Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to offer Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on March 29, 2010 in Los Angeles. The 500-lot sale will offer an array of works for varied tastes and collecting levels from the 16th through the 20th centuries with a focus on English, French, Italian, Spanish and German property. Highlights from the sale will include a strong selection of more than 30 clocks by prominent makers as well as property from the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Z. Wick, Los Angeles, California and the University of California, Irvine Libraries.
“The spring auction boasts a good balance of both 18th and 19th century furnishings, porcelain and silver as well as a robust offering of tall case, mantle and decorative clocks. Bonhams & Butterfields is delighted to offer collectors a unique selection of property from across Europe,” said Andrew Jones, Los Angeles Director of European Furniture and Decorative Arts at Bonhams & Butterfields.
The illustrated auction catalog will be posted online for review in the weeks preceding the auction. For more information on the Bonhams & Butterfields Furniture and Decorative Arts Department and its sales, please visit: www.bonhams.com/usfurniture
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European Clocks to Highlight Auction
A rare Eastern Plains Catlinite Double-Bowl pipe is featured in Cowan’s American Indian and Western Art Auction on March 26, 2010. With two trapezoidal bowls decorated with human hands and bear claws of lead inlay, this piece dates to the mid-19th century and is one of only a few known examples found in collections around the world. The auction will lead with nearly 400 lots of American Indian Art and followed by a strong selection of respected 19th and 20th century western artists such as Edgar Payne and J.H. Sharp.
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On April 14 at Bonhams a significant private American collection of Maritime paintings, ephemera and models will be sold in New York. Entitled An Important Maritime Collection, Including Maritime Paintings and Shipbuilders’ Models, the auction features over 100 lots, and the collection in its entirety is estimated to realize in excess of $1.4 million.
As Gregg Dietrich, Head of Maritime, states, “This collection represents an important vignette into ship design and Maritime history from the Mid-19th century through the Mid-20th century, charting the evolution from sail to the steam era.”
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A four-year-old newly-trained Interagro Lusitano stallion brought a record price of US$145,000.00 recently at The 2010 Lusitano Collection™ International Horse Auction held at The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. With a record attendance of 250 people, the third consecutive U.S. auction attracted a prestigious crowd of notable trainers, breeders, professional riders and amateur practitioners from various regions of the United States and Canada. This select group of horse connoisseurs and aficionados of the equestrian disciplines did not hesitate to make their preferences known for the …Related posts:
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Lusitano Horse Auction Reports Record Sales