It was a record-setting auction at New Orleans Auction Gallery during an April event which saw eight pieces draw world record prices.
A single strand of graduated natural pearls with Tiffany & Co. 18-karat gold clasp and three European cut diamonds sold for $143,750 at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
Original works of art by noted artists such as Jean Dufy, Antoine Blanchard and Avinash Chandra will be part of a fine artwork and decorative arts auction slated for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, by Elite Decorative Arts,
New Orleans Auction Galleries will celebrate a new chapter at a festive grand reopening preview reception to be held on Thursday, Nov. 29, followed by a three-day, 1,700-lot auction Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
Kaminski Auctions announces its largest sale of the year offering an eclectic mix of European furnishings, decorative and fine art on Saturday; Sunday features Americana, baseball memorabilia and a single owner folk art collection from Cape Cod.
The Kentucky Derby Trophy is horse racing’s most desired prize, and on June 25, horse racing’s “Run for the Roses” will be sold at auction in West Palm Beach, Fla., amid more than 300 lots of fine estate jewelry, sterling silver, antique furniture and more.
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Spring 2012 Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Treasures Auction will offer a sumptuous collection of items representing more than three centuries of outstanding design.
A public auction, with live and online bidding, features selections of fine bronzes, antiques, original paintings, art glass, jewelry, Asian antiques and more. A pair of life-size bronze sculptures by South African artist Dylan Lewis, titled “Leopard Crushing Serpent,” is the expected top lot.
Bonhams' April 19, 2012 jewelry auction grossed an unexpected $4.5 million, boosting the firm's outlook for the rest of the year. "We were thrilled to see some of our seasoned, experienced collectors return to the auction room after several years, as well as, eager new buyers," said Susan Abeles, Bonhams head of jewelry.
The April 14-15, 2012 sale at Thomaston Place Auctions will include more than 1,200 lots of fine art, estate jewelry and watches, furniture, porcelain and pottery. The fine art collection will include more than 500 lots of paintings, etchings and lithographs created by American and European artists.