AN IMPORTANT MID-VICTORIAN BURR-AMBOYNA, AMARANTH, PALMWOOD, EBONISED AND MARQUETRY CENTER-TABLE DESIGNED BY OWEN JONES AND ALFRED LORIMER AND EXECUTED BY JACKSON AND GRAHAM, LONDON, CIRCA 1867

A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: SELECTIONS FROM THE PETER TILLOU COLLECTIONS

  • Christies
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  • January 26, 2010

  Over the course of his 50-year career, antiques dealer Peter Tillou has helped to build some of the finest private collections of art and antiques in the U.S.  Admired for his ...

The January auction boasts a strong selection of Continental furniture and decorations from the 18th through 20th centuries.

Style on Sunset Goes Cutting Edge for the New Year - Inaugural 2010 Sunset Estate Auction Set for January

  • Bonhams
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  • January 7, 2010

International auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields, is pleased to announce the January 17, 2010 Sunset Estate Auction in Los Angeles.  Named for the famed Boulevard on which the auctioneer's ...

A discovery, too late to catalog, found that three lots were commissioned by William H.  Vanderbilt in 1880 for his Fifth Avenue, New York City apartment, including a pair of Aesthetic Movement rosewood and mother-of-pearl side chairs that sold for $97,750.

Highlights from Charlton Hall Galleries December 4-6 Auction: From Museum Vaults

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • December 29, 2009

The antique world is buzzing over Charlton Hall’s most recent auction From Museum Vaults, held on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of December. Many highlights of this exceptional sale were from a collection ...

Ketterer Kunst, Munich

Ketterer auctions continue to brave the crisis

  • Ketterer Kunst
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  • December 20, 2009

Overall proceeds of € 19,3 million* are the excellent result of Ketterer Kunst’s business year 2009. Thus the company once more reached the same heights as it did for the last four years. ...

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 ...

A good and imposing pair of Régence style gilt bronze eighteen light floor lamps circa 1900.  Sold for $91,500 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.

Estate of Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent Brings More Than $2-Million

  • Bonhams
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  • November 17, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was pleased to offer the Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California on November 8, 2009.  Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the ...

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 ...

"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 ...