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Christie’s Russian Art Presents Important Russian Art Paintings

Christie’s Russian Art Presents Important Russian Art Paintings

NEW YORK – Following the success of the November 2007 London sales which totaled £42.9 million, Christie’s is pleased to announce its Russian Art sale on April 18 in New York. Among the paintings offered, a highlight from the group of 15 works by Aleksandr Iakovlev is Loge de Théâtre à Pékin. Of the works […]

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SOTHEBY’S SPRING SALES OF INDIAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART, INCLUDING MODERN PAINTINGS, MINIATURES AND WORKS OF ART, TOTALED $12,133,626

SOTHEBY’S SPRING SALES OF INDIAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART, INCLUDING MODERN PAINTINGS, MINIATURES AND WORKS OF ART, TOTALED $12,133,626

New York, New York – Sotheby’s New York spring sales of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, including 240 lots of Modern Paintings, Works of Art and Miniatures, brought a total of $12,133,626 (est. $10,576,200/15,575,800*). The Indian Art sale, which included Modern Paintings, achieved $5,106,875 (est. $4.8/6.8 million), and the Indian and Southeast Asian Art sale, […]

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Property from the Estate of Phyllis Butterfield Attracts Large Auction Crowd

Property from the Estate of Phyllis Butterfield Attracts Large Auction Crowd

A Bay Area legacy was honored today when auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields offered property from the Estate of Phyllis Butterfield to a crowded salesroom in San Francisco. Longtime clients, former employees, family and friends of the late Mrs. Butterfield assembled alongside collectors, members of the trade and antiques enthusiasts — vying for furniture, decorative arts, […]

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World Record Price For A Rally Ford Escort At Bonhams Race Retro Sale

World Record Price For A Rally Ford Escort At Bonhams Race Retro Sale

At Bonhams’ sale of collectors’ cars at Race Retro, Stoneleigh, on Saturday 15 March 2008, the Bjorn Waldegard 2007 East African Safari Winning 1972 Ford Escort RS 1600 Mk 1 Saloon sold for £89,500. This is a world record auction price for both a Rally Ford Escort and for a Mark 1 Escort. In the […]

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