May, 2012

Bonhams sets world record in Part III of the Edward Wrangham collection of Japanese works of art

Bonhams sets world record in Part III of the Edward Wrangham collection of Japanese works of art

The world record for inro (traditional Japanese medicine cases consisting of nested boxes) sold at auction has been broken yet again by Bonhams in the third part of the Edward Wrangham sale that took place on the 15th May. With a sale total of £1.7 million, 82% sold by lot and 93% by appraise, one […]

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Potter & Potter  gambling memorabilia auction set for June 23

Potter & Potter gambling memorabilia auction set for June 23

On June 23, 2012, Potter & Potter Auctions will conduct its second annual auction of gambling memorabilia. A highlight of the sale will be a recently discovered set of duplicate books from El Patio, an illegal mob-run casino from Cicero Illinois. Louis Campagna, one of Al Capone’s closest bodyguards, owned a piece of the action […]

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Bonhams to host jewelry appraisal day in Knokke Belgium

Bonhams to host jewelry appraisal day in Knokke Belgium

Bonhams auctioneers will be holding a jewelry appraisal day at the exclusive Royal Zoute Golf Club in Knokke-Zoute, Belgium on the 21st June. Jean Ghika, the Director of Jewelry in the UK and Europe will be giving free appraisals and comments, “Bonhams have been seeing fantastic results for jewelry sales in London. The market is […]

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Garth’s Auctions Staff in a New York State of Mind This Summer at Prestigious Chautauqua Institution

Garth’s Auctions Staff in a New York State of Mind This Summer at Prestigious Chautauqua Institution

(Delaware, OH) – The week of June 25-29, Garth’s Auctions will be sending CEO Richard “Jeff” Jeffers and Vice-President Andrew Richmond on a roadtrip to the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state to teach courses at the prestigious Chautauqua Institution. Selected by Chautauqua as two of the 300 teachers, experienced in subjects […]

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Bassenge Modern Art Spring Auction 2012

Bassenge Modern Art Spring Auction 2012

Among the highlights of our upcoming auction is a watercolor landscape by Fernand Léger from the year 1921. The hilly landscape with two curving trees and a bright blue sky can be counted among the more uncommon images of Légers’ (8271). Karl Hofer’s momentous “Mädchen mit grüner Fahne” (8194) is from 1943, painted in the […]

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1966 Silver Surfer Panel Page Make Record $155,350 In Heritage Auction Comics Event

1966 Silver Surfer Panel Page Make Record $155,350 In Heritage Auction Comics Event

Jack Kirby and Joe Sinnott’s simply spectacular and iconic Fantastic Four #55, Page 3, Silver Surfer original art (Marvel, 1966) brought a final price realized of $155,350 – the highest price ever realized for a panel page of comic art – to emerge as the top lot of Heritage Auctions’ $5.49+ million May 10-11 Vintage […]

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Maria Mozgova Auction will Conduct an American & European Paintings, Lalique, Silver & collectibles Estate Auction on May 31st Featuring a Fine Estate from New Ulm, Texas

Maria Mozgova Auction will Conduct an American & European Paintings, Lalique, Silver & collectibles Estate Auction on May 31st Featuring a Fine Estate from New Ulm, Texas

On May 31st 2012 at 6:30pm in Houston, Texas, Maria Mozgova Action will conduct an “American & European Paintings, Lalique, Silver & collectibles” estate auction of the fine living estate of Mrs Wilma Bruyere from New Ulm, Texas. She was an avid art collector, and with the support of the very best art galleries in […]

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Skinner Science, Technology and Clocks Auction to Feature Important English Fossils on une 2nd

Skinner Science, Technology and Clocks Auction to Feature Important English Fossils on une 2nd

MARLBOROUGH, Mass – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Science, Technology, and Clocks on Saturday, June 2nd in its Marlborough gallery. The sale features an important 19th century English fossil collection, as well as several prominent antique clock and watch collections. Natural History Collection Featuring English Fossils The natural history collection featured in the […]

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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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