May, 2013

1950s BRASS FLOOR LAMP BY LEGENDARY ITALIAN DESIGNER GINO SARFATTI LIGHTS UP THE ROOM FOR $15,930 – POSSIBLY A RECORD – AT NADEAU’S SALE

1950s BRASS FLOOR LAMP BY LEGENDARY ITALIAN DESIGNER GINO SARFATTI LIGHTS UP THE ROOM FOR $15,930 – POSSIBLY A RECORD – AT NADEAU’S SALE

The lamp was the top earner of the nearly 400 lots offered at the auction, held in Windsor, Conn. (WINDSOR, Conn.) – A vintage 1950s brass floor lamp designed by legendary Italian lighting designer Gino Sarfatti (1912-1984) for Arteluce, the manufacturing firm he founded in 1939, sold for $15,930 at an auction held May 11 […]

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Bonhams to auction automobiles at Greenwich

Bonhams to auction automobiles at Greenwich

The waterfront park in Greenwich, Connecticut, Bonhams will host its sixth annual motorcar auction in conjunction with the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance. Led by some extremely noteworthy highlights from Bugatti, Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce, the 100 car-strong roster – the event’s largest ever offering – will present an extraordinary line-up of automobiles fresh to market from […]

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Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Auction Jack Webb Built Home in Bowling Green, VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group to Auction Jack Webb Built Home in Bowling Green, VA

Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., (www.nichollsauction.com) announces the auction of a 4 bedroom Jack Webb built home in Bowling Green, VA – on Thursday, June 6, at 6 pm. “We are honored to have been chosen to sell via the auction method of marketing this magnificent residence,” according to John Nicholls, president of the company. […]

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MORE THAN 450 LOTS OF PETROLIANA, AUTOMOBILIA AND MORE WILL BE SOLD JUNE 22nd AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ CHECK THE OIL AUCTION IN DUBLIN, OHIO

MORE THAN 450 LOTS OF PETROLIANA, AUTOMOBILIA AND MORE WILL BE SOLD JUNE 22nd AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ CHECK THE OIL AUCTION IN DUBLIN, OHIO

The auction will be held on the second day of this year’s Check the Oil, Gas & Oil Show in Ohio. (DUBLIN, Oh.) – More than 450 lots of highly collectible examples of petroliana (gas station) and automobilia (cars) will be offered at a Check the Oil auction planned for Saturday, June 22, by Matthews […]

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Bonhams Spa Classic auction realizes €3.4 million

Bonhams Spa Classic auction realizes €3.4 million

Some of the fastest production cars of the 1960s and 1970s went under the hammer at the inaugural Bonhams auction during the Spa Classic weekend on Saturday 25th May, realizing a total of almost €3.4 million. Leading the way was Lot 20, a 1964 Ferrari 275GTB Berlinetta offered with well-documented period competition history, which sold […]

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FABULOUS MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE CLOTHING, JEWELLERY & SIGNED ITEMS AT AUCTION

FABULOUS MARILYN MONROE VINTAGE CLOTHING, JEWELLERY & SIGNED ITEMS AT AUCTION

With just a day and a half left of PFC’s May auction, competition is heating up for the stunning items of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia being offered. We have her very own worn burgundy wool bathing suit, pre-1950s and therefore owned by her before she became a star. Bids are currently at £2,000. A bustier in […]

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Bonhams Spring 2013 Hong Kong Auctions

Bonhams Spring 2013 Hong Kong Auctions

Defying a widespread concern that the art market might continue the uncertainty visible at auctions of Chinese art in the later months of 2012, Bonhams wrapped up its impressive series of auctions in Hong Kong from 22 to 26 May 2013. Bonhams achieved a very substantial sold total of HK$172 million, large audiences for the […]

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Richard Oelze Oil Painting Discovered by Clarke Auction

Richard Oelze Oil Painting Discovered by Clarke Auction

Peering out from under an old sheet, Clarke Auction art specialist Nelia Moore and owner Ronan Clarke then discovered what would turn out to be a long lost and magnificent oil on canvas by the German surrealist artist Richard Oelze. The large and intricate painting entitled Archaic Fragment was executed in 1935 when the artist […]

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Japanese Single Malt Whisky A Sellout at Bonhams Hong Kong Fine and Rare Wines Auction

Japanese Single Malt Whisky A Sellout at Bonhams Hong Kong Fine and Rare Wines Auction

Bonhams Hong Kong’s first sale of exceptional Japanese Single Malt Whisky during the Fine and Rare Wines, Cognac & Single Malt Whisky Auction held on 23 May at the Island Shangri-La Hotel was a roaring success with all 30 bottles sold at a few times their pre-sale estimates. Spirited bidding saw connoisseurs competed for these […]

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