April, 2014

Peter M. Fairbanks Joins Heritage Auctions

Peter M. Fairbanks Joins Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has announced that Peter M. Fairbanks, an industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the fields of American and European Art, is joining Heritage Auctions as Director of Fine Art, West Coast. Fairbanks, a native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, received his Bachelor’s degree in Classical Studies from St. John’s College in […]

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AN ASTOUNDING 67-YEAR COLLECTION OF PRE-1930 CARS SND MOTORCYCLES, PLUS PARTS AND ACCESSORIES AND OTHER ITEMS, WILL BE SOLD MAY 16 & 17

AN ASTOUNDING 67-YEAR COLLECTION OF PRE-1930 CARS SND MOTORCYCLES, PLUS PARTS AND ACCESSORIES AND OTHER ITEMS, WILL BE SOLD MAY 16 & 17

The auction will be conducted in Liberty, S.C., by Preston Evans Opportunities, of Newnan, Ga. LIBERTY, S.C. – An astounding 67-year collection of early cars and motorcycles – to include a 1902 Oldsmobile Model R curved-dash runabout, a 1911 touring Cadillac, a 1920 Indian Scout and a 1942 Harley-Davidson, plus many car and motorcycle parts […]

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Orson Welles Items For Heritage Auction

Orson Welles Items For Heritage Auction

Beatrice Welles, the daughter of the late great director Orson Welles — auteur of Citizen Kane, commonly considered the greatest film ever made — is making a trove of material related to her famous father, never before offered to the public, available for auction as part of Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment Signature Auction In all, there […]

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Show Stopping Stones At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Show Stopping Stones At Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Proving that period Bugari is one of the most sought after jewellers in the international market, a stunning 1960s sapphire and diamond ring by Bulgari highlighted Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Wednesday 26th March auction of Fine Jewellery, which saw a plethora of jaw-dropping gems go under the hammer at the firms Donnignton Priory saleroom. Selling […]

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Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

Two wonderful ceramic survivors ? a Sèvres plate and teapot – have just been discovered in Devon by one of Bonhams local specialists, Sam Tuke, of the Exeter office. They will form part the next European Ceramics sale at Bonhams 101 New Bond St saleroom in London on 18th June The teapot and plate were […]

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MUSEUM-QUALITY TIFFANY ART GLASS VASE WITH ENGRAVED CALLA LILY DÉCOR SOARS TO $60,000 AT PART 1 OF THE RIEGER COLLECTION IN KANSAS

MUSEUM-QUALITY TIFFANY ART GLASS VASE WITH ENGRAVED CALLA LILY DÉCOR SOARS TO $60,000 AT PART 1 OF THE RIEGER COLLECTION IN KANSAS

It was Part 1 of a planned five-part auction series. All will be conducted by Woody Auction. WICHITA, Kan. – A museum-quality Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with finely engraved calla lily décor and numerous beetle and spider highlights, soared to $60,000 at Part 1 of a planned five-part series […]

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