April, 2014

A Reminder of a Bygone Age 19th Century Nursery Teacups & Plates

A Reminder of a Bygone Age 19th Century Nursery Teacups & Plates

A poignant collection of over 50 nursery teacups and plates, made in the 19th century by children as young as eight years old, will go under the hammer in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Interiors sale on Tuesday 20th May 2014, at their Donnington Priory Saleroom. Mass produced at potteries throughout the UK, these highly collectible […]

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RETRO TELEPHONES POISED TO RING TO THE TUNE OF £3,000.. AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

RETRO TELEPHONES POISED TO RING TO THE TUNE OF £3,000.. AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

Two rare and highly sought after vintage telephones could raise up to £3,000 when offered for auction later this month, (30th April). According to experts, the two telephones are 200 Series models in pyramid shape made from acrylic and date from the mid 1950’s. This model of standard British telephone, now considered a design classic […]

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Wilkes & Curtis Ltd  – A Modern Tradition

Wilkes & Curtis Ltd – A Modern Tradition

Newly established but with years of experience, Wilkes & Curtis Ltd, are offering international bidders a fresh approach to buying at auction. In a ground-breaking initiative for a UK numismatic auction house, Wilkes & Curtis will be offering bidders a regular calendar of four online-only auctions a year, with a specific focus on Islamic and […]

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Caren Archive Treasures Auction For $1.3 Million At Bonhams New York

Caren Archive Treasures Auction For $1.3 Million At Bonhams New York

Bonhams extraordinary sale of historical paper, titled Treasures from the Caren Archive: How History Unfolds on Paper, realized $1,370,000 on April 7. The 300 lots on offer were selections from The Caren Archive, the property of Eric Caren. They included rare newspapers, broadsides, photographs, books and manuscripts dating from the 16th century through the 1960s. […]

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A SET OF SIX DIMINUTIVE CHINESE 19th CENTURY PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE PANELS GAVELS FOR $57,600 AT NADEAU’S AUCTION GALLERY ON MARCH 29

A SET OF SIX DIMINUTIVE CHINESE 19th CENTURY PORCELAIN FAMILLE ROSE PANELS GAVELS FOR $57,600 AT NADEAU’S AUCTION GALLERY ON MARCH 29

The set was the top achiever of the nearly 500 lots in an auction that grossed about $875,000. WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery saved the best for last on March 29th when lot #607 – the final item to come up for bid, a set of six diminutive Chinese 19th century porcelain famille rose […]

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BOLD ORIGINAL GOUACHE PAINTING BY ALEXANDER CALDER, TITLED LOOPS FILLED IN, GARNERS $78,200 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS’ MARCH 29 FINE ART SALE

BOLD ORIGINAL GOUACHE PAINTING BY ALEXANDER CALDER, TITLED LOOPS FILLED IN, GARNERS $78,200 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS’ MARCH 29 FINE ART SALE

A signed and numbered colored linocut by Pablo Picasso also brought $78,200 at the auction. GENESEO, N.Y. – A bold original gouache painting by the renowned American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976), titled Loops Filled In, signed lower right and dated (1972), measuring 23 inches by 31 inches, sold for $78,200 at the annual Winter Fine […]

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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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