May, 2015

ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER THE HISTORIC FAMILY ARCHIVES OF RUDOLPH P. LAUBENHEIMER ON THURSDAY, JUNE 25th, 2015

ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS TO OFFER THE HISTORIC FAMILY ARCHIVES OF RUDOLPH P. LAUBENHEIMER ON THURSDAY, JUNE 25th, 2015

The auction will be held at the Collector’s Club in New York City, starting at 10:30 a.m. EST FORT LEE, N.J. – “The appearance on the market of the family archive of German-born master engraver and die sinker, Rudolph Philipp Laubenheimer (1833-1905), is an event with few precedents in American collecting history,” stated David T. […]

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HUNDREDS OF ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE ITEMS FROM THE LIVING ESTATE OF EARLDINE ANKIEWICZ, 93, WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, JUNE 27, IN PANAMA CITY, FL

HUNDREDS OF ANTIQUE AND COLLECTIBLE ITEMS FROM THE LIVING ESTATE OF EARLDINE ANKIEWICZ, 93, WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, JUNE 27, IN PANAMA CITY, FL

The auction will be held at Ms. Ankiewicz’s residence, near Deer Point Lake, starting at 8 a.m. The Specialists of the South, Inc., the Panama City-based auction firm, will conduct the auction. SOUTHPORT, Fla. – Hundreds of antiques, collectibles, furniture pieces and other items from the estate of Earldine Ankiewicz, 93, a longtime Florida resident […]

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Waterloo 200th Anniversary Auction

Waterloo 200th Anniversary Auction

With 2015 marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions and A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd present an auction centred on Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars. Prices range from £50 – £22,000 across approximately 300 lots, featuring a Napoleon death mask and private letters from the French Emperor alongside medals, […]

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DOZENS OF MUSEUM-QUALITY WORKS OF ART, PLUS MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUES AND HOME FURNISHINGS, WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, JUNE 13th, IN MEMPHIS, TENN.

DOZENS OF MUSEUM-QUALITY WORKS OF ART, PLUS MAGNIFICENT ANTIQUES AND HOME FURNISHINGS, WILL BE SOLD ON-SITE, JUNE 13th, IN MEMPHIS, TENN.

It is the estate home and contents of Rosemary Littlejohn, a renowned art restorer and collector. The auction will be conducted by Stevens Auction Company, at 1 East Parkway North, Memphis. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Artworks by some of the most recognizable and sought-after names in the world of fine art, plus a mansion-full of magnificent […]

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Enamel Cranes Sell for £124,000 at Dreweatts Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art Sale

Enamel Cranes Sell for £124,000 at Dreweatts Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art Sale

Cranes proved their auspicious powers in an auction at Dreweatts, Donnington Priory, when a pair of cloisonné enamel double crane censers flew beyond their pre-sale estimate, selling for £124,000 to a bidder on the phone. A Warring States-Western Han style, bronze model of a tiger also made an impressive £64,480. As birds with a long […]

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Out of the Box: Contemporary Art Since 1990

Out of the Box: Contemporary Art Since 1990

LONDON, Ely House – This summer, Bloomsbury Auctions present their first-ever auction dedicated to recent and emerging Contemporary Art at Mallett’s magnificent Ely House, with some of the best examples in this active and increasingly popular area of the market. The sale will take place on Tuesday 30th June, at 4pm, with viewing from Wednesday […]

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Hart Davis Hart’s May Auction Achieves  Remarkable $6.2 Million

Hart Davis Hart’s May Auction Achieves Remarkable $6.2 Million

Record Number of Bidders Vied for Gems from Virtually Every Wine and Spirit Region (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wine auction house and retailer, continued its success in 2015 with a tremendous May auction that brought in a total $6.2 million against pre-sale estimates of $4.3-$6.4 million. Held at […]

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MID-19th CENTURY AMERICAN PLAINS INDIAN PIPE TOMAHAWK, IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION, IS AN EXPECTED TOP LOT AT MOHAWK ARMS, JUNE 26-27

MID-19th CENTURY AMERICAN PLAINS INDIAN PIPE TOMAHAWK, IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION, IS AN EXPECTED TOP LOT AT MOHAWK ARMS, JUNE 26-27

The auction is being held online as well as at Mohawk Arms’ gallery, located in Bouckville, N.Y. BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A mid-19th century American Plains Indian pipe tomahawk in overall very good condition, with a nice aged patina, is an expected top lot at Mohawk Arms’ Auction #73, online soon (at MilitaryRelics.com and LiveAuctioneers.com) and […]

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PAINTING OF A YOSEMITE SCENE BY THOMAS HILL (AM., 1829-1908) SELLS FOR $180,000 AT SHANNON’S SPRING FINE ART AUCTION CONDUCTED APRIL 23

PAINTING OF A YOSEMITE SCENE BY THOMAS HILL (AM., 1829-1908) SELLS FOR $180,000 AT SHANNON’S SPRING FINE ART AUCTION CONDUCTED APRIL 23

The painting was the top lot of 245 works offered in an auction that grossed $2.3 million. MILFORD, Conn. – An oil painting by the renowned 19th century American landscape artist Thomas Hill (1829-1908), titled Fishing on the Merced River, signed and dated 1891 lower right, sold for $180,000 at a fine art auction held […]

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Artemis Gallery’s May 21 auction to feature Asian, Classical & Pre-Columbian art and artifacts

Artemis Gallery’s May 21 auction to feature Asian, Classical & Pre-Columbian art and artifacts

BOULDER, CO – Attention time travelers and antiquities collectors: No boarding pass is required for Artemis Gallery’s May 21 journey to past civilizations. All that’s required is an Internet connection and you’ll soon be browsing a fascinating auction catalog filled with more than 400 choice Classical, Near Eastern and Far Eastern antiquities; plus Pre-Columbian and […]

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ANTIQUE CLOCKS & FINE ANTIQUES WILL HIGHLIGHT FONTAINE’S MAY 30th CATALOGED ANTIQUE AUCTION

ANTIQUE CLOCKS & FINE ANTIQUES WILL HIGHLIGHT FONTAINE’S MAY 30th CATALOGED ANTIQUE AUCTION

The auction will be held in the firm’s Pittsfield, Mass. gallery; 500+ lots will come up for bid. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A one-of-a-kind Howard & Davis astronomical regulator clock and a rare Seth Thomas No. 20 standing regulator clock with Grande Sonnerie strike and repeat could both reach or surpass $100,000 at a cataloged antique […]

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Affordable Photography at Bloomsbury Auction in London

Affordable Photography at Bloomsbury Auction in London

London – The latest Photo Opportunities auction at Bloomsbury Auctions on Thursday 4th June coincides with the re-launch of Photo London and features big names of fashion photography including Irving Penn and Norman Parkinson. Elliott Erwitt (b. 1928), Wyoming, 1954 Prices range from £100, in the no reserve section, to £15,000 for Marilyn Minter’s Wet […]

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