July, 2014

British & Irish Drinking and Table Glass

British & Irish Drinking and Table Glass

An important single owner collection of quality 18th and early 19th century glass, including decanters from the celebrated Irish Distillery, Bushmills Distillery, and rare stipple engraved and diamond point engraved drinking glasses, will be offered in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Summer Sale Day 1: Painting, Asian & European Glass & Ceramics on Thursday 28th August […]

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Butterscotch leaves a Sweet Taste at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Butterscotch leaves a Sweet Taste at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Butterscotch in confectionary terms is made primarily of brown sugar and butter and the colour, a delightful rich golden hue. The same term is used to describe some types of amber, a fossilized tree resin, (not sap) which has been highly prized for its colour and natural beauty since Neolithic times. It has been used […]

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AROUND 900 LOTS OF ORIGINAL WESTERN AND NATIVE ART, AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIFACTS AND RELATED COLLECTIBLES WILL BE SOLD AUG. 16-17 IN SANTA FE

AROUND 900 LOTS OF ORIGINAL WESTERN AND NATIVE ART, AMERICAN INDIAN ARTIFACTS AND RELATED COLLECTIBLES WILL BE SOLD AUG. 16-17 IN SANTA FE

It’s the annual Best of Santa Fe auction, hosted by Allard Auctions at historic Scottish Rites Hall SANTA FE, N.M. – Around 900 lots of Western and Native art, American Indian artifacts and related collectibles will come up for bid at the Best of Santa Fe auction, an annual event hosted by Allard Auctions, Inc., […]

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Chalk studies for lost paintings by Benjamin West sell for £138,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Chalk studies for lost paintings by Benjamin West sell for £138,880 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

In the wake of Old Masters Week, two original chalk studies for lost paintings by Benjamin West found impressive price tags at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ sale of Watercolours, Drawings & Prints, selling for a combined total of £138,880. Richard Carroll, Pictures Department at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions said: “When the West drawings arrived at […]

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Garth’s Auctions August Eclectic Features Ohio Pottery & Much More

Garth’s Auctions August Eclectic Features Ohio Pottery & Much More

On Friday, August 1st beginning at 9:00 am, over 1100 lots will cross the block in Garth’s August Eclectic sale. Bidders can stay cool inside as Garth’s presents a wide array of items including a quality collection of Ohio pottery, sterling silver, original artwork, wooden primitives, contemporary furniture, cast iron fire trucks, Currier & Ives, […]

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Rare Elvis Artifacts to be featured in First-Ever “Auction at Graceland”

Rare Elvis Artifacts to be featured in First-Ever “Auction at Graceland”

MEMPHIS, TN Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever “Auction at Graceland” were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central. Fans and collectors from around the world […]

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ANTIQUE ITEMS FROM THREE PROMINENT ESTATES, PLUS REMAINING ITEMS FROM THE WALTER PLACE SALE, WILL BE SOLD AUG. 2nd IN ABERDEEN, MISS

ANTIQUE ITEMS FROM THREE PROMINENT ESTATES, PLUS REMAINING ITEMS FROM THE WALTER PLACE SALE, WILL BE SOLD AUG. 2nd IN ABERDEEN, MISS

The auction will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, starting at 10 a.m. Central time. ABERDEEN, Miss. – Quality antique items from three prominent area estates – to include Federal, Empire and Victorian furniture, original works of art, hand-made Persian rugs, antique clocks, china, rare lighting and hundreds of collectibles – will all come up […]

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Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard Auction

Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard Auction

Dedham, MA: On Friday, August 1st, Grogan and Company will conduct an auction featuring a wide array of items from the Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard. The contents of her Cambridge and Brewster, Massachusetts homes include a vast collection of folk art, decorative arts, paintings, American furniture, silver, and jewelry. There will be approximately three […]

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THE CONTENTS OF A HOME IN NEWTOWN, CONN., VALUED AT OVER $500,000 AND FILLED WITH WONDERFUL ITEMS, WILL BE SOLD SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd

THE CONTENTS OF A HOME IN NEWTOWN, CONN., VALUED AT OVER $500,000 AND FILLED WITH WONDERFUL ITEMS, WILL BE SOLD SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd

The many fine items are only being sold because the homeowner is relocating overseas, to Spain NEWTOWN, Conn. – The contents of a gorgeous 4,000-square-foot home on Silver City Road in Newtown valued at over $500,000 – 10 rooms, all of them beautifully decorated with quality items purchased 4-5 years ago and ready for immediate […]

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