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 ...

"Baby's First Kiss" by Eugenio Zampighi (1859-1944) brought $30,500, including buyer's premium.

The Collection of Spiritual Leader JZ Knight Brings More than $1-Million at Bonhams & Butterfields

  • Bonhams
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  • September 29, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was honored to present The JZ Knight Collection on September 27, 2009.  Amassed over a decade, the Collection featured eclectic and unique examples of period ...

EXOTIC HOME OF WATCH BARON TO BE RECREATED AT BONHAMS SALE

Spectacular Furnishings of Time Lord's Chelsea Home for Sale at Bonhams

  • Bonhams
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  • September 15, 2009

THE extraordinary furniture and fittings of the home of `Time Lord’, Severin Wunderman, who built up the Gucci watch franchise and owned the Swiss watch brand Corum, will go on sale at Bonhams on ...

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 ...

The JZ Knight Collection will be auctioned this September in LA.

The Heart and Soul of a Collector The JZ Knight Collection at Bonhams & Butterfields in September

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the September 27, 2009 auction of The JZ Knight Collection. Amassed over a decade, the Collection will feature eclectic and unique examples of ...