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Longridge Decorative Arts Collection for London Sale

Christie’s London announced that they will offer Syd Levethan – The Longridge Collection in London on 10 and 11 June 2010. One of the most prominent and distinguished collectors of British and Northern European decorative arts, the late Syd Levethan assembled the Longridge Collection over a period of 30 years and was […]

Bonhams Fine Paperweights Sale Results

The auction of ‘Fine Paperweights from the collection of the late Baroness de Bellet’ held on 19 May 2010 at Bonhams, New Bond Street made an outstanding £574,080 with 95% sold by value. Bidders in the UK were competing against other interested parties in the USA, Europe and Israel. The top lot […]

Antique Dealers Estate for Sale in Crystal River

Professional Appraisers and Liquidators Antique Auctions will be the venue for the Estate of Harry Renker, Retired Delta Pilot and International Purveyor of Fine Antiques. The auction is to take place on June 26, 2010 beginning at 10am. Auctioneer, Charles Fudge, a 40 year veteran auctioneer of antiques, fine art and collectibles […]

Oriental Carpet Sells for $9.59 Million

Approaching its 30th anniversary Claremont Rug Company declared 2010 “The Year of the Rug” and recent sales at the Gallery and of a rare carpet at auction have dramatically reinforced the claim. The most authoritative demonstration of the burgeoning interest in art level rugs was the recent sale of a 17th century […]

Banknotes, Stocks, Bonds and Security Printing Ephemera Sale

Archives International Auctions and Dr.Robert Schwartz announce the auction of rare and historic worldwide banknotes, security printing ephemera, stocks and bonds from the American Bank Note Company archives to take place in Englewood, New Jersey April 15th and 16th, 2010. Dr.Robert Schwartz, President of Archives International Auctions, originated the well received American […]

Sotheby’s New York Fine European Furniture Sale Highlights

Among the leading works in the spring sale of Fine European Furniture Including Tapestries, Silver, Ceramics and Carpets Lodewijk van Schoor (est. $120/150,000). The tapestry features the arms of Don Zenón de Somodevilla y Bengoechea (1702-1781), a self-made statesman of the Enlightenment who rose through the ranks of the Spanish Navy and […]

Christie’s to Offer Medieval and Renaissance Masterpieces

Christie’s auctioneers has announced that they will offer the first part of an extensive selection of exceptional medieval and renaissance masterpieces on 7 July 2010 in London. The Arcana Collection: Exceptional Illuminated Manuscripts and Incunabula Part I is an outstanding private collection which has been assembled over the past 3 decades and […]

Clarke to Auction Antique Treasures

On Sunday, March 28th at 2:00 pm, Clarke Auction will sell 460 lots including hundreds of items stored in a locked and darkened warehouse since the late 1970’s. Ronan Clarke, founder and owner of Clarke Auction, wasn’t sure what he would find when he finally unlocked the door of the decaying warehouse. […]