April, 2014

A ROOM WITH A VIEUX ANTIQUES ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AUCTION

A ROOM WITH A VIEUX ANTIQUES ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AUCTION

Dedham, MA: After over thirty years as high-end French antique importers and dealers, Jeff Diamond and Ellen Nadler of A Room with a Vieux Antiques of Boston and Brookline, have decided that it’s time to retire. The inventory of their Boston and Brookline retail locations will be sold in an impressive one day unreserved auction […]

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A Palatable Day For The Wine Market

A Palatable Day For The Wine Market

The innovative joint venture between online wine specialists, Bid for Wine, and traditional auction house, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ saw fine red wines from Burgundy and Bordeaux achieve stellar prices at their inaugural London sale of Fine Wine, Champagne, Port and Select Fine Spirits on Thursday 3rd April 2014. Stephan Ludwig, Executive Chairman of Dreweatts […]

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Lindén Steals The Show At Baldwin’s Hong Kong Coin Auction

Lindén Steals The Show At Baldwin’s Hong Kong Coin Auction

The Chinese numismatic market showed no signs of decline as Chinese silver coins stole the show at Baldwin’s 56th Hong Kong Coin Auction yesterday, Thursday 2nd April. Fierce bidding drove prices up to ten times higher than estimate for coins from the highly publicised collection of Swedish numismatist Åke Lindén, pushing the overall auction total […]

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World Auction Records Achieved At Bonhams Made In California Sale

World Auction Records Achieved At Bonhams Made In California Sale

The April 1st Made in California: Contemporary Art auction at Bonhams witnessed an excited yet discerning crowd, all vying to take home a piece from the selection of works by Californian artists. The auction achieved a spectacular result with a total sale of $1.4 million and 93% of lots sold and 95% sold by value. […]

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Robert Edward Auctions: 1850s to 1970s Historic Baseball Card And Memorabilia: Bidding Is Open!

Robert Edward Auctions: 1850s to 1970s Historic Baseball Card And Memorabilia: Bidding Is Open!

Bidding is now open for Robert Edward Auctions’ annual spring auction event, which contains more than 1800 lots of extremely high-quality cards and memorabilia that collectors have come to expect as standard at REA. Some of the collecting world’s greatest treasures are featured within the auction, ranging from ultra high-grade cards to extreme rarities to […]

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19th CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN SCREEN COMPRISING FOUR LARGE FAMILLE ROSE PANELS, HITS $121,000 AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION, MARCH 29th

19th CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN SCREEN COMPRISING FOUR LARGE FAMILLE ROSE PANELS, HITS $121,000 AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION, MARCH 29th

The auction, held in Boynton Beach, Fla., featured fine artwork, porcelain and decorative arts. BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – An important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four large panels mounted in a carved wooden frame and depicting mountain scenes with elders soared to $121,000 at a Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts Auction held […]

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OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF 40 HAND-WROUGHT, NAVAJO-MADE SILVER PILL, JEWELRY AND TRINKET BOXES SELLS FOR $9,200 AT ALLARD AUCTIONS

OUTSTANDING COLLECTION OF 40 HAND-WROUGHT, NAVAJO-MADE SILVER PILL, JEWELRY AND TRINKET BOXES SELLS FOR $9,200 AT ALLARD AUCTIONS

The collection was the top lot at Allard’s Big Spring Phoenix Auction, held March 8-9 in Mesa. MESA, Ariz. – An outstanding collection of 40 hand-wrought, Navajo-made silver pill, jewelry and trinket boxes, many with turquoise stones and made between the 1930s and the 1980s, sold for $9,200 at Allard Auctions’ Big Spring Phoenix Auction, […]

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The Political Satire of The First World War A Sale of Maps & Atlases

The Political Satire of The First World War A Sale of Maps & Atlases

With the First World War centenary at the forefront of our thoughts, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions present a snapshot of political satire, produced as war waged across Europe. A series of serio-comic maps that visualised the geographical and political difficulties of war will be offered in a sale of Maps and Atlases on Friday 25th […]

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SUNBURST SNUFF JAR MADE CIRCA 1815-1830 AT THE KEENE MARLBORO STREET GLASSWORKS (N.H.) SELLS FOR $57,330 AT NORMAN C. HECKLER & CO. AUCTION

SUNBURST SNUFF JAR MADE CIRCA 1815-1830 AT THE KEENE MARLBORO STREET GLASSWORKS (N.H.) SELLS FOR $57,330 AT NORMAN C. HECKLER & CO. AUCTION

It was Auction 108, a tidy absentee sale of just under 100 rare bottles in many categories. WOODSTOCK, Conn. – A Sunburst Snuff Jar made between 1815 and 1830 at the Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks (Keene, N.H.) – extremely rare and in virtually perfect condition – sold for $57,330 at Norman C. Heckler & Company’s […]

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MORTON & EDEN BRING RARE ISLAMIC COIN TO AUCTION FOR FIRST TIME

MORTON & EDEN BRING RARE ISLAMIC COIN TO AUCTION FOR FIRST TIME

91h dinar from Caliph’s ‘Mine of the Commander of the Faithful’ expected to sell for £300,000-400,000 in April 10 London sale Morton & Eden, the specialist auctioneers of coins in London today announced the forthcoming sale of an extremely rare Islamic gold coin never previously offered for auction. It will be a highlight from their […]

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Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Bonhams sale Treasures from The Caren Archive on April 7 will feature a rare and exceedingly important early newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence as published in The New England Chronicle (Powars and Willis) on July 18, 1776 (est. $50,000-70,000). The 4-page newspaper tied with Gill’s Continental Journal as the first Boston appearance of […]

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All In Good Time Vintage and Modern Wristwatches At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

All In Good Time Vintage and Modern Wristwatches At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Wednesday 26th March boutique sale of vintage and modern wristwatches for collectors and connoisseurs achieved some high prices, with many lots selling well over estimate. A 2008 Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Day-Date gentleman’s 18 carat gold watch was the highlight of the sale. Available in only platinum or gold the watch is […]

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