October, 2013

PAIR OF ANTIQUE MILLS NOVELTY COMPANY COIN-OPS – A VIOLANO-VIRTUOSO AND A PERFECT MUSCLE DEVELOPER – REALIZE IDENTICAL PRICES OF $15,930 AT FONTAINE’S

PAIR OF ANTIQUE MILLS NOVELTY COMPANY COIN-OPS – A VIOLANO-VIRTUOSO AND A PERFECT MUSCLE DEVELOPER – REALIZE IDENTICAL PRICES OF $15,930 AT FONTAINE’S

The turn-of-the-century machines shared top lot honors at an auction held Sept. 21 in Pittsfield, Mass. (PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – A pair of antique Mills Novelty Company coin-operated machines – a Violano-Virtuoso and a Perfect Muscle Developer – shared top lot honors by realizing identical selling prices of $15,930 each at an auction held Sept. 21 […]

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FINE JEWELRY: ONE HIGHLIGHT OF GROGAN’S OCTOBER AUCTION

FINE JEWELRY: ONE HIGHLIGHT OF GROGAN’S OCTOBER AUCTION

Dedham, Massachusetts – Grogan and Company is pleased to announce their fall auction will be a two day affair held over Columbus Day weekend, October 13th and 14th. The auction is comprised of a large selection of Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver, Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, and Rugs from various collections and estates throughout New […]

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Whisky bottle with Mary Quant label for auction at Bonhams

Whisky bottle with Mary Quant label for auction at Bonhams

A bottle of 27 year old Springbank whisky, bottled to mark the Everest Challenge in 1993 and with a label designed by the famous 1960s’ icon Mary Quant, is to be sold at Bonhams Whisky sale in Edinburgh on 2 October. It is estimated at £1,200-1,400. The Everest challenge was a charity bike ride in […]

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Ming fish bowl for auction at Bonhams

Ming fish bowl for auction at Bonhams

An important and extremely rare wucai fish bowl decorated with a bird theme ? mandarin ducks, geese, swallows and crested egrets in the rippling waters of a lake – is estimated to sell for £500,000 to £800,000 at Bonhams sale of Fine Chinese Art in London on November 7. The fish bowl used as a […]

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Christie’s announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design on 30 October

Christie’s announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design on 30 October

Christie’s London announce the sale of 20th Century Decorative Art + Design, to take place on 30 October 2013. The auction will offer discerning collectors the opportunity to acquire furniture from the home of two of Britain’s most significant Post-War designers, Robin and Lucienne Day, together with avant-garde furniture designed by Gerrit Rietveld from the […]

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THE DAVID FORE COLLECTION PART III

THE DAVID FORE COLLECTION PART III

The Climax of a Monumental Project Leaves Worldwide Collections More Impressive Than Ever Before A room full of enthusiastic bidders found fierce competition from buyers on the internet, and on the phone, as they fought to take home part of the celebrated David Fore Collection of Indian Coins. This concluding auction was well received and […]

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