April, 2013

MAGNIFICENT ARRAY OF ESTATE JEWELRY, ARTWORK, BRONZES, SILVER AND CHINESE WORKS WILL BE AUCTIONED ON MAY 11 BY ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS

MAGNIFICENT ARRAY OF ESTATE JEWELRY, ARTWORK, BRONZES, SILVER AND CHINESE WORKS WILL BE AUCTIONED ON MAY 11 BY ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS

The event will be held in the firm’s gallery at the Quantum Town Center in Boynton Beach, Fla. (BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – A magnificent selection of estate jewelry, fine artwork, bronzes, sterling silver and Chinese works will cross the auction block on Saturday, May 11, at Elite Decorative Arts, in the firm’s gallery located at […]

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Rare Film of Paul von Hindenberg Discovered

Rare Film of Paul von Hindenberg Discovered

(Lincoln, UK) Unique Auctions Fine Antiques & Collectors sale on Sunday 28t April (9am GMT) includes a rare film of Paul von Hindenburg, Prussian-German field marshal who later became the second President of Germany. The film was discovered along with other film footage in a collection of German ephemera mainly from the 1930s. The film […]

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Samuel Peploe Paintings Auctioned at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Samuel Peploe Paintings Auctioned at Bonhams in Edinburgh

Five paintings by the world renowned Scottish colourist Samuel Peploe made just short of £1,000,0000 at Bonhams Scottish Art sale in Edinburgh on 17 April. Still Life, Roses and Chinese Blue, made £349, 250, ‘Blue & White Vase, Roses, Melon and Orange sold for £277,250 and Stlll Life was bought for £181,250. The first two […]

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Bonhams Offer an Eclectic Selection of Fine wines and Spirits at Hong Kong Auction in May

Bonhams Offer an Eclectic Selection of Fine wines and Spirits at Hong Kong Auction in May

The Bonhams Hong Kong 2013 Spring Fine & Rare Wines, Cognac and Whisky Auction offers an exceptional selection of fine and rare wines and spirits from around the world. A total of 450 lots with an estimate of HK$12 million will go to block on 23 May at the Island Shangri-La Hotel. In the fine […]

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Cartier Art Deco Ruby and Diamond Necklace Headlines Bonhams Hong Kong 2013 Spring Fine Jewelry & Jadeite Auction

Cartier Art Deco Ruby and Diamond Necklace Headlines Bonhams Hong Kong 2013 Spring Fine Jewelry & Jadeite Auction

The Bonhams Hong Kong 2013 Spring Fine Jewelry & Jadeite Auction held on 25 May at the Island Ballroom of the Island Shangri-La Hotel offers sparks of marvels that will entice collectors and aficionados alike. Headlining the sale is Lot 1092, a magnificent art deco ruby and diamond necklace, by Cartier, circa 1925, with an […]

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Bonhams New York Diamond Sales total over $5.3 million

Bonhams New York Diamond Sales total over $5.3 million

Bonhams Madison Avenue salesroom was buzzing on April 15 with two highly anticipated auctions, A Prominent Collection of Fine Jewelry consisting of eighty-two exquisite pieces from a private collector, and a subsequent auction of Fine Jewelry consisting of 182 fashionable pieces sourced from various owners. A record number of international telephone bidders as well as […]

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$4,750 CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER INSCRIBED 1851 NAVY REVOLVER AND $3,000 WWII COLT 1911A1 PISTOL ARE TOP LOTS AT CORDIER’S MARCH 24, 2013 FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

$4,750 CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER INSCRIBED 1851 NAVY REVOLVER AND $3,000 WWII COLT 1911A1 PISTOL ARE TOP LOTS AT CORDIER’S MARCH 24, 2013 FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

A rare Confederate Officer inscribed Civil War revolver realized $4,750 and a World War II Colt 1911A1 pistol saw $3,000 in Cordier Auction’s Firearms & Militaria auction held on March 24, 2013. Approximately 164 bidders were registered in the room. Additionally, more than 1,150 bidders were pre-registered to bid via the internet. Prices were strong […]

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Canterbury Auction Galleries to Auction Chinese Vase From Chester Beatty Collection

Canterbury Auction Galleries to Auction Chinese Vase From Chester Beatty Collection

A rare Ming vase once in the collection of millionaire mining magnate, philanthropist and famed collector Sir Alfred Chester Beatty will be one of the highlights of the Two Day sale at The Canterbury Auction Galleries on April 16-17. The blue and white porcelain Guan vase was made in Jingdezhen, the name indicating its shape, […]

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Montegrappa fountain pen honoring Bruce Lee on auction at Bonhams

Montegrappa fountain pen honoring Bruce Lee on auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is to offer a selection of pens, in its Fine Writing Instruments auction to be held June 11. The leading lot of the auction is a Montegrappa “The Dragon 2010 Bruce Lee 18 Karat Yellow Gold Limited Edition 88 Fountain Pen,” estimated at $30,000-50,000. The pen, which honors one of the greatest icons of […]

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