Archive for August, 2009

Exuberant Grotesques: Renaissance Maiolica from the Fontana Workshop

Exuberant Grotesques: Renaissance Maiolica from the Fontana Workshop

. August 31, 2009

Exuberant Grotesques: Renaissance Maiolica from the Fontana Workshop is the latest in a critically acclaimed series of dossier presentations organized by the Frick. The project takes a rare focused look at this family workshop by presenting several outstanding and innovative examples of sixteenth-century Italian maiolica dating between 1565 and 1575 Each object features the distinctive […]

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Professional Restorers International Directory

. August 31, 2009

Professional Restorers International has launched its new searchable web site directories allowing visitors to find qualified professional repair and restoration experts in over 40 categories. The range of services available from PRI members is astounding. Many PRI members offer very high end services and museum quality work that requires specialized skills and equipment. Other members […]

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Severin Wunderman Furniture and Fittings for Sale

. August 31, 2009

THE extraordinary furniture and fittings of the home of `Time Lord’, Severin Wunderman, who built up the Gucci watch franchise and owned the Swiss watch brand Corum, will go on sale at Bonhams on September 30th. The magnificent eight-bedroom Chelsea home was his UK base until his untimely death last year at the age of […]

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FINE ART, PERIOD FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND MORE FOR LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

FINE ART, PERIOD FURNITURE, DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES AND MORE FOR LELAND LITTLE AUCTION

. August 30, 2009

Over 700 lots of fine art, period furniture, decorative accessories and more – most of it fresh-to-the-market merchandise from prominent local estates and collections – will be sold Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. It is just the second major auction to be held in the firm’s […]

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UK CERAMIC SALE BREAKS AUCTION RECORDS

UK CERAMIC SALE BREAKS AUCTION RECORDS

. August 28, 2009

A single owner collection of early Derby ceramics has broken auction records by totalling a cool £1/4million at the Lichfield Auction Centre. The 250 Lot auction held by Richard Winterton Auctioneers of Lichfield last Thursday, (20th August) resulted in a 100% selling rate combined with prices never seen before for such items in the area. […]

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