March, 2015

LOVELY 18th CENTURY VIRGINIA QUEEN ANNE TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE KNOCKS DOWN FOR $299,000 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS’ FEB. 20-21 SALE IN GENESEO, N.Y.

LOVELY 18th CENTURY VIRGINIA QUEEN ANNE TRAY-TOP TEA TABLE KNOCKS DOWN FOR $299,000 AT COTTONE AUCTIONS’ FEB. 20-21 SALE IN GENESEO, N.Y.

The table was the top achiever out of 750 or so lots offered. The sale grossed around $2 million. GENESEO, N.Y. – A lovely 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table, having a scalloped skirt, pad feet and a fine old refinish, sold for $299,000 at a two-day Fine Art & Antiques Auction held […]

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Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Presents “A Celebration of Burgundy: An Auction of  Finest & Rarest Wines” on March 28th in Chicago

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Presents “A Celebration of Burgundy: An Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines” on March 28th in Chicago

Chicago, IL – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. is pleased to announce our annual “Celebration of Burgundy,” an auction devoted exclusively to the wines of Burgundy. This special 1,440 lot sale will be held on March 28th in Chicago and is estimated to fetch $2,747,040-$4,103,630. With worldwide demand for Burgundy at an all-time high, the […]

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Your knight in shining armour? Significant suits of armour to sell at March armouries sale

Your knight in shining armour? Significant suits of armour to sell at March armouries sale

Military buffs and those with an appreciation of the art of chivalric combat will be keen to hear that several suits of armour – including two fine equestrian examples – hailing from a single, private collection will be coming up for auction at a museum sale on Saturday, 28th March. Until recently exhibited at the […]

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Back from the dead? Replica ‘Dodo’ a highlight taxidermy highlight of museum auction

Back from the dead? Replica ‘Dodo’ a highlight taxidermy highlight of museum auction

Some interesting items of taxidermy look set to cause a stir amongst collectors when they go under the hammer later this month as part of an auction of former exhibits of the Stratford Armouries Museum. West Midlands’ auctioneers, Cuttlestones, has been commissioned to sell the collection based on the continued success of its quarterly Specialist […]

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