Archive for November, 2009

I.M. Chait Asian & International Fine Arts Auction Results

. November 29, 2009

Results of I.M. Chait’s November 15th Asian & International Fine Arts Auction, which featured strong collections of Han and Tang Dynasty pottery figures, Chinese porcelains and Chinese ivory carvings, reflected the current state of the market. There was steady bidding on most lots and several surprises. Prices quoted below include the buyer’s premium. Two lots […]

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Decorative Arts and Carpets Auction at the Corcoran Gallery Takes $7,328,713

. November 29, 2009

The 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe including carpets from the Corcoran Gallery of Art sale realized $7,328,713/£4,441,644/ €4,918,599 and was sold 75% by lot and 82% by value. Stefan Kist, Christie’s New York, Director of European Decorative Arts said: “Today’s inaugural sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe, which combined European and English furniture, ceramics, […]

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Natural History Sale to Feature the Ed Francis Collection of Human Artifacts

Natural History Sale to Feature the Ed Francis Collection of Human Artifacts

. November 28, 2009

From the scientific to the superbly decorative, astoundingly unique fossil specimens will be offered by international auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields on December 6, 2009 in Los Angeles. The 500 lot sale offers a diverse group of high quality and distinctive mineral specimens, gold nuggets, lapidary works of art, gemstones and jewelry as well as exceptional […]

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Notable Performances Mark European Furniture & Decorative Arts Sale

Notable Performances Mark European Furniture & Decorative Arts Sale

. November 27, 2009

On November 19th bidders were met with several good collecting opportunities at Bonhams New York’s European Furniture and Decorative Arts sale. Attracting collectors located in New York, California and several regions of Italy was an important Roman Neoclassical giltwood suite of seating furniture, de-accessioned from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The suite (two […]

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Online Auction of Firearms and War Relics

. November 27, 2009

Proxibid, the world’s largest provider of live auction webcasting services, will provide live online bidding for an upcoming auction of firearms and war relics presented by Jeff Dobson & Associates, Inc. The live auction will take place Saturday, December 12 at 9:59 a.m. EST, with live online bidding commencing at that time. Auction registration and […]

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