Archive for June, 2013

1879 Tiffany Japanesque Jardinière and Candelabra star attraction at THE SILVER FUND at MASTERPIECE LONDON

1879 Tiffany Japanesque Jardinière and Candelabra star attraction at THE SILVER FUND at MASTERPIECE LONDON

. June 19, 2013

At THE SILVER FUND (www.thesilverfund.com) stand at MASTERPIECE LONDON from 26 June to 3 July, owner and founder Michael James is ecstatic about an 1879 suite of Japanesque silver by Tiffany he just acquired from a private collector who has possessed the outstanding suite for more than 50 years. He says, “This is the single […]

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Pair Of Colt Gatling Guns Brings $406,300 At Heritage Auction

. June 18, 2013

A U.S. Model 1883 Colt Gatling Gun and rare limber sold for $227,050 and a U.S. Model 1875 .45 government caliber Colt Gatling Gun realized $179,250 to take top lot honors during Heritage Auctions’ $3.457+ million Civil War & Militaria and Arms & Armor Signature® Auctions June 8-9. The two rare military firearms were both […]

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Toulouse-Lautrec Color lithograph of Napoleon to headline Elite Decorative Arts auction

. June 18, 2013

A color lithograph depicting the French leader Napoleon on horseback with two other men by renowned Post-Impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Fr., 1864-1901) is the expected top lot in an auction slated for Saturday, July 13, at Elite Decorative Arts, in the firm’s gallery located at the Quantum Town Center in Boynton Beach. Also offered […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece

Metropolitan Museum of Art presents The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece

. June 10, 2013

The over-life-size bronze statue Boxer at Rest a realistic ancient Greek sculpture created between the late fourth and the second century B.C., on loan from the Museo Nazionale Romano – Palazzo Massimo alle Terme—will be shown outside Europe for the first time in The Boxer: An Ancient Masterpiece, a special presentation at The Metropolitan Museum […]

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