August, 2012

EMPIRE GASOLINE DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN WITH GREAT COLOR AND GLOSS TOPS OFF AT $10,450 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS SALE HELD AUGUST 3rd

EMPIRE GASOLINE DOUBLE-SIDED PORCELAIN SIGN WITH GREAT COLOR AND GLOSS TOPS OFF AT $10,450 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS SALE HELD AUGUST 3rd

The auction was conducted the day after the very popular Iowa Gas Show in Des Moines, Iowa. (DES MOINES, Iowa) – An Empire Gasoline double-sided porcelain sign with great color and gloss, 30 inches in diameter, sold for $10,450 at an auction held Aug. 3 by Matthews Auctions, LLC, based in Nokomis, Ill., on the […]

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Christies to auction Unique Works by Carlo Mollino

Christies to auction Unique Works by Carlo Mollino

Christies is to auction a collection of furnishings from the Casa Cattaneo designed by Carlo Mollino, the most sought-after Italian designer of the twentieth century, in the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design on 23 October 2012. Constructed on the foothills of the Alps, and benefitting from majestic views over Lake Maggiore, the […]

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Christie’s to auction a set of two Roman bronze genre statues

Christie’s to auction a set of two Roman bronze genre statues

Christie’s is to auction a set of two important Roman bronze genre statues on December 5, circa late 1st century B.C.- early 1st century A.D. (estimate: $3,000,000-5,000,000). Both approximately twenty inches in length, the sculptures each depict a young girl pursuing a partridge. The toddlers are positioned similarly, sitting on the base, leaning forward with […]

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EXTREMELY RARE MINIATURE GREAT BLUE HERON BY ELMER CROWELL SELLS FOR A RECORD $31,050 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC., AUCTION HELD JULY 15-16

EXTREMELY RARE MINIATURE GREAT BLUE HERON BY ELMER CROWELL SELLS FOR A RECORD $31,050 AT DECOYS UNLIMITED, INC., AUCTION HELD JULY 15-16

The Summer Decoy Auction was held in conjunction with the firm’s annual Swap & Sell event. (HYANNIS, Mass.) – An extremely rare miniature great blue heron made by renowned American carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) sold for $31,050 at a Summer Decoy Auction held July 15-16 by Decoys Unlimited, Inc., at the Cape Codder Resort […]

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