August, 2012

QUALITY CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS’ NEXT SALE, ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, IN MILFORD, CONN.

QUALITY CONSIGNMENTS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS’ NEXT SALE, ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, IN MILFORD, CONN.

200 works of fine art in many genres will be offered. The sale will start promptly at 6 p.m. (EST). (MILFORD, Conn.) – Quality consignments are currently being accepted for an auction slated for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers in Milford, Conn. Offered will be works from the Hudson River School, the […]

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Skinner Country Americana Sale to Feature Important Collections: The Private Collection of Cheryl & Paul Scott; Shaker items from the Collection of Jean Brown; Connecticut River Valley items from William Hubbard

Skinner Country Americana Sale to Feature Important Collections: The Private Collection of Cheryl & Paul Scott; Shaker items from the Collection of Jean Brown; Connecticut River Valley items from William Hubbard

Skinner, Inc. will host a two-day auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts at its Marlborough gallery. On August 11, 2012, The Shaker Collection of Jean Brown, Tyringham, Massachusetts will be offered along with maritime art and nautical antiques, Chinese export porcelain, glass, early lighting, rugs and carpets. The sale will continue on August 12, […]

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Canadian sword collection auctions for £242,350 at Bonhams Oxford

Canadian sword collection auctions for £242,350 at Bonhams Oxford

One of the best sword collections to come to the market in recent years – 150 Victorian and Georgian swords including one once owned by a British Prime Minister, Lord Grenville who was PM from 1806 -1807 – was sold on July 31st at Bonhams in Oxford. The former Prime Minister’s sword, Lot 224 was […]

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Bonhams 19th Century Paintings & Watercolors Sale tops £2M

Bonhams 19th Century Paintings & Watercolors Sale tops £2M

The July auction of 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors saw some excellent prices across the sale, with a total of £2.1 million, and a selling rate of 70%. Among the highlights were a world-record £289,000 for Philip Hermogenes Calderon’s iconic image, “Captain of the eleven,” a wonderful depiction of Victorian childhood. Bonhams continues to […]

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