Treasures from London dealer’s collection in Roseberys sale Sept. 9

Pair of Sevres ormolu mounted porcelain vases, 19th century, with lids, signed Lancry, 27.6in high, together with a matching oval comport. Estimate: £5,000-£8,000. Roseberys image

Pair of Sevres ormolu mounted porcelain vases, 19th century, with lids, signed Lancry, 27.6in high, together with a matching oval comport. Estimate: £5,000-£8,000. Roseberys image

LONDON – A late-19th-century French Japonisme ormolu stand, attributed to the French luxury goods manufacturer Maison Marnyhac, highlights a selection of furniture and works of art to be sold at Roseberys London on Wednesday, Sept. 9. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

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Gallery Report: September 2015

ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s report:

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All facets of Tiffany going on display at Winterthur

'Well by Fence' window, design attributed to Agnes Northrop (1857–1953), Tiffany Studios, New York, circa 1910. The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, New York N86.W.9

‘Well by Fence’ window, design attributed to Agnes Northrop (1857–1953), Tiffany Studios, New York, circa 1910. The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, New York N86.W.9

WILMINGTON, Del. – Winterthur is hosting “Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light,” a major exhibition organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York featuring some of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s (1848–1933) most iconic works, and “Tiffany: The Color of Luxury,” the Winterthur-curated companion exhibition exploring the Tiffany name in American culture. The exhibitions open Sept. 5 and run through Jan. 3.

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Daniel Craig views making of new 007 Omega watch

Actor Daniel Craig recently toured the Omega factory in Villeret Switzerland. Image courtesy of Omega

Actor Daniel Craig recently toured the Omega factory in Villeret Switzerland. Image courtesy of Omega

BIEL/BIENNE, Switzerland – Actor Daniel Craig has made a special visit to the heart of the Swiss watchmaking industry for the inauguration of the Omega factory in Villeret.

Craig, who reprises his role as James Bond in SPECTRE, the 24th Bond adventure, was given a guided tour, as well as exclusive access to the factory’s assembly line. During the visit he was also shown production of the new Omega Seamaster 300 “SPECTRE” Limited Edition.

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In Memoriam: Nelson Shanks, portrait artist, 77

Nelson Shanks self-portrait. Publication of this low-resolution image qualifies as fair use under U.S. copyright law. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Nelson Shanks self-portrait. Publication of this low-resolution image qualifies as fair use under U.S. copyright law. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) – Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.

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Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear

Temple of Bel in Palmura, Syria in 2010. Image by Bernard Gagnon. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

Temple of Bel in Palmura, Syria in 2010. Image by Bernard Gagnon. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) – A Syrian official in charge of antiquities said Monday his government has not been able to determine how much damage an explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel caused the ancient structure in the militant-controlled city of Palmyra.

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