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Sotheby’s Auctions of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art Total $12 Million

Sotheby’s Auctions of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art Total $12 Million

Sotheby’s New York spring sales of African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian and American Indian Art brought a combined total of $12,383,819. The morning sale of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art brought a total of $9,915,376; Important American Indian, African, Oceanic and Other Works of Art from the Studio of Enrico Donati, totaled $1,023,004; and American Indian Art […]

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BIG MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION ON MONDAY, MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 31, BY FLOWERY BRANCH AUCTION & ANTIQUES IN FLOWERY BRANCH, GEORGIA

BIG MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION ON MONDAY, MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 31, BY FLOWERY BRANCH AUCTION & ANTIQUES IN FLOWERY BRANCH, GEORGIA

(FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.) – Over 400 lots of quality merchandise, consigned by local estates and prominent collections, will be sold at auction on Monday, May 31, by Flowery Branch Auction & Antiques, located at 5540 Atlanta Highway. Flowery Branch is situated northeast of Atlanta, just off Interstate 985, about halfway between Buford and Gainesville. The […]

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American and European Decorative Arts, Paintings, Carpets and Tribal Art for Fairfield Auction

American and European Decorative Arts, Paintings, Carpets and Tribal Art for Fairfield Auction

Over 350 lots, including a large selection of American and European decorative arts, paintings, carpets and tribal art will cross the block at Fairfield Auction May 23rd. A new expanded preview will begin Wednesday, May 19th and run through Saturday May 22nd, 11am to 4pm each day. Viewing auction day will begin at 9am and […]

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Cowan’s Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction Totals Over $1,023,700

Cowan’s Historic Firearms and Early Militaria Auction Totals Over $1,023,700

Cowan’s April 28 and 29, 2010, Historic Firearms and Early Militaria had total proceeds reach over $1,023,700, with 859 bidders competing for 1265 lots. Featuring two significant collections of cavalry materials, the first day of the auction passed only five out of 676 lots. Items from the French and Indian War and Spanish American War […]

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Estate Road Show Vintage Toys Auction

Estate Road Show Vintage Toys Auction

Remarkable selection of vintage toys to be auctioned by Estate Road Show over the weekends of May 8-9 and May 22-23. The 1,200-1,500-lot sale sessions, featuring toys amassed individually over several decades by five brothers, will be live events conducted in Killen, Ala., with Internet bidding through eBay Timed-Live, a service exclusive to Estate Roadshow. […]

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Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

Unique Lion Sewing Machine for Bonhams Auction

The only surviving privately owned example of a Victorian ‘Lion’ treadle lock-stitch sewing machine is for sale at Bonhams Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments auction at Knightsbridge on Wednesday 21 April. This dramatic looking machine was made in 1868 for the American market by Kimball and Morton, a Glasgow based manufacturer. In the shape […]

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Sotheby’s New York Fine European Furniture Auction Highlights

Sotheby’s New York Fine European Furniture Auction Highlights

Among the leading works in the spring sale of Fine European Furniture Including Tapestries, Silver, Ceramics and Carpets Lodewijk van Schoor (est. $120/150,000). The tapestry features the arms of Don Zenón de Somodevilla y Bengoechea (1702-1781), a self-made statesman of the Enlightenment who rose through the ranks of the Spanish Navy and was appointed Prime […]

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Gordon Stark Americana and Advertising Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

Gordon Stark Americana and Advertising Collection for Noel Barrett Auction

Noel Barrett has spent the last several months preparing a spring treat to boost the spirits of winter-weary collectors. His May 1-2 auction, comprised of 1,200 choice lots of early toys and other compatible categories of antiques, is led by the renowned Americana and advertising collection of the late Gordon Stark of Kansas City. Other […]

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Christie’s to Auction Valuable Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts

Christie’s to Auction Valuable Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts

Christie’s announce that they will offer the first part of an extensive selection of exceptional medieval and renaissance masterpieces on 7 July 2010 in London. The Arcana Collection: Exceptional Illuminated Manuscripts and Incunabula Part I is an outstanding private collection which has been assembled over the past 3 decades and which includes personal prayer books […]

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