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Skinner, Inc. will host auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts April 6

Skinner, Inc. will host auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts April 6

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts on Saturday, April 6th in its Boston gallery. This sale will feature The Fletcher Collection of Imperial Russia and over 300 lots of fine silver. The sale will also present Continental and British ceramics, clocks, lighting, textiles, antique furniture and a variety of […]

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Bonhams to Preview Auctions of European Glass and Asian Art in Amsterdam

Bonhams to Preview Auctions of European Glass and Asian Art in Amsterdam

Bonhams will hold a preview of three of its most important upcoming sales in Amsterdam from 7 – 9 March. The preview will feature the Mühleib collection of European Glass, Chinese Works of Art as well as works from the Barbanson Collection of Japanese Art. World authority on Asian Art and Bonhams Deputy Chairman, Colin […]

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Bonhams to auction 16th century Ottoman Iznik masterpieces

Bonhams to auction 16th century Ottoman Iznik masterpieces

Two rare Iznik bottles from the golden age of the Ottoman Empire will return to New Bond Street in Mayfair after nearly a century when they are auctioned at Bonhams next Indian and Islamic sale on April 23 for an estimated £150,000. The bottles were previously sold by the well-known antiques dealer Frank Dickinson from […]

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Sir George Magrath medals fro Bonhams Coins and Medals auction

Sir George Magrath medals fro Bonhams Coins and Medals auction

A group of four medals awarded to Horatio Nelson’s personal surgeon, Sir George Magrath, will be offered at Bonhams next sale of Coins and Medals on March 27th in Knightsbridge. Estimated to sell for £9,000-12,000, the medals were awarded for Margrath’s work as Inspector of Hospitals and Fleets for the Royal Navy. The medals of […]

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A DISPLAY TO REMEMBER AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

A DISPLAY TO REMEMBER AT RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS LTD

An unusual antique display cabinet has recently totalled more than £2,000 at auction. Lot 1268, a late nineteenth century oak framed display case appeared in Richard Winterton’s three-day Antique & Twentieth Century Sale on 22nd February. Auctioneer and Richard Winterton comments on the sale; ‘We handle vast amounts of antique to modern quality furniture and […]

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Morton & Eden To Auction Spanish Colonial Coins From The Archer M. Huntington Collection

Morton & Eden To Auction Spanish Colonial Coins From The Archer M. Huntington Collection

London auctioneers Morton & Eden will sell important Spanish Colonial coins from the Archer M. Huntington Collection of Hispanic Coins, on March 6. Numbering almost 1,500 items, the sale is expected to raise a total in the region of £500,000. The Huntington Collection, a vast group of 37,895 coins relating to the Spanish World, was […]

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Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

Chinese paintings, calligraphy and snuff bottles for Bonhams Asian Decorative Arts Auction

Bonhams announce the Year of the Snake’s first Asian Decorative Arts auction in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 12. The sale will include 460 lots of Chinese ceramics and decorative arts, and more than 100 lots of artworks from Japan, Korea and other Asian countries and regions, from private collections and estates, as well as […]

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Bonhams San Francisco March 18 Furniture and Decorative Arts auction

Bonhams San Francisco March 18 Furniture and Decorative Arts auction

Bonhams is to present its Fine European Furniture, Decorative Arts and Garden Ornaments auction, March 18 at Bonhams in San Francisco, with many strong highlights of local provenance among its nearly 450 lots of offerings. The leading highlight of the auction, a Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted grand piano from a Hillsborough, Calif., home […]

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Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen Highlights Choice Writing Instruments At Heritage Auctions

Sir Winston Churchill Fountain Pen Highlights Choice Writing Instruments At Heritage Auctions

Montblanc’s Sir Winston Churchill Limited Edition 53 fountain pen — featuring 18 karat pink gold, tortoiseshell bands and 53 diamonds — is expected to bring $25,000+ as part of a special offering of fine writing instruments in Heritage’s Gentleman Collector Auction event, Feb. 23-24 at the company’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street. In addition […]

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