July, 2012

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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Original Star Wars Trilogy for Heritage Auctions Vintage Movie Poster Event

Original Star Wars Trilogy for Heritage Auctions Vintage Movie Poster Event

More than 50 lots of some of the rarest posters from the original Star Wars movie and its first two sequels are being offered at Heritage Auctions’ July 25 and 26 Vintage Movie Posters Signature® Auction. The posters, originally released between 1977 and 1982, are among more than 1,300 lots of some of the rarest […]

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