January, 2017

ENGLISH AUTOMATON CLOCK FALLS JUST UNDER THE $1 MILLION MARK AT FONTAINE’S JANUARY 21st AUCTION, GAVELING FOR AN IMPRESSIVE $998,250

ENGLISH AUTOMATON CLOCK FALLS JUST UNDER THE $1 MILLION MARK AT FONTAINE’S JANUARY 21st AUCTION, GAVELING FOR AN IMPRESSIVE $998,250

The auction was held in Fontaine’s gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Ave., in Pittsfield, Mass. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceedingly rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, fell just shy of the $1 million mark when it sold for $998,250 (including buyer’s premium) at Fontaine’s Auction […]

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Signed collection of Mark Twain novels set for auction in Wolverhampton

Signed collection of Mark Twain novels set for auction in Wolverhampton

A set of 16 books by the 19th Century American author Mark Twain is expected to excite book collectors when it comes up for sale at Wolverhampton auction house Cuttlestones next month. Originally part of the 22 volume ‘Author’s Edition de Luxe’, published 1899 – 1901 by Chatto & Windus, with a limited run of […]

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Midlands auction of Star Wars toys expected to bring collectors out in force…

Midlands auction of Star Wars toys expected to bring collectors out in force…

The enduring appeal of the Star Wars movie franchise means that memorabilia relating to the films can command significant sums when it comes up for auction. Wolverhampton auction house Cuttlestones has first-hand experience of this, with Star Wars items regularly passing through its Specialist Collectors’ sales. Hot on the heels of the £2,500 sale of […]

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THE FINE ART COLLECTION OF TAMARA AND NORMAN JAY BOLOTOW, ESQ. WILL HEADLINE BRUNEAU & CO. AUCTIONEERS’ FEB. 18 SALE IN CRANSTON, R. I

THE FINE ART COLLECTION OF TAMARA AND NORMAN JAY BOLOTOW, ESQ. WILL HEADLINE BRUNEAU & CO. AUCTIONEERS’ FEB. 18 SALE IN CRANSTON, R. I

The all-day event will be held in the firm’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston. CRANSTON, R.I. – The sizable fine art collection of Tamara and Norman Jay Bolotow, Esq. of Barrington, Rhode Island, with provenance from Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Doyle New York and other galleries and institutions, will headline a 152-lot fine art […]

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BELLMANS WINCHESTER TO SELL COLLECTION COTSWOLD SCHOOL FURNITURE FROM A DISTINGUISHED LEICESTERSHIRE COLLECTOR

BELLMANS WINCHESTER TO SELL COLLECTION COTSWOLD SCHOOL FURNITURE FROM A DISTINGUISHED LEICESTERSHIRE COLLECTOR

Bellmans Auctioneers & Valuers announce the sale of a collection of 15 lots of Cotswold School Furniture at their new saleroom in Winchester (The Red House, Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DX) on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The majority of the pieces, which carry estimates from around £100 for a single chair to £6,000 for […]

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10 BIRGER SANDZEN ARTWORKS, PLUS FRENCH CAMEO, MINIATURE LAMPS, NIPPON, LOETZ, ROOKWOOD AND MORE WILL BE SOLD BY WOODY AUCTION, FEBRUARY 18th

10 BIRGER SANDZEN ARTWORKS, PLUS FRENCH CAMEO, MINIATURE LAMPS, NIPPON, LOETZ, ROOKWOOD AND MORE WILL BE SOLD BY WOODY AUCTION, FEBRUARY 18th

The 380-lot auction will be held in Woody Auction’s gallery, at 120 East 3rd Street in Douglass, Kansas. DOUGLASS, Kan. – The massive single-owner collection of Emerson and Freda Moore of Wichita, Kansas, consisting of ten artworks by the Swedish-born American painter Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), plus fine examples of French cameo, miniature lamps, Loetz, Nippon, […]

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BILL HOWZE, THE PRODUCER & HOST OF ALL THAT STUFF ON  BERKS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, WILL HOST A NEW SHOW DEBUTING ON MONDAY, JANUARY 30th, CALLED AUCTION ACTION ON BCTV

BILL HOWZE, THE PRODUCER & HOST OF ALL THAT STUFF ON BERKS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, WILL HOST A NEW SHOW DEBUTING ON MONDAY, JANUARY 30th, CALLED AUCTION ACTION ON BCTV

The show is a public-private partnership between The Renaissance Auction Group and BCTV. Many of the items in the auction have direct historical ties to the city of Reading and the area. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit BCTV. The show is slotted to run from 6 pm to 10 pm. READING, […]

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Artemis Gallery Revisits Ancient Cultures with Jan. 18-19 Antiquities, Ethnographic Auction

Artemis Gallery Revisits Ancient Cultures with Jan. 18-19 Antiquities, Ethnographic Auction

BOULDER, CO – On Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 18 and 19, Artemis Gallery of Boulder, Colorado, will auction 454 expertly curated lots of classical antiquities and Asian, Pre-Columbian and ethnographic art. Without exception, every item in this exciting auction event is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic, as described in the catalog, and legal to acquire […]

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1959 RED CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE IN LIKE-NEW CONDITION REVS UP THE CROWD AT STEVENS AUCTION’S JAN. 7 SALE, ROARING AWAY FOR $78,775

1959 RED CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE IN LIKE-NEW CONDITION REVS UP THE CROWD AT STEVENS AUCTION’S JAN. 7 SALE, ROARING AWAY FOR $78,775

The auction was held in Stevens’ gallery, at 609 North Meridian Street in Aberdeen, Miss. ABERDEEN, Miss. – A 1959 Chevrolet Corvette convertible car, red with white trim and in remarkable like-new condition, sped off for $78,775 at an auction held January 7th by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery at 609 North Meridian […]

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1940s BALLET PAINTINGS BY GEORGE ALAN SWANSON (Am., 1908-1968), PLUS OTHER ARTISTS’ ESTATES, WILL BE IN SHANNON’S ONLINE AUCTION, JAN. 19

1940s BALLET PAINTINGS BY GEORGE ALAN SWANSON (Am., 1908-1968), PLUS OTHER ARTISTS’ ESTATES, WILL BE IN SHANNON’S ONLINE AUCTION, JAN. 19

This is an internet-only auction, with a 2 pm start time. No live or phone bidding will be allowed. MILFORD, CT – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host its first online auction of the year on Thursday, January 19th, at 2 pm Eastern time. The sale will include many high-quality paintings, prints, works on paper […]

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A RARE CHINESE RUSSO-CHINESE 1901-1902, $1 “MEXICAN DOLLAR” BANKNOTE HAMMERS FOR $10,200 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS SEPT. 26TH SALE

A RARE CHINESE RUSSO-CHINESE 1901-1902, $1 “MEXICAN DOLLAR” BANKNOTE HAMMERS FOR $10,200 AT ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTIONS SEPT. 26TH SALE

The auction was held at Archives International Auctions’ offices in Fort Lee, N.J., featuring rare Chinese, Asian & worldwide banknotes, with many record sales prices for worldwide banknotes. FORT LEE, N.J. – A 1901-02 Russo-Chinese $1 “Mexican Dollar” banknote sold for $10,200 and a scarce and attractive Sino-Belgian Bank 1908-12 specimen changed hands for $6,000 […]

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PLATINUM 3-STONE DIAMOND RING BRINGS $37,200 AND A PATEK PHILIPPE CHRONOMETER FETCHES $32,500 AT NADEAU’S AUCTION GALLERY, JAN. 1st

PLATINUM 3-STONE DIAMOND RING BRINGS $37,200 AND A PATEK PHILIPPE CHRONOMETER FETCHES $32,500 AT NADEAU’S AUCTION GALLERY, JAN. 1st

The auction was held in Nadeau’s gallery, located at 25 Meadow Road in Windsor, Conn. WINDSOR, Conn. – A platinum three-stone diamond ring set with three emerald-cut diamonds soared to $37,200 and a Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case brought $32,500 to take top lot honors at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s […]

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