Archive for May, 2011

Sotheby’s – Magnificent and Noble Jewels

May 19th, 2011 by


Sale GE1102
17 May 11
Sale Total: 78,944,900 CHF

Sotheby’s – Important Watches

May 19th, 2011 by

Sotheby’s offers regular specialist watch auctions in Geneva, London, Hong Kong and New York. One of the pioneers of wristwatch auctions, Sotheby’s first offered them as a separate category in 1980, well before wristwatch collecting became the established worldwide phenomenon it is today.

Phillips de Pury – Design Reception

May 17th, 2011 by

Viewing 19 – 24 May


Monday – Saturday  10am-6pm
Sunday 12pm-6pm

Auction 25 May 2pm
450 Park Avenue, New York

Sotheby’s – May 15th Important Watches Auction Results

May 17th, 2011 by


Sale GE1101
15 May 11
Sale Total: 7,754,000 CHF

Sotheby’s Auction Results – African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

May 17th, 2011 by


Auction Results now online

Sale N08749
13 May 11
Sale Total: 10,104,503 USD

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Seeking Consignments

May 17th, 2011 by

Leslie Hindman is now seeking consignments for their Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Auction on September 18th – 19th

Consignment deadline is July 29th

Phillips de Pury – Contemporary Art

May 13th, 2011 by

Contemporary Art Part I
“The quality selection of the May auction reflects the discerning standards that the contemporary market demands. With top works across the entire spectrum of mid-century through cutting edge art, we have high expectations for global competition and record prices.” Michael McGinnis, Senior Director and Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art.

Contemporary Art Part II

This season begins an exciting run for contemporary art. We are pleased to present top works that are fresh to the market, from private collections all over the world. The selection is wide-ranging and dynamic.” Sarah Mudge, Head of Contemporary Art Part II.

Swann Galleries – American Art – Contemporary Art

May 13th, 2011 by
June 9, 2011
The morning session of American art includes highlights by Thomas Hart Benton, Mary Nimmo Moran, Ogden M. Pleissner and Jared French.
June 9, 2011
The afternoon Contemporary Art sale features works by Alexander Calder, Helen Frankenthaler and Wayne Thiebaud.

Sotheby’s – American Indian Art

May 11th, 2011 by

Sotheby’s May 18 sale of American Indian Art in New York will offer a rich selection of artwork from the Northwest Coast, Southwest, Plains, Eastern Woodlands and the Eskimo. Native traditions including porcupine quillwork, beadwork, basketry, blanket weaving and carving are well represented. There is also an exceptional group of contemporary paintings and sculpture from the Southwest.

The sale is distinguished by a number of private collections including The Bruce and Nancy Berman Collection of Navajo Blankets, which features weavings that date from the mid-19th century. A highlight is a rare and exceptionally dazzling wedge weave blanket. There are also several large and pristine rugs that reflect the enormous creativity found within the Navajo weaving tradition.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Modern and Contemporary Art – American and European Art

May 11th, 2011 by

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