• 16
    Dec

Holiday Shopping Becomes Easier as Christie’s Launches Free iPad App

NEW YORK – As the holiday shopping season reaches its fever pitch, Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, has announced a new, free App designed specifically for users of the Apple iPad. With special features and functions that are optimized for the iPad’s interface, the new App takes users on a tour of Christie’s […]

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  • 16
    Dec

Chinese Pagoda Form Wood & Ivory Display Cabinet Realizes $34,500 at Auction

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – A gorgeous 19th-century Chinese pagoda form wood and ivory display cabinet breezed to $34,500 at a two-session weekend cataloged auction held Dec. 3-4 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, making it the top-selling item in an auction saw 650 items sold. The cabinet was describes as being in good overall condition […]

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  • 12
    Dec

Bidding War Spices Up American Bottle Auctions Sale

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An outstanding, mint condition Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb bitters bottle, patented Feb. 11, 1868, sold for $36,960 in an Internet and catalog auction held by American Bottle Auctions, as it was expected to be the sale’s top lot. But there were some surprises as well, including a bidding war over a Eagle/Grapes […]

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  • 9
    Dec

Playboy ‘The Year of the Rabbit’ Auction Realizes $2.9 Million

NEW YORK – Contemporary works by Salvador Dalí and Tom Wesselmann to iconic photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the pages of Playboy magazine sold in The Year of the Rabbit auction of more than 125 works from the corporate collection of Playboy Enterprises at Christies on Dec. 8, 2010. The collection is comprised mostly of […]

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  • 7
    Dec

Chandler, Dave the Slave & Meaders Family Pottery Abound in Georgia Auction

ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. – Rare and important pottery, including Edgefield pieces by Chandler, works attributed to Dave the Slave, and many pieces by the renowned Meaders family, will lead a Dec. 11 auction to be facilitated by Ken’s Antiques & Auction. The auction will also feature furniture, fine estate jewelry and original works of art by […]

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  • 7
    Dec

Rare & Vintage Art Glass from Well-Known Collections to Cross the Block

WICHITA, Kan. – Hundreds of pieces of rare and vintage art glass, including Wave Crest, Tiffany, R.S. Prussia, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Worcester, Daum Nancy, Galle, and Thomas Webb & Sons, will be sold at auction to be facilitated by Woody Auction on Saturday, Dec. 11, in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Center. […]

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  • 7
    Dec

Christie’s and Playboy to Toast ‘The Year of the Rabbit’ with Art Auction

NEW YORK – From contemporary works by Salvador Dalí and Tom Wesselmann to iconic photographs of Marilyn Monroe from the pages of Playboy magazine, The Year of the Rabbit, an auction of more than 125 works from the corporate collection of Playboy Enterprises, will cross the auction block at Christies on Dec. 8, 2010. The […]

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  • 2
    Dec

Fine Wine, Period Furniture to Pace Dec. 3-4 Leland Little Auction

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – Nearly 650 mostly fresh-to-the-market lots in a dizzying array of categories—including a session dedicated specifically to fine wine—will be offered at a two-session weekend sale slated for Dec. 3-4 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales. The auction will be conducted in the firm’s new, state-of-the-art gallery at 620 Cornerstone Court. Online […]

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  • 1
    Dec

Brisk Bidding Propels Christie’s Latin American Art Auction

NEW YORK – Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero, Rufino Tamayo, and Beatriz Milhazes realized top prices at Christie’s two-session sale of Latin American Art on Nov. 17 & 18 in New York. The auctions, conducted before a crowded sale room, achieved 14 new world auction records and a grand total of $23,323,275. Virgilio Garza, […]

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  • 1
    Dec

Championship Rings, Game-Worn Sports Memorabilia to Star in Holiday Auction

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Just like chestnuts roasting on an open fire and Jack Frost’s icy patterns on windowpanes, Grey Flannel Holiday Auction is a sure sign that the holiday season has arrived. This year, 2010 will wrap up with a Dec. 8 Internet/absentee Holiday Auction packed with top-notch memorabilia from across the sports spectrum. The […]

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