The Perfect Pink, a rectangular-cut Fancy Intense pink diamond ring of 14.23 cts, led Christie’s Hong Kong auctions in November, selling for US$23,165,968, or US$1.6 million per carat – the most expensive jewel ever sold in Asia.

2010 GLOBAL JEWELRY SALES EXCEED US$426 MILLION: THE HIGHEST TOTAL EVER FOR JEWELRY AT AUCTION WORLDWIDE; CHRISTIE’S AMERICAS AND ASIA REPORT BEST YEAR EVER

  • February 07, 2011

As part of its global year-end figures announcement, Christie’s International is pleased to report a record-breaking result for global jewelry sales in 2010, with US$426.4 million (£275.1 million) ...

Ellis Boston Antiques Show

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama

  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • January 25, 2011

Following their announcement that they will relaunch The Ellis Boston Antiques Show on October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert ...

From the Loan Exhibition presented by Historic Charleston Foundation at the Winter Antiques Show is Thomas Sully's Mrs.  Robert Gilmor, Jr.  (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).  Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 57TH YEAR WITH THREE NEW EXHIBITORS AND A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION

  • January 11, 2011

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with ...

18th C.  Continental Commode - 1 of 2

Clarke's 2011 Inaugural Auction - Sunday, January 9th, 2:00 pm Eastern

  • Clarke Auction
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  • January 07, 2011

Four Hundred and Seventy-Five lots to include Avni Arbas collection, 19th C oils including JV Bertin; 1914 African-American; Gilt Bronze and Champleve candelabra; Tiffany and Settepass candelabra; ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened its $504 million Art of the Americas Wing in Nov.  2010.

2010 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ARTFIXdaily

  • December 30, 2010

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases of 2010: 1. RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010 2. Legendary Street Artists Mear One, Kofie, Retna, and El ...

An Edwardian lady’s platinum, diamond and seed pearl pendant watch by Vacheron & Constantin took center stage and sold to a phone bidder for $28,200.

Jewelry Dazzles at Weschler's; Australian & Indonesian Works of Art Have a Solid Performance

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • December 28, 2010

On Saturday, December 4th, the Jewelry, Coins & Watches, American & European Fine Art and 20th Century Decorative Arts sessions gave a solid performance at Weschler’s, totaling over ...

Tony Fusco of Fusco and Four with Diane Riva, Frank Kaminski and Mary Westcott of Kaminski Auctions

Kaminski Debuts New State-of-the-Art Auction Facility With Grand Opening Party

  • December 16, 2010

Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier auction houses, celebrated the Grand Opening of a new state-of-the-art auction gallery Friday, November 26, 2010.  Hundreds of fine art and ...

Screenshot of Christie's new iPAD app.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING MADE EVEN EASIER AT CHRISTIE’S WITH FREE APP OPTIMIZED FOR THE iPAD

  • December 09, 2010

  As the holiday shopping season reaches its fever pitch, Christie's International, the world's leading art business, is pleased to announce the availability of its new, free App designed ...

Pair of spice boxes with internal partition and twin covers Chinese Famille Verte porcelain.  China, Kangxi period (1662-1722).  H 4.5 x W 12.9 cm.

Museum Mayer van den Bergh exhibit at Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair

  • November 12, 2010

  As guest of honour at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair (BRAFA 2011), Museum Mayer van den Bergh will, as a rare exception, exhibit some twenty works of art outside of its own ...

Winter joys by Theobald Michau (Tournai 1676-1765 Antwerp) Oil on copper, 47.5 x 64 cm.  Signed.  Brilliant example of his art as landscape painter in the tradition of Breughel.

The Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) the beating heart of art in Brussels ...

  • November 19, 2010

It's part of a tradition dating back more than 50 years. Every January, for a period of ten days Brussels becomes the European capital of the arts with the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair ...

Pair of Platinum and Diamond Bow-Knot Clips, Mounted as Brooch

GOLD AND DIAMONDS TO DAZZLE WESCHLER’S HOLIDAY AUCTION

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • November 09, 2010

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] - On Saturday, December 4th, Weschler's will offer a stunning selection of Art Deco, Edwardian, Retro and Victorian jewelry plus a large collection of U.S. gold coins and lady's ...

Antique Helper Auctions

Antique Helper Partners with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for Virtual Appraisal Event Nov. 10

  • Dan Ripley's Antique Helper Auctions
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  • November 05, 2010

Antique Helper Auctions is pleased to announce a partnership with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis through a sponsorship of the museum’s Collectors Connection group. This partnership ...

A turquoise necklace in white gold

"City Lights" Suzanne Syz Exhibits Jewelry at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

  • Suzanne Syz SARL
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  • October 25, 2010

Swiss Jewelry Designer’s Première Exhibition in New York To Present Exquisite 180-Carat Yellow Sapphire.  Renowned for her inimitable creations which combine whimsical airiness with ...

Three highlights of the upcoming event

Guardian Spirit: Mira Nakashima, Roxanne Swentzell and Carol Krena

  • Four Winds Gallery
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  • October 22, 2010

Four Winds Gallery presents Guardian Spirit new and retrospective works by  Roxanne Swentzell, Ceramicist Carol Krena, Metalsmith Mira Nakashima, Woodworker October 22 - ...

'Dinan Morris Preaching in Derbyshire’ by Charles Gregory (1849-1920),oil on canvas, £18,000

Luxury Antiques Weekend in South Yorkshire

  • The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited
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  • October 19, 2010

A brand new Luxury Antiques Weekend is taking place at Tankersley Manor, Tankersley, South Yorkshire from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 November 2010.  This is the last of four new boutique fine art ...