December, 2016

NEARLY 1,500 LOTS, PULLED FROM ESTATES INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF ATLANTA, WILL BE SOLD AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S NEW YEAR’S AUCTION, JANUARY 14-16

NEARLY 1,500 LOTS, PULLED FROM ESTATES INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF ATLANTA, WILL BE SOLD AT AHLERS & OGLETREE’S NEW YEAR’S AUCTION, JANUARY 14-16

The Signature Estates Auction will be held in the firm’s Atlanta showroom, at 715 Miami Circle. ATLANTA, Ga. – A gilt bronze sculpture signed by Italian artist Arnaldo Pomodoro (b. 1926), a hand-modeled redware figure of a reclining whippet by noted Shenandoah Valley potter Solomon Bell (1817-1882), a dazzling GIA-certified 6.68-carat brown diamond engagement ring; […]

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Agatha Christie Interest at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Agatha Christie Interest at Richard Winterton Auctioneers

Following a successful valuation day held in Halesowen on Saturday 26th November for Dickinsons Real Deal, Richard Winterton Auctioneers are excited to be able to offer an interesting collection of ephemera consigned through the show in their upcoming January 25th auction. Of particular note, is a hand-written letter of thanks from Agatha Christie to Mr […]

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NEARLY 400 LOTS, PULLED FROM ESTATES AND COLLECTIONS THROUGHOUT NEW ENGLAND, WILL BE SOLD JANUARY 14th BY BRUNEAU & CO. AUCTIONEERS

NEARLY 400 LOTS, PULLED FROM ESTATES AND COLLECTIONS THROUGHOUT NEW ENGLAND, WILL BE SOLD JANUARY 14th BY BRUNEAU & CO. AUCTIONEERS

The all-day event will be held in the firm’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, R.I. CRANSTON, R.I. – A Neoclassical bronze figure of the Greek goddess Thetis on a large mantle clock by French sculptor Pierre Eugene Emile Hebert (1828-1893), a Madoura pottery partial glaze ceramic bowl by Pablo Picasso and an […]

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A RARE 18th CENTURY ENGLISH-MADE PAGODA FORM AUTOMATON MUSICAL CLOCK IS EXPECTED TO HIT $800,000-$1.2 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S ON JAN. 21st

A RARE 18th CENTURY ENGLISH-MADE PAGODA FORM AUTOMATON MUSICAL CLOCK IS EXPECTED TO HIT $800,000-$1.2 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S ON JAN. 21st

The 2-session Antique & Fine Arts Auction will be held at Fontaine’s Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceedingly rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, is expected to soar to $800,000-$1.2 million at an Antique & Fine Arts Auction planned for Saturday, Jan. […]

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HDH #1 Wine Auction House in U.S. in 2016

HDH #1 Wine Auction House in U.S. in 2016

(Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart capped 2016 with a massive three-day auction held on December 15th, 16th, and 17th. Over the course of seven auctions held this year, HDH garnered $48.88 million, making Hart Davis Hart the largest seller of fine wines at auction in the United States, surpassing their nearest competitor by nearly […]

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PATEK PHILIPPE WATCH, GEORGE III SATINWOOD BOOKCASES, A PAINTING BY THOMAS ROSSITER WILL HEADLINE NADEAU’S NEW YEAR’S DAY SALE, JAN. 1st

PATEK PHILIPPE WATCH, GEORGE III SATINWOOD BOOKCASES, A PAINTING BY THOMAS ROSSITER WILL HEADLINE NADEAU’S NEW YEAR’S DAY SALE, JAN. 1st

The auction will be held at Nadeau’s gallery in Windsor, Conn., starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time. WINDSOR, Conn. – A Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case, a pair of George III satinwood and tulipwood marquetry bookcase cabinets in two parts, an oil on canvas depiction of 43 prominent American […]

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TWO MAJOR BOTTLE COLLECTIONS, FEATURING WESTERN BITTERS, MEDICINES, SAN FRANCISCO BOTTLES, WHISKEYS, SODAS AND MORE, WILL BE SOLD IN A 2-PART AUCTION – FEB. 10-18 AND MARCH 3-11 – BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

TWO MAJOR BOTTLE COLLECTIONS, FEATURING WESTERN BITTERS, MEDICINES, SAN FRANCISCO BOTTLES, WHISKEYS, SODAS AND MORE, WILL BE SOLD IN A 2-PART AUCTION – FEB. 10-18 AND MARCH 3-11 – BY AMERICAN BOTTLE AUCTIONS

Headlining the sale will be the lifetime bottle collections of Vince Madruga and John O’Neill. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two major fine bottle collections – the Vince Madruga collection of Western bitters and medicines, and the John O’Neill collection of mostly early San Francisco bottles, whiskeys and sodas – will headline Auction #63, a two-part online […]

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CONVERSE AUCTIONS IS RINGING OUT THE YEAR IN GRAND STYLE, WITH A NEW NAME, A NEW OWNER AND AN IMPORTANT ONLINE CHINESE AUCTION, DEC. 30th

CONVERSE AUCTIONS IS RINGING OUT THE YEAR IN GRAND STYLE, WITH A NEW NAME, A NEW OWNER AND AN IMPORTANT ONLINE CHINESE AUCTION, DEC. 30th

MALVERN, Pa. – Converse Auctions will bid farewell to 2016 with a new name, a new owner and a New Year’s online auction, planned for Friday, December 30th, packed with over 350 lots of fine Chinese antiques, including a rare and important Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) Jun Yao bowl. People can register to bid and view […]

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John Constable Sketch Sets Word Record at Bonhams Auction

John Constable Sketch Sets Word Record at Bonhams Auction

A sketch by John Constable sold for £869,000 at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale in London on 8 December, setting a new world record at auction for a small-scale sketch (under 10 inches) by the artist. Flatford Lock on the Stour looking towards Bridge Cottage, a study by Constable for Landscape: Boys Fishing, had been […]

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