April, 2014

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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