May, 2012

Bouguereau’s Fishing For Frogs Makes $1.76 Million At Heritage Auctions

Bouguereau’s Fishing For Frogs Makes $1.76 Million At Heritage Auctions

William Adolphe Bouguereau’s 1882 masterpiece Fishing For Frogsrealized $1,762,500 (Including Buyer’s Premium) at Heritage Auctions on Tuesday, May 15, as part of the company’s $5+ million American & European Art event. William Adolphe Bouguereau, Fishing For Frogs, 1882. Estimate: $1,500,000+. The price set an auction house record, becoming the highest price-realized for a painting in […]

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Sotheby’s auction sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brings £12.9 million

Sotheby’s auction sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brings £12.9 million

Sotheby’s London sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brought a total of £12.9 million / $20.5 million / €16.1 million, more than doubling the pre-sale low estimate for the entire auction (est. £6,405,000-9,289,000). White and Russett Jade ‘Immortal’ Brushpot. Estimate: £250,000 – 350,000. Sold for: £1,553,250 ($2,479,453). Photo: Sotheby’s Leading the sale […]

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Bonhams to host Spring Watch Auction on June 12

Bonhams to host Spring Watch Auction on June 12

This sale features fine enamel pocket watches, gorgeous boudoir clocks, the personal watches of Houdini and Damon Runyon, and many fine examples of modern luxury wristwatches ranging from Patek Philipe to Rolex to Audemars Piguet. With such diversity, rarity and quality, the Bonhams spring watch auction will certainly be a highlight for watch collectors of […]

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Bonhams South Asian art sale lead by paintings from private collections

Bonhams South Asian art sale lead by paintings from private collections

Bonhams annual summer sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian art on 7th June in New Bond Street, London is lead by paintings from private collections. The sale includes works by well-known Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan artists such as M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, Avinash Chandra, F.N. Souza , B. Prabha, […]

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