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Robert Kime Items for Christie’s Sale

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 […]

Gray’s Rare Books, Manuscripts and Autographs Sale

A stunning first edition of Sir Henry James Warre’s (1819-1898) Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory, is the highlight of Gray’s Auctioneers’ Rare Books, Manuscripts and Autographs auction to be held on Thursday, August 26 at 1pm in the auction showrooms, with live bidding online through Live Auctioneers. Listed at […]

Flowery Branch Auction & Antiques Sale in Georgia

Between 400 and 500 quality, mostly fresh-to-the-market lots from prominent local estates and private collections will be sold Labor Day Monday, Sept. 6, by Flowery Branch Auction & Antiques, located at 5540 Atlanta Highway. Flowery Branch is situated north and east of Atlanta, just off I-985, about halfway between Buford and Gainesville. […]

Freeman’s to Offer the Estate of Joseph S. Sorger

Freeman’s, America’s oldest auction house, is announced that it will be offering the Estate of Joseph S. Sorger on 5 October, 2010 in Philadelphia. The collection from his home at 2003 Delancey Place was amassed over 70 years and spans the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Among the more than 450 works […]

Scrimshaw Whale Tooth for Bonhams Sale

A very rare signed scrimshawed whale’s tooth from Charles Darwin’s voyage on HMS Beagle, 1832-36, (£30,000-50,000) is one of the most intriguing items in the forthcoming Travel and Exploration sale at Bonhams on 15 September. It belonged to Private Thomas Burgess, a Royal Marine on board HMS Beagle for the entirety of […]

Andrew Grima Jewelry for New York Sale

The first auction to focus on the work of legendary jewelry Andrew Grima, since his death in 2007, will be presented by Bonhams New York on October 19th. British Royal jewelry, designer and artisan, Grima was the foremost modern jewelry designer in the West End of London in the 1960s and 1970s […]

Bonhams Chess Playing Cards and Games Sale

Bonhams announces the sale of an extremely rare game, ‘The Game of War’ to be sold on the 13th October 2010 in Knightsbridge in the Chess, Playing Cards and Games auction. Dating from 1890, this intricate 600 piece game is estimated to sell for £1,500-£2000, and was designed to train British army […]

Fine Pens for Bonhams New York Sale

Following the success of Bonhams New York’s June sale of fine writing instruments, the auctioneers will present another exciting fine pen sale on August 19th. Consisting of just over 400 lots, the sale will include rare, limited editions pens by Montblanc, Dunhill, and Loiminchay as well as feature a number of Dunhill-Namiki […]

Chatsworth House Property for Sotheby’s Sale

Sotheby’s will hold a once-in-a-lifetime sale at the most magnificent of all England’s stately homes – Chatsworth, in Derbyshire. Chatsworth: The Attic Sale – a three-day auction – will have in it all the ingredients of the quintessential attic sale: an Aladdin’s cave of items at all price levels (estimates range from […]

Summer Antiques Auction at Garth’s July 23-24

Among the latest iterations of auction marketing and planning, it seems that more and more companies are assembling catalogs with a wide variety of antiques, artwork and collectibles in one sale. As opposed to the specialty, highly focused auctions that were all the rage a few years back, “general” auctions aspire to […]

Greg Martin Auctions June Sale Realizes Over $3 Million

Greg Martin Auctions’ third event of the year realized over $3 million in sales. Over 1,270 rare and historic arms and militaria came up for bid on June 26 and 27 in four sessions: Fine Antique & Collectible Arms, Collectible Colts & Winchesters and Native American Artifacts, Modern Military and Commercial Firearms, […]

Indian Mutiny Items for Bonhams Summer Athenaeum Sale

Bonhams are to sell a private family collection of items relating to the Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 during their Summer Athenaeum sale at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk on Thursday 15th July. The Indian Mutiny of 1857/58 stands out amongst the many major historical events of the 19th century and lasted thirteen months […]