September, 2011

Freeman’s Asian Art Auction Realizes $8.1 million

Freeman’s Asian Art Auction Realizes $8.1 million

Freeman’s auctioneers have achieved another extraordinary success when a ‘double dragon’ white jade seal realized over $3.5 million, making it the highest selling lot in the biannual Fine & Decorative Asian Arts auction. The Qing Dynasty seal was sold to a bidder in the room by auctioneer and head of Asian Arts department Robert Waterhouse. […]

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Christies to Auction James Dean Letters

Christies to Auction James Dean Letters

A selection of personal handwritten letters by James Dean, which have never been offered for sale before, are to be sold at Christie’s auction of Popular Culture: Film and Entertainment Memorabilia in South Kensington on 23 November 2011. The letters are each addressed to Dean’s on-off girlfriend of two years, Barbara Glenn. They provide candid […]

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Early Photographs of Burma by Photo Pioneer Linnaeus Tripe for Auction at Bonhams

Early Photographs of Burma by Photo Pioneer Linnaeus Tripe for Auction at Bonhams

A set of the very earliest photographs of Burma taken by the British Victorian photographer, Linnaeus Tripe, are for sale at the India and Beyond: Travel and Photography sale at Bonhams in London on 4 October. This very scarce volume is estimated at £70,000 – 90,000. Linnaeus Tripe was a British army officer who spent […]

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Ketterer Kunst Announces Auction of German Avant-Garde Paintings

Ketterer Kunst Announces Auction of German Avant-Garde Paintings

Ketterer Kunst in Munich has announced the sale of German Avant-Garde paintings on 28 October. Max Schwimmer (1895 Leipzig – 1960 Leipzig), Herbstlandschaft, 1920. Watercolor and charcoal drawing This year’s offering focuses on works made from around 1900 up into the late 1930s. It will be lead by Hans Michaelson’s oil painting “Blumenvase”, carrying an […]

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