey & Sons are offered for sale with an estimate of £18,000 to […]

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