Archive for March, 2011

Phillips de Pury & Company – Photographs

March 15th, 2011 by

New York – Phillips de Pury & Company is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming Photographs sale on Saturday April 9th 2011, to be held at its Park Avenue location.
“We are looking forward to bringing the Photographs preview to our flagship space at 57th Street and Park Avenue. The uptown location will be a fresh setting to showcase our exhibition, comprised of a diverse selection of classic and contemporary photographs to fulfill the needs of our international clientele.” Vanessa Kramer, Worldwide Director of Photographs.



Fellows:Auction of Antique Furntiure, Clocks & More

March 15th, 2011 by

Click here for the full catalogue of the Fellows auction where you will see Antique Furniture, Ceramics, Clocks, Glassware, Paintings, Toys, Dolls & Collectables.

Auction will be held Tuesday, March 22nd at 10:00 am.



Sotheby’s – What Modern Is: The Collection of Mark McDonald

March 15th, 2011 by

Click here to view highlights from the auction room, where the Mark McDonald collection was offered at Sotheby’s New York headquarters on March 10th.

The Art of Picking – Episode 10

March 14th, 2011 by

Reyne stops for a visit with Kurt Nauck, and expert and dealer in records. Reyne discusses with Kurt how to discover if a record holds any value or not. Kurt gives some basic tips on what to look for, such as the general condition of the grooves as well as the popularity of the record — the fewer records that were pressed, the more expensive they will be now. For more information, including Kurt’s ‘Want List’, visit his website at

Sotheby’s Hong Kong – The Ullens Collection

March 11th, 2011 by

This April, Sotheby’s Hong Kong is privileged to present at an evening auction an extraordinary private collection of contemporary Chinese Art that typifies the birth and evolution of the Chinese Avant-Garde. Highlights of the Collection include seminal works from Zhang Xiaogang, Wang Guanyi and Zheng Peili.

M.S. Rau Antiques – A Masterpiece by Monet

March 11th, 2011 by

Sotheby’s London – The Stuart Cary Welch Collection – Part One: Arts of the Islamic World

March 11th, 2011 by

Sotheby’s sale of the celebrated collection of Islamic and Indian Art assembled by the late scholar and collector Stuart Cary Welch (1928-2008) will take place in two parts, with Part One, Arts of the Islamic World, taking place on 6 April, and Part Two, Arts of India, taking place on 31 May. Assembled over a period of half a century, this remarkable collection reflects the passion and taste of a true scholar-connoisseur, and includes a fascinating range of paintings, calligraphy and works of art from the Islamic and Indian traditions.

Among a host of highly important and rare items to be offered in Part One is an illustrated leaf from one of the most famous illustrated Persian manuscripts ever produced, the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp, depicting Faridun in the Guise of a Dragon Tests His Sons (lot 78). This magnificent royal manuscript is acknowledged as one of the supreme illustrated manuscripts of any period or culture.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Marketplace Auction

March 11th, 2011 by

Marketplace Auction March 23rd & 24th, 2011

Sotheby’s – Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

March 11th, 2011 by

Building upon the very strong results of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art sales worldwide, Sotheby’s New York continues its commitment to presenting the finest and rarest examples of Chinese art to the market. One of the outstanding highlights of the sale on March 23rd is an Imperial battle painting commemorating the victory over Nian rebel forces, commissioned by the Guangxu Emperor. Two highlights from the ceramics section are an exquisite 14th Century white ewer, and a Qianlong mark and period reticulated revolving vase. Also included in this season’s sale is an Imperial ‘zitan’ long table, adorned with finely carved leaf-tip scrolls; a rare celadon jade brushpot carved in deep relief with ‘Hundred Boys’; and an album by Dong Qichang transcribing the biography of Wang Xiangqian’s family.

Ivey – Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers – Spring Gallery 2011

March 8th, 2011 by

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