May, 2014

THE LIFETIME ESTATE OF THE LATE ZOE SPEDALE OF PLAQUEMINE, LA., WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, JUNE 7, BY STEVENS AUCTION CO. AT 9 A.M. (CST)

THE LIFETIME ESTATE OF THE LATE ZOE SPEDALE OF PLAQUEMINE, LA., WILL BE SOLD AT AUCTION SATURDAY, JUNE 7, BY STEVENS AUCTION CO. AT 9 A.M. (CST)

Ms. Spedale was the wife of a world-renowned surgeon and only bought the finer things in life. ABERDEEN, Miss. – The lifetime estate of the late Zoe Spedale – a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of a world-renowned surgeon, who appointed their spectacular Louisiana home with the finest artwork, furniture and decorative accessories life […]

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JEWELLERY EXPERT JOINS LICHFIELD  AUCTIONEERS

JEWELLERY EXPERT JOINS LICHFIELD AUCTIONEERS

Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield are delighted to announce the full-time appointment of jewellery expert Heather Rimmer DGA GIA Pearl. Heather who is originally from the Isle of Man brings her experience of valuing all types of jewellery from antique to modern. She studied silversmithing and jewellery design at Birmingham BCU to degree level going […]

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FOUR PAINTINGS BY THE LATE RENOWNED AMERICAN ARTIST LEROY NEIMAN SELL FOR A COMBINED $279,600 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, MAY 1

FOUR PAINTINGS BY THE LATE RENOWNED AMERICAN ARTIST LEROY NEIMAN SELL FOR A COMBINED $279,600 AT SHANNON’S FINE ART AUCTIONEERS, MAY 1

One of the paintings – titled The Gambling Set, brought $162,000. The sale grossed $2.5 million. MILFORD, Conn. – Four vibrant and colorful paintings by the renowned American Pop artist LeRoy Neiman (1921-2012) sold for a combined $279,600 at a sale of fine American and European paintings, drawings and sculptures held May 1st by Shannon’s […]

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Burgundy Prices Shatter High Estimates as Hart Davis Hart Sells 100% of Lots for $4.1 Million

Burgundy Prices Shatter High Estimates as Hart Davis Hart Sells 100% of Lots for $4.1 Million

HDH Further Cements its Lead in 2014, Smashing Records and Welcoming Fervent Bidding for Top Burgundian Wines (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart, America’s #1 Wine Auction House in 2012 and 2013, continues its strong lead through the first half of 2014 with a 100% sold May sale, posting $4.1 million in sales against a […]

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Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting Headlines Heritage Auction

Ad Reinhardt Abstract Painting Headlines Heritage Auction

Untitled (Blue-Purple Painting), 1952, Ad Reinhardt’s minimalist masterwork, is expected to bring $1 million as part of a 370-lot Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction May 31 at Heritage. Works by giants ranging from Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Robert Rauschenberg and sculpture by Fernando Botero, Joan Miró and François-Xavier Lalanne, among others, will be […]

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First Wolverine Artwork Brings World Record Price At Heritage Auctions

First Wolverine Artwork Brings World Record Price At Heritage Auctions

The original artwork featuring the first ever appearance of Wolverine, by artists Herb Trimpe and Jack Abel, on the final page of The Incredible Hulk #180 (1974), arguably the most important debut of a comic book character in the last 40 years, realized a world record price for any page of American comic art, and […]

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MATTHEW BARTON LTD’S AUCTION OF DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART

MATTHEW BARTON LTD’S AUCTION OF DECORATIVE WORKS OF ART

Two magnificent pairs of late 17th century Giltwood lions that originally adorned the Speaker’s Pew at St Margaret’s Westminster – along with a pair of Giltwood Crowns will be offered for sale Matthew Barton Ltd’s bi-annual auction of Decorative Works of Art which will take place on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in London at 25 […]

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Botero ‘Ballerina’ Bronze, 2 Original Picassos Lead Beaux Auctions’ May 27 Fine Art & Antiques Sale

Botero ‘Ballerina’ Bronze, 2 Original Picassos Lead Beaux Auctions’ May 27 Fine Art & Antiques Sale

MIAMI – Two choice, original Picasso drawings and one of Francisco Botero’s most sought-after sculptures are among the 95 prized artworks featured in Beaux Auctions’ May 27 absentee and online-only sale. Every piece included in the fine art and antiques auction has been personally chosen and carefully curated by Beaux Auctions, and most will be […]

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RECORDS SET AT SLOTIN FOLK ART AUCTION’S DELTA BLUES TO VISUAL BLUES SALE HELD APRIL 26-27 IN BUFORD, GA.; PAINTING BY SAM DOYLE HITS $204,000

RECORDS SET AT SLOTIN FOLK ART AUCTION’S DELTA BLUES TO VISUAL BLUES SALE HELD APRIL 26-27 IN BUFORD, GA.; PAINTING BY SAM DOYLE HITS $204,000

The event was held at Historic Buford Hall in Buford, Ga., located just north of Atlanta. The auction that preceded it, a Masterpiece Sale held Nov. 8-9, was also a huge success. BUFORD, GA. – A 28 inch by 50 inch folk art rendering by the renowned self-taught artist Sam Doyle (1906-1985), titled St. Helena’s […]

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