March, 2011

Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art Auction March 25

Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art Auction March 25

he live auction will take place on Friday, March 25 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern, with online bidding commencing at that time via Proxibid. Auction registration and pre-bidding are already available by visiting www.proxibid.com/cowans. Nearly 600 lots of pottery, weavings, paintings, sculpture, beadwork, baskets, Eskimo carvings, and more will cross the block during this live auction […]

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Phillips de Pury & Company BRIC 2011 Auction Highlights

Phillips de Pury & Company BRIC 2011 Auction Highlights

Phillips de Pury & Company fine art auctioneers, announces the highlights from its BRIC 2011 Evening and Day auctions featuring 203 lots with a low estimate of £7,280,500/$11,657,566 and a high estimate of £10,865,500/ $17,397,883.The Evening sale will feature 39 important works with a low estimate of £5,917,000 /$ 9,474,325 and a high estimate of […]

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Signed Photograph of Jesse James Offered at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Signed Photograph of Jesse James Offered at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

On April 5th Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will sell the only known signed photograph of Jesse Woodson James. The albumen print portrait, showing a bust of James as a young man with his hair slicked back and dressed in a suit and tie, is the most iconic image of the outlaw. James’ signature is exceedingly rare, […]

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Rago Auction Marathon April 8 – 10

Rago Auction Marathon April 8 – 10

The Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold a three day auction marathon on April 8, 9, 10, 2011, with two thousand lots in three days and no reserves on lots sold on Friday and Sunday. “It seems that we are offered more and better property to sell without reserve with each auction,” says Miriam […]

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Richard Winterton Auctions Japanese Cloisonne Box

Richard Winterton Auctions Japanese Cloisonne Box

A tiny oriental enamel lidded box has just been sold for £6k at a local auction The Japanese cloisonné box known as a ‘kogo’ dating form c.1890/1910 had been discovered on a valuation day at Richard Winterton’s Lichfield Auction Centre. Brought in by a local client along with other pieces of oriental works of art, […]

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Heritage Auctions Announce First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

Heritage Auctions Announce First Decorative Arts Event in Beverly Hills

An Italian Giltwood and Fabric bedroom set, attributed to Michelangelo Guggenheim, Venice Italy, circa 1890, and retailed by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Co., New York, is expected to bring $40,000 as one of the principal highlights of Heritage Auctions Sunday, March 20 Signature® Decorative Arts Auction, the first Heritage Decorative Arts auction to be held […]

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30,000 Toy Soldiers for Auction at Bonhams

30,000 Toy Soldiers for Auction at Bonhams

A vast collection of 30,000 toy soldiers accumulated by Dutch collector, Gijs Scholtens, is to be sold at Bonhams, Knowle, as part of its auction of Toys, Dolls and Soldiers on 5 April 2011. Echoing the historic journey of Stadtholder William III of Orange (later King William of England, married to Mary II of England), […]

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Collection of Antique Gambling Machines for Morphy Auction

Collection of Antique Gambling Machines for Morphy Auction

Morphy Auctions will be selling the late Bob Levy’s personal collection of gambling and coin-op machines over Labor Day weekend, 2011. The collection of 350-400 antique and vintage machines will be offered in its entirety in a Sept. 3 session at Morphy’s gallery, with Internet live bidding through Morphy Live and LiveAuctioneers.com. A renowned expert […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Jeff Koons Pink Panther

Sotheby’s to Auction Jeff Koons Pink Panther

Sotheby’s on 10 May 2011, will offer one of the most important works by Jeff Koons ever to have appeared at auction. Pink Panther from 1988 draws on many of the themes that have come to define Koons’ output and stands as one of the outstanding achievements of his illustrious career. The porcelain sculpture is […]

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