June, 2013

Fine Asian Art Auction, June 13th, 7pm CST in Chiicago

Fine Asian Art Auction, June 13th, 7pm CST in Chiicago

CHICAGO – Imperial Auctioneers, will conduct an auction of Fine Chinese Jades, Paintings and Bronzes on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 beginning at 7PM CST. Highlights of the auction include a fine and varied selection of both Antique and Contemporary Chinese paintings. Among the contemporary paintings is lot 44, a fine work from the hand of […]

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CENTURIES-OLD ANTIQUES AND MODERN ART FROM THE ESTATE OF GEORGE POTTER, JR., WILL BE SOLD BY DIRK SOULIS AUCTIONS IN KANSAS CITY, MO.

CENTURIES-OLD ANTIQUES AND MODERN ART FROM THE ESTATE OF GEORGE POTTER, JR., WILL BE SOLD BY DIRK SOULIS AUCTIONS IN KANSAS CITY, MO.

The June 20-22 event will be preceded by a benefit preview opening for the Great Plains SPCA, scheduled for Thursday, June 13, from 3-8 p.m. Admission to the benefit preview opening is $20. (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Hundreds of centuries-old antiques and examples of modern art from the estate of George Potter, Jr., a Renaissance […]

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THE INAUGURAL MILITARY SALE  –  A Fresh Format For Medals and Militaria

THE INAUGURAL MILITARY SALE – A Fresh Format For Medals and Militaria

5 June 2013 saw the UK’s newest ‘top 5’ auctioneer hold their inaugural Military Sale of Medals, Orders, Decorations and Militaria. Presenting a fresh format for militaria auctions, Baldwin’s and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions were delighted to be holding their first jointly branded auction having both been acquired by Noble Investments (UK) PLC in 2005 […]

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Jesse James gun belt, Jim Younger’s decorated fiddle, headline ‘Outlaw’ trove for Heritage Auction

Jesse James gun belt, Jim Younger’s decorated fiddle, headline ‘Outlaw’ trove for Heritage Auction

The auction will feature more than 140 “Outlaw” artifacts from the collection to the late Wilbur Zink, a resident of Springfield, MO — ideally situated not too far from the James Farm, the homestead of Frank and Jesse — and one of the most renowned collectors of such material. The Wilbur Zink Collection will be […]

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Alphonse Mucha lithographs for auction at Bonhams New York

Alphonse Mucha lithographs for auction at Bonhams New York

Bonhams present a private New York collection of Art Nouveau lithographs by the master illustrator Alphonse Mucha at its June 14 auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts. Essentially an ode to the collector’s grandmother, an ethereal beauty who came of age at the turn of the century, the collection was formed over forty years and […]

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Col. Sanders KFC White Suit Readies for Heritage Auction

Col. Sanders KFC White Suit Readies for Heritage Auction

A trademark white suit and clip-on string bow-tie once belonging to Kentucky Fried Chicken founder, fast food pioneer and American corporate icon Colonel Harlan Sanders, is expected to bring $10,000 or more when it comes up for bid, June 22, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Signature® Americana & Political Auction. “It’s impossible to think of […]

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Skinner to Host Auction of American Indian & Tribal Art on June 19

Skinner to Host Auction of American Indian & Tribal Art on June 19

Marlborough, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Tribal Art on June 19th in its Marlborough gallery. This eclectic sale is ideal for both advanced and novice collectors alike, and features a variety of affordable items including a selection of African weapons and Pre-Columbian artifacts from the collection of Louis […]

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Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton compare Fangio’s 1954 Formula 1 Grand Prix car for auction at Bonhams with Hamilton’s modern Silver Arrow

Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton compare Fangio’s 1954 Formula 1 Grand Prix car for auction at Bonhams with Hamilton’s modern Silver Arrow

A meeting of motorsport greats: Ahead of the 2013 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX (28-30 June), two past British winners from two very different eras of Formula 1 met at Silverstone to compare Silver Arrows… Two-time British Grand Prix winner, ex-Mercedes-Benz driver Sir Stirling Moss, lent his support to fellow Brit Lewis Hamilton’s bid […]

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Rembrandt Peale Portrait Of George Washington Achieves $662,500 at Heritage Auctions

Rembrandt Peale Portrait Of George Washington Achieves $662,500 at Heritage Auctions

Rembrandt Peale’s iconic portrait of U.S. President George Washington — created in the artist’s lifelong quest to paint the most recognizable image of the “Father of the United States” — realized a new world record for a porthole portrait by the artist when it sold for $662,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ two-day, $4.5+ million American […]

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