May, 2011

Severin Roesen Painting for Heritage May 17 American & European Art Auction

Severin Roesen Painting for Heritage May 17 American & European Art Auction

A magnificent 1850 still life by German-born American painter Severin Roesen, Still Life with Fruit and Flowers in a Landscape, is expected bring more than $600,000 as the central highlight in Heritage Auctions’ Signature® Fine American, European Art & Western Art Auction on Tuesday, May 17 at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. […]

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Stutz and Indianapolis Celebrated at Auction of Rare American Autos

Stutz and Indianapolis Celebrated at Auction of Rare American Autos

This year marks the 100th anniversary of both the Indianapolis 500 and of the car that was “born” at America’s most famous motor race. Stutz was an Indiana-based motorcar company founded in 1911 by Harry Stutz. Its first model, the brawny Bearcat, made its debut boldly entering and completing the first Indy 500 ever held. […]

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The Gentleman Collector Event at Heritage Auctions

The Gentleman Collector Event at Heritage Auctions

Selections from the extraordinary collection of the late Malcolm S. Forbes, lovingly displayed in the Forbes Galleries in New York for more than a quarter century, will be offered in Heritage Auctions’ “The Gentleman Collector” auction, in Dallas, on June 1. “The Forbes ‘Mortality of Immortality’ assortment of more than 100 extraordinary objects form the […]

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Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale May 31

Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Spring Sale May 31

Christie’s, will present its spring sale of magnificent jewels on 31 May at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. With a pre-sale estimate exceeding HK$550 million/US$70 million, this auction will offer collectors close to 300 pieces of rare diamonds, fine coloured gemstones and exceptional jadeite. Leading the sale is The Imperial Cushions, a pair […]

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Noel Barrett Announces May 21 Auction

Noel Barrett Announces May 21 Auction

Noel Barrett’s May 21 auction offers 714-lots, from fresh-to-market holiday items and antique games to coveted clockwork toys and salesmen’s samples. The Saturday event commencing at 10 a.m. at the Eagle Fire Hall in New Hope, Pa., will feature items from the collections of Philip and Ann Henderson, and Rex Horchem. The eclectic array of […]

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Drawings And Sculpture At Bonhams Modern And Contemporary Art Auction

Drawings And Sculpture At Bonhams Modern And Contemporary Art Auction

Bonhams presents an attractive selection of well-known artists in various media in the Modern and Contemporary Art auction on May 9. Taking place in New York and simulcast to Los Angeles, this bi-coastal auction boasts 165 lots across a variety of price points that will appeal to a wide array of bidders, both private and […]

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PBA Galleries to auction Runfola Collection of Charles Bukowski

PBA Galleries to auction Runfola Collection of Charles Bukowski

On June 2, 2011, PBA Galleries of San Francisco will offer at auction one of the finest private collections in existence of the literary and artistic work of the poet Charles Bukowski. Featuring a large selection of original typed, signed poems, a rare group of original paintings, and scarce broadsides and ephemera in additional to […]

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Sotheby’s Announces Spring London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Sotheby’s Announces Spring London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Sotheby’s announces the first of its 2011 London Sales of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. The auction will feature 343 lots and will take place in London on Wednesday, May 11th, 2011. Every item in the sale has been meticulously selected as an iconic example of its genre and in total the auction […]

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DISNEY ITEMS, HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA, TOYS, TOY SOLDIERS, TRAINS, DOLLS, MECHANICAL AND STILL BANKS, FOLK ART, ADVERTISING, WORLD’S FAIR MATERIAL AND MORE TO BE SOLD BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS MAY 20-22

DISNEY ITEMS, HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA, TOYS, TOY SOLDIERS, TRAINS, DOLLS, MECHANICAL AND STILL BANKS, FOLK ART, ADVERTISING, WORLD’S FAIR MATERIAL AND MORE TO BE SOLD BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS MAY 20-22

The weekend event will be held in the firm’s showroom, at #1 Neil Court in Oceanside, N.Y. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – A three-day weekend mega-sale featuring Disney items, toys, toy soldiers, Hollywood memorabilia, toy trains, vintage dolls, mechanical and still banks, folk art pieces, cast-iron door stops, advertising items, World’s Fair material and more will be […]

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Franciscan Sisters of Mary to Host Two Father Time Auctions in Richmond Heights, MO

Franciscan Sisters of Mary to Host Two Father Time Auctions in Richmond Heights, MO

The Franciscan Sisters of Mary will hold two (2) Public Auctions, Saturday, May 14, 2011, and Saturday, May 21, 2011, to sell unneeded convent furnishings of the congregation. The auctions, conducted by Father Time® Auctions, will take place in the convent, 1100 Bellevue Avenue in Richmond Heights, MO, 63117. There will be a special public […]

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World Record Prices at Heritage Sports Memorabilia Auction

World Record Prices at Heritage Sports Memorabilia Auction

The Milwaukee Braves jersey worn by Hall of Fame outfielder Hank Aaron during his rookie season brought $167,300 on Friday, April 22, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Signature® Sports Collectibles auction, establishing the highest price ever paid at auction for Aaron game used memorabilia. The auction totaled just more than $3.7 million, with a sell-through […]

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Valentino Rossi Motorcycle to be Auctioned for Riders For Health Charity

Valentino Rossi Motorcycle to be Auctioned for Riders For Health Charity

Bonhams will be auctioning a truly one-of-a-kind motorcycle offered in collaboration with the most successful motorcycle racer of his era, Valentino Rossi. As written about in the April 2010 issues of both Cycle World and Motorcyclist, a highly upgraded and customized 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 1000cc – the civilian version of the MotoGP bike campaigned by […]

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