June, 2013

Bonhams wine auction at New Bond Street on 11 July

Bonhams wine auction at New Bond Street on 11 July

Bonhams wine sale at New Bond Street on 11 July offers one of the widest and most interesting selections of wine to come to auction this year. In addition to fine wines from the traditional areas of Bordeaux and Burgundy, the sale includes exceptional finds from Italy, Germany and Australia. Richard Harvey MW, International Director […]

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WELL KNOWN 20th CENTURY BRITISH ARTISTS SHINE OUT IN 25 BLYTHE ROAD’S NEXT PAINTINGS SALE WITH NEW ONLINE PLATFORM

WELL KNOWN 20th CENTURY BRITISH ARTISTS SHINE OUT IN 25 BLYTHE ROAD’S NEXT PAINTINGS SALE WITH NEW ONLINE PLATFORM

25 Blythe Road’s first auction on their newly launched iRostrum online auction platform will take place on Tuesday 9th July offering a selection of British and Continental Pictures following public viewing at their London auction galleries. Pictures will range in value from decorative works starting at £50 to higher valued works for the collector of […]

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Morton & Eden to Auction Chicago Collector’s Medals And Orders

Morton & Eden to Auction Chicago Collector’s Medals And Orders

Gallantry medals, Orders and Decorations collected by the late Peter Maren will be sold by specialist London coins and medals auctioneer Morton & Eden. The sale, on Tuesday July 2, will include some 175 lots from the collection and is expected to raise more than $500,000. Mr Maren wished his collection to be sold publicly […]

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Important sports and racing cars for Bonhams Quail Auction

Important sports and racing cars for Bonhams Quail Auction

The finest motorcars in the world continue to be added to what has fast become Bonhams’ most anticipated US automotive event in recent years: the forthcoming Quail Lodge auction. Leading the recent consignments is the very first Type 35 Bugatti – the prototype. This is in fact the very car in which Le Patron, Ettore […]

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Unseen Salvador Dalí paintings auctioned at Bonhams

Unseen Salvador Dalí paintings auctioned at Bonhams

Fourteen original Salvador Dalí watercolor fruit studies, previously unseen by collectors made their auction debut at Bonhams’ Impressionist and Modern Art sale in London on, 18th June. All fourteen lots in the series sold for the total of £726,700. The collection attracted interest from around the world culminating in battles between buyers on the telephone, […]

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THE CONTENTS OF GREEN GABLES – A STATELY VICTORIAN MANSION IN JACKSON, TENN – WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE JUNE 29th BY STEVENS AUCTION

THE CONTENTS OF GREEN GABLES – A STATELY VICTORIAN MANSION IN JACKSON, TENN – WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE JUNE 29th BY STEVENS AUCTION

Two other prominent estates will also be offered. In all, about 600 quality lots will be sold. (JACKSON, Tenn.) – The contents of one of Jackson’s stateliest and most historic Victorian mansions – Green Gables, at 1287 Hollywood Drive – will be sold in an on-site auction at the mansion itself, on Saturday, June 29. […]

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Skinner July Auction to Feature Important European and Continental Collections

Skinner July Auction to Feature Important European and Continental Collections

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts on July 12th and 13th in its Boston gallery. Session I of the two-day sale opens with The Bent Family Collection: Furniture and Decorative Arts from Quattro Venti. Session II features sculpture, pottery, and porcelain and presents The Harry A. Root Jr. Collection […]

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Bonhams New York Jewelry Sales Total $5.3 Million

Bonhams New York Jewelry Sales Total $5.3 Million

Bonhams realized nearly $5.3 million in the June 19 Fine Jewelry and Salon Jewelry auctions, with both auctions selling an exceptional 90% by value. The Madison Avenue gallery was standing-room only when auctioneer and Bonhams CEO UK & Europe and Group Jewelry Director, Matthew Girling, led the Fine Jewelry auction in the morning. Global bidders […]

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers discover Almeric Walter pate de verre glass birds

Richard Winterton Auctioneers discover Almeric Walter pate de verre glass birds

The French term ‘pate de verre’ roughly translates as ‘glass paste’. It is a glassmaking technique exploited from the 1900’s by the French Daum factory in Nancy. It involves coloured glass powder mixed with a liquid to form a paste which is then packed into a re-usable mould and fired to the desired temperature where […]

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