June, 2014

MUSEUM-QUALITY THOMAS WEBB & SONS ENGLISH CAMEO ART GLASS VASE BRINGS $260,000 AT THE SALE OF PART 2 OF THE RIEGER COLLECTION, MAY 29

MUSEUM-QUALITY THOMAS WEBB & SONS ENGLISH CAMEO ART GLASS VASE BRINGS $260,000 AT THE SALE OF PART 2 OF THE RIEGER COLLECTION, MAY 29

It was the most paid for a single item in the history of Woody Auction, based in Douglass, Kan. WICHITA, Kan. – A museum-quality, finely carved English cameo art glass vase by Thomas Webb, 9 ½ inches tall and boasting a figural rendering signed “G. Woodall 1887,” soared to $260,000 at Part 2 of the […]

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The Taste of Victory: Churchill’s Favourite Pol Roger

The Taste of Victory: Churchill’s Favourite Pol Roger

Two magnums of Pol Roger Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill 1986, that pay homage to Sir Winston Churchill and his favourite champagne, will complement cases and single bottles of wine in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions Fine Wine auction on Wednesday 18 June at their saleroom in London’s Mayfair. Sir Winston Churchill famously enjoyed life’s luxuries, “Winston […]

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The Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part I, At Heritage Auctions

The Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part I, At Heritage Auctions

The extraordinary rare coin collection of Lancaster, PA collector Eugene H. Gardner will be presented in the first of four unreserved auctions , taking place June 23, 2014 at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (2 E. 79th Street, at 5th Avenue). “This collection is, without a doubt, one of the finest groupings ever assembled,” said Greg Rohan, […]

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Heritage Estate Auction Includes European Paintings, Fine Jewelry

Heritage Estate Auction Includes European Paintings, Fine Jewelry

A strong selection of important European paintings, including Perroquet, 1958, by Bernard Buffet (est. $40,000+), and Saint-Jean Baptiste, circa 1931-39, by Georges Rouault (est. $40,000+) highlights 1,400+ lots in Heritage Auctions’ June 21-22 Fine & Decorative Arts Including Estates Signature Auction in Dallas. The auction features a hand-picked selection of fine jewelry and decorative arts. […]

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ORIGINAL $1,000 FACE PROOF CHARTER #290 U.S. NATIONAL BANK NOTE, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, REALIZES $96,050 AT  PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ MAY 29 SALE

ORIGINAL $1,000 FACE PROOF CHARTER #290 U.S. NATIONAL BANK NOTE, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN, REALIZES $96,050 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ MAY 29 SALE

The Bank Note proof went to a bidding agent on the floor; it was estimated at $80,000-$120,000. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – An exceedingly rare proof of an original series $1,000 face charter #290 U.S. National Bank Note, one of only two examples known, sold for $96,050 at a Stamps, Coins & Postcards Auction held May 29th […]

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Summer Fine Wine Sale in London

Summer Fine Wine Sale in London

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are pleased to announce their Summer Fine Wine sale, offering collectors the chance to stock the cellar with over 350 lots of vinous treasure in a range of lot sizes from single bottles to cases of magnums. Following the success of their inaugural London Fine Wine auction, the sale will be […]

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MEN’S LONGINES WRISTWATCH, PURCHASED IN THE 1940s AND DESCENDED IN THE SAME FAMILY EVER SINCE, BRINGS $50,600 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS, MAY 31

MEN’S LONGINES WRISTWATCH, PURCHASED IN THE 1940s AND DESCENDED IN THE SAME FAMILY EVER SINCE, BRINGS $50,600 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS, MAY 31

The wristwatch was easily the top lot of the sale – an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction. GENESEO, N.Y. – A rare, handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, originally purchased around the time of World War II and descended in the same Buffalo, N.Y., family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an Advertising, Scientific and Art Auction […]

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Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces $5.7-$8.5 Million Two-Day Auction Featuring Incredible Private Collections on June 27th and 28th in Chicago

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces $5.7-$8.5 Million Two-Day Auction Featuring Incredible Private Collections on June 27th and 28th in Chicago

Largest Sale in the US in 2014 Featuring Unique Offerings from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Italy, Germany and America (Chicago, IL) – With just under 3,000 lots available, Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. is excited to announce the largest offering in the company’s history. The sale, which will occur on June 27th and 28th at Chicago’s TRU […]

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MOORISH BRONZE JEWELED FIRE SCREEN, ATTRIBUTED TO TIFFANY STUDIOS, SELLS FOR $60,000 AT S & S AUCTION’S MAY 18th-19th AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J.

MOORISH BRONZE JEWELED FIRE SCREEN, ATTRIBUTED TO TIFFANY STUDIOS, SELLS FOR $60,000 AT S & S AUCTION’S MAY 18th-19th AUCTION IN REPAUPO, N.J.

The fire screen was the top lot in a two-session auction that grossed a little more than $800,000. REPAUPO, N.J. – A beautiful Moorish bronze jeweled fire screen, attributed to Tiffany Studios and featuring rope twisted brass with insert art glass and stones, sold for $60,000 at a Sunday-Monday estates sale held May 18-19 by […]

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