March, 2011

TWO MAJOR SALES ARE PLANNED BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY FOR APRIL: A MULTI-ESTATE SALE APR. 16th AND A FURNITURE STORE LIQUIDATION APR.30th

TWO MAJOR SALES ARE PLANNED BY STEVENS AUCTION COMPANY FOR APRIL: A MULTI-ESTATE SALE APR. 16th AND A FURNITURE STORE LIQUIDATION APR.30th

(ABERDEEN, Miss.) – There will be no rest for the weary at Stevens Auction Company in April. The firm has two major events lined up: the multi-estate auction of three prominent estates on Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m (CDT); and the on-site liquidation of the contents of Nostalgia Furniture, nationally known furniture makers, on […]

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Richard Winterton to Auction Heroes Medals

Richard Winterton to Auction Heroes Medals

An exceptional selection of military medals have been discovered recently on a valuation day and are to be sold on 2nd June at Richard Winterton Auctioneers, Fradley Park, Lichfield. The group includes a WW11 Distinguished Flying Medal to 1237627 F/Sgt. G.W. HOOPER R.A.F; Queen’s Sudan Medal and Khedive’s Sudan Medal with the Atbara and Khartoum […]

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Keats Love Letter for Auction at Bonhams

Keats Love Letter for Auction at Bonhams

The last letter in private hands from Keats to his lover Fanny Brawne has set a world record for a document by the poet when it sold for £96,000 at the Roy Davids Collection of Papers and Portraits at Bonhams today (29 March). It has been sold to an America buyer. The previous record was […]

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Paul Gauguin Print Sets Auction Record at Sotheby’s

Paul Gauguin Print Sets Auction Record at Sotheby’s

A new auction record for a print by Paul Gauguin was achieved when Crouching Tahitian Woman Seen From The Back sold for £577,250 ($924,466), over three times the estimate (£180,000-220,000), at a Sotheby’s in London. The traced monotype, or ‘printed drawing’, was fiercely contested by a number of determined bidders, finally selling to a private […]

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Hank Aaron 1954 Rookie Jersey for Heritage Auction

Hank Aaron 1954 Rookie Jersey for Heritage Auction

The Milwaukee Braves baseball jersey that Hank Aaron – arguably the greatest living hero of the golden age of America’s pastime – wore in 1954, the year that began his fabled career, will be the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions’ April 21-22 Signature® Sports Memorabilia Auction. It is expected to bring $200,000+. “Short of Babe Ruth […]

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THE ESTATE OF THE LATE DR. TANJA B. TARSEY – A CHEMIST WHO LIVED IN THE UPSCALE BAY POINT AREA OF PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLA. — WILL BE SOLD THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 29-30 BY THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH IN PANAMA CITY

THE ESTATE OF THE LATE DR. TANJA B. TARSEY – A CHEMIST WHO LIVED IN THE UPSCALE BAY POINT AREA OF PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLA. — WILL BE SOLD THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 29-30 BY THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH IN PANAMA CITY

Dr. Tarsey, a philanthropist, collected fine art, Asian objects, porcelains, silver, jewelry, more. (PANAMA CITY, Fla.) – The estate of the late Dr. Tanja B. Tarsey – a chemist and philanthropist who died in 2009 and collected fine art, Asian objects, porcelain pieces, better furniture, estate silver, fancy jewelry and more – will be sold […]

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Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art Auctioned at Sotheby’s New York

Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art Auctioned at Sotheby’s New York

Sotheby’s New York have auctioned the Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector achieving $8,397,649, almost double the pre-sale high estimate*. The auction was led by a strong group of over 80 pieces of Chinese porcelain and works of art, most notably A Rare Large Chinese ‘Famille-Rose’ ‘Millefleurs’ Altar Garniture bearing six character Qianlong marks […]

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Gene Shapiro Spring Auction of Russian Art April 16

Gene Shapiro Spring Auction of Russian Art April 16

Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC has announced their Spring Auction of Russian Art will take place on April 16, 2011 during “Russian Art Week” in New York City. Both the auction and a full week of preview exhibition starting on April 9th will take place at the company’s location at 506 East 74th Street, New York, […]

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Bonhams Auctioneers Appoint New Representative in Portugal

Bonhams Auctioneers Appoint New Representative in Portugal

Bonhams, the international fine art auction house, has appointed Filipa Rebelo de Andrade as the company’s representative in Portugal. She is based in Lisbon. Filipa’s professional experience includes an art curatorship at the Fundacao Oriente in Lisbon, where she collaborated with the building up of the collection, was responsible for all issues regarding collection management, […]

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