Constantino Brumidi’s study for “The Apotheosis of Washington” set the world record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by the artist during Skinner, Inc.’s March 4 auction of American furniture and decorative arts. Read More +
A July 2011 auction of science, technology and clocks saw bidders vie for rare microscopes, telescopes and unusual Bakelite models of molecules. The unusual discoveries blew pre-sale estimates out of the water. A rare treadle-operated lathe crafted in London in 1827 sold for an astonishing $65,000.
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