16 octobre 2021

Selected Libation Cups and Works of Art from The H.G. Beasley Collection at Alastair Gibson Auctions, 18 november 2021

The Collection of H. G. Beasley (1881 – 1939) Harry Geoffrey Beasley was born on the 18th of December 1881 in East Plumstead, Kent, the son of Charles Beasley, a wealthy business man and owner of the North Kent Brewery, Plumstead. The business was a successful Victorian family enterprise, brewing its own beers and bottling imported beers such as Guinness Stout from Dublin. It held two Royal warrants: H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES and H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH and was eventually taken over by Courage in the 1960’s. Harry, one of... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2021

Culturally significant objects far exceed estimates in Freeman's Asian Arts sale

PHILLADELPHIA, PA.- Ben Farina, Head of Asian Arts at Freeman’s expressed delight about his curated Asian Arts auction held on 14 October. Farina commented “We had a number of wonderful pieces from various regional collections, and we’ve greatly enjoyed working with the consignors to bring this material to auction.”The 256-lot sale witnessed competitive bidding between international buyers which pushed sale prices far higher than their pre-sale estimates. On the heels of remarkable sales earlier in the year—including... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2021

Christie's offers van Gogh's 'Mueles de Blé' - Poised to set an auction record for a work on paper by the artist

Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Meules de blé. Gouache, watercolor, pen and brush and black ink over pencil on paper, 19 x 23.3/4 in. (48.5 x 60.4 cm.) Executed in Arles in June 1888. Estimate: $20,000,000-30,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced Vincent van Gogh’s watercolor Meules de blé will be offered in the dedicated sale The Cox Collection: The Story of Impressionism, one of the greatest American collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art to ever appear on the market.... [Lire la suite]
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