May, 2011

EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL AND SIGNED ON THE DIAL, REALIZES $32,900 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE SALE

EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL EARLY 19th CENTURY SIMON WILLARD TALL CASE CLOCK, 93 ½ INCHES TALL AND SIGNED ON THE DIAL, REALIZES $32,900 AT GORDON S. CONVERSE SALE

The auction was held April 23rd at the Sheraton Great Valley hotel facility in Malvern, Pa. (MALVERN, Pa.) – A gorgeous early 19th century Simon Willard tall case clock, regal at 93 ½ inches tall and signed “Warranted by S. Willard” on the dial, sold for $32,900 at a multi-estate auction held April 23 by […]

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Hart Davis Hart Auction Is 100% Sold, Realizing $6.3 Million

Hart Davis Hart Auction Is 100% Sold, Realizing $6.3 Million

Pétrus, Mouton, Lafite and DRC Achieve Top Prices (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart held another highly successful wine auction this weekend in Chicago, realizing $6,382,853 in total sales against a pre-auction estimate of $4,402,640-$6,593,490. Wines from Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Mouton Rothschild, Château Pétrus, and Domaine de la Romanée-Conti generated spirited activity from guests […]

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Bertoia to auction The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys

Bertoia to auction The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys

The Ronnie and Sandy Rosen collection of comic character toys is among the featured attractions in Bertoia’s big 1,480-lot auction to be held June 10-11, 2011. It took weeks to catalog the enormous array of beautiful toys, banks and doorstops chosen for Bertoia Auctions’ June 10-11 Toys with Character sale, and gallery associate Rich Bertoia […]

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Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

Portrait of Francois Roques to be Auctioned by Bonhams

A portrait of François Roques, the first outside artistic advisor to the renowned Fashion House Hermès, will be offered in the Russian Sale on 8th June at Bonhams, New Bond Street. Painted by Marie Vassilieff in 1930, the portrait is estimated to sell for £50,000 – 80,000. During the 1920s François Roques produced designs for […]

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Julien’s to Auction The Collection of Larry Hagman in Beverly Hills

Julien’s to Auction The Collection of Larry Hagman in Beverly Hills

Julien’s Auctions Gallery in Beverly Hills is to auction personal antiques, fine and decorative art, furniture, and memorabilia from the classic 1980’s primetime soap opera Dallas in California on Saturday, June 4, 2011. Larry Hagman, stage, film and television actor, producer, director, and charitable spokesman, is best known for his roles as the villainous JR […]

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Sotheby’s to Auction Part II of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection Arts of India

Sotheby’s to Auction Part II of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection Arts of India

Sotheby’s offers for sale Part II of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection: Arts of India, on May 31, 2011, This follows the outstanding total of £20.9 million achieved last month for Part I of the Stuart Cary Welch Collection Arts of the Islamic World which established an auction record for any Islamic work of art […]

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20TH CENTURY ART GLASS  TO HIGHLIGHT GROGAN & COMPANY MAY AUCTION

20TH CENTURY ART GLASS TO HIGHLIGHT GROGAN & COMPANY MAY AUCTION

Dedham, MA – Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers are pleased to announce the sale of the Jacob B. Noble Collection of Fine 20th century Art Glass and Modern Paintings, to be held on Saturday, May 21st at 2 p.m. The collection is comprised of over 150 pieces of mid century Art Glass, […]

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Titanic Hull Section to be Auctioned by Heritage Auctions

Titanic Hull Section to be Auctioned by Heritage Auctions

An actual 7” by 4” section from the hull of the doomed ship R.M.S. Titanic, modern history’s most famous shipwreck – consigned by famous author, Hollywood consultant and deep sea archeologist Charles Pellegrino – is expected to bring $4,000+ as part of Heritage Auctions’ May 21 Americana & Political Memorabilia event. A minimum of 10% […]

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Bonhams Announce Olga Malysheva as New Representative in Russia

Bonhams Announce Olga Malysheva as New Representative in Russia

Bonhams, the international fine art auction house, has appointed Olga Malyshevaas the company’s representative in Russia, based in Moscow. Olga, 25, is originally from Moscow, where she has worked for the past three years as the Advertising Sales Manager for Tatler Russia. Describing her new job, Olga says: “The Russian people understand art. And they […]

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RSL to Auction Antique Banks on June 4 in Baltimore

RSL to Auction Antique Banks on June 4 in Baltimore

On Saturday, June 4, when RSL Auction Co. presents a 499-lot selection of fine banks, together with a smaller grouping of antique toys, at Richard Opfer’s gallery in suburban Baltimore. The auction’s centerpiece is the John Jirkofsky collection. A longtime Midwestern collector, Jirkofsky is a member of both the MBCA and SBCCA, a reflection of […]

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Christie’s to Auction Art From the Estate of Ernst Beyeler

Christie’s to Auction Art From the Estate of Ernst Beyeler

Christie’s fine art auctioneers has announced the sale of the Estate of Ernst Beyeler, the late Swiss art connoisseur who was one of the greatest art dealers, collectors and curators of our time. The sale, which will include art works Ernst and his wife Hildy lived with at their private home as well as significant […]

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Bonhams Appoint New Representative in Ireland

Bonhams Appoint New Representative in Ireland

Bonhams auctioneers, has appointed Jane Beattie as the company’s representative in Ireland, based in Dublin. She started her new role on April 26th. Matthew Girling, Bonhams CEO for Europe and the Middle East, comments: “We are delighted to have secured the services of Jane Beattie. She will doubtless build on our presence in Ireland which […]

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