Archive for May, 2011

Stanley Gibbons Group Announces New Senior Appointments

. May 31, 2011 . 0 Comments

Richard Watkins has rejoined the Stanley Gibbons Group plc as Head of Auctions. Richard has wide ranging experience at a senior level in both the philatelic dealing and auction worlds. He was with Stanley Gibbons for nearly 20 years, the last six as Philatelic Director. He left in 1996 to join Christie’s and has since […]

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Christie’s New York Spring Sale of Antiquities June 9

Christie’s New York Spring Sale of Antiquities June 9

. May 26, 2011 . 0 Comments

Christie’s announces the sale of Antiquities on June 9, which will offer over 200 lots with a magnificent selection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern works of art. Leading the sale is the de Clercq Pan and Hermaphrodite, a Roman marble group that depicts a struggle between the goat-legged god Pan and Hermaphrodite, who […]

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Cranfield University and Bonhams Auctioneers Announce Authenticity Project

. May 19, 2011 . 0 Comments

Cranfield and Bonhams have inaugurated a joint forensic science research project to bring authentication techniques into the new millennium. The new Cranfield/Bonhams collaboration combines major advances in the ability to identify ever-smaller proportions of trace elements, with essentially non-invasive sampling, associated with identifying a coherent range of authentic objects to provide the core data. This […]

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Schrezheim Porcelain Pug Dog Snuff Box for Sale at Bonhams

Schrezheim Porcelain Pug Dog Snuff Box for Sale at Bonhams

. May 18, 2011 . 0 Comments

A very rare Schrezheim porcelain snuff box in the form of a pug dog is expected to fetch £12,000-18,000 when it goes up for auction at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 5th July in the sale of the Helmut Joseph Collection of Porcelain Snuff Boxes. Around 1740, a series of pug related items were designed […]

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Metropolitan Art Show New Art and Antique Fair Replaces the American Antiques Show

Metropolitan Art Show New Art and Antique Fair Replaces the American Antiques Show

. May 18, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Art Fair Company, which presents the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fairs and the Art and Antique Dealers League Spring Show NYC, will launch The Metropolitan Art Show: Art & Antiques @ The Pavilion, a new art and antique fair which replaces The American Antiques Show (TAAS), formerly organized by the American Folk Art […]

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