Archive for April, 2011

Sotheby’s Paris Sale Offers Silver Drinking Cup Made Around 1180

Sotheby’s Paris Sale Offers Silver Drinking Cup Made Around 1180

. April 29, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s Paris sale of Important European Silver, Gold Boxes & Objects Vertu on May 17 will include an exceptional silver drinking cup made around 1180, probably in France (estimate €300,000–400,000*). No public or private collection holds a piece of such age and with this specific iconography. Silver cup circa 1180, probably France. Est.300.000-400.000€. Photo: Sotheby’s/ […]

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38th Annual Gateway Antique Auto Club Auto Show

. April 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

The 38th Annual Gateway Antique Auto Club Auto Show will be held Sunday, May 1st at Taylor Farm on Beach Road in Norwalk, Connecticut. Gates open at 8:00 a.m. and prizes are awarded at 3:00 p.m.. Rain date for the event is Sunday, May 8th. First organized in 1974 as an Antique Auto Meet, the […]

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Newport Antiques Show 2011 August 12-14

Newport Antiques Show 2011 August 12-14

. April 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Newport Antiques Show celebrates its fifth year at St. George’s School in Middletown, RI, August 12 through August 14, 2011. One of the nation’s premier antiques venues, the annual show presents a superb selection of important antiques. William Vareika Fine Arts, Ltd. returns as Presenting Sponsor, and Preview Party Sponsor Brown Brothers Harriman of […]

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Sotheby’s London to Auction Nineteenth Century Life-Size Marble Sculptures

Sotheby’s London to Auction Nineteenth Century Life-Size Marble Sculptures

. April 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s London is to auction Chioma di Berenice (Berenice’s Tresses) by Ambrogio Borghi (Italian, 1849-1887) comes to the market from a Private Belgian Collection, and will spearhead Sotheby’s sale of 19th and 20th Century Sculpture on Tuesday, 17 May 2011. Estimated at £300,000-400,000, Berenice stands at just under three metres tall on her original, revolving […]

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Sotheby’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches 15 May

Sotheby’s Geneva Sale of Important Watches 15 May

. April 15, 2011 . 0 Comments

Sotheby’s spring sale of Important Watches, to be staged at the Hôtel Beau-Rivage in Geneva on Sunday 15 May 2011, will embark world collectors on a journey through five centuries of watch history, from 1580 to the present day. The sale will include iconic pieces from each era, from a 16th century German tambour watch […]

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