Archive for February, 2010

TIM’S, INC. 18th ANNUAL CABIN FEVER AUCTION IN LITCHFIELD, CONN.,

TIM’S, INC. 18th ANNUAL CABIN FEVER AUCTION IN LITCHFIELD, CONN.,

. February 28, 2010

Tim’s, Inc., will celebrate the end of winter – if that day ever comes – with its 18th annual Cabin Fever Auction, slated for Saturday, Mar. 27, at the Litchfield Firehouse on Route 202 in Litchfield, beginning promptly at 10:30 a.m. Featured will be property from the historic Beleden Mansion, plus items from area homes, […]

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BRONZE STATUE BY GERMAN ARTIST FRANZ VON STUCK (1863-1928), TITLED AMAZON, SELLS FOR $20,880 AT LITCHFIED COUNTY AUCTIONS

BRONZE STATUE BY GERMAN ARTIST FRANZ VON STUCK (1863-1928), TITLED AMAZON, SELLS FOR $20,880 AT LITCHFIED COUNTY AUCTIONS

. February 27, 2010

A figural bronze statue of a warrior on his steed by the German artist Franz Von Stuck (1863-1928) sold for $20,880 in an online auction held Feb. 3-17 by Litchfield County Auctions, Inc. The bronze, titled Amazon, was the top achiever in a sale that saw over 1,000 lots change hands and grossed nearly $1 […]

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Christie’s to Offer The Robert H. Bluemenfield Collection

Christie’s to Offer The Robert H. Bluemenfield Collection

. February 26, 2010

Christie’s New York will present selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection, a single-owner sale of exceptional Chinese carvings and works of art. Meticulously acquired over the past thirty years, the Blumenfield Collection is one of the most significant collections of Chinese scholar’s objects assembled. This extraordinary group of 158 objects includes rare and important […]

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Rago to Offer Paintings and Porcelain

. February 25, 2010

Highlighting the sale is the Estate of Lester Yankee, a Solebury, Pennsylvania resident for 34 years. Rago’s is selling the personal property from Mr. Yankee’s large and elegant house and gardens. He and his life partner were dedicated collectors whose taste ran to Continental decorative art and furnishings. Rago’s will also serve as agent of […]

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Government of Canada Invests in The Upper Canadian Antique Showcase Magazine

. February 24, 2010

Government of Canada have announced funding for The Upper Canadian Antique Showcase magazine. This funding will be used for The Upper Canadian Antique Showcase’s freelance writing, editing, and photography costs, as well as for design and assembly of the magazine. “A strong magazine sector contributes to our economy and allows Canadian stories, opinions, and perspectives […]

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