August, 2012

Rare early Archers scripts, including thought to be Pilot episodes set to sell at auction

Rare early Archers scripts, including thought to be Pilot episodes set to sell at auction

A set of ten scripts dating from the early days of the world’s longest-running soap opera, BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Archers’ is set to come under the hammer at a West Midlands auction house in September. Of the scripts, five relate to the first few episodes of the show which started in January 1951, and […]

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Retro and signed pieces highlight Bonhams fall Salon Jewelry Auction

Retro and signed pieces highlight Bonhams fall Salon Jewelry Auction

Bonhams announce its quarterly Salon Jewelry & Watches auction on September 24 in Los Angeles, simulcast to San Francisco. The sale features an impressive selection of retro and vintage bracelets, necklaces, accessories and brooches as well as a strong selection of signed pieces by noted makers. Larsen, Jewelry Specialist at Bonhams, says of the auction, […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces the Auction of Historic Commercial Building in Loudoun County VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group Announces the Auction of Historic Commercial Building in Loudoun County VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., (www.nichollsauction.com) announces the auction of a 6,000 sq. ft. historic commercial building in the heart of downtown Purcellville – on August 25th at 11 am in Loudoun County VA. “This great commercial building is loaded with potential, located literally on Main Street. It will make an excellent addition to your […]

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Painting of Edinburgh Castle for auction at Bonhams annual Scottish sale

Painting of Edinburgh Castle for auction at Bonhams annual Scottish sale

A recently rediscovered painting of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street as it would have appeared to the Victorians is for sale at Bonhams Scottish Sale Part I in Edinburgh on 20 August. It is estimated at £100,000-150,000. The huge canvas – it is over 5ft high – was painted in the early 1860s by the […]

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JULIA’S ANNOUNCES LARGEST SUMMER SALE TO DATE WITH OVER $5 MILLION IN ANTIQUES & FINE ART

JULIA’S ANNOUNCES LARGEST SUMMER SALE TO DATE WITH OVER $5 MILLION IN ANTIQUES & FINE ART

Fairfield, ME ~ August 21-24, 2012. For over two decades James D. Julia, Inc. has marked the end of summer with the biggest and best antique & fine art auction in the state of Maine. Numbering over 3,000 lots with an expected gross of approximately $5 million, this will be their largest and most diverse […]

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Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

Bonhams has announced a furniture and decorative arts collectors and shoppers auction 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 art, as well […]

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Heritage Auctions appoint Caroline Ashleigh as consignment director

Heritage Auctions appoint Caroline Ashleigh as consignment director

Heritage Auctions announced that Caroline Ashleigh, former Antiques Roadshow and current HGTV appraiser, has accepted a position with the auction house as consignment director. Ashleigh will continue operating Caroline Ashleigh Associates, LLC from her home base in Birmingham, Michigan, using her internationally recognized expertise to bring in consignors and buyers from all over the world. […]

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Christies announces Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz AN ENGLISH TASTE auction

Christies announces Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz AN ENGLISH TASTE auction

Christie’s announces a new collaboration with renowned decorators and antique dealers Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz will take place in its South Kensington saleroom this September. The auction, Robert Kime and Piers von Westenholz – AN ENGLISH TASTE, to be held on Wednesday, 26 September, will incorporate a broad range of items: classic textiles […]

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Christie’s Hong Kong announces two sales of rare and important wines on September 8

Christie’s Hong Kong announces two sales of rare and important wines on September 8

Christie’s Hong Kong will present two sales of rare and important wines on Saturday, September 8, just in time for the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival. Offering over 750 lots, these sales will present both new and experienced collectors with the opportunity to purchase some of the finest wines to be offered in Asia. This superlative selection […]

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