March, 2011

Bonhams to Auction Brooch That Belonged to Queen Victoria

Bonhams to Auction Brooch That Belonged to Queen Victoria

A gold, enamel and garnet bodice brooch from 1830 that belonged to Queen Victoria will be offered in the Jewellery Sale, taking place on April 6th at Bonhams Knightsbridge. The finely detailed brooch is embellished with green and red enamel, set with cabochon garnets that suspend an elongated drop of a similar design. It is […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction the Evill / Frost Collection of 20th-Century British Art

Sotheby’s to Auction the Evill / Frost Collection of 20th-Century British Art

Sotheby’s London have announced the sale of the greatest collection of 20th-Century British Art ever to come to the market: The Evill/Frost Collection, a stand-alone three-part sale which launches with an Evening Sale on Wednesday 15th June 2011. This incomparable collection comprises outstanding works of the highest calibre by Modern British masters including the most […]

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Greek silver, Roman gold feature in first joint Heritage Auctions-Gemini CICF Auction

Greek silver, Roman gold feature in first joint Heritage Auctions-Gemini CICF Auction

A silver decadrachm of Athens struck 2,500 years ago, a silver tetradrachm of Naxos in Sicily struck circa 430 BC and a remarkable offering of Roman gold coins – spanning the history of the Empire – highlight the first joint auction held by Heritage Auctions and Gemini Numismatic Auctions, slated for April 14, 2011 during […]

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RARE LOU GEHRIG BAT, GAME JERSEY, SIGNED BASEBALL TO HIT AUCTION BLOCK AT REA

RARE LOU GEHRIG BAT, GAME JERSEY, SIGNED BASEBALL TO HIT AUCTION BLOCK AT REA

WATCHUNG, NJ – Robert Edward Auctions announced Monday that a trio of historic and valuable items tied to the legendary life and career of baseball icon Lou Gehrig have been consigned to the company’s upcoming annual catalog auction. They include a 1925-29 Gehrig pro model bat with strong use once personally gifted by Gehrig to […]

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Phillips de Pury & Company Opens New York Retail Shop

Phillips de Pury & Company Opens New York Retail Shop

Fine art auctioneers Phillips de Pury & Company announced the début of the New York retail shop at the flagship 450 Park Avenue galleries. The curated program reflects Phillips de Pury & Company’s expertise in design, contemporary art, photography, editions, and jewelry, and exemplifies Phillips de Pury’s role as today’s contemporary arts arbiter. London based […]

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong To Host 20th Century Chinese Art Spring Auction 2011 in April

Sotheby’s Hong Kong To Host 20th Century Chinese Art Spring Auction 2011 in April

Sotheby’s Hong Kong 20th Century Chinese Art Spring Sale will be held on 4 April offering a selection of 119 lots estimated at HK$117 million*. The auction will revolve around two major themes – Chinese abstract art and Modern Chinese sculpture – stimulating collectors’ knowledge and interest in these genres. The works featured in the […]

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Christie’s Hong Kong First Day of Two-Day Wine Sale Takes HK$53m/US$6.8m

Christie’s Hong Kong First Day of Two-Day Wine Sale Takes HK$53m/US$6.8m

Christie’s Hong Kong started the Spring season with its sale of Finest and Rarest Wines (Part I ) on Friday, 4th March 2011, with 91% of its lots sold, totalling HK$53,023,000/US$6,808,179. The two top lots of the day were both La Tâche – Vintage 1961 (6 magnums), each of which sold for HK$720,000/US$92,448. (estimate: HK$750,000-1,100,000). […]

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Christie’s Auction of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art features works of leading 20th and 21st century Indian and Pakistani artists

Christie’s Auction of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art features works of leading 20th and 21st century Indian and Pakistani artists

Christie’s South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art auction in New York will feature works of leading 20th and 21st century Indian and Pakistani artists, juxtaposing tradition with a contemporary edge. The sale presents an exhilarating array of important works and will feature celebrated Modern Masters Tyeb Mehta, Syed Haider Raza, Francis Newton Souza, Vasudeo S. […]

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Bonhams & Butterfields Auction of Salon Jewelry and Watches

Bonhams & Butterfields Auction of Salon Jewelry and Watches

Bonhams & Butterfields announce the March 21, 2011 auction of Salon Jewelry and Watches, featuring a five-strand coral bead necklace originally owned by Grace Sefton Mayer, a member of the infamous female pilot group the “Ninety Nines,” founded by Amelia Earhart. The stunning multi-strand necklace, passed through Mayer’s family to its current owner, boasts deeply […]

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