May, 2012

Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

Works by Joan Miro lead $1,277,413 Bonhams San Francisco auction

The auction of fine Prints at Bonhams, May 1 in San Francisco, simulcast to Los Angeles, brought an impressive result of $1,277,413. Leading the auction were various works by Joan Miró (1893-1983). The top lot of the auction was Miró’s One Plate, from The Prints of Joan Miró, 1947, a signed etching with intricate handcoloring […]

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Christie’s New York Latin American Auction Offers Works by Modern and Contemporary Masters

Christie’s New York Latin American Auction Offers Works by Modern and Contemporary Masters

Christie’s New York Latin American sale, on May 22 and 23, will offer an exceptional selection of works by modern and contemporary masters hailing from Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Colombia, and many other regions throughout the Americas. Rich in works from private collections, the two-day auction presents over 300 works by leading Latin […]

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300 Year Old Rhinoceros Horn Cup Headlines 888 Auctions Chinese Antiques & Asian Works of Art

300 Year Old Rhinoceros Horn Cup Headlines 888 Auctions Chinese Antiques & Asian Works of Art

Richmond Hill, Ont – 888 Auctions is proud to present its Chinese Antiques & Asian Works of Art sale on 24 May 2012 featuring traditional paintings, ceramics and bronze cloisonné pieces, jade and Tianhuang stone carvings, and exceptional rhinoceros horn carvings. A truly rare find can be found in 888 Auction’s first summer sale of […]

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AROUND 1,700 LOTS OF MILITARIA, SPANNING MANY GENERATIONS AND WARS, WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION JUNE 1st-2nd BY MOHAWK ARMS IN BOUCKVILLE, N.Y.

AROUND 1,700 LOTS OF MILITARIA, SPANNING MANY GENERATIONS AND WARS, WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION JUNE 1st-2nd BY MOHAWK ARMS IN BOUCKVILLE, N.Y.

The auction will be held live and online – at www.MilitaryRelics.com and LiveAuctioneers.com. (BOUCKVILLE, N.Y.) – An actual button from George Washington’s inauguration, an American War of 1812 chapeau (hat), part of a flag flown at the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of books from Adolf Hitler’s library seized by an American Major in the […]

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Garth’s Sixth Annual Ohio Valley Americana Auction

Garth’s Sixth Annual Ohio Valley Americana Auction

On May 18, Garth’s Auctions in Delaware, Ohio will host the Sixth Annual Ohio Valley Auction which features an extraordinary combination of all the best Ohio has to offer, alongside Americana and accessories including fine painted and formal furniture, stoneware, fine art, firearms, textiles and more. Rare Ohio stoneware churn, Summit County, Ohio, 1865-1880. Six-gallon […]

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Ketterer Kunst announces Special Auction New Leipzig School

Ketterer Kunst announces Special Auction New Leipzig School

With a special section in its auction of Modern Art and Post War/Contemporary Art on 9 June, Ketterer Kunst honors the works of renowned representatives of the New Leipzig School. “The works are of a remarkably high quality and impress the observer through their complexity executed with artistic perfection”, said Robert Ketterer. He continued: “Just […]

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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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