July, 2012

Richard Winterton Auctioneers offer corporate collection of original artwork

Richard Winterton Auctioneers offer corporate collection of original artwork

Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield, Staffordshire will be offering for sale on 5th July a corporate collection of original artwork. Artists represented will include Peter Kuhfeld, Vida Gabor, Jean Chaleye, Saulin, Sue Ryder, Rex Preston, Charles Wyatt Warren, James Brereton, Dennis Syrett, C.T. Bale, Victor Elford, C.W. Bouter and Byron Howard. Illustrated is a monumental […]

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Hart Davis Hart Sells $4.3 Million at Auction Bringing Total Sales in the First Half of 2012 to $14.96 Million

Hart Davis Hart Sells $4.3 Million at Auction Bringing Total Sales in the First Half of 2012 to $14.96 Million

(Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart closed the first half of the year with a successful two-day auction this weekend, realizing $4,298,523 against a pre-sale estimate of $3,008,470-$4,298,523. Bidders participated from 36 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Singapore, South […]

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Freddie Mercury costume auctioned at Bonhams

Freddie Mercury costume auctioned at Bonhams

Freddie Mercury’s black and white harlequin stage costume sold for £22,500 at Bonhams Entertainment Memorabilia sale on Tuesday 3rd July, in London. Bidders competed fiercely for the iconic costume, pushing the final price well above the pre-sale estimate of £8,000 – 12,000. The Queen singer’s memorable costumes reflected his artistic nature and were central to […]

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Bonhams announce charity auction in memory of Henry Surtees

Bonhams announce charity auction in memory of Henry Surtees

Bonhams is honored to have been chosen to conduct a charity sale in memory of the late son of ex-Formula 1 and 500cc motorcycle world champion John Surtees. Widely tipped as a star of the future, Henry Surtees was tragically killed in a freak accident while driving in the new Formula 2 class at Brands […]

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THREE CERAMIC PITCHERS BY PABLO PICASSO, TWO STERLING COMMUNION CHALICES, FINE ART AND MORE WILL BE SOLD BY CRESCENT CITY, JULY 14-15

THREE CERAMIC PITCHERS BY PABLO PICASSO, TWO STERLING COMMUNION CHALICES, FINE ART AND MORE WILL BE SOLD BY CRESCENT CITY, JULY 14-15

Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso, two sterling Communion chalices (one gilt-washed), fine art by noted painters such as Peter Pierobon and Jean Charles Blais, an early 19th century French gilt and patinated bronze mantel clock and more will cross the block July 14-15 at Crescent City Auction Gallery. It […]

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Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams auction to feature Aisan Art and Silver on July 22-23

Bonhams is presenting a large selection of about 300 lots of Asian art in its Period Art & Design auction, July 22-23 in San Francisco. The sale will also include offerings in the categories of Silver, Pacific Voyages & Hawaiiana, European Paintings, American Art, Modern & Contemporary Art, Prints, Native American Art, Wine, Rugs and […]

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Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

Bonhams to auction Richard Dadd asylum portrait

A delicate and incisive portrait by one of Britain’s most infamous artists will be on sale at Bonhams 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours sale on 11th July, in London. ‘Portrait of Mr. George Bailey’ is a great example of Richard Dadd’s mastery of watercolour. It was painted in the same year as his masterpiece […]

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Rago to auction Christopher Forbes Collection of American Arts and Crafts

Rago to auction Christopher Forbes Collection of American Arts and Crafts

Christopher Forbes is to auction his collection of Roycroft furnishings and metal ware, as well as other property from his two houses in Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo Mountainss at Rago’s on October 27, 2012. Among the Roycroft property for sale is a one-of-a-kind chair made by Dard Hunter. Illustrated in the 1994 “Head, Heart and […]

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Moran’s Antiques Auction July 24

Moran’s Antiques Auction July 24

John Moran Auctioneers announce their July 24th antiques auction featuring early to mid – 20th century design, including Art Deco, clocks, 19th and early 20th century Continental furniture and decorative arts, and Americana. Leading the latter category is a Colt ‘Peacemaker’ revolver that was carried in the Battle of San Juan Hill in the Spanish […]

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