March, 2015

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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