At Christie's Jan 26.  sale of the Collection of Benjamin F.  Edwards III is a very rare pair of verte-imari candelabra, circa 1725 (estimate: $80,000-120,000).

EXCEPTIONAL treasures from THE COLLECTION OF BENJAMIN F. EDWARDS III

  • Christies
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  • January 7, 2010

On January 26, Christie’s New York is honored to present The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III, a prominent collector and former Chairman, CEO and President of A.G. Edwards & Sons in St. ...

Cat Butler by Diego Giacometti, to be exhibited by L’Arc en Seine, Paris.

TEFAF DESIGN Presents Rare and Influential Pieces in 2010; TEFAF MAASTRICHT 12-21 MARCH 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • December 17, 2009

  TEFAF Design, the stylish newcomer to TEFAF Maastricht in 2009, will exhibit works by some of the greatest names in the history of design when the world’s most influential art and ...

An important Louis XV style gilt bronze and coramandel lacquer mounted ebonized commode Paul Sormani fourth quarter 19th century.  Sold for $122,000 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Bonhams & Butterfields’ December 7th Furniture Sale Shows Strength in Private Collections

  • Bonhams
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  • December 16, 2009

Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields capped off a strong year of fine European and American furniture and decorative arts sales in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2009 with its $1.6-million auction ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

An important Meissen circular stand circa 1725-30.  Estimate: £30,000 - 40,000

Bonhams to Sell White Gold: One of the Finest Collections of Meissen in the World

  • Bonhams
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  • November 23, 2009

The preferred gifts of kings, Meissen porcelain, from many of the noble houses of Europe, will be sold at Bonhams on November 25 2009 when the first part of the Hoffmeister Collection is ...

Lot 572: Extensive 275-piece Faberge silver flatware service in original case, circa 1908-17.  Pre-sale estimate $30,000-50,000

Very Special & Highly Important Three-Day Auction From Museum Vaults: Deaccessions from the Centennial Museum at the University of Texas at El Paso

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • November 16, 2009

Charlton Hall will offer at auction an important collection of porcelain, silver, furniture, fine and decorative art and historic weapons recently deaccessioned from the Centennial Museum at the ...

Large kovsh Carl Fabergé, over-stamping workmaster’s mark Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908 Silver-gilt, opaque and painted filigree enamel, cabochon amethysts, 29.8 x 38.3 x 24 cm © Khalili Collection, courtesy of Khalili Family Trust

KHALILI COLLECTION OF ENAMELS OF THE WORLD TO BE UNVEILED AT THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, ST PETERSBURG

  • The State Hermitage Museum
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  • November 10, 2009

Enamels of the World 1700-2000 from the Khalili Collections, to be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, from 8 December 2009 to 14 March 2010, is the inaugural presentation of a ...

Estimated at $30/40,000, Franz Bergman's "Prince & Mandolin Player" lamp (c.  1900) is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the Matt Wyse collection.

Several Outstanding Collections Highlight 20th Century Sale at Bonhams This December

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

A number of rare pieces and notable collections mark Bonhams' upcoming 20th Century auction. Taking place on December 9th the sale will offer a diverse and meticulously chosen selection of ...

The November 2 sale, Part II of the Mariani Collection, brings many rare and impressive pieces to auction.

The Antonio and Liliane Mariani Collection of Continental & English Furniture & Decorative Arts at Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

More than 400 lots of superb English, French and Italian furniture and decorative arts from the collections of the late Antonio Mariani and his wife Liliane Mariani, owners of the well-respected ...

The November 8th, 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from François Linke and Paul Sormani, KPM and Meissen porcelain, beautiful examples of gilt bronze and lighting fixtures as well as a discerning selection of furniture, decorative and fine arts from across Europe.

Style on Sunset : 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November

  • October 28, 2009

Style on Sunset: 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November at Bonhams & Butterfields International fine arts auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased ...

Armchair, 1763-1767, Origin: England, London (probably)

New eMuseum feeds history hunger and antiques appetites

  • Colonial Williamsburg
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  • October 27, 2009

The history-hungry and antiques aficionados can now browse online the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The collections database with images, descriptions and object histories is ...

Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910) The garland makers.  Oil on panel, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4in.  Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000

Property of a Gentle Lady: Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent on Offer in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 15, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California.  Assembled over the course of a ...

Sam Maloof (American, 1916-2009), 1970-71, circular dining table and eight chairs in walnut, sold for $39,650 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.

Design of the Century Early Works and Hand Crafted Items Highlight September Auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • October 8, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields held its Fall auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 29, 2009.  The 400 lot sale offered a diverse group of high quality pieces spanning a century of ...

The Nov.  8th sale features a diverse group of 18th and 19th century works with a focus on the Northern European aesthetic.

Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent at Bonhams & Butterfields in November

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California. Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the ...