June, 2014

LARGE, IMPORTANT 19th CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN SCREEN BRINGS $126,900 AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS’ AUCTION HELD JUNE 14th IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLA

LARGE, IMPORTANT 19th CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN SCREEN BRINGS $126,900 AT ELITE DECORATIVE ARTS’ AUCTION HELD JUNE 14th IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLA

The screen had been sold in a previous auction, but the buyer never made good on his purchase. BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large, important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four large panels – each one famille rose, with mountain scenes and elders – sold for $126,900 at a Fine Asian Carvings & […]

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Heather Rimmer, jewellery expert at Richard Winterton Auctioneers examines cameos

Heather Rimmer, jewellery expert at Richard Winterton Auctioneers examines cameos

I’m guessing in every woman’s jewellery box there is one item of unworn forgotten about jewellery lurking in the depths amongst the broken pieces of gold, beads and pearls. Not quite fashionable anymore, not exactly pretty, probably passed down from an elderly Aunt or Grandmother…I’m going to take a guess and say it’s probably a […]

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From Op Art to Pop Art

From Op Art to Pop Art

One of Bridget Riley’s earliest monochromatic Op art prints from the 1960s will share centre stage with a unique work by Pop art’s Richard Hamilton in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Modern & Contemporary Print sale on Thursday 3rd July 2014. Alexander Hayter, International Head of Modern & Contemporary Art at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions said: […]

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July Interiors Sale

July Interiors Sale

An art deco ivory table lamp of a falling female aviator by Richard W. Lange for Rosenthal und Maeder will be lighting up Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ two-day Interiors sale on 1st-2nd July 2014. Covering a multitude of specialities from Asian works of art, British and Continental ceramics and glass, decorative arts and paintings to […]

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The Suzy Menkes Collection Of Clothing And Accessories To Go Under the Hammer

The Suzy Menkes Collection Of Clothing And Accessories To Go Under the Hammer

A collection of vintage clothing and accessories from the personal wardrobe of fashionista’s favourite, and International Vogue Editor, Suzy Menkes, will go under the hammer as part of Roseberys June Fine Art sale on Tuesday 24th June. Roseberys’ head of fashion and textiles, Richard Gibbon, said: “Suzy has been at the heart of the fashion […]

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888 Auctions to Showcase Exceptional Pair of Chinese Gilt Gold Bronze Vases July 3

888 Auctions to Showcase Exceptional Pair of Chinese Gilt Gold Bronze Vases July 3

Richmond Hill, ON – 888 Auctions is proud to highlight fine jewellery, carvings, ceramics, and bronzes in its Asian Art and Antiques sale. For those on the lookout for great value and exceptional quality, do not hesitate in previewing our July 3 sale. With estimates ranging from as low as $100 to $20,000, interested collectors […]

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SODAS, BITTERS, BACK BARS, MEDICINES, WHISKEY FIFTHS AND FLASKS AND ADVERTISING PIECES WILL ALL BE OFFERED BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

SODAS, BITTERS, BACK BARS, MEDICINES, WHISKEY FIFTHS AND FLASKS AND ADVERTISING PIECES WILL ALL BE OFFERED BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

In all, nearly 200 lots will come up for bid in Auction #60, which starts July 11, ends July 20. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nearly 200 lots – many of them rare and highly collectible bottles, to include sodas, bitters, back bars, medicines, whiskey fifths and flasks, plus advertising items and other spirits and poisons – […]

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Haunting Nevinson works headline two sales at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions this summer

Haunting Nevinson works headline two sales at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions this summer

An early painting from Nevinson’s rare series of aerial battles, Bridge of the Thames, will appear at auction for the first time on Friday 27th June. A print of The Road from Arras to Bapaume, purchased by Captain Samuel Davenport Charles (1886-1962) in 1919 as an evocative memento of his service in Arras, will also […]

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500+ QUALITY LOTS FROM PROMINENT ESTATES AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS WILL BE SOLD IN TIM’S ONLINE-ONLY FATHER’S DAY EXRAVAGANZA AUCTION

500+ QUALITY LOTS FROM PROMINENT ESTATES AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS WILL BE SOLD IN TIM’S ONLINE-ONLY FATHER’S DAY EXRAVAGANZA AUCTION

The event will be held on Father’s Day, June 15, as it has every year since Tim’s dad’s passing. BRISTOL, Conn. – More than 500 quality lots comprising thousands of items will be sold in an online-only Father’s Day Extravaganza Auction slated for Sunday, June 15th, starting promptly at 5 p.m., Eastern time. The auction […]

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