March, 2015

MORE THAN 1,150 LOTS OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK, PERIOD FURNITURE, JEWELRY, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE SOLD AT CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

MORE THAN 1,150 LOTS OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK, PERIOD FURNITURE, JEWELRY, ANTIQUE CLOCKS, MORE WILL BE SOLD AT CRESCENT CITY AUCTION GALLERY

The auction will be held April 18-19 in the firm’s gallery at 1330 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, La. – More than 1,150 premium lots – many of then pulled from prominent estates in Mobile, Ala., Jackson, Miss., New Orleans and elsewhere throughout the South – will be sold at a two-day estates […]

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SCARCE 28-BORE GUN THAT BELONGED TO LADY CHURCHILL TO BE OFFERED BY GAVIN GARDINER LTD IN AUCTION

SCARCE 28-BORE GUN THAT BELONGED TO LADY CHURCHILL TO BE OFFERED BY GAVIN GARDINER LTD IN AUCTION

Long considered one of the most beautiful women of the time and also the mother of future British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, Lady Randolph Churchill (1854-1921) was the American born English wife of Lord Randolph Churchill. A scarce 28-bore side lever hammer gun by H. Holland that was made for her will be offered […]

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CHINESE PORCELAIN HAND-PAINTED WALL POCKET HAMMERS FOR $50,000 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE AUCTION GALLERY’S MAR. 21-22 SPRING ESTATES SALE

CHINESE PORCELAIN HAND-PAINTED WALL POCKET HAMMERS FOR $50,000 AT AHLERS & OGLETREE AUCTION GALLERY’S MAR. 21-22 SPRING ESTATES SALE

The winning bidder traveled all the way from mainland China to claim his 6 ¾ inch tall prize. ATLANTA, Ga. – It’s a long way from mainland China to Miami Circle in Atlanta, but that’s exactly how far one determined bidder traveled to vie for a Chinese porcelain hand-painted wall pocket from the late 19th […]

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FIFTEEN DRESSES OWNED BY THE LATE SINGING LEGEND WHITNEY HOUSTON WILL BE EXHIBITED AT AN APRIL 4th AUCTION IN CARUTHERSVILLE, MISSOURI

FIFTEEN DRESSES OWNED BY THE LATE SINGING LEGEND WHITNEY HOUSTON WILL BE EXHIBITED AT AN APRIL 4th AUCTION IN CARUTHERSVILLE, MISSOURI

The dresses will be shown by Historical Estates Auctions, which will sell them later in the year. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. – Fifteen stunning gowns and dresses previously owned by the late singing legend Whitney Houston, some worn on-stage and others at events and galas, will be exhibited (but not sold) at an auction slated for Saturday, […]

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A Pioneer of Modern Art at Hansons Auctioneers

A Pioneer of Modern Art at Hansons Auctioneers

A striking abstract oil painting by one of the leading pioneers of modern Arabian art has just been discovered in the Midlands. The painting by celebrated Iraqi artist Dia Azzawi measuring approximately 70cm by 90cm was discovered on a routine home visit to a property in Sutton Coldfield. Hansons Auctioneers’ art expert Adrian Rathbone comments […]

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RARE, CIRCA 1900 SIOUX DENTALIUM (TOOTH SHELL) AND TRADECLOTH DRESS, FEATURED ON THE HIT PBS PROGRAM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, GAVELS FOR $7,475

RARE, CIRCA 1900 SIOUX DENTALIUM (TOOTH SHELL) AND TRADECLOTH DRESS, FEATURED ON THE HIT PBS PROGRAM ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, GAVELS FOR $7,475

The auction was conducted by Allard Auctions at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Mesa, Ariz. MESA, Ariz. – A circa 1900 Sioux dentalium (tooth shell) and tradecloth dress that was featured on an episode of the PBS series Antiques Roadshow just prior to auction (where it was appraised for $5,000-$7,000), sold for $7,475 […]

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Spoils of WWI Mesopotamian campaign set to sell in museum armouries auction

Spoils of WWI Mesopotamian campaign set to sell in museum armouries auction

Spoils of WWI Mesopotamian campaign set to sell in museum armouries auction Taken from a Middle Eastern battlefield nearly a century ago during the British army’s struggle against Ottoman forces in WWI, a unique piece of military history is due to go under the hammer during a museum sale on Saturday 28th March. Previously exhibited […]

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STUNNING EARLY 20th CENTURY CREATIONS BY RENE LALIQUE, PLUS FINE ART BY FRENCH PAINTERS MORET AND METZINGER, LEAD A. B. LEVY’S FEB. 19 SALE

STUNNING EARLY 20th CENTURY CREATIONS BY RENE LALIQUE, PLUS FINE ART BY FRENCH PAINTERS MORET AND METZINGER, LEAD A. B. LEVY’S FEB. 19 SALE

The auction was held at Levy’s showroom at the Flamingo Building in West Palm Beach, Fla. PALM BEACH, Fla. – Stunning creations by Rene Jules Lalique (1860-1945), the French glass designer world-renowned for his vases, jewelry, chandeliers, clocks and car hood ornaments, all highly sought after by collectors today, took center stage at A. B. […]

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15th-Century Chinese Bodhisattva could top million-dollar mark at March 22 I.M. Chait auction

15th-Century Chinese Bodhisattva could top million-dollar mark at March 22 I.M. Chait auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Asia Week in New York attracts a global contingent of art buyers who travel many thousands of miles – primarily from China – to immerse themselves in a frenzied schedule of specialty shows, exhibitions and other activities around Manhattan. But a new West Coast tradition embraced by Asian art connoisseurs over […]

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