August, 2012

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS MYSTERY OBJECT STEEPED IN HISTORY

RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS MYSTERY OBJECT STEEPED IN HISTORY

Can anyone guess for what purpose this mysterious object is for? Probably dating from the eighteenth century the hollow body is made from a gourd which has been moulded to shape and has Chinese script on the surface. The cover is made of ivory with a pierced tortoiseshell dome set into it. For those intrigued […]

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Christies to auction Recently Discovered Thermometer By Fahrenheit

Christies to auction Recently Discovered Thermometer By Fahrenheit

Christie’s announce that an original mercury thermometer, invented by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1714 and the only remaining example in private hands, is to be offered at auction in October 2012. One of only three thermometers ever created by the famous physicist, the others are owned by Museum Boerhaave, in Leiden, the Netherlands, and until […]

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Skinner to host Discovery auction on September 12 – 13

Skinner to host Discovery auction on September 12 – 13

Skinner, Inc. will host a Discovery auction on September 12th and 13th in its Marlborough gallery. The two-day sale of almost 1600 lots presents an excellent assortment of jewelry and silver, couture and textiles, paintings, books, musical instruments, furniture, and decorative objects. Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated Delphos Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork Estate Silver A […]

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Weschler hosts first Capital Collections Estate auction on September 14

Weschler hosts first Capital Collections Estate auction on September 14

Weschler’s first Capital Collections Estate auction of the season begins Friday, September 14th at 10 a.m. with a stunning selection of jewelry, American & European fine art, furniture and decorative arts, Asian works of art, and rugs. Exhibition preview will run from Saturday, September 8th through September 13th at Weschler’s Washington, D.C. gallery. A striking […]

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Skinner, Inc. to auction Fine Jewelry in Boston on September 11

Skinner, Inc. to auction Fine Jewelry in Boston on September 11

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of Fine Jewelry in its Boston gallery on September 11, 2012. The sale will feature over 700 lots of fine diamonds, natural pearls, colored stones, signed pieces, artist jewelry, and antique jewelry. The collections of New York gallery owner Joan Sonnabend and American sportswoman Hope Goddard Iselin are also […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to auction a 1 Acre Commercial Parcel Adjacent to I-95 in Fredericksburg, VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to auction a 1 Acre Commercial Parcel Adjacent to I-95 in Fredericksburg, VA

“This parcel is location, location, location being located next to I-95 Exit 130A and Route 3. Very seldom do you get to the opportunity to buy in an already developed area this close to I-95,” said John Nicholls, president of the company. “Use it now or hold until later, but be here and buy the […]

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Norman Rockwell drawings for Christies auction

Norman Rockwell drawings for Christies auction

Christie’s announce the September Sale of American Art in New York on September 25. Lead by two superb Norman Rockwell drawings, the sale features over 160 lots by eminent American artists, including Greg Wyatt, Mary Cassatt, and Mario Korbel, among others. Comprised of Impressionism, Modernism, Westerns, Illustrations, and bronzes, and with estimates ranging from $3,000 […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Auction Woodbridge and Bumpass, VA Real Estate

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Auction Woodbridge and Bumpass, VA Real Estate

“The Woodbridge home will make an excellent primary residence, starter home or investment property and is close to many Northern VA commuter destinations while the Bumpass property offers country living with all the modern amenities. Both properties offer new owners a great opportunity to own or invest in property that will meet their current or […]

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Apple-1 computer for auction at Christies

Apple-1 computer for auction at Christies

Christie’s is to auction a rare original Apple personal computer, now known as the Apple-1, serial number 22, directly from the estate of Joe Copson, a former Apple employee. Realised in 1976 by the Apple Computer Company, the Apple-1 machine was designed and each model hand-built by Steve Wozniak. His friend Steve Jobs suggested a […]

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