December, 2015

A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN 1942 FARMERS BANK OF CHINA BANKNOTE TRIO HAMMERS FOR U.S.$20,060 AND AN 1898 IMPERIAL BANK OF CHINA 10-TAELS PEKING ISSUE NOTE BRINGS $17,700 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ THREE-SESSION SALE, DECEMBER 11 & 14

A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN 1942 FARMERS BANK OF CHINA BANKNOTE TRIO HAMMERS FOR U.S.$20,060 AND AN 1898 IMPERIAL BANK OF CHINA 10-TAELS PEKING ISSUE NOTE BRINGS $17,700 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS’ THREE-SESSION SALE, DECEMBER 11 & 14

Dozens of records were shattered at the two-day event, held at Archives International Auctions’ offices in Fort Lee, New Jersey, headlined by the Alexander I. Pogrebetsky Family Archives Reference collection. FORT LEE, N.J. – A 1942 Farmers Bank of China banknote trio hammered for $20,060 and an 1898 Imperial Bank of China 10-Taels Peking issue […]

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ORIGINAL ARTWORKS BY ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (PAKISTANI, 1894-1975), PLUS THREE SCREENPRINTS SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL, WILL BE SOLD JAN. 2-3

ORIGINAL ARTWORKS BY ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (PAKISTANI, 1894-1975), PLUS THREE SCREENPRINTS SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL, WILL BE SOLD JAN. 2-3

They are a few of the expected top lots at Ahlers & Ogletree’s Signature Estates and Modern & Contemporary Collections Auction, to be held in the firm’s Atlanta gallery, at 715 Miami Circle. ATLANTA, Ga. – An enchanting collection of artworks by the renowned Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), and three screenprints signed by […]

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Large collection of Lichfield postcards set to go under the auction hammer!

Large collection of Lichfield postcards set to go under the auction hammer!

A huge collection of local interest postcards has just arrived at Lichfield based Richard Winterton Auctioneers. The cache of postcards from a local collector consists of approximately 300 early twentieth century scenes of in and around Lichfield and Whittington, depicting popular landmarks and beauty spots. Postcards are highly collectable, with most sought after being postcards […]

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Barnebys attracts $4.5 million in new investment capital

Barnebys attracts $4.5 million in new investment capital

International auction aggregator Barnebys attracts $4.5 million in new investment capital, to be used mainly for furthering a successful US presence NEW YORK, N.Y. – Barnebys, the Swedish-based online search and valuation tool for fine artworks, antiques and collectibles, has concluded a fundraising effort by attracting 4 million euros (about $4.5 million) in new investment […]

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HDH #1 Wine Auction House in US in 2015

HDH #1 Wine Auction House in US in 2015

Record Breaking December Sale was Largest Wine Auction of the Year Totaling $9.6M (Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart capped 2015 with its first ever three-day auction held on December 10th, 11th, and 12th. Over the course of seven auctions held this year, HDH garnered $41.48 million, making Hart Davis Hart the largest seller of […]

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PAINTINGS BY BLACK AMERICAN ARTISTS H. O. TANNER, CHARLES ETHAN PORTER HEADLINE NADEAU’S NEW YEAR’S DAY SALE

PAINTINGS BY BLACK AMERICAN ARTISTS H. O. TANNER, CHARLES ETHAN PORTER HEADLINE NADEAU’S NEW YEAR’S DAY SALE

The auction will be held at Nadeau’s gallery in Windsor, Conn., starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time. WINDSOR, Conn. – Original oil paintings by the renowned late 19th/early 20th century Black American artists Henry Ossawa (H.O.) Tanner and Charles Ethan Porter will headline Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Day auction, slated for Friday, Jan. […]

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Chiswick Auctions – Ceramics and Glass – Auction Preview

Chiswick Auctions – Ceramics and Glass – Auction Preview

Chiswick Auctions is pleased to announce a sale of Ceramics and Glass, taking place on Tuesday 9th February. Amongst the star lots is this WILHELM KÅGE (SWEDISH, 1889-1960) FOR GUSTAVSBERG STUDIOS, a fine Farsta Terra Spirea stoneware vase. Dated 1960, the year of his death, unusually decorated with incised feather-like motifs in blue on a […]

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Celebrity Classic Cars Auctioned at Classic Car Auctions Record Christmas Sale

Celebrity Classic Cars Auctioned at Classic Car Auctions Record Christmas Sale

Two celebrity owned cars helped Classic Car Auctions (CCA) achieve a record sales rate of 75 per cent and record total sales of more than £770,000 in its sale last Saturday, 5th December, at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre in Leamington Spa, UK. A 1967 Ford Mustang Convertible owned by actor Charles Dance was successfully sold […]

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Barnebys.com makes holiday shopping for fine art, antiques and collectibles easy and fun

Barnebys.com makes holiday shopping for fine art, antiques and collectibles easy and fun

NEW YORK – Holiday shopping is an easy, pleasant experience through Barnebys.com, a free one-stop website that features more than 400,000 items from 1,000-plus auction houses worldwide. Instead of bouncing from auction site to auction site, which can be a frustrating and time-consuming exercise, bidders and buyers simply visit Barnebys.com. There, they can enter the […]

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