• 10
    May

Seminal Pop Art Works by Warhol, Klein Going on the Block

NEW YORK – Forty-nine seminal works by the leading lights of modern and contemporary art are being offered in a Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale taking place on May 11, 2010 at Christie’s. Led by extraordinary works by Yves Klein and Andy Warhol, the auction will offer collectors highly important examples by Jasper Johns, […]

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  • 5
    May

Estate Road Show Features Massive Five-Brother Collection of Vintage Toys

KILLEN, Ala. – Five branches of a Midwestern family tree have come together to produce the remarkable selection of vintage toys to be auctioned by Estate Road Show over the weekends of May 8-9 and May 22-23, 2010. The 1,200-1,500-lot sale sessions, featuring toys amassed individually over several decades by five brothers, will be conducted […]

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  • 5
    May

Christie’s Announces Expansion of Fine Art Storage Services to New York, Singapore

NEW YORK – Leading global art business Christie’s has announced the opening of two new highly-secure storage facilities in New York and Singapore this spring, expanding its fine art storage service established over 25 years ago in London to become the only global provider of its type with facilities on three continents. Christie’s Fine Art […]

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  • 27
    Apr

Pieces from Two Prestigious Folk Art Collections to Go on the Block

BUFORD, Ga. – A two-day sale featuring more than 1,000 lots by self-taught artists featuring Southern folk pottery, outsider art, African-American decorative arts, quilts and circus art, as well as new discoveries and contents from major collections will be held May 1-2, 2010 by Slotin Auction. The sale will be held in the Historic Buford […]

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  • 26
    Apr

Auction Report: Handel Leaded & Reverse Painted Lamp Illuminates Woody Auction

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – An outstanding marked, 25-inch Handel leaded and reverse painted lamp with an Egyptian design and large 20-inch square shade lit up the room for $16,000 at a sale of the single-owner lifetime collection of Dale Gabel, held Apr. 9-10, 2010, at the St. Charles Convention Center. The auction was conducted by […]

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  • 26
    Apr

Auction Report: Circa 1860 Firefighters’ Handtub & Pumper Brings $99,000

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A firemen’s Hunnemann hand-drawn handtub with pumper, built in 1860 and beautifully restored after a barn fire, sold for $99,000 at a multi-estate sale held Apr. 9-11, 2010 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor. Nearly 2,000 lots from several major collections in an array […]

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  • 25
    Apr

Rare 1890 Munch Masterpiece to Highlight Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Sale

NEW YORK – One of the most important works by Edvard Munch remaining in private hands—“Fertility”—is the cover lot for Christie’s upcoming Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art, slated for May 4, 2010. Painted in the late 1890s, “Fertility” was originally purchased in 1902 by Dr. Max Linde, the German patron responsible for helping […]

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  • 20
    Apr

Christie’s Russian Art Sale Offers Pieces from 18th to 21st Centuries

NEW YORK – Christie’s Russian Art sale, slated for April 23, 2010 in Manhattan comprises an extensive representation of the history of Russian Art from 18th-century works of art to 21st-century paintings, with a silver and enameled Imperial presentation charger by Sazikov leading an impressive section of 210 works of art, highlighted by a wide […]

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  • 20
    Apr

Auction Report: Hunting, Advertising & Militaria Sale Hits the Target

MATTHEWS, N.C. – An exceedingly rare 1899 United Metal Cartridge Company factory bullet board in excellent condition sold for $11,769, making it the top-selling item in an Internet and catalog auction hosted by SoldUSA.com that ended on March 21, 2010. The bullet board was the first of two variations, and the rarer variety—better known as […]

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  • 20
    Apr

Collector Books Introduces Two New Print Titles, Nine New eBooks

Collector Books, which is dedicated to bringing the most up-to-date information and values to collectors in an attractive high quality format, has announced the release of two new print titles, as well as the rollout of nine out-of-print books that are now available in eBook format. The two new releases are: “Schroeder’s Antiques Price Guide” […]

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