October, 2013

Asian Art in London – Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions join the Asian Celebration

Asian Art in London – Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions join the Asian Celebration

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will be taking part in Asian Art London for the first time this year and have marked this prestigious occasion with a sale of some of the finest Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art. The sale will be the final auction of the event and will take place on Monday […]

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900 LOTS OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIFACTS, ART AND RELATED COLLECTIBLES WILL BE SOLD AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ BIG FALL PHOENIX EVENT, NOV. 9th & 10th

900 LOTS OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIFACTS, ART AND RELATED COLLECTIBLES WILL BE SOLD AT ALLARD AUCTIONS’ BIG FALL PHOENIX EVENT, NOV. 9th & 10th

Top lots will include a Mandan warshirt set, a Germantown rug and a Woodlands cradleboard. (MESA, Ariz.) – A full-sized smoked moose hide and rawhide Woodlands cradleboard (Native American baby carrier), a Mandan warshirt set complete with painted hide warshirt with quilled strips and shields, and an extra-fine Navajo Germantown weave rug done in the […]

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RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE CIRCA 1940 IN GREAT CONDITION BRINGS $55,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

RARE BEACON ETHYL GASOLINE SIGN MADE CIRCA 1940 IN GREAT CONDITION BRINGS $55,000 AT MATTHEWS AUCTIONS’ FALL PEOTONE AUCTION, OCT. 17-18

The event was held prior to the start of the popular Chicagoland Petroleum & Advertising Show. (PEOTONE, Ill.) – A rare Beacon Ethyl Gasoline single-sided porcelain sign with a die-cut lighthouse-shaped design, made around 1940 and in remarkable condition (rated 9 on a scale of 1 to 10), gaveled for $55,000 at a Fall Petroliana […]

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VICTORIAN DRESSING BOX BRINGS £5,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

VICTORIAN DRESSING BOX BRINGS £5,000 AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTION

An antique ladies dressing box has just totalled £5,000 in an Antiques, Homes & Interiors auction in Lichfield, (23rd October). The Victorian box made of rosewood and bound in brass boasts the luxury retailer mark of Asprey, London, (jewellers to Queen Victoria). The interior comprises everything an affluent Victorian lady could want whilst on her […]

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Chinese Jade & Asian Works of Art  November 7, 2013

Chinese Jade & Asian Works of Art November 7, 2013

CHINESE JADE & ASIAN WORKS OF ART on Thursday, November 7, 2013 auction at 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time featuring fine jade boulders, jadeite bangles pendants, paintings, porcelains, jewellery, precious stones, metal ware, natural history collection and more. 533 lots in total featuring Lot 175: Important Chinese Emerald Green Jadeite Bangle Exquisite circular jadeite bangle […]

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A GENTLEMAN’S AUCTION for Gentlemanly Pursuits & Collectors at Garth’s

A GENTLEMAN’S AUCTION for Gentlemanly Pursuits & Collectors at Garth’s

Is it a longing for the rugged, authentic lifestyle of days gone by or a luxury indulgence of today that tempts collectors? Either way, Garth’s of Delaware, Ohio will offer a taste of it all during A Gentleman’s Auction featuring Sporting Firearms, Rare Wine & Spirits, Advertising, Taxidermy & more on Friday, November 1, 2013. […]

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McLaren MP4-12C sportscar auctioned for £127K at BCA Blackbushe

McLaren MP4-12C sportscar auctioned for £127K at BCA Blackbushe

A 2012-registered McLaren MP4-12C sportscar sold for £127,000 at BCA Blackbushe on Wednesday, 23 October, after some very competitive bidding from a large crowd of buyers. The Carbon Black, British-assembled supercar was fitted with the optional Stealth Pack – a Carbon Black finish to the exterior trim and wheels – and had covered just 6,400 […]

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The Library of a Gentleman – Including Fine Colour Plate, Caricature,  Costume, Travel and Sporting Books

The Library of a Gentleman – Including Fine Colour Plate, Caricature, Costume, Travel and Sporting Books

Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions have great pleasure in presenting an auction of works by some of the most celebrated book illustrators, including Henry Alken, George Cruikshank, James Gillray and Thomas Rowlandson, as well as illustrators Joseph Crawhall and Edward Gordon Craig. This single-owner collection comprises over 340 rare and wonderful fine colour plate books from […]

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350 CONSIGNMENTS FROM SEVERAL IMPORTANT ESTATE COLLECTIONS WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, NOV. 2, AT 11 A.M., BY MATHESON’S AUCTIONS IN FLORIDA

350 CONSIGNMENTS FROM SEVERAL IMPORTANT ESTATE COLLECTIONS WILL BE SOLD ON SATURDAY, NOV. 2, AT 11 A.M., BY MATHESON’S AUCTIONS IN FLORIDA

The auction will feature Bakelite and Lalique pieces, Chinese antiques, estate jewelry and more. (MELBOURNE, Fla.) – Over 350 fresh-to-the-market items, carefully selected from several fine Florida estates and collections, will be sold on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. (EST). The sale is being held by Matheson’s Auctions, based in Melbourne, Fla., buyers and […]

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Historically Important World Medals and Militaria Go Under the Hammer in London

Historically Important World Medals and Militaria Go Under the Hammer in London

6th November 2013 sees Baldwin’s and Dreweatts hold the second of their bi-annual Military Sales, comprising 320 lots of Medals, Militaria and Military ephemera. The sale will be held at Dreweatts London saleroom in Mayfair and contains a plethora of historically important material for collectors. In amongst a fine selection of medals sits lot 18, […]

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Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

Master Distillers Unity Set auctions for over $10,000 at Bonhams

The Master Distillers Unity Set, a blend of seven different Kentucky Bourbons made in support of Parker Beam’s fight against ALS, sold for $10,115 on October 13 at Bonhams Whisky, Cognac & Rare Spirits auction in New York. The set consisted of two bottles of the exceptional spirit in crystal decanters, and sold for more […]

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Palm Beach Modern’s Nov. 2 Auction Features Select Modern & Decorative Art, Sculptural Design

Palm Beach Modern’s Nov. 2 Auction Features Select Modern & Decorative Art, Sculptural Design

There is no such thing as an average sale at Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA). Each of the company’s events is carefully curated, with the tastes of today’s sophisticated art buyers kept firmly in mind as consignments are gathered. Palm Beach Modern’s November 2nd auction will reveal just how broad the contemporary category has become, […]

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