Antiques

Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

Doyle New York to auction Asian works of art on March 19

Doyle New York will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 10am. Scheduled during New York’s Asia Week, the sale will present almost 800 lots showcasing the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings include pottery and porcelain, jade, […]

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Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

Clars Auction Gallery auctioned a very rare, one-of-a-kind Tiffany “Aztec” Presentation Dagger on Sunday, February 19, 2012, as part of their February Antiques and Fine Art Auction. International presale interest by both investment level collectors and museums confirmed both the importance and rarity of this piece. Conservatively estimated to sell for $10,000 to $20,000 and […]

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Bonhams to auction pistols owned by Lt. Col. Alexander Ross

Bonhams to auction pistols owned by Lt. Col. Alexander Ross

This exceptional pair of Indian 28-bore silver-mounted flintlock pistols with silver barrels was owned by Lt. Col. Alexander Ross (1742-1827), whose extraordinary record of distinguished combat in theatres of war took place on three continents, Europe, America and India. The pistols are estimated to sell for £30,000-40,000 at Bonhams next sale of Antique Arms and […]

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RARE HISTORICAL FLASK SHOWING STRONG BUSTS OF WASHINGTON & CLAY SOARS TO $52,650 AT BOTTLE AUCTION HELD BY NORMAN C. HECKLER & CO

RARE HISTORICAL FLASK SHOWING STRONG BUSTS OF WASHINGTON & CLAY SOARS TO $52,650 AT BOTTLE AUCTION HELD BY NORMAN C. HECKLER & CO

Session III of the Thomas McCandless collection; the three sessions combined hit $1 million. (WOODSTOCK, Conn.) – A rare and historical portrait flask showing strong busts of George Washington and Henry Clay, made circa 1840-1860 by Bridgeton Glass Works (N.J.), soared to $52,650 in the Internet and catalog auction of Session III of the Thomas […]

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Sotheby’s to auction private collection of mid-century design & ceramic arts on March 7

Sotheby’s to auction private collection of mid-century design & ceramic arts on March 7

Sotheby’s announced that it will offer A Private Collection of Mid-Century Design and Ceramic Arts as a highlight of its 7 March 2012 sale of 20th Century Design in New York. George Nakashima, Sideboard. Est. $15/20,000. Photo: Sotheby’s. From some of the most iconic forms of organic stoneware designed by Danish ceramicist Axel Salto, to […]

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Bonhams to Auction Secretaire reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain

Bonhams to Auction Secretaire reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain

A satinwood, mahogany, sycamore and marquetry and parcel gilt secretaire cabinet, which was reconstructed from an important cabinet attributed to Seddon, Son and Shackleton reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain in 1793, is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street as part of its Fine English Furniture and Works of Art sale on […]

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Sotheby’s to auction George Daniels personal collection of clocks and watches in London

Sotheby’s to auction George Daniels personal collection of clocks and watches in London

Sotheby’s announced the Single Owner sale of the George Daniels’ Horological Collection, which will take place in London on 6th November 2012. George Daniels Grand Complication watch. Est. £500,000 – 800,000. Photo: Sotheby’s George Daniels (19 August 1926 – 21 October 2011) was a world-known horologist and the most important of the 20th Century. He […]

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Skinner to Auction American Furniture and Decorative Arts  on March 4

Skinner to Auction American Furniture and Decorative Arts on March 4

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Furniture and Decorative Arts on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery. The sale features the collection of Gregory Rubin Reynolds, as well as items from the estate of Susan Parrish. The Collection of Gregory Rubin Reynolds Lots 1 through 182, the first […]

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Moran’s to Auction Art Glass and Continental Furnishings on March 6

Moran’s to Auction Art Glass and Continental Furnishings on March 6

John Moran Auctioneers’ March 6, 2012 Antiques Auction will present more than 300 carefully selected decorative and fine art items from estates and private collections, centering on a superb group of early 20th century French and American art glass encompassing many top makers and an array of techniques, color effects, shapes and floral and scenic […]

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