April, 2014

A Recipe for Success at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

A Recipe for Success at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

A fine medical recipe book dating from 1680 sold for £3,968 in Dreweatts and Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Printed Books & Manuscripts on Thursday 17th April 2014. The work entitled A Booke of Phizicke Sirgery & Walters & Cordialles, 1680, was mostly written in an extremely attractive italic hand, with symbols for various ailments and […]

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AN UNLISTED 1909 1-YUAN EMPIRE ISSUE CHINESE BANKNOTE SOARS TO $15,230 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ APRIL 12th AUCTION IN HONG KONG

AN UNLISTED 1909 1-YUAN EMPIRE ISSUE CHINESE BANKNOTE SOARS TO $15,230 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ APRIL 12th AUCTION IN HONG KONG

The sale featured 412 lots of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes, 247 of which sold for $204,774. HONG KONG, China – An unlisted 1909 1-Yuan Empire Issue Chinese banknote soared past its pre-sale estimate of $100-$200 to garner $15,230 at an auction of rare Chinese and Asian banknotes held April 12th by Archives International Auctions, […]

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TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH GALLÉ, TIFFANY, DUFFNER & KIMBERLY, FINE ART, ASIAN OBJECTS, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE HELD JUNE 7-8

TWO-DAY AUCTION PACKED WITH GALLÉ, TIFFANY, DUFFNER & KIMBERLY, FINE ART, ASIAN OBJECTS, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE HELD JUNE 7-8

The 1,000+ lot auction will be held by Ahlers & Ogletree, at the firm’s gallery in Atlanta, Ga. ATLANTA, Ga. – More than 1,000 lots of fresh estate merchandise – to include many pieces by Tiffany, Gallé, Duffner & Kimberly, plus Asian objects and artifacts, period furniture, estate jewelry, antique clocks, fine art, Persian rugs, […]

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ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS BY HENRI LE SIDANER, FREDERICK CARL FRIESEKE, AND LEROY NEIMAN WILL HIGHLIGHT SHANNON’S FINE ART SALE ON MAY 1st

ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS BY HENRI LE SIDANER, FREDERICK CARL FRIESEKE, AND LEROY NEIMAN WILL HIGHLIGHT SHANNON’S FINE ART SALE ON MAY 1st

A little more than 250 lots will cross the auction block, online and in Shannon’s Milford gallery. MILFORD, Conn. – Just over 250 American and European paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures – to include original oil paintings by Henri Le Sidaner, Frederick Carl Frieseke and LeRoy Neiman – will come up for bid at Shannon’s […]

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AETNA INSURANCE COMPANY REVERSE GLASS SIGN WITH MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY GAVELS FOR $51,300 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES,  APRIL 4th thru 6th

AETNA INSURANCE COMPANY REVERSE GLASS SIGN WITH MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY GAVELS FOR $51,300 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES, APRIL 4th thru 6th

The sign tied with an El Bart Gin tin sign for top lot in an auction that grossed over $1.3 million. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – An Aetna Insurance Company (Hartford, Conn.) reverse glass painted sign with mother of pearl inlay, 34 inches square and in excellent like-new condition, sold for $51,300 at a three-day auction […]

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OVER  350 LOTS OF WELLER AND ROYAL BAYREUTH FIGURAL PORCELAINS WILL BE SOLD BY DIRK SOULIS AUCTIONS, APRIL 26th, ONLINE AND IN LONE JACK, MO

OVER 350 LOTS OF WELLER AND ROYAL BAYREUTH FIGURAL PORCELAINS WILL BE SOLD BY DIRK SOULIS AUCTIONS, APRIL 26th, ONLINE AND IN LONE JACK, MO

The pieces – many of them rare and unusual – are from the collection of Dale and Nancy Carter. LONE JACK, Mo. – A little more than 350 lots of rare and unusual Weller Pottery and Royal Bayreuth figurals from the single-owner lifetime collection of Dale and Nancy Carter will come up for bid on […]

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License to Thrill First Edition of Casino Royale Sells for £24,180

License to Thrill First Edition of Casino Royale Sells for £24,180

A first edition of Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, (1953) thrilled bidders, selling for £24,180 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Modern Literature on Friday 11th April, held at their saleroom in London’s Mayfair. The first book in the 007 series, Casino Royale (1953) introduced Fleming’s renowned James Bond franchise to the world. Since it […]

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PART 2 OF THE SALE OF THE RIEGER LIFETIME COLLECTION OF PORCELAIN AND ART GLASS WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, MAY 29th, IN WICHITA, KANSAS, AT 1 P.M

PART 2 OF THE SALE OF THE RIEGER LIFETIME COLLECTION OF PORCELAIN AND ART GLASS WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, MAY 29th, IN WICHITA, KANSAS, AT 1 P.M

Part 1 of the planned 5-part series was a big success. Woody Auction will conduct all five sales. WICHITA, Kan. – Fresh from the first of a planned five-part series of auctions to liquidate the lifetime collection of mostly porcelain and fine art glass gathered over the course of five decades by the late Dr. […]

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Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions April Bibliophile Sale

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions April Bibliophile Sale

An adaptation of the French play by Charles Nodier, The Bride of the Isles, A Tale of the Vampire (1820) sold well above its estimate of £180-220 for £2,928 in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Bibliophile Sale, held yesterday Thursday 11th April. The book is itself an adaptation of the extremely popular 1819 short story by […]

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