December, 2011

Bonhams December Fine Jewellery Sale Realises 4.1 million

Bonhams December Fine Jewellery Sale Realises 4.1 million

Bonhams December 8 Fine Jewellery Sale realised £4.1 million with 82% sold by lot and 90% sold by value. Jean Ghika, Director of the Jewellery Department comments, “We are delighted with such a fantastic result, ending an exceptional year of Fine Jewellery sales at Bonhams. With sale totals up 70% on 2010 and the most […]

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AMAZING ARRAY OF ITEMS FROM TWO MAJOR CONSIGNORS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH, AT 9 A.M

AMAZING ARRAY OF ITEMS FROM TWO MAJOR CONSIGNORS WILL CROSS THE BLOCK SATURDAY, JAN. 21, AT THE SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH, AT 9 A.M

The auction will be held at The Specialists’ gallery, located at 544 East 6th Street, Panama City. (PANAMA CITY, Fla.) – An amazing array of merchandise – hundreds of eclectic lots in categories too numerous to list here – will cross the block Saturday, Jan. 21, at The Specialists of the South, Inc., in the […]

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Rare Books for Auction at Lyon & Turnbull

Rare Books for Auction at Lyon & Turnbull

On Wednesday, 11 January 2012, Lyon & Turnbull of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK will host its first auction of the new year, focused on rare and antique books. The sale will take place in Edinburgh as well as live online at Artfact.com. The auction boasts a large collection of rare books, manuscripts, maps and reports. Lyon […]

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Lyon & Turnbull Announce Auction of Blair House Ayrshire Contents

Lyon & Turnbull Announce Auction of Blair House Ayrshire Contents

Lyon & Turnbull have announced the sale of the contents of Blair in Ayrshire, reputed to be the oldest continually inhabited mansion in Scotland (the original Norman Tower is thought to date back to 1105), never rebuilt nor sold before now. Valued at over half a million pounds, the contents of the castle will be […]

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Tonya A. Cameron Auctioneers presents the Estate of Theater Critic Dr. Caldwell Titcomb and Other New England Homes Jan. 12

Tonya A. Cameron Auctioneers presents the Estate of Theater Critic Dr. Caldwell Titcomb and Other New England Homes Jan. 12

Tonya A. Cameron Auctioneers presents the Estate of Theater Critic Dr. Caldwell Titcomb and Other New England Homes on Thursday January 12, 2012. Featuring Mechanical Banks, Tin-Litho, Cast Iron and Wind-Up Toys. T A C AUCTIONS, headed by Tonya A. Cameron is a full service auction gallery specializing in decorative and fine arts antiques and […]

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HANDSOME CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA FROM THE LATE 19th OR EARLY 20th CENTURY GAVELS FOR $143,000 AT ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL, NOV. 17th

HANDSOME CHINESE GILT-BRONZE BUDDHA FROM THE LATE 19th OR EARLY 20th CENTURY GAVELS FOR $143,000 AT ALDERFER AUCTION & APPRAISAL, NOV. 17th

The Buddha carried a pre-sale estimate of $3,000-$5,000 and was easily the auction’s top lot. (HATFIELD, Pa.) – A handsome Chinese gilt-bronze seated Buddha statue, probably made in the late 19th or early 20th century and substantial in size at 20 ½ inches tall, soared to $143,000 at a multi-estate Asian Discovery Sale held Nov. […]

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TRADEMARK BARKHOUSE BROTHERS & CO. GOLD DUST KENTUCKY BOURBON BOTTLE SOARS TO $28,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE, DEC. 9th–18th

TRADEMARK BARKHOUSE BROTHERS & CO. GOLD DUST KENTUCKY BOURBON BOTTLE SOARS TO $28,000 AT AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS SALE, DEC. 9th–18th

The western fifth was the top lot of 144 bottles that changed hands. The sale grossed $250,000+ (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – A Trademark Barkhouse Bros. & Co. Gold Dust Kentucky Bourbon bottle, one of the most popular western fifths and one of the finest known to exist, sold for $28,000 in an Internet and catalog auction […]

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Xcntric Estate Sales Announce Tinley Park Auction

Xcntric Estate Sales Announce Tinley Park Auction

Xcntric Estate Sales in Tinley Park, IL Dec 29-31 for a kewl and kontemporary estate sale! FURNITURE: Counter height kitchen table and chairs, sofa sectional, metal bakers rack, 3 styles of bar stools, computer desk, contemporary granite top dining room table with faux leather parsons chairs, computer desk, bookshelves, pine queen head and footboard, Vaughn […]

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Glenfiddich Whiskey Auctions for £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

Glenfiddich Whiskey Auctions for £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh

A rare and exclusive bottle of 55 Year Old Glenfiddich commemorating and celebrating the 110th birthday of Janet Sheed Roberts, the granddaughter of William Grant – founder of the Glenfiddich distillery – and the oldest person in Scotland sold for a world record £46,850 at Bonhams Whisky auction in Edinburgh on 14 December. The previous […]

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