• 22 Nov
    2011

Sale of Phila. Museum of Art Paintings to Finance Purchase Historic Peale Piece

NEW YORK – A group of paintings formerly in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will be sold in the Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture auction at Christie’s New York saleroom on Nov. 30. The five works—by Mary Cassatt, William Merritt Chase, George Inness and Severin Roesen—are expected to realize upwards of […]

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  • 22 Nov
    2011

The Many Collections Belonging to the Late Mildred Yates Farrior to Sell Dec.3

CHIPLEY, Fla. – The many and varied collections belonging to the late Mildred Yates Farrior—a long-time resident of Chipley who, along with her late husband Daniel, amassed a number of collections in a rainbow of categories—will be sold at auction on Saturday, Dec. 3. The auction, to be held at the Farriors’ former residence, located […]

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  • 21 Nov
    2011

Get a Jump on Christmas Shopping at Vintage Toys And Collectibles Auction

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Do you have a toy on your Christmas list that is particularly hard to find? Or are you looking for a toy that maybe was once owned, loved and lost and needs replacing? With more than 800 lots of rare and desirable vintage toys and collectibles—many of them near-mint or mint-in-the-box examples—the […]

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  • 15 Nov
    2011

Chinese Ivory & Jade Carvings to Highlight Elite Decorative Arts’ Auction

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Nearly 600 lots of top-quality Chinese carvings and works of art—including antique carved ivory and jade—will be sold at auction Saturday, Nov. 19, by Elite Decorative Arts, in the firm’s spacious Boynton Beach gallery. “We’re starting the auction in the evening rather than the early afternoon to accommodate the Chinese audience, […]

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  • 15 Nov
    2011

Asian Artifacts, American Paintings to Top South Florida Auction

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The property of a prominent South Florida collector, plus the antique and modern furnishings from a Ritz-Carlton penthouse in Sarasota, will be sold Sat., Nov. 26, by Matheson’s AA Auctions, in conjunction with United Appraisal Group, Inc., of Miami. Other consignments from prominent local estates will also be offered. The event will […]

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  • 8 Nov
    2011

Period American Furniture to Lead Inaugural Stevens Flomaton, Ala., Auction

FLOMATON, Ala. – Stevens Auction Company—already an auction powerhouse in the Southeast—is about to expand its presence in the region, having recently acquired the building in Flomaton that previously housed Flomaton Antique Auction, Inc. Stevens will conduct an inaugural sale at the facility on Saturday, Nov. 12, beginning at 10 a.m. (CST). Flomaton (which locals […]

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  • 8 Nov
    2011

Auction Preview: Internet-Only Sale Hosted by Gordon S. Converse & Co.

STRAFFORD, Pa. – More than 400 quality lots of merchandise, drawn from prominent estates and collections and in a wide array of categories, will be sold in an Internet-only auction that has already gone online and will conclude with live bidding on Friday, Nov. 18, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (EST). The sale is being conducted […]

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  • 7 Nov
    2011

Lichtenstein’s ‘I Can See The Whole Room! … And There’s Nobody In It!’ Fetches $43M

NEW YORK – Roy Lichtenstein’s, “I Can See the Whole Room … and There’s Nobody in It!” set a new auction record of $43,202,500—a new world record for the artists—at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Nov. 8. The piece was the top lot in the sale, which achieved $247,597,000. The sale, which […]

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  • 7 Nov
    2011

Rare 18th-Century Revolutionary War Map Expected to Exceed $1 Million at Auction

NEW YORK – A very rare manuscript Revolutionary War map with an estimated value of $1-$1.5 million will be offered for auction as part of Christie’s autumn “Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts including Americana” sale Nov. 15 at its New York Rockefeller Center saleroom. It is the only known such manuscript in private hands and […]

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  • 3 Nov
    2011

Casting Call for ‘My Collection Obsession’ New Reality Television Show

Is collecting a part of your daily life? Are parts of your collection in every room of your house? Do you have unique and special objects that you are extremely proud of? Finally, do you want to show off your collection on national cable television? The producers of “My Collection Obsession,” which will air on […]

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