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 […]Read more "The Living Estate of Earldine Ankiewicz, 93, Will Be Sold On-Site, June 27th"
Delhi’s bid to become the nation’s first world heritage city has been withdrawn. Over a decade of planning and five years of preparation later, the Centre took back Delhi’s nomination for a Unesco world heritage city tag, according to an announcement on the UN body’s website on Thursday , reports Richi Verma. Embarrassingly for India, […]Read more "Delhi’s World Heritage Bid Withdrawn"
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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 […]Read more "Auction record: Picasso for $179m"
The pair formed part of a 250-lot collection of 18th century decorative arts removed from a town house in central London. The Japanese bowls and covers, one decorated with phoenix, the other with dragons, were thought to date to the mid 18th century. They were united at some point in the 1760s or ’70s by […]Read more "Sweet scent for best of 18th century France"
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 […]Read more "Soldani bronze brings £320,000"