February, 2012

THE LIVING ESTATE OF BRENDA McCARTHY, A RELATIVE OF MARGARET POLK, WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, MAR. 17, BY STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MS

THE LIVING ESTATE OF BRENDA McCARTHY, A RELATIVE OF MARGARET POLK, WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, MAR. 17, BY STEVENS AUCTION IN ABERDEEN, MS

Ms. Polk was the fiancée of the pilot of the Memphis Belle and a relative of Pres. James K. Polk. (ABERDEEN, Miss.) – History, legend and antiquity will all converge on Saturday, March 17, when Stevens Auction Company will offer the living estate of Brenda McCarthy of Tupelo, Miss., at the firm’s spacious gallery located […]

Read More →

Read More →

Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

Clark’s Fine Art Auction Showcases Artworks From Rona Barrett Collection And Other Estates

Southern California auction house Clark’s Fine Art announces a March 10 sale with artworks, quality furniture and decorative art. The 310-lot sale features several important West Coast consignments, including artworks from the collection of trailblazing entertainment columnist Rona Barrett. Proceeds from the sale of the Barrett collection will benefit The Rona Barrett Foundation, which provides […]

Read More →

Read More →

Sotheby’s to auction The Beau Sancy diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s to auction The Beau Sancy diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Geneva announce that its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels on 15 May 2012 will be led by the Beau Sancy, one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction. Passed down through the Royal Families of France, England, Prussia and the House of Orange, the celebrated diamond has been […]

Read More →

Read More →

Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

Doyle New York will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10am. Scheduled during New York’s Asia Week, the sale will present almost 800 lots showcasing the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings include pottery and porcelain, jade, […]

Read More →

Read More →

Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

Clars Auction Gallery auctioned a very rare, one-of-a-kind Tiffany “Aztec” Presentation Dagger on Sunday, February 19, 2012, as part of their February Antiques and Fine Art Auction. International presale interest by both investment level collectors and museums confirmed both the importance and rarity of this piece. Conservatively estimated to sell for $10,000 to $20,000 and […]

Read More →

Read More →

FOUR FINE COLLECTIONS COMPRISING OVER 500 LOTS OF ART GLASS, ROYAL BAYREUTH AND MORE WILL BE SOLD SAT., MARCH 24th, BY WOODY AUCTION

FOUR FINE COLLECTIONS COMPRISING OVER 500 LOTS OF ART GLASS, ROYAL BAYREUTH AND MORE WILL BE SOLD SAT., MARCH 24th, BY WOODY AUCTION

The absolute auction will be held at the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita, Kansas. (WICHITA, Kan.) – Four fine collections comprising over 500 quality lots of art glass, Royal Bayreuth, furniture pieces and more will be offered without reserve (everything sells, regardless of price) at an auction slated for Saturday, March 24, by Woody […]

Read More →

Read More →

World Record Setting $8.79+ Million Heritage Auction Comics Event

World Record Setting $8.79+ Million Heritage Auction Comics Event

Heritage Auctions Feb. 22-24 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction has officially become the single greatest comics auction ever conducted, realizing $8.9+ million over three days, completely obliterating the company’s previous world-record total of $6.03+ million set in May 2011. The auction garnered massive international media attention and captured the imaginations – and bids […]

Read More →

Read More →

Antiquities Saleroom announce Antiquities and Pre-Columbian art absentee auction

Antiquities Saleroom announce Antiquities and Pre-Columbian art absentee auction

Antiquities-Saleroom.com, a fully-owned subsidiary of Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, will offer 125+ lots of Classical Antiquities and Pre-Columbian artifacts as part of its March 3 online auction. The fully-illustrated online sale catalogue can be viewed and confidential absentee bids may be placed on any of the lots at Antiquities-Saleroom.com. Absentee bids are executed competitively against […]

Read More →

Read More →

Christie’s to auction the Hugo Collection in Paris

Christie’s to auction the Hugo Collection in Paris

Christie’s announced the sale of The Hugo Collection on April 4th. An important group of nearly 500 books, paintings, drawings, engravings, photographs, furniture and other personal objects, the collection constitutes a remarkable testimony of the lives of Victor Hugo and his descendant, Charles, Georges and Jean. Estimated in the region of €1 million, the sale […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top