April, 2012

Christies to auction 20th Century British & Irish Art in London on 23 and 24 May

Christies to auction 20th Century British & Irish Art in London on 23 and 24 May

2011 marked an unprecedented year for the category of 20th Century British and Irish Art, with Christie’s realising the highest sale total for the category at the inaugural Evening Sale in November (£23.6 million), and setting the two highest prices for any work in the category when both Piccadilly Circus, London, 1960, and The Football […]

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Sotheby’s to auction over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva

Sotheby’s to auction over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva

Sotheby’s Geneva will present over 700 lots in its sale of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, on 14 and 15 May 2012. The two?day sale will be spearheaded by one of the most important historic diamonds ever to come to auction: The Beau Sancy. Commenting on the forthcoming sale, David Bennett, Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery […]

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Christies to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece consigned by the Akron Art Museum

Christies to auction Cindy Sherman masterpiece consigned by the Akron Art Museum

Christie’s fine art auctioneers will offer an acclaimed masterpiece by Cindy Sherman consigned by the Akron Art Museum, Ohio. All proceeds from the sale will be directed to the museum’s acquisition fund to allow for future strategic purchases that will augment the core of the Akron Art Museum’s strong Contemporary collection. Cindy Sherman (b. 1954), […]

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Christie’s announces Third Annual Green Auction. BID to Save the Earth

Christie’s announces Third Annual Green Auction. BID to Save the Earth

Christie’s International, announced the online launch of the Third Annual Green Auction: BID to Save the Earth, with hundreds of once-in-a-lifetime packages spanning the realms of fashion, travel, sport, design, art, entertainment and more. The highly anticipated online auction, powered by Charitybuzz, will be open through April 19, 2012, with the total amount raised to […]

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Christie’s to auction old books and manuscripts in Paris on May 11

Christie’s to auction old books and manuscripts in Paris on May 11

The next sale of the old books and manuscripts at Christie’s will be held May 11, 2012 and will present nearly 220 ancient books, artist books and manuscripts estimated between 1.7 million and € 2.5 million. Among the star pieces from the sale retain an outstanding illuminated manuscript of a Machzor (prayer book for Jewish […]

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Bonhams to host three June Native American Art auctions featuring collections of rare art and photography in San Francisco

Bonhams to host three June Native American Art auctions featuring collections of rare art and photography in San Francisco

Bonhams announce it will hold three auctions of Native American Art, June 4-5, in San Francisco: The Robert “Trader Bob” Bayuk Collection of Native American Art, The G. Lorenzo Fritz Collection of Historic Native American Photographs and a various owners sale of Fine Native American Art. The auctions cumulatively will feature about 500 lots of […]

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Bonhams to auction the Beedham Collection of early oak and works of art in Chester

Bonhams to auction the Beedham Collection of early oak and works of art in Chester

Bonhams will sell the Beedham Collection of early oak and works of art on 24th May at Chester, offering the most outstanding oak items to international collectors of this increasingly sought after furniture. The reason for the sale is that oak experts, Herbert and Norma Beedham, are retiring. However, Beedham Antiques will very much continue […]

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THE ON-SITE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF ALBERT CASSAVANT, FORMER ANTIQUE SHOP OWNER, WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL, 28, IN NEW LEBANON, N.Y.

THE ON-SITE SALE OF THE ESTATE OF ALBERT CASSAVANT, FORMER ANTIQUE SHOP OWNER, WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL, 28, IN NEW LEBANON, N.Y.

The sale will be conducted by Meissner’s Auction Service, based in New Lebanon, at 11 a.m. (NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – The estate of the late Albert “Al” Cassavant — a longtime and dedicated collector who owned two local antiques shops over the course of his long and fruitful life – will be sold at an […]

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Maynards Auctioneers Selected as GM Supplier of the Year

Maynards Auctioneers Selected as GM Supplier of the Year

Maynards Industries has been selected as a General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for 2011, placing it among the best global automotive suppliers. GM praised the award winners, including Maynards, for their “exceptional” client service and “outstanding performance”. GM began its global Supplier of the Year award in 1992. Winners are chosen by a […]

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