The Living Estate of Earldine Ankiewicz, 93, Will Be Sold On-Site, June 27th

May 28,2015 – SOUTHPORT, Fla. – Hundreds of antiques, collectibles, furniture pieces and other items from the estate of Earldine Ankiewicz, 93, a longtime Florida resident and collector in a wide range of categories, plus items from other prominent local estates and collections, will be sold on-site Saturday, June 27th, at Mrs. Ankiewicz’s residence near […]

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Auction record: Picasso for $179m

To a medley of whoops, hollers and gasps on Monday night, Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting `Les Femmes d’Alger (Version `O’)’ sold for $179.4 million including fees at Christie’s `Looking Forward to the Past’ sale of artworks spanning the 20th century . The price was the highest on record for a work of art sold at […]

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Soldani bronze brings £320,000

It sold for £320,000 (plus premium). Soldani was Master of the Mint in Florence but, as perhaps the finest bronze caster in Europe in the late 1600s, extended his range well beyond the coinage of Tuscany. His workshop, conveniently situated opposite the entrance to the Uffizi Gallery, attracted the British ‘Milordi’ with Lord Burlington among […]

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