December, 2013

Jules Gustave Leroy Holiday Painting Brings $16,000 & a Tiffany Tall Case Clock Realizes $17,000 at Cordier’s Fall Catalog Auction

Jules Gustave Leroy Holiday Painting Brings $16,000 & a Tiffany Tall Case Clock Realizes $17,000 at Cordier’s Fall Catalog Auction

A Jules Gustave Leroy painting entitled “The Christmas Present” sold for $16,000 while a Tiffany tall case clock realized $17,000 at Cordier Auctions’ Fall Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction on November 9 and 10. Other highlights included a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania high boy at $8,500, a Story & Clark Storytone Deco electric piano […]

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Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

Bohemian glass collection auctioned at Bonhams

Two huge 2ft 9 inch tall Bohemian glass goblets made in Carlsbad in the mid 19th century were the star performers at Bonhams Masterpieces of Bohemian Glass sale in New Bond Street, London on 11 December. The pair sold for £47,500 in a sale which made over £450,000. The clear glass goblets, complete with covers, […]

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Le Geurre des Trous Sets New World Record for Work by Christopher Nevinson

Le Geurre des Trous Sets New World Record for Work by Christopher Nevinson

A poignant first World War drawing by official War Artist for the British Government, Christopher Nevinson, set a new world record for a work on paper by the artist at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auction’s sale of Modern and Contemporary Prints on Wednesday 11th December. It was purchased by a by a private collector in New […]

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St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

St. Lawrence Island Artifact Leads Bonhams Native American Art Auction In San Francisco

The Native American Art auction at Bonhams, December 9 in San Francisco, brought $2.1 million. Leading the sale was an important Okvik Eskimo carved fossilized walrus ivory human female head, 200 BC-100 AD, that achieved $197,000. A second rare and important Okvik Eskimo ivory head, that of a man, and also dating to 200 BC–100 […]

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