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Art Deco and Belle Époque designs lead Bonhams Fine Jewelry Auction on September 19

Art Deco and Belle Époque designs lead Bonhams Fine Jewelry Auction on September 19

A magnificent selection of jewelry including top quality diamonds, Burmese rubies and natural pearls will be offered in Bonhams Fine Jewelry sale on 19th September in New Bond Street, London. Stunning examples of art deco and belle époque designs are among some of the highlights in the sale, with exquisite early pieces by Cartier and […]

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Christie’s to auction Captain Robert Falcon Scott art, literature, photographs and artifacts

Christie’s to auction Captain Robert Falcon Scott art, literature, photographs and artifacts

Christie’s announce the forthcoming sale of a selection of art, literature, photographs and artifacts which offer poignant memorials of the lives and endeavours of the celebrated Polar explorer, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, and his contemporaries from the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration. Offered for sale on Tuesday, 9 October 2012, the dedicated Polar section (lots […]

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Bonhams auctions Eilenberg Buddha for $674,500

Bonhams auctions Eilenberg Buddha for $674,500

Bonhams established a world record price for a Mon Dvaravati bronze Eilenberg Buddha when the stunning circa 8th century Eilenberg Buddha sold for $674,500 at Bonhams Himalayan, Indian & Southeast Asian Art sale, September 11 in New York. Eclipsing its previous record by more than three times, the rare Thai sculpture soared past its $250,000-350,000 […]

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Bonhams to Auction Jade pendant and vase from Imperial Summer Palace in Peking 1860

Bonhams to Auction Jade pendant and vase from Imperial Summer Palace in Peking 1860

Two rare Imperial jade carvings retrieved from the Summer Palace in Peking by Captain Arthur Forbes-Robertson, an officer in the 67th Regiment of Foot, after the fall of the Chinese capital in October 1860, will be sold at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale on November 8. These items come from a Scots family. The first […]

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Sterling Associates announce September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction

Sterling Associates announce September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction

Sterling Associates September 15 Fall Fine Art & Furniture Auction features high-quality antiques, art, furniture and jewelry from N.Y., N.J. and Connecticut estates. The 500-lot event features an excellent array of fine and decorative art; Asian antiques, furniture and jewelry. Paintings and other artworks comprise a sizable portion of the sale, and bidders will have […]

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Bonhams announce September 2 Rare Coins and Medals results

Bonhams announce September 2 Rare Coins and Medals results

Bonhams announce a strong result for its September 2 auction of Rare Coins and Medals in Los Angeles. During the fall sale, the auction house was privileged to offer several Gold Rush rarities including a highly sought after Kellogg & Humbert gold bar, coinage from the S.S. Central America, known by many as ‘the ship […]

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Christie’s announce auction of Part II of A Private Collection Donated to Benefit the University of Oxford

Christie’s announce auction of Part II of A Private Collection Donated to Benefit the University of Oxford

In April 2012 an extremely generous benefactor donated a very impressive group of Islamic and Indian works of art on paper to benefit the University of Oxford. Following the success of this sale, which realised almost £1.5 million, Christie’s is pleased to announce details of Part II of A Private Collection Donated to Benefit the […]

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Christies to auction Recently Discovered Thermometer By Fahrenheit

Christies to auction Recently Discovered Thermometer By Fahrenheit

Christie’s announce that an original mercury thermometer, invented by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1714 and the only remaining example in private hands, is to be offered at auction in October 2012. One of only three thermometers ever created by the famous physicist, the others are owned by Museum Boerhaave, in Leiden, the Netherlands, and until […]

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Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

Sister Parish designs and fine European antiques for auction at Bonhams

Bonhams has announced a furniture and decorative arts collectors and shoppers auction on October 29 at its San Francisco showroom, timed to coincide with the separately-occurring San Francisco Fall Antiques Show. The Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts auction will feature various-owner offerings of European antiques, including more than 70 early works of art, as well […]

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