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Imperial Chinese cloisonne for auction at Bonhams

Imperial Chinese cloisonne for auction at Bonhams

A magnificent and large pair of Imperial cloisonné enamel cranes from an Italian private collection will be sold by Bonhams on 8 November 2012 for £150,000 to 200,000. This magnificent pair, measuring over two meters high, would have adorned an Imperial throne hall, flanking the throne. Their majestic graceful form and impressive size would have […]

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Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Collection Of Maritime Art And Ship Models Offered By Heritage Auctions

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Collection Of Maritime Art And Ship Models Offered By Heritage Auctions

Perhaps the finest collection of maritime art ever assembled – including more than 100 unique and intriguing scale ship models – will cross the auction block on Oct. 27 at the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD, as part of Heritage Auctions Maritime & Ship Models Signature® Auction. An invitation only reception will […]

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Bonhams announce Salon Jewelry & Watches auction results

Bonhams announce Salon Jewelry & Watches auction results

Bonhams announce a strong result for its quarterly Salon Jewelry & Watches auction on September 24 in Los Angeles, simulcast to San Francisco. The sale featured an impressive selection of classically inspired vintage and retro brooches, bracelets, necklaces and accessories from the early 20th century to the 1980s. Leading the September auction was a patriotic […]

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Bonhams to host auction of Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on December 3

Bonhams to host auction of Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on December 3

Bonhams announce its December 3 auction of Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts featuring property from the Estate of American fashion critic, television and radio personality, journalist, actor and designer, Robert Blackwell. Launched in 1960, the “Ten Worst Dressed Women List” gained popularity over the years due in part to Mr. Blackwell’s dynamic personality and […]

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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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