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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Oldest four-cylinder car to be auctioned at Quail Lodge sale

Oldest four-cylinder car to be auctioned at Quail Lodge sale

On August 17th in Carmel, California, an extremely rare, landmark automobile will be presented at auction by Bonhams. The 1895 Buffum 4-Cylinder Stanhope is the first Buffum automobile produced, the oldest four-cylinder car in the world, the oldest American car ever offered at auction, and the oldest gasoline-powered American car in private ownership. Created by […]

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Bonhams to auction important collection of Maseratis at Goodwood

Bonhams to auction important collection of Maseratis at Goodwood

Bonhams announce the consignment of an important collection of Maseratis for its Goodwood Revival Sale. The four cars, some of which have not been seen at market for six decades, come from the collection of the Hartley family, from the Home Counties. They are expected to realize several million pounds in total at the auction […]

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Bonhams auctioneers announce partnership with the Endurance Rally Association

Bonhams auctioneers announce partnership with the Endurance Rally Association

Bonhams has announced a new partnership with the foremost organisers of classic car rallies internationally, the Endurance Rally Association. Established in 1987, the Oxfordshire-based ERA is one of the longest-established and most experienced organisers of international rallies in the world. It has held more than 60 events over the past 25 years, in more than […]

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THE GLORIOUS 12TH CELEBRATED WITH AUCTION OF THE BEST OF ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH SPORTING GUNS & RIFLES

THE GLORIOUS 12TH CELEBRATED WITH AUCTION OF THE BEST OF ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH SPORTING GUNS & RIFLES

An exquisite and very rare rifle engraved for the Australian market with scenes of kangaroos and emus in the Outback is among 240 of the Finest Modern and Vintage Sporting Guns and Rifles which will be offered for sale in Gavin Gardiner’s annual auction which will be held in association with Sotheby’s. The sale, now […]

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Dorotheum to auction New Horse Guards from St James’s Park by Canaletto

Dorotheum to auction New Horse Guards from St James’s Park by Canaletto

New Horse Guards from St James’s Park by Canaletto, a rare view of the London landmark under construction in 1753, will be sold by one of Europe’s largest auction houses, Dorotheum in Vienna, in a sale of Old Master Paintings on Wednesday 17 October 2012 when it is estimated to fetch €2-3 million. In the […]

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