18 janvier 2021

Lark Mason Associates announces sale of French Furniture and Chinese Decorative Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates sale of French Furniture and Decorative Arts from a prominent New York collector is now live on igavelauctions.com. The sale, which closes on January 26th, consists of just under 50 select lots of French furniture, Chinese tomb pottery, and decorative arts. The collection which was housed in an elegant apartment designed by a well-known Washington DC-based interior designer includes a fine pair of Louis XVI Tulipwood Marquetry corner cabinets, made by Pierre Roussel (Estimate:... [Lire la suite]

20 décembre 2020

Christie's offers The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces The Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue, an unparalleled collection of fine and decorative art, jewels and books to be offered across live and online sales in January 2021. John and Susan Gutfreund’s spectacular apartment in the Rosario Candela designed building at 834 Fifth Avenue was a legendary New York interior, as memorable for the captivating way each room was mise en scène as for its superb works of art. Working initially in collaboration with the... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2020

From Old Master paintings to Contemporary art: Dorotheum announces major auction

  VIENNA.- From Bicci di Lorenzo to Eugen von Blaas, from Chaim Soutine to Lucio Fontana — November at Dorotheum offers art lovers and collectors a vast range of genres from the Middle Ages to the present day. Works of art, Old Masters and 19th century paintings will be the first items to be presented during Classic Week (5-10 November 2020). The end of the month, from 24 to 30 November 2020, will be dedicated to Contemporary Week comprising modern and contemporary art. Rounding off this stellar auction week are... [Lire la suite]
19 septembre 2020

The Collection of James and Marilynn Alsdorf Goes up for Auction in New York

James and Marilynn Alsdorf, pictured in Miami in 1950. Photograph courtesy of the consignor For renowned Chicago collectors and philanthropists James and Marilynn Alsdorf, collecting art represented a unique opportunity for exploration, adventure, and the pursuit of beauty. ‘We looked for objects,’ Marilynn said, ‘to delight our eyes and our souls.’ Over the course of their four-decade marriage, the couple assembled a remarkable collection of artworks and objects spanning all eras and areas of the world. ‘The Alsdorf Collection is... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2020

Murillo Sketches Prove Highlights of Bonhams July Old Master Paintings Sale

Two sketches by the Spanish master Murillo (1618-1682) – Saint Peter receiving the Key, and The Baptism of Christ – were the highlights of Bonhams July Old Masters Sale at New Bond Street. Sold as one lot, they achieved £100,063, having been estimated at £60,000-80,000. The sale made at total of £1,795,000 with 64% sold by lot, and 71% by value. Bonhams Group Head of Pictures Caroline Oliphant commented: "The sale was designed to appeal to a wide range of tastes and we are pleased that so many... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2020

Christie's announces highlights included in The Collector sale

LONDON.- Christie’s announced The Collector sale taking place live on 15 July, offering a wide array of the finest European and English furniture, works of art, ceramics, silver and gold boxes spanning the 17th Century to the end of the 19th Century. The sale comprises 253 lots featuring some of the greatest designers and makers of their time including Jacques Dubois, François Rémond, Gioacchino Barberi, François Linke, Christofle, Marsh and Tatham amongst others. This season Christie’s partnered with Kit Kemp, Founder... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2020

Christie's to offer property from the late Dowager Countess Bathurst

Gloria, late Dowager Countess Bathurst. © Private Collection LONDON.- Gloria: Property from the late Dowager Countess Bathurst will be offered across four auctions at Christie’s in July. A dedicated collection sale will be held on 22 July with works also included in three specialist sales throughout the month. The epitome of style and glamour, Gloria was a successful model in the late 1940s and 50s, working for couturiers such as Jacques Fath and Christian Dior. Gloria was also featured in Vogue and went on to... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2020

Sotheby's launches innovative new sale format -- "In Confidence: Selected Masterpieces"

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s announced the launch of In Confidence: Selected Masterpieces, an innovative hybrid sale format that combines the advantages of a private sale with those of an auction. Under this novel sale approach, bids are placed exclusively by submitting written absentee bids. Bidders will be notified if they have been outbid and will have a final chance to submit a best and final offer by the pre-set deadline, at which point the winning bidder will be established. All bidding information and results will remain... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2020

Strong results for Asian art online sales at Christie's

Lot 58. A rare Qingbai iron-spot decorated ‘Xuanwu’ pillow, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), the Property of Mr. Mark Lam, sold for HK$437,500 / US$56,699, against a low estimate of HK$15,000 / US$2,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. HONG KONG.- Pavilion Online: Chinese Art (April 21 – 28) achieved HK$7,671,250 / US$994,184, with 86% sold by lot, 169% by value and 47% of lots selling above their high estimates, beating all previous Pavilion Online sales. The sale attracted over 300 registrants across the globe with 80%... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2020

Christie's announces new online-only sales open for browsing

Christie’s Hong Kong will offer Pavilion Online: Chinese Art, a wide range of jades, bronzes, scholar’s objects and Ming and Qing porcelains. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced new sales have been added to its April Calendar of Online-Only Auctions, spanning fine arts, decorative arts, and luxury categories. As art world audiences turn to digital platforms to engage and transact, Christie’s continues to refresh its digital offerings to provide collectors with continued opportunities to... [Lire la suite]
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