A table designed by Diego Giacometti auctioned for £106,000 at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its Post War and Contemporary Art and Design sale. Entitled Table Torsade, and cast circa 1965, it had belonged to the late English actor James Mason (1909-1984) since the late1960s
Giacometti Table Makes Top Price at London Auction
The South African flag signed by South Africa’s three most recent presidents – Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and F. W. de Klerk – which flew from a helicopter at the historic presidential inauguration on 10th May 1994, will be sold at Bonhams South African Art Sale in London on 24th March.
This key moment [...]
President Mandela Inauguration Flag for London Auction
An incredible archive of Dr Who memorabilia comprising monsters, costumes and props from the BBC is to be sold by Bonhams, Knightsbridge on 24 February 2010 at 2pm, with funds raised from the sale to be used to help finance future series of Dr Who.
As the world’s longest running science fiction television programme, [...]
Costumes and Props from the BBC Archive for London Auction
Antique arms, edged weapons, suits of armor and modern sporting guns brought more than $1.5-million during a day-long auction at Bonhams & Butterfields in San Francisco on Monday, November 23rd 2009. A global audience of collectors and dealers vied for Colt firearms, edged weapons and militaria, with strong prices realized throughout the sale. A rare [...]
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San Francisco November Antique Arms Sale Results
From a busy saleroom opened to capacity, with two banks of 60 telephone lines reserved to execute bids on behalf of potential buyers, clients enthusiastically competed to acquire a piece of Russian Imperial history in Sotheby’s London Sale of ‘Romanov Heirlooms: The Lost Inheritance of the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna’. The auction, which saw [...]
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