July, 2012

Christies to auction Captain Scott letters on 9 October

Christies to auction Captain Scott letters on 9 October

A newly-discovered letter describing the discovery of the bodies of Captain Scott and his companions on their famous fatal polar journey 100 years ago is to be auctioned. Written by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, the youngest member of the Terra Nova expedition and one of the 12-man search party who found Scott, the letter will be offered […]

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Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale highlights

Christies announce early highlights consigned for the Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art sale at Christie’s in Dubai on October 23 and 24, 2012 will include works by Paul Guiragossian, Reza Derakshani, Ahmet Elhan and Chafic Abboud. There will also be 6 lots sold to benefit Caspian Arts Foundation, a new educational initiative […]

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All That Glitters is Gold

All That Glitters is Gold

As the Great British summer and all the Olympic celebrations draw to a close Baldwin’s will be busily preparing to sell part two of the landmark Bentley Collection, the ultimate collection of British gold Sovereigns. Due to be held on the 27th September in London the second part of the collection will comprise approximately 540 […]

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ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS. Art Exhibition and Auction

ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS. Art Exhibition and Auction

Ascend Global Projects, Anonymous Gallery, and New York City’s creative community are honored to present ART, MUSIC, SUCCESS, a high profile group art exhibition, auction, and fundraiser featuring some of today’s most prominent contemporary artists and conducted by Phillip de Pury’s CK Swett. The event will take place the evening of July 25th at 2 […]

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Christie’s announces THE LONDON SALE

Christie’s announces THE LONDON SALE

Christie’s South Kensington presents THE LONDON SALE, themed exhibition and auction. The special extended exhibition, which will run for six-weeks throughout the Olympic Summer from 27 July through to the auction on 3 September 2012, is sure to prove popular with visitors to the buzzing cultural hub of South Kensington. Comprising a total of 167 […]

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Bonhams to host auction at Beaulieu Autojumble

Bonhams to host auction at Beaulieu Autojumble

Bonhams will be once again be holding an auction of Collectors’ Motor cars, motorcycles and automobilia at the world famous Beaulieu Autojumble. Held at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum, the Autojumble is the biggest outdoor sale of motoring items and paraphernalia in Europe. Already consigned are many interesting and eclectic cars, including a 1972 Ferrari […]

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Christie’s announces global sales of $3.5 billion in the first half of 2012

Christie’s announces global sales of $3.5 billion in the first half of 2012

Christie’s announces worldwide sales for the first half of 2012 of £2.2 billion / $3.5 billion, up 13% by £ (11% by $) compared to the same period last year (figures include buyer’s premium). This includes private sales of £413.4 million / $661.5 million, an increase of 53% by £ (50% by $) on the […]

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Christie’s to exhibit works of art from the Collection of Hubert de Givenchy

Christie’s to exhibit works of art from the Collection of Hubert de Givenchy

Christie’s announces a selection of works of art from the Collection of Hubert de Givenchy will be displayed in an exhibition in Paris from 11 September to 3 October 2012, during the Biennale des Antiquaires. The décor of the exhibition will be inspired by the 1708 series of engravings representing the Galerie de François Girardon, […]

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Bonhams to auction Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques on October 29

Bonhams to auction Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques on October 29

Bonhams has quite the sale in store for furniture and decorative arts collectors and shoppers on October 29 at its San Francisco showroom, timed to coincide with the separately-occurring San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. The Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts auction will feature various-owner offerings of European antiques, including more than 70 early works of […]

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