February, 2011

TELESCOPE BELONGING TO WILLIAM IV THE SAILOR KING TO BE OFFERED IN MARITIME SALE

TELESCOPE BELONGING TO WILLIAM IV THE SAILOR KING TO BE OFFERED IN MARITIME SALE

AN IMPORTANT sailing telescope that belonged to H.R.H King William IV – known as ‘The Sailor King’ – will be offered by Charles Miller Ltd on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in his sale of Maritime & Scientific Models, Instruments & Art in London (25, Blythe Road, W14). Signed J&W Watkins/Charing Crofs/LONDON, the telescope is further […]

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Bonhams Auctioneers Makes Three New Appointments to Australian Team

Bonhams Auctioneers Makes Three New Appointments to Australian Team

Bonhams this week announced the appointment of three new recruits to its growing team in Australia. Litsa Veldekis joins Bonhams in Sydney on March 14 as Head of Australian and International Art and hits the ground running with a first sale of Australian Art in August. James Hendy, Bonhams MD in Australia, says of the […]

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Vibrant Colors & Whimsey to Lead GARTH’S March 11-12 Americana Auction

Vibrant Colors & Whimsey to Lead GARTH’S March 11-12 Americana Auction

Vibrant colors and whimsical creations should warm up the saleroom and beat the winter doldrums at Garth’s March 11-12, 2011 Americana auction. With over 800 lots offered in two sessions, the spectrum of colors and amazing designs will shine throughout the display of American formal and painted furniture, folk art, fine art, decorative accessories and […]

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Morphy’s to Auction The Kevin Roche Collection of Coca Cola Festoons

Morphy’s to Auction The Kevin Roche Collection of Coca Cola Festoons

Morphy’s March 11-12 auction features an exceptional collection of multi-piece Coca-Cola signs known as “festoons,” which were created by the soft drink giant specifically for display in soda fountains from around 1900 till the middle of the 20th century. Kevin Roche, a mergers and acquisitions adviser from Minnesota, spent the last 20 years building the […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Piece of Russian Space History

Sotheby’s to Auction Piece of Russian Space History

Sotheby’s will offer the Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule, which paved the way for Gagarin’s historic mission, in a dedicated auction in New York on 12 April 2011, the 50th anniversary of man’s first flight into outer space (est. $2/10 million*). The space capsule will be on public exhibition in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries beginning 24 […]

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Clarke High Noon Auction February 27

Clarke High Noon Auction February 27

On Sunday, February 27 at 12:00 noon, Clarke Auction will sell 360+ lots drawn from estates in Bronxville, Greenwich, Larchmont, Ossining, Park Avenue, Central Park West, and Brooklyn Heights. Fine art includes works by Samuel Colman, A.V. Willis, Alexander Brook, John Frederick Herring II, Carlos Vazquez, Andre Andreoli, Paul Jouve, Charles Culver, Hugh O’Donnell, Darren […]

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David Roberts Holy Land For Auction at Bonhams

David Roberts Holy Land For Auction at Bonhams

A very fine and extremely rare hand-coloured copy of the six-volume ‘The Holy Land’ by David Roberts is for auction at Bonhams sale of Printed Books and Manuscripts in London on 22 March. It is estimated at £70,000- 90,000. The volumes date from 1842–1849 and were owned by Sir Eldon Gorst, one of Britain’s most […]

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High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction Names 2011 Special Guests

High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction Names 2011 Special Guests

The High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction has named its Special Guest of Honor for 2011: Michael Browne of Kosta Browne Winery. Its Special Friend-in-Wine is Joy Sterling of Iron Horse Vineyards. The 19th annual Wine Auction, “The Ultimate Collection: A Sumptuous Blend of Wine, Art, Food and Friends,” is scheduled for March 23–26 and will […]

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Winifred Nicholson Painting for Auction at Bonhams

Winifred Nicholson Painting for Auction at Bonhams

A painting entitled Sea Treasures, by the artist Winifred Nicholson will be offered by Bonhams in the 20th Century British Art sale on 9th March, New Bond Street. It is estimated to sell for £50,000 –70,000. Nicholson painted the scene in from the window sill of the house in Sandaig, belonging to the author Gavin […]

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