May, 2014

Early experimental works by Grayson Perry to be auctioned in London

Early experimental works by Grayson Perry to be auctioned in London

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to present an important group of early Grayson Perry works. These pieces, from the cross-dressing potter’s exploratory phase, post Art College, began his eccentric journey to becoming one of Britain’s most celebrated artists and a media sensation. This unusual group will be offered in a sale of Modern & […]

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Railwayana Including The Collection of Michael Max

Railwayana Including The Collection of Michael Max

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to present the extensive Michael Max Collection of railway books, periodicals, pictures, ephemera, medals, jigsaws and other collectables, in a sale of Railwayana at their saleroom in London’s Mayfair on Thursday 12th June 2014. The Collection will be auctioned alongside railway posters and collectables from other properties. Michael Max: […]

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Beatles-Signed Photo From Ed Sullivan Debut Auctioned At Heritage

Beatles-Signed Photo From Ed Sullivan Debut Auctioned At Heritage

A rare, 8 x 10 Glossy Photo of The Beatles, signed by all four members, band manager Brian Epstein and host Ed Sullivan following the group’s historic appearance on his program, sold for $125,000 in Heritage Auctions’ $1.9 million Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction in New York. The two-day auction, April 26-27, offered a […]

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Fresh To The Market – Islamic, Indian and World Coins Go Under The Hammer

Fresh To The Market – Islamic, Indian and World Coins Go Under The Hammer

Fresh to the numismatic market, a collection of coins of Morocco will join more than 500 lots of Islamic, Indian, and world coins and medals in the inaugural online-only auction for newly established numismatic auction house, Wilkes & Curtis, on Monday 16th June. Tim Wilkes of Wilkes & Curtis said: “Our first auction is truly […]

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Lauren Stanley Collection Of American & Mexican Silver Auctioned At Heritage

Lauren Stanley Collection Of American & Mexican Silver Auctioned At Heritage

The Lauren Stanley Collection of Fine American & Mexican Silver, a rich selection of the finest examples from the 19th and 20th centuries, brought $988,000 in Heritage Auctions’ May 8-10 Fine Silver & Vertu Signature Auction. The three-day Dallas event totaled $1.3 million and was 91 percent sold by value and by lot. “The last […]

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David Bailey’s ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

David Bailey’s ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

As David Bailey’s Startdust exhibition enters its final weeks at the National Portrait Gallery, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions offer Bailey lovers the opportunity to take home his iconic 1965 ‘Box of Pin-Ups’, featuring one of Bailey’s most celebrated images of Mick Jagger with a fur collar. ‘Box of Pin-Ups’ is a portfolio of 36 portraits […]

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Collection of First Edition Novels  by the Bronte sisters sells for £111,600

Collection of First Edition Novels by the Bronte sisters sells for £111,600

A complete first edition set of the novels by the three Brontë sisters sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Important Books and Manuscripts, sale on Monday 19th May. The unique collection was formed by American lawyer Thomas Lincoln Chadbourne, founder of Chadbourne & Parke. Bidders competed online and on the phone for the rare opportunity […]

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NEARLY 1,300 LOTS, IN A WIDE ASSORTMENT OF CATEGORIES, WILL BE SOLD AT A 2-DAY ESTATES AUCTION, JUNE 7 & 8, BY CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

NEARLY 1,300 LOTS, IN A WIDE ASSORTMENT OF CATEGORIES, WILL BE SOLD AT A 2-DAY ESTATES AUCTION, JUNE 7 & 8, BY CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

The auction will be held in the firm’s gallery, at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, La. NEW ORLEANS, La. – An important oil on academy board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), a French Belle Epoch Louis XV-style marble-top bombe chest, three outstanding pieces of English sterling silver, two highly […]

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300 LOTS OF FINE CHINESE AND JAPANESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER JUNE 14th BY ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS IN FLA

300 LOTS OF FINE CHINESE AND JAPANESE CARVINGS AND WORKS OF ART WILL BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER JUNE 14th BY ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS IN FLA

The auction will be held in Elite’s gallery, located at 1034 Gateway Boulevard, Boynton Beach BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large and important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen, an extraordinary and intricately carved Chinese red coral figural grouping and a gorgeous pair of 19th century Japanese bronze and mixed metal floor vases are just a […]

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