Archive for June, 2011

Fellows – Sage Pay

June 29th, 2011 by

Now you can pay your invoices online with My Fellows.


Sotheby’s – Fine Jewels – London

June 28th, 2011 by

The Summer sale of Fine Jewels to be held in London on 13th July 2011 features a wide variety of contemporary and period jewels.

Among the highlights are an impressive opal and diamond corsage ornament Formerly in the collection of Doña Maria Cristina of Bourbon, Princess of the Two Sicilies (Widow of King Ferdinand VII of Spain) Queen Regent of Spain, dating from the Mid 19th Century.

Also to be noted are: an elegant platinum and diamond tiara, The property of a Ducal House, dating from the 1920s in a delicate palmette and floral design and an Art Nouveau anemone brooch by René Lalique formed of moulded glass and decorated with plique-à-jour enamel.

The sale also includes several examples of cigarette and vanity cases from the early 20th Century and later by Cartier and Van Cleef and Arpels as well as a collection of original hand-coloured jewellery designs by Bulgari from 1970s.

Other famous ‘maisons’ featured in the sale are Boucheron, Repossi and Tiffany & Co. and estimates range from £3,000 – £50,000.  Anyone with an interest in jewellery will find something desirable in this sale.

Sotheby’s – Canadiann Art auction Date Selected

June 28th, 2011 by

Canadian Art

Toronto  |  November 28, 2011

Sale: T00139


28 Nov 2011 7:00 PM

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers – Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts

June 28th, 2011 by

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers handles a wide variety of furniture and decorative arts including American, English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts; Twentieth Century Decorative Arts; Asian Works of Art; and Rugs, Carpets and Textiles

Fellows – Antique & Modern Jewellery

June 28th, 2011 by

The Antique & Modern Jewellery auctions take place approximately every six weeks. These auctions consist of around 700-900 lots of contemporary, antique and period jewellery. These auctions also feature pieces by designers such as Bulgari, Cartier, Kutchinsky & Tiffany & Co.

Phillips de Pury & Company – Contemporary Art

June 28th, 2011 by

Phillips de Pury & Company, is pleased to announce highlights from the upcoming June Contemporary Art Evening and Day auctions. Highlights of the Contemporary Evening sale are on show now at Phillips de Pury & Compay’s new space, 45-47 Brook Street at Claridge’s London.

Sotheby’s Paris – Auction Results

June 28th, 2011 by

View Old Masters and 19th Century Paintings and Drawings Auction results,  at

Rago Arts and Auction Center – Passed Lots

June 28th, 2011 by

Unless specified otherwise by the consignor, unsold lots are available for sale after an auction, posted online for 15 days. All lots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis for the lowest possible selling price. Purchase by credit card only.

Sotheby’s – Fine Watches

June 28th, 2011 by

The Fine Watches sale on the 14th July has a vast array of collectors pieces ranging from early pocket watches to modern complicated wristwatches. There are some fine pocket watches including a large rare silver skull form watch from 1850 which is similar in design to one that was ordered by Mary Queen of Scots. The undeniable highlight of the wristwatches is a fine and rare Patek Philippe ref.3970 yellow gold perpetual calendar. This model with integrated bracelet is in pristine unworn condition from the original owner.


Sotheby’s – English Literature, History, Childrens Books & Illustrations

June 28th, 2011 by

The sale contains two outstanding highlights. Firstly, the earliest rules and historic archive of the world’s first football (soccer) club, Sheffield FC, including the first version of their laws of the game, detailed minute books, and the only known surviving copy of the first printing of the club’s rules of football. Secondly, the autograph manuscript of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel “The Watsons” – the only such manuscript remaining in private hands — extensively revised and corrected throughout. Other major highlights include James Joyce’s wartime family passport, recording his movements during his most creative period when he was composing his masterpiece Ulysses, two major series of letters by Benjamin Disraeli, a number of valuable books sold in aid of the Catholic charity CAFOD, rare first editions by the Brontë sisters, a first-hand account of the Battle of Trafalgar, watercolours by Beatrix Potter and a pen and ink drawing by E.H. Shepard of Winnie-the-Pooh and Tigger