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Clars Auction Tiffany Aztec Presentation Dagger for $105,000

. February 28, 2012

Clars Auction Gallery auctioned a very rare, one-of-a-kind Tiffany “Aztec” Presentation Dagger on Sunday, February 19, 2012, as part of their February Antiques and Fine Art Auction.
International presale interest by both investment level collectors…

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Bonhams to auction pistols owned by Lt. Col. Alexander Ross

. February 26, 2012

This exceptional pair of Indian 28-bore silver-mounted flintlock pistols with silver barrels was owned by Lt. Col. Alexander Ross (1742-1827), whose extraordinary record of distinguished combat in theatres of war took place on three continents, Europe,…

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RARE HISTORICAL FLASK SHOWING STRONG BUSTS OF WASHINGTON & CLAY SOARS TO $52,650 AT BOTTLE AUCTION HELD BY NORMAN C. HECKLER & CO

. February 25, 2012

Session III of the Thomas McCandless collection; the three sessions combined hit $1 million.
(WOODSTOCK, Conn.) – A rare and historical portrait flask showing strong busts of George Washington and Henry Clay, made circa 1840-1860 by Bridgeton Glass W…

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Sotheby’s to auction private collection of mid-century design & ceramic arts on March 7

. February 23, 2012

Sotheby’s announced that it will offer A Private Collection of Mid-Century Design and Ceramic Arts as a highlight of its 7 March 2012 sale of 20th Century Design in New York.
George Nakashima, Sideboard. Est. $15/20,000. Photo: Sotheby’s.
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Bonhams to Auction Secretaire reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain

. February 22, 2012

A satinwood, mahogany, sycamore and marquetry and parcel gilt secretaire cabinet, which was reconstructed from an important cabinet attributed to Seddon, Son and Shackleton reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain in 1793, is to be sold at Bonhams, New B…

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