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Lalique, Tiffany and other design greats headline at Quinn’s, June 4

  FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Saturday, June 4, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will conduct a Fine & Decorative Arts sale featuring early 20th-century Tiffany Studios lamps, a Rene Lalique (French, 1860-1945) Borromee vase, Asian antiques and a large selection of modern chairs, many of them associated with mid-20th-century design luminaries. More than 500 lots will […]

Christie’s sets new auction record for Man Ray photograph at $12.4M

NEW YORK – Christie’s Spring 2022 Marquee Week continued Saturday, May 14 with The Surrealist World of Rosalind Gersten Jacobs & Melvin Jacobs at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. The sale totaled $42.3 million, bringing the week’s running total to $1.4 billion. Man Ray’s photograph Le Violon d’Ingres set a new record for a photograph, […]

Woof! Bonhams to auction designer dog houses for canine charity

LONDON – Bonhams, auction partner for Goodwood, which has staged many record-setting collector car sales at the West Sussex estate, is to host the Barkitecture Sale, featuring a collection of 21st century dog houses designed by leading architects, at the inaugural Goodwoof event, taking place May 28 and 29. A two-day celebration of canines, Goodwoof will […]

Picabia paintings top treasures in Christie’s Swaythling collection sale, May 27

LONDON– On Friday May 27, Christie’s will offer 170 lots from The Collection of the late Lord and Lady Swaythling in a live auction. David Montagu, 4th Lord Swaythling (1928-1998), had an illustrious career spanning the worlds of banking, racing, politics and media. The works being offered weave together fascinating strands of several notable family […]

Apollo 11 astronaut’s Omega Speedmaster ready for liftoff at Heritage, June 1

DALLAS – An out-of-this-world Omega watch that was made for and given to one of the astronauts aboard the first manned mission to the moon will appear in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Watches & Timepieces Signature® Auction on Wednesday, June 1. It is estimated at $15,000-$1 million. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.