September, 2013

THE FIRST-EVER ONLINE-ONLY AUCTION FOR AMERICAN MARBLE AUCTIONS, AN OFFSHOOT OF AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS, WILL RUN FROM SEPT. 20-29

THE FIRST-EVER ONLINE-ONLY AUCTION FOR AMERICAN MARBLE AUCTIONS, AN OFFSHOOT OF AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS, WILL RUN FROM SEPT. 20-29

200 highly collectible marbles from virtually every category of marble collecting will be offered. (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – The first-ever Internet-only auction for American Marble Auctions – an offshoot of American Bottle Auctions, which has featured marbles in its sales before but is now dedicating a new company solely to marble auctions – will go online […]

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Bonhams to auction historic cars from double Le Mans-winning racing team

Bonhams to auction historic cars from double Le Mans-winning racing team

The world’s most comprehensive collection of competition cars from Scotland’s flagship team that won two consecutive Le Mans 24-Hour races in the 1950s is among early consignments for one of the first sales to be held at Bonhams’ newly redesigned and refurbished London headquarters. Scottish businessman and amateur racing driver David Murray founded Ecurie Ecosse […]

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13th Century Samurai swords for auction at Bonhams New York

13th Century Samurai swords for auction at Bonhams New York

A pair of 13th century Samurai swords by master maker Bizen Nagamitsu (or, “Nagamitsu from Bizen province,” active 1264-1287) is estimated to sell between $150,000-200,000 at Bonhams October 8 auction, Arts of the Samurai. The two swords, of different lengths, are a matched pair called a daisho, which means “large-small” in Japanese. Made of a […]

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MAGNIFICENT VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD HALF TESTER BED ATTRIBUTED TO PRUDENT MALLARD SELLS FOR $24,780 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE, AUG. 4th

MAGNIFICENT VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD HALF TESTER BED ATTRIBUTED TO PRUDENT MALLARD SELLS FOR $24,780 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE, AUG. 4th

The bed was the top achiever of the 650 or so lots that crossed the block in Atlanta that day. (ATLANTA, Ga.) – A magnificent Victorian rosewood half tester bed, attributed to the renowned 19th century American furniture maker Prudent Mallard, sold for $24,780 at a Summer Estates Auction held Aug. 4 by Ahlers & […]

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Fine Asian Arts Auction September 10

Fine Asian Arts Auction September 10

CHICAGO – Imperial Auctioneers, specialists in fine-quality Asian art will conduct an auction on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 beginning at 7PM CST. Highlights of the auction start with a very good selection of Contemporary Chinese paintings. The star lot being Lot 30, a fine oil on canvas painting attributed to the important artist Wu Guanzhong […]

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Skinner Fine Art Auction Features The Robert Bunting Dance Collection

Skinner Fine Art Auction Features The Robert Bunting Dance Collection

Boston, Mass. – Skinner, Inc. will auction prints, photographs, paintings, and sculpture on Friday, September 20th at its Boston gallery for its highly anticipated fall American & European Works of Art sale. An important Fitz Henry Lane painting estimated at $1.2 to $1.8 million and a rare Conrad Wise Chapman work depicting the Confederate army […]

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Pissarro Masterpiece from the Years that Defined Impressionism for Auction at Bonhams

Pissarro Masterpiece from the Years that Defined Impressionism for Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams November 5 Impressionist and Modern Art auction will feature a masterpiece by Camille Pissarro, the pivotal Impressionist and Neo-Impressionist master. Le Jardin de Maubuisson, Pontoise, la Mère Bellette is estimated to fetch $1,500,000 to 2,000,000. The picture dates from 1882, at the end of a 10 year period during which the Impressionists changed the […]

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500+ LOTS OF 19th AND 20th CENTURY FURNITURE, ESTATE JEWELRY, ORIENTALIA, LIGHTING AND DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 21st-22nd BY GALLERY 95

500+ LOTS OF 19th AND 20th CENTURY FURNITURE, ESTATE JEWELRY, ORIENTALIA, LIGHTING AND DECORATIVE ARTS WILL BE SOLD SEPT. 21st-22nd BY GALLERY 95

The auction will be held in the firm’s gallery, at 24022 Whyte Hardee Blvd. in Hardeeville, S.C. (HARDEEVILLE, S.C.) – A signed Marc Lalique cactus table, 19th and 20th century furniture, estate jewelry, antique timepieces, vintage lighting, sterling silver and more will be sold over two days on Sept. 21-22 by Gallery 95 Auction, in […]

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WORLD COINS AND MEDALS TO STRIKE THE HIGH NOTES

WORLD COINS AND MEDALS TO STRIKE THE HIGH NOTES

Baldwin’s Auction 83 will be held on the 24th of September, at the CIPFA Conference Centre, London, in conjunction with Coinex 2013, the UK’s premier numismatic exhibition. The 1383 lots comprise an array of high quality Ancient and World coins and medals from around the globe, and include a stunning selection of coins from Antiquity […]

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