August, 2011

Bonhams Reports Sucess With Automobilia Themed Jewelry and Watches During Pebble Beach Car Week

Bonhams Reports Sucess With Automobilia Themed Jewelry and Watches During Pebble Beach Car Week

Bonhams report that its Jewelry and Watches sale, held August 19th during Pebble Beach Car Week at Quail Lodge in Carmel, Calif., brought engine-revving, above-estimate results. Automobilia-themed pieces saw particular success: a diamond and 18k gold Rolls Royce radiator wristwatch brought $7,076 (est. $3,500-4,500); a stainless steel calendar chronograph and bracelet wristwatch by Girard Perregaux […]

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Bonhams Announce the Scottsdale Sale of Exceptional Motorcars

Bonhams Announce the Scottsdale Sale of Exceptional Motorcars

Bonhams is to present the Scottsdale Sale of Exceptional Motorcars on January 19th, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. For its first-ever automotive sale during the famous Scottsdale Car Week, the 217-year old auction house has, in traditional fashion, teamed up with one of the best properties in the southwest, theexclusive AAA Four Diamond Westin Kierland Resort […]

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RM Auctions reports record $80 million in sales at Pebble Beach

RM Auctions reports record $80 million in sales at Pebble Beach

RM Auctions posted the highest auction results of this year’s famed Pebble Beach motoring week with a record $80,142,000* in total sales, including a select series of private after sales, and 88% of all lots sold. The impressive results tally – up from $67 million in 2010 – represents the highest auction results ever achieved […]

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Bonhams to Auction Cuneo Image of Golden Arrow Train

Bonhams to Auction Cuneo Image of Golden Arrow Train

Bonhams are to sell The Golden Arrow by Terence Cuneo in their Modern Paintings auction on 20th September 2011 at Bonhams Knightsbridge. The painting is estimated to sell for £40,000-60,000. The Golden Arrow was a luxury boat train that ran between London’s Victoria station and Dover. Passengers would then take the ferry across the Channel […]

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Christie’s to Auction Jade Carvings from an Important European Collection

Christie’s to Auction Jade Carvings from an Important European Collection

Christie’s presents Superb Jade Carvings from an Important European Collection, a sale of 36 lustrous jades from the collection of a European connoisseur on September 15 at 2 pm. This exceptional group was formed over the past fifty years and focuses on outstanding examples exhibiting stone of high quality, fine carving, and the decorative themes […]

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MF Husain paintings highlight Christie’s sale of South Asian modern + contemporary art

MF Husain paintings highlight Christie’s sale of South Asian modern + contemporary art

Christie’s announce the Fall sale of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art, taking place on September 13. The sale will present a magnificent array of works from the 20th and 21st centuries, featuring works by renowned modernists including Syed Haider Raza, Francis Newton Souza and Tyeb Mehta. Also featured in the sale are several works […]

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Leslie Hindman Fine Art Auctioneers to Open in Wisconsin

Leslie Hindman Fine Art Auctioneers to Open in Wisconsin

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, has announced the September opening of a new auction facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The new office will be located at 414 East Mason Street, situated in downtown Milwaukee across from the Pfister Hotel. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is the largest auction house in the Midwest and the new Wisconsin location will allow the […]

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Bonhams to Auction 16th Century Iznik Flask with Links to the Presidential Palace in Egypt

Bonhams to Auction 16th Century Iznik Flask with Links to the Presidential Palace in Egypt

A 16th century Iznik bottle flask from a private Belgian collection with an interesting history linking it to current events in Egypt is one of the top items in Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic art on October 4th. The flask comes from the family of the man whose company was commissioned to build […]

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Christie’s Present New York Fall Sale of Japanese and Korean Art on September 14

Christie’s Present New York Fall Sale of Japanese and Korean Art on September 14

Christie’s will present the Fall Sale of Japanese and Korean Art on September 14,, offering over 250 works of Japanese and Korean art. With over 100 lots, the Japanese section of the sale will feature Inro from the Collection from the Estate Catherine H. Edson, paintings, lacquer wares, and furniture, while the Korean portion includes […]

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