May, 2012

Financier/ Philanthropist’s Estate to be Sold at Auction to Benefit Charities

Financier/ Philanthropist’s Estate to be Sold at Auction to Benefit Charities

Hatfield, PA – Alderfer Auction & Appraisal is proud to present the Americana Collection from the estate of Charles H. Hoeflich. Mr. Hoeflich was a well-regarded financier and philanthropist from Southeastern Pennsylvania. He began his banking career at Philadelphia National Bank before becoming the president of Union National Bank and Trust Company, Souderton. He played […]

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Christies announce Spring Important Watches auction in Hong Kong on 30 May

Christies announce Spring Important Watches auction in Hong Kong on 30 May

Christie’s will present more than 500 of the world’s finest and rarest timepieces on 30 May with its Spring auction of Important Watches. DualTow Night Eagle lot 4731, estimate HKD 960,000 – 1,400,000/USD 120,000 – 180,000) offered for first-time at auction. Photo: Christie’s Images Ltd 2012 Valued in excess of HK$120 million/US$16 million, the sale […]

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Heritage Auctions to offer The Boss Star Collection

Heritage Auctions to offer The Boss Star Collection

The lifetime collection of prominent Washington, DC lawyer and art connoisseur Sam Stern will be offered immediately following the spring auction of Modern & Contemporary art on the afternoon of May 22, 2012. “It is rare to find a collection of such variety and depth with consistency in quality and appeal,” said Nick Dawes, Vice […]

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Bonhams to auction Year of the Dragon items on May 17

Bonhams to auction Year of the Dragon items on May 17

The Year of the Dragon, the most auspicious year to be born in according to Chinese culture, has come around again and Bonhams next auction of Fine Chinese Art on May 17 in London includes a number of dragon-linked items. Asaph Hyman, Department Director of Chinese Art at Bonhams, says: “The dragon is one of […]

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GoIndustry DoveBid Announces New Industry Focused Website Pages

GoIndustry DoveBid Announces New Industry Focused Website Pages

GoIndustry DoveBid’s services provide companies with end-to-end solutions for managing their surplus assets, recognizing value and maximizing their return on investment for the entire range of industrial equipment. These services include real-time market and on-site valuations, internal redeployment solutions, and multiple sales channels. The new pages will provide more relevant information for both buyers and […]

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FULL SHEET OF 80 CHINESE YEAR OF THE MONKEY STAMPS FROM 1980 BRINGS $135,600 AT THREE-DAY AUCTION HELD APRIL 19-21 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

FULL SHEET OF 80 CHINESE YEAR OF THE MONKEY STAMPS FROM 1980 BRINGS $135,600 AT THREE-DAY AUCTION HELD APRIL 19-21 BY PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS

The sheet was by far the top lot of the nearly 2,000 fresh-to-the-market lots that came up for bid. (OCEANSIDE, N.Y.) – A full sheet of 80 post office-fresh Chinese Year of the Monkey stamps, purchased in 1980 by the consignor at a post office inside the People’s Republic of China, sold for $135,600 at […]

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EUROPEAN DECORATIONS AND ORIENTAL RUGS FEATURED AT GROGAN’S MAY AUCTION

EUROPEAN DECORATIONS AND ORIENTAL RUGS FEATURED AT GROGAN’S MAY AUCTION

Dedham , MA – A large collection of European decorative works of art and an impressive selection of Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets will be featured at Grogan and Company’s upcoming May auction. The auction, which will begin at 12 noon on Sunday, May 20th, will be comprised of over 600 lots of American and […]

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OVER 400 LOTS OF ANTIQUE CLOCKS, ASIAN OBJECTS, FINE ART, VINTAGE TOYS AND MORE WILL BE SOLD THURSDAY, MAY 24th, BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

OVER 400 LOTS OF ANTIQUE CLOCKS, ASIAN OBJECTS, FINE ART, VINTAGE TOYS AND MORE WILL BE SOLD THURSDAY, MAY 24th, BY GORDON S. CONVERSE & CO

The auction will be held at the Peoples Light & Theater Company in Malvern, Pa., at 10:30 a.m. (MALVERN, Pa.) – Over 400 quality lots of important antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, toys and toy trains, period furniture, Native American and African objects, decorative accessories and porcelain will be sold at auction Thursday, May […]

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Newly discovered Henry F. Farny masterwork makes $362,500 at Bonhams Los Angeles auction

Newly discovered Henry F. Farny masterwork makes $362,500 at Bonhams Los Angeles auction

The May 1, 2012 auction of California and Western Paintings and Sculpture at Bonhams offered a wide array of important Western scenes, Plein Air, Society of Six and land and cityscapes. Simulcast to San Francisco. The highly-anticipated auction featured “Southern Plains Indian Warrior” by Henry F. Farny, which was discovered at an estate sale. The […]

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Skinner May Discovery Sale to Feature Antique Dolls, Toys, Ephemera, Books, and Collectibles on May 16 – 17

Skinner May Discovery Sale to Feature Antique Dolls, Toys, Ephemera, Books, and Collectibles on May 16 – 17

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host a Discovery auction on May 16th and 17th in its Marlborough gallery. The sale presents a varied assortment of antique dolls, vintage toys, collectibles, ephemera, and books, as well as furniture and decorative objects with more than 1200 lots on offer. Antique Dolls Over 200 lots of antique, […]

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PAIR OF LIFE-SIZE BRONZE SCULPTURES BY DYLAN LEWIS COULD BRING UP TO $250,000 OR MORE AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION SLATED FOR MAY 19th

PAIR OF LIFE-SIZE BRONZE SCULPTURES BY DYLAN LEWIS COULD BRING UP TO $250,000 OR MORE AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION SLATED FOR MAY 19th

The weekend auction will be held at the firm’s spacious gallery, located in Boynton Beach, Fla. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – A pair of life-size bronze sculptures by renowned South African artist Dylan Lewis (b. 1954), titled Leopard Crushing Serpent, is the expected top lot at an auction planned for Saturday, May 19, by Elite Decorative […]

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Rago’s to Host Auction Open House on May 8

Rago’s to Host Auction Open House on May 8

Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, May 8, featuring a talk by Dr. Robert Cozzolino, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art. Dr. Cozzolino will discuss the distinctive character of Pop in Chicago during the 1960s. In exploring popular culture source material, artists trained […]

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