April, 2012

15th century gold marriage ring unearthed in Worcestershire for auction at Bonhams

15th century gold marriage ring unearthed in Worcestershire for auction at Bonhams

A rare 15th century gold ring, discovered by a metal detector in Redditch, Worcestershire is estimated to sell for £4,000 ? 6,000 in the Fine Jewellery sale, taking place on the 25th April at Bonhams, London. The gold, marriage ring is engraved on the outside with the inscription ‘iea do re’ (Je adore), each group […]

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Sotheby’s to auction outstanding works by British, Irish and Scottish artists om 10 May

Sotheby’s to auction outstanding works by British, Irish and Scottish artists om 10 May

Outstanding works by British, Irish and Scottish artists will lead Sotheby’s sale of British and Irish Art in London on Thursday, 10 May 2012. The company is redesigning its traditional auctions of Victorian and Edwardian Art, and Irish Art and these sales will be retitled British and Irish Art: Victorian–Early 20th Century–Sporting & Marine–Scottish–Irish. These […]

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CIGAR STORE INDIAN CARVED IN THE 1880s BY SAMUEL ROBB BRINGS $94,400 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES SALE HELD MAR. 30-APR. 1 IN ANN ARBOR, MICH

CIGAR STORE INDIAN CARVED IN THE 1880s BY SAMUEL ROBB BRINGS $94,400 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES SALE HELD MAR. 30-APR. 1 IN ANN ARBOR, MICH

The three-day weekend event was held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor. (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – A rare Cigar Store Indian figure, beautifully carved in the 1880s by the renowned artisan Samuel Robb, sold for $94,400 at a three-day auction event held March 30-April 1 by Showtime Auction Services. The sale was […]

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Richard Avedon’s Nastassia Kinski And The Serpent for Heritage Auctions New York Photography Event

Richard Avedon’s Nastassia Kinski And The Serpent for Heritage Auctions New York Photography Event

A 1982 gelatin silver print of Nastassia Kinski and the Serpent, 1981 by famed photographer Richard Avedon is expected to bring $50,000+ when it comes to auction on May 1 in New York as part of Heritage Auctions’ Photographs Signature® Auction, taking place at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (Ukrainian Institute of America), 2 E. 79th Street […]

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Material Culture to host auction on May 5

Material Culture to host auction on May 5

Material Culture, the city’s popular 60,000-sq.-ft. showplace for antiques, textiles and handcrafted decorative arts, will introduce its new auction division on May 5, 2012 with a 500-lot sale titled “New World Orders.” All forms of bidding will be available, including live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.com. Material Culture’s wealth of experience and loyal following of […]

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Christie’s to auction the private collection from the home of the late Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor

Christie’s to auction the private collection from the home of the late Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor

Christie’s announce the sale of the principle contents of Mill Farm, Gloucestershire, the home of the late Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor. Known as ‘Paddy’ to his friends, Sir Patrick was a legendary travel writer and extraordinary war hero who was once described as ‘a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Green.’ Auction to […]

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Sotheby’s to auction A First Edition Japanese Vellum copy of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

Sotheby’s to auction A First Edition Japanese Vellum copy of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

Sotheby’s will offer A First Edition Japanese Vellum copy of Oscar Wilde’s greatest work, The Importance of Being Earnest A Trivial Comedy for Serious People in the sale of The Library of Jaques Levy, on 20 April in New York. Mr. Levy acquired the piece in 1946 and it has remained in his collection since. […]

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Christie’s to auction six works by Gerhard Richter at its Post-War and Contemporary Sale on May 8

Christie’s to auction six works by Gerhard Richter at its Post-War and Contemporary Sale on May 8

Christie’s announced the auction of an exceptional selection of six important works by Gerhard Richter at its Post-War and Contemporary Sale on May 8, 2012. This major comprehensive grouping includes works from the 60’s to the 90’s and is estimate to realize more than $40 million. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Farbschlieren. Signed, numbered and dated […]

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Christies to auction property from Mount Congreve, Kilmeaden, County Waterford, Ireland

Christies to auction property from Mount Congreve, Kilmeaden, County Waterford, Ireland

Christie’s and Mealy’s of Kilkenny announce the two part sale of property from Mount Congreve, Kilmeaden, County Waterford, Ireland in summer 2012. Mount Congreve: The London Sale will comprise a carefully curated selection of approximately 120 lots of furniture, paintings, silver and Chinese and European porcelain from the collection which will be offered at Christie’s […]

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