March, 2012

The Berwick Discovery Of Lost Movie Posters Brings $503,000+ at Heritage Auctions Event

The Berwick Discovery Of Lost Movie Posters Brings $503,000+ at Heritage Auctions Event

The Berwick Discovery of Lost Movie Posters – a trove of 33 classic and incredibly rare posters dating back as far as 1930 – many examples of which were thought to be lost for all time, realized $503,035 total, more than double its pre-auction estimate of $250,000+ to lead Heritage Auctions’ $1.93+ million March 23-24 […]

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Christie’s New York to auction property from the Pincus Collection of Abstract Expressionism

Christie’s New York to auction property from the Pincus Collection of Abstract Expressionism

Christie’s announced the forthcoming sale of an outstanding private American collection of Post War and Contemporary Art: The Property from the Pincus Collection. As philanthropists, humanitarians, and art patrons, David Pincus and his wife Geraldine, known as Gerry, enjoyed a collection of Post War and Contemporary art since the early 60s. Notable for the extraordinary […]

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Scott of the Antarctic farewell letter for £163,250 at Bonhams

Scott of the Antarctic farewell letter for £163,250 at Bonhams

The first of the farewell letters written in the Antarctic by Captain Robert Scott as he realised that he and his team would not survive was sold at Bonhams Polar Sale in London on 30 March for £163,250. It had been estimated to make £100,000-150,000. The letter, which was found on Scott’s body in November […]

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Sotheby’s announce auction of Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons on 17 April in New York

Sotheby’s announce auction of Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons on 17 April in New York

Sotheby’s New York auction of Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons on 17 April 2012 will offer a strong selection of rare and magnificent objects, many of which are emerging from private collections where they have been hidden for decades. Faberge Carved Lapis Lazuli Desk Clock Mounted in Gold, Silver, and Enamel, Workmaster Henrik […]

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Skinner, Inc. to host Discovery auction on April 11 – 12

Skinner, Inc. to host Discovery auction on April 11 – 12

Skinner, Inc. will host a Discovery auction on April 11th and 12th in its Marlborough gallery. The sale presents an excellent assortment of artwork, with more than 900 pieces on offer. The sale also features furniture and decorative objects that will appeal to both professional decorators and anyone looking for unique home décor. Studio Paintings, […]

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Rolling Stone Keith Richards Pontiac Convertible to be auctioned at Bonhams

Rolling Stone Keith Richards Pontiac Convertible to be auctioned at Bonhams

A 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak Convertible, which was owned by Keith Richards while The Rolling Stones were based on the Cote d’Azur in the 1970s, is to be sold in Bonhams Sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia at the RAF Museum, Hendon on 30 April 2012. 1950 Pontiac Chieftain Silver Streak Convertible The […]

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Christie’s New York announce spring Photographs sale on April 5

Christie’s New York announce spring Photographs sale on April 5

Christie’s New York presents its spring Photographs sale, on Thursday, April 5. featuring 350 lots, the sale contains exceptional breadth, reaching from the most emblematic images of the 20th and 21st centuries to those that have rarely been seen. The sale also offers an exceptional opportunity for beginning and seasoned collectors alike with estimates that […]

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Bonhams appoints Suzanne Davis as Deputy Chairman Canada

Bonhams appoints Suzanne Davis as Deputy Chairman Canada

Bonhams fine art auctioneers appoints Suzanne Davis as Deputy Chairman Canada. Ms. Davis will work closely with the Bonhams representatives and offices worldwide to offer Canadian clients exposure to the international marketplace with the company’s sales in London, Paris, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Sydney. Bonhams successful sourcing of consignments in […]

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Christie’s names Jinqing Caroline Cai as Managing Director China

Christie’s names Jinqing Caroline Cai as Managing Director China

Christie’s auctioneers has announced the appointment of Jinqing Caroline Cai as Managing Director, China, effective 1 June. In this new role Ms. Cai will lead Christie’s activities in China. Steven P. Murphy, Christie’s CEO, remarked: “The importance of China culturally and economically is profound. We are pleased to reaffirm our commitment to the clients and […]

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