• 10 Feb
    2011

Boris Israelevich Anisfeld ‘Horses of St. Mark’ Painting Approaches $100,000 at Auction

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – An original oil on canvas painting by the renowned Russian artist Boris Israelevich Anisfeld sold for $93,225 at a three-day multi-estate sale held Jan. 21-23 by Philip Weiss Auctions, making it the top lot in a sale that saw hundreds of mostly fresh-to-the-market items change hands. Overall, the sale grossed a little […]

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  • 10 Feb
    2011

Civil War Items to Lead Massive Two-Session Cataloged Antique Auction at Fontaine’s

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A massive, two-session cataloged antique auction featuring more than 800 lots of period furniture, vintage clocks and lighting, firearms, militaria, antique and Russian silver, estate jewelry and more than 400 lots of highly collectible Civil War items will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The auction will be held […]

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  • 10 Feb
    2011

Original Artwork by Florida’s ‘Highwaymen’ to Star in Baterbys Auction

ORLANDO, Fla. – Several original works of art by Florida’s legendary Highwaymen—the loosely affiliated group of African-American artists who eked out a meager living mainly in the Fort Pierce area of Florida from the 1950s to the 1970s—will be sold at the Baterbys Art Auction Gallery 2011 Winter Auction, slated for Feb. 19 and 26 […]

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  • 4 Feb
    2011

1870 Patent Model Toy & A 1919 Gilbert ‘New Wheel’ to Lead Vintage Toys Sale

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Nearly 1,200 lots of rare, vintage toys, many of them mint in the box and highly desirable pieces, will be sold in a phone, mail, Internet and catalog auction already online at SeriousToyz.com. The sale will conclude Feb. 11-12. It is an absolute auction (everything sells, regardless of price) and many lots […]

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  • 4 Feb
    2011

1909 Winchester .401 Caliber Self-Loading Rifle Poster Highlights Hunting & Militaria Sale

MATTHEWS, N.C. – A colorfully rich and vibrant poster from 1909, advertising the Winchester .401 caliber self-loading rifle—one of the most highly sought after of the Winchester images—sold for $4,246 in an Internet and catalog auction that went online in mid-December and ended Jan. 22 by SoldUSA.com. The poster was the top lot of the […]

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  • 2 Feb
    2011

Gauguin ‘Sunflower’ Masterpiece Leads Auction of Impressionist, Modern Art

LONDON – “Nature morte à “L’Espérance,” an historically important still life by Paul Gauguin, is the highlight of the upcoming Feb. 9 Impressionist and Modern Art auction to be hosted by Christie’s. Painted while Gauguin (1848-1903) was living in Tahiti in 1901, it is one of four paintings of sunflowers painted by the artist that […]

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  • 26 Jan
    2011

Bidding War Pushes 18th-Century Goddard Mahogany Bureau Table to World Record

NEW YORK – An 18th-century mahogany bureau table carved by Newport, Rhode Island’s most celebrated cabinetmaker sold for a stunning $5.7 million at Christie’s New York on Jan. 2, placing it among the highest auction prices ever realized for an item of American furniture. Expected to sell for between $700,000 and $900,000, the table was […]

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  • 18 Jan
    2011

Works by Canaletto, Carlevarijs, Millet, and Gérôme to Highlight European Masters Sale

NEW YORK – Following on the heels of its successful December Evening Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Art in London, Christie’s New York will present a two-part sale of paintings, drawings and watercolors by the great masters of European Art, including with master works by Canaletto, Luca Carlevarijs, Jean-Francois Millet, Jean Léon Gérôme, […]

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  • 18 Jan
    2011

Baterbys’ 2011 Winter Auction to Benefit United Cerebral Palsy Of Central Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Proceeds from next month’s 2011 Winter Auction slated for Feb. 19 and 26 by Baterbys Art Auction Gallery will go to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Central Florida, an organization that serves children with disabilities and developmental delays in the Orlando area. But it won’t be the first time Baterbys has raised […]

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  • 12 Jan
    2011

Bullet-Riddled Warhol’s Mao Screenprint Leads Dennis Hopper Collection Auction

An Andy Warhol portrait of Mao, punctured by two bullets fired by actor Dennis Hopper, was the top lot in a collection of nearly 300 items from the actor’s collection sold at auction at Christie’s on Jan. 12, 2011. “Mao: one plate (F. & S. II. 99) screenprint in colors” (1972), realized $302,500, garnering a […]

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