October, 2014

Spirits & Fine Wine Auction in London

Spirits & Fine Wine Auction in London

The Fine Wine, Champagne, Port & Select Fine Spirits sale achieved a palatable total of £157,862 on Thursday 16th November, with 93% of the lots selling to competitive bidders on the internet, telephone and in the room. The sale in London’s Mayfair was hosted by auction duo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions and Bid for Wine, […]

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AN IMPORTANT AND HISTORIC ON-SITE AUCTION IN GOSHEN, CONN., JUST GOT BETTER WITH THE ADDITION OF TWO ESTATES AND NEWLY FOUND TREASURES

AN IMPORTANT AND HISTORIC ON-SITE AUCTION IN GOSHEN, CONN., JUST GOT BETTER WITH THE ADDITION OF TWO ESTATES AND NEWLY FOUND TREASURES

Items from prominent estates in Watertown and Old Greenwich are now part of the Nov. 1 sale. GOSHEN, Conn. – An important on-site auction of three historic properties and the hundreds of treasures they hold, slated for Saturday, November 1st, just got better with the addition of estate items from prominent homes in Watertown and […]

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LATE 19th CENTURY PUNCH CIGAR STORE FIGURE WITH LITTLE PROVENANCE STILL BRINGS $102,600 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES’ OCT. 3-5 AUCTION

LATE 19th CENTURY PUNCH CIGAR STORE FIGURE WITH LITTLE PROVENANCE STILL BRINGS $102,600 AT SHOWTIME AUCTION SERVICES’ OCT. 3-5 AUCTION

The three-day event was held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Mich. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A 19th century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69 ½ inches tall and with a contemporary base, soared to $102,600 at a three-day auction held Oct. 3rd-5th by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council […]

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Important Collections on Private Press, Italian Futurism and Russian Avant-Garde in Bloomsbury Auctions’  20th Century Books and Manuscripts Sale

Important Collections on Private Press, Italian Futurism and Russian Avant-Garde in Bloomsbury Auctions’ 20th Century Books and Manuscripts Sale

London – The Fletcher Collection of master draughtsman Rex Whistler, The Morris Baumann Collection of Private Press and an important and comprehensive private collection of Italian Futurism will go under the hammer at Bloomsbury Auctions’ 20th Century Books and Manuscripts sale on 23rd October. Also on offer is an impressive collection of modern first editions […]

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Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

Artemis Gallery opens door to Old World with Oct. 23-24 antiquities, Pre-Columbian & tribal auction

BOULDER, Colo. – Once in a great while, an auction house is blessed with an “embarrassment of riches.” That may very well describe the offerings in Artemis Gallery’s Oct. 23-24 absentee/online auction of antiquities, Pre-Columbian and tribal art, featuring the collection of career diplomat William N. Dale. “This is surely one of the finest selections […]

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A Rare Composition Study by Lord Leighton, a collection of Toby Jugs and 18 volumes of Gazette du Bon highlight an impressive and all-encompassing Dreweatts Interiors Sale

A Rare Composition Study by Lord Leighton, a collection of Toby Jugs and 18 volumes of Gazette du Bon highlight an impressive and all-encompassing Dreweatts Interiors Sale

Donnington Priory – A Jean Victor Bertin oil on canvas, stunning Royal Worcester china and 18 volumes of Gazette du Bon headline day one of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ October two-day Interiors sale. Day two will feature rare items of furniture including a George II console table, an 18th century North Italian commode and a […]

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Premier art featured at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches Oct. 27 Fine & Decorative Art Auction

Premier art featured at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches Oct. 27 Fine & Decorative Art Auction

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – An original Picasso artwork from the collection of a French-born resident of Palm Beach, Florida, will headline Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches’ (AGOPB) October 27 Fine & Decorative Art and Antiques Auction. Titled “Bouquet de Provence,” the vibrant crayon-on-paper drawing is artist-signed and expected to realize $200,000-$300,000. Another top […]

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1930 PAYCHECK FOR NEW YORK YANKEE GREAT LOU GEHRIG, SIGNED BY HIM,  IS A HIT FOR $22,600 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ BIG SEPTEMBER 30th AUCTION

1930 PAYCHECK FOR NEW YORK YANKEE GREAT LOU GEHRIG, SIGNED BY HIM, IS A HIT FOR $22,600 AT PHILIP WEISS AUCTIONS’ BIG SEPTEMBER 30th AUCTION

The check was endorsed on the back by Gehrig. Also, a Babe Ruth signed card brings $14,375. LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A paycheck from 1930 issued to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, endorsed on the back by him (“Henry Louis Gehrig”) and signed on the front by team officials Jacob Ruppert and George Barrow, sold […]

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Antique Chandeliers & Vintage Lighting at Unique Auctions

Antique Chandeliers & Vintage Lighting at Unique Auctions

Lincoln, UK. Following on from Unique Auctions extremely successful Antique Chandeliers & Lighting auction in 2012, Unique Auctions are delighted once again to present another major collection of Antique Chandeliers & Vintage Lighting to auction on the 9th November at our Lincoln, Whisby Road auction rooms. The auction will include nearly 1,000 lots of antique […]

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