Archive for August, 2010

Sotheby’s Fine Watches Autumn Sale in Hong Kong

Sotheby’s Fine Watches Autumn Sale in Hong Kong

. August 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Watches Autumn Sale 2010 will be held on 6 October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This season’s sale will offer a total of 300 lots estimated over HK$43 million / US$5.5 million. Highlighting a notable private collection of highly complicated creations by renowned independent watchmakers, as well as […]

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Christie’s to Offer Works from the Alastair Bradley Martin Estate

Christie’s to Offer Works from the Alastair Bradley Martin Estate

. August 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

Christie’s New York will auction selections from the estate of the renowned collector Alastair Bradley Martin. For more than 50 years, Mr. Martin and his wife Edith built an encyclopedic collection of rare and important art works and sculpture known as The Guennol Collection, and donated or loaned many of their most important examples of […]

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Manion’s Launch New Mobile Website

. August 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

ustomers can now browse and bid while on the go using “Manion’s Mobile” – the new phone friendly version of the well known online auction website from Manion’s International Auction House, Inc. – a worldwide leader in the sale of militaria and historic collectibles. “There’s a whole new market of not necessarily younger, but definitely […]

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The British Museum Shows Akan Drum

The British Museum Shows Akan Drum

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Akan drum is the oldest African-American object in the British Museum, brought from West Africa to the Colony of Virginia as part of the slave trade around 1735. ‘Akan’ refers to an ethnic and linguistic group from West Africa which includes the Fante, Asante and Akuapem, and its culture is most apparent today in […]

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Robert Kime Items for Christie’s Sale

Robert Kime Items for Christie’s Sale

. August 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Christie’s South Kensington will present a sale featuring property from one of Britain’s highly respected interior decorators – Robert Kime, alongside Property from a Cotswold Manor House. The two diverse yet complementary collections offer a vast array of wonderful works of art from colourful Ottoman textiles, carpets and carvings to Ming porcelain and ancient English […]

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