January, 2013

Bonhams to auction Chagall’s unseen flowers

Bonhams to auction Chagall’s unseen flowers

Two charming flower paintings, perfect for Valentine’s Day gifts will be among the highlights of Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art sale on Tuesday 5th February at New Bond Street, London. Lasting longer than a bunch of fresh flowers, Marc Chagall’s ‘Petit bouquet’ (estimated £8,000 – 12,000) and Reuven Rubin’s ‘Delphinium’ (estimated £40,000 – 60,000) make […]

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Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

Heritage Auctions Offers 1,600+ Eclectic Lots Of Art, Antiques And Collectibles

More than 1,600 eclectic lots from a limited edition Dunhill-Namiki Motorities Maki-E fountain pen (estimate $35,000+) to a motorized Bugatti model car (estimate $2,000+) to a collection dedicated to the history of ballooning — come together Feb. 23-24 in Heritage Auctions’ annual Estate Signature® Auction at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. The […]

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Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Visual Art Exchange Love of Art Auction and Gala

Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (http://www.mmipublicrelations.com), a full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm will sponsor Visual Art Exchange’s (VAE) upcoming For The Love Of Art auction and gala. Held Saturday, Feb. 2, the silent auction begins at 5 p.m., with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., coffee and dessert at […]

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Bonhams announce charity auction to benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

Bonhams announce charity auction to benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

Bonhams announce a charity auction to benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education supporting art and music education in L.a. public schools on February 22 at Bonhams Los Angeles. The 10-foot tall Gibson guitar art sculptures that have lined THE SUNSET STRIP will end their year-long tour on Friday, February 22 when they are auctioned […]

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Christie’s online auction series to benefit the Andy Warhol Foundation

Christie’s online auction series to benefit the Andy Warhol Foundation

Christie’s announced an online auction series to benefit the Andy Warhol Foundation. For one week, from Tuesday, February 26 through Tuesday, March 5, collectors around the world will have the opportunity to log in and bid online for 125 paintings, drawings, photographs and prints by Pop Art’s reigning superstar, Andy Warhol. The auction will feature […]

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Barn find Aston Martin DB5 for Bonhams auction

Barn find Aston Martin DB5 for Bonhams auction

An original-condition, ‘barn-find’ Aston Martin DB5 Sports Saloon is an early consignment for the 14th annual Bonhams sale of Aston Martin and Lagonda motor cars at the factory’s Works department in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK, on Saturday 18th May. The 1964 model, with less than 48,000 miles on the clock, is offered from a deceased […]

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Rare 1964 letter from Lennon’s Aunt ‘Mimi’ Smith set to sell at Cuttlestones auction

Rare 1964 letter from Lennon’s Aunt ‘Mimi’ Smith set to sell at Cuttlestones auction

A letter penned by the maternal aunt of one of music’s most enduring legends is set to sell at auction on the 15th February 2013. Mary Elizabeth ‘Mimi’ Smith played a huge part in John Lennon’s early life; taking custody of the young John when his mother – her younger sister Julia – remarried and […]

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James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

James Edward Buttersworth Painting Brings $398,500 At Bonhams New York Auction

A James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894) painting entitled Flying Cloud on her record breaking voyage to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89-days, April 20th 1854 nearly doubled its pre-sale low estimate to sell for $398,500 at Bonhams Important Maritime Paintings & Decorative Arts on January 25. A bidding war brewed in the crowded saleroom, and […]

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A DINING TABLE – AN ARCHITECTURAL GEM TO BE AUCTIONED BY RICHARD WINTERTON

A DINING TABLE – AN ARCHITECTURAL GEM TO BE AUCTIONED BY RICHARD WINTERTON

An unusual dining table designed by one of the world’s most celebrated contemporary architects has recently come to light. ‘Nomos’ table made by Techno The futuristic looking table consists of a weighty plate glass top supported on a chromed metal base. If the design looks vaguely familiar then it is – think of London’s infamous […]

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Bonhams to auction original painting of Chinese girl by Tretchikoff

Bonhams to auction original painting of Chinese girl by Tretchikoff

‘Chinese Girl’, the most iconic work of Vladimir Tretchikoff – the Russian émigré who settled in South Africa – will be sold at Bonhams South African art sale on 20th March 2013 for an estimated £300,000 to £500,000. Said to be the most widely reproduced and recognizable picture in the world, from the 1950s prints […]

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Autographs from sporting stars of the 1930’s to come under hammer in February

Autographs from sporting stars of the 1930’s to come under hammer in February

A significant collection comprising the signatures of many prominent cricket, rugby, golf and tennis stars of the 1930s is part of the impressive sporting memorabilia section of next month’s Specialist Collectors Sale at Cuttlestones’ Wolverhampton Auction Rooms. Contained within a single album, sporting luminaries such as 1935 Wimbledon Champion Fred Perry, the 1935-36 New Zealand […]

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W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

W. H. Auden poem manuscript Stop all the Clocks to be auctioned at Bonhams

The manuscript of W. H. Auden’s famous poem Stop all the Clocks is to be sold in Part I of the Roy Davids Collection Part III: Poetry: Poetical Manuscripts and Portraits of Poets at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 10 April. It is estimated at £6,000-8,000. The work became known around the world when it […]

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