April, 2012

12th century carved marble basin tops Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale

12th century carved marble basin tops Bonhams Indian and Islamic sale

A 12th century Zangid carved marble basin from Syria, with a fine Kufic inscription sold today (24.4.12) for £193,250 at Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic art in London. The inscriptions contain references to water and its benefits from the Qur’an, “From it you drink and out of it [grows] the vegetation on which you […]

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Bonhams to auction American motorcycles from a private European collection

Bonhams to auction American motorcycles from a private European collection

A selection of important motorcycles from a prominent private collection has been entrusted to Bonhams for their annual Quail Lodge sale held during the famed Pebble Beach Car Week. Consisting of exquisite models from Indian, Harley-Davidson and Crocker, it’s the collection’s Crockers (acquired 12 years ago in the US) that are drawing the most attention. […]

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Freeman’s to Sell Historic USS Constitution Colors from the Collection of H. Richard Dietrich, Jr.

Freeman’s to Sell Historic USS Constitution Colors from the Collection of H. Richard Dietrich, Jr.

Freeman’s is to to offer for sale a unique collection of historic and rare naval flags from one of the most revered patrons and collectors of American art, the late H. Richard Dietrich, Jr., on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 6:00 PM. The auction will provide the unique opportunity to own a piece of American […]

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Freeman’s to auction three fine collections including Property from the Estate of Janet Brown,  The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William R. Wister, and The Collection of Virginia H. Knauer

Freeman’s to auction three fine collections including Property from the Estate of Janet Brown, The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William R. Wister, and The Collection of Virginia H. Knauer

Freeman’s to offer three fine collections in the April 30, 2012 Americana Sale including Property from the Estate of Janet Brown, The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. William R. Wister, and The Collection of Virginia H. Knauer. Janet Brown, a native of Philadelphia, attended Temple University and had the good fortune to work with Nan […]

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Bonhams announce weekly Asian Art appraisal events in San Francisco

Bonhams announce weekly Asian Art appraisal events in San Francisco

The Asian Art department at Bonhams in San Francisco is pleased to announce it will be holding ongoing weekly Wednesday morning consignment events at its 220 San Bruno Avenue gallery, starting April 25, from 9:30-12:30. The events are being scheduled to meet an increasing demand for Asian art appraisals being felt in San Francisco, according […]

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Gray’s Auctioneers Announce Fine Furniture, Paintings & Decorative Arts Auction on May 3

Gray’s Auctioneers Announce Fine Furniture, Paintings & Decorative Arts Auction on May 3

Gray’s Auctioneers’ Fine Furniture, Paintings and Decorations auction takes place on May 3rd at 11am in Cleveland, Ohio. Live online bidding for this auction is provided by Live Auctioneers. Comprising of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper, as well as fine furniture, jewelry, rugs, and decorative collectibles, Gray’s May auction promises exceptional treasure for every […]

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Cameo brooch gifted by Caroline Bonaparte auctioned at Bonhams for £51,650

Cameo brooch gifted by Caroline Bonaparte auctioned at Bonhams for £51,650

An intricate cameo brooch gifted by Caroline Bonaparte, the younger sister of Napoleon I that was sourced in Scotland was one of the highlights of the Fine Jewellery sale that took place at Bonhams on April 25th in London, New Bond Street. Estimated to sell for £6,000-8,000, the brooch realised over six times the pre-sale […]

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OVER 1,200 LOTS OF FINE ART, ESTATE JEWELRY, PERIOD FURNITURE, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE SOLD MAY 12-13 AT CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

OVER 1,200 LOTS OF FINE ART, ESTATE JEWELRY, PERIOD FURNITURE, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE SOLD MAY 12-13 AT CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

It’s the second auction to be held at the new location — 1330 St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans. (NEW ORLEANS, La.) – Over 1,200 lots of quality merchandise in a wide array of categories will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery, in just the second auction at the firm’s […]

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TheFilmportal.net & Max Legrand Cannes Announce Art Auction in Aid of TG Foundation

TheFilmportal.net & Max Legrand Cannes Announce Art Auction in Aid of TG Foundation

TheFilmPortal.net , a networking and business tool for Film Festivals Worldwide, presents an Art Auction by internationally renowned neo-expressionist artist Max Legrand, which will take place during the 65th Cannes Film Festival on 22nd May from 7.00pm, in an exclusive villa north of the famous “La Croisette” and its glamorous red carpets. A percentage of […]

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