August, 2011

Paintings by Artists Who Died in Obscurity for Bonhams Edinburgh Auction

Paintings by Artists Who Died in Obscurity for Bonhams Edinburgh Auction

Paintings by the world renowned Scottish Colourists, who never lived to see the fame they enjoy today, go under the hammer at Bonhams in Edinburgh on 31 August, 2011. Francis Cadell,The White Room estimated at £250,000 – 400,000 The four Colourists, Samuel Peploe, Francis Cadell, John Fergusson and George Hunter are now collected avidly both […]

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ORIGINAL WORKS BY JASPER CROPSEY, BIRGE HARRISON, MARTHA WALTER AND OTHERS WILL BE IN SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTION THURSDAY OCT 27

ORIGINAL WORKS BY JASPER CROPSEY, BIRGE HARRISON, MARTHA WALTER AND OTHERS WILL BE IN SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTION THURSDAY OCT 27

The sale will be conducted in Shannon’s gallery, at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford, Conn. (MILFORD, Conn.) – Original works of art by such renowned painters as Jasper Cropsey, Birge Harrison, Martha Walter, John White Alexander and others – plus a pair of original etchings by Rembrandt and a rare etching by the Italian master […]

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Bonhams Announces New Period Art & Design Auction Category in San Francisco and Los Angeles

Bonhams Announces New Period Art & Design Auction Category in San Francisco and Los Angeles

Bonhams has announced the addition of Period Art & Design, a new sale category to its monthly calendar. The inaugural sales will be held in San Francisco and Los Angeles on November 20-21. Bonhams & Butterfields San Francisco The sale, also held in the U.K., will focus on 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture, decorative […]

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Bonhams Fall Salon Auction to Offer a Diverse Selection of Jewelry

Bonhams Fall Salon Auction to Offer a Diverse Selection of Jewelry

Bonhams auction of Salon Jewelry and Watches on September 19 in San Francisco will feature a diverse collection of jewels, sure to appeal to a wide variety of buyers. The sale is simulcast to Los Angeles and is timed to coincide with Bonhams SoMa Estate Auction with Jewelry held the day prior. Pair of micromosaic […]

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Christie’s New York to Auction Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on September 15 and 16

Christie’s New York to Auction Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on September 15 and 16

Christie’s will offer Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, in New York on September 15 and 16 with over 550 objects across many categories and tastes, and many from private collections. Highlighting the sale is a very rare large and finely cast gilt-bronze figure of Vairocana (estimate: $600,000-800,000), which is an exceptional example of […]

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Sotheby’s New York to Host Art of Farming Event and Auction

Sotheby’s New York to Host Art of Farming Event and Auction

On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, Sotheby’s will host the second annual Art of Farming event to celebrate edible heirlooms and the art involved in their creation. Just in time for the fall harvest, this special evening provides a unique platform for local farmers, purveyors, celebrity chefs, and philanthropists to join together to support local agriculture […]

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Christie’s New York Announces Fall Sale of Classical Indian & Southeast Asian Art

Christie’s New York Announces Fall Sale of Classical Indian & Southeast Asian Art

Christie’s New York will offer an extensive selection of over 200 lots of sculpture, paintings, ritual objects, and works of art from India, Tibet, Nepal and Southeast Asia, on September 13. Several notable collections will also be featured in the sale, including The Burkhart Collection, as well as Property from the Dr. David Nalin Collection, […]

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Letter from Indian Resistance Hero to be Auctioned at Bonhams

Letter from Indian Resistance Hero to be Auctioned at Bonhams

An extraordinary and mysterious letter from a revered Indian hero of the first war of Indian independence (aka The Indian Mutiny), Nahar Singh, to a former Governor General of India, Lord Ellenborough, is to be sold at Bonhams ‘Photography and Travel: India and Beyond’ sale in London on 4 October. The letter, dictated in English […]

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Commemorative Coins, New Discoveries, Historic Medals and Aviation Awards to Highlight Bonhams Fall Auction

Commemorative Coins, New Discoveries, Historic Medals and Aviation Awards to Highlight Bonhams Fall Auction

Bonhams is pleased to announce the addition of a highly sought after five-piece Panama Pacific coin set to the September 4, 2011 auction of Rare Coins and Medals. Created to commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal and the workmen that created it, the coins graced the 1915 exposition in San Francisco in celebration of […]

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