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NEWBURY, U.K. – Dreweatts Donnington Priory will auction the personal collection of Robert Kime (1946-2022), the man known across the world as a titan of design and a polymath who was dubbed the ‘great assembler’ of beautiful things. Kime’s unique eye and aesthetic sensibility led him to become a leading interior design figure. The culmination of his lifetime of collecting will form a three-day auction at Dreweatts titled Robert Kime: The Personal Collection, which will take place on October 4-6 and will comprise more than 750 lots ranging in value from £30 to £100,000 ($38 to $127,700). It is expected to achieve in excess of £1.5 million (roughly $1.9 million).
CHICAGO & PALM BEACH – The private collection of the late Fred A. Krehbiel and his wife Kay Krehbiel realized more than double its expected total across three days of sales from March 15 to 17 at Hindman. Overall, the auctions were 97 percent sold, with 58 percent of lots selling at or above the high estimate. The remarkably provenanced and diverse collection from the Krehbiels’ Chicago and Palm Beach homes brought in bidders from 39 countries. In addition, 28 percent of all buyers were new to Hindman. The collection realized more than $3.5 million.
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ three-day online-only Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction extravaganza, scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, Thursday, March 9, and Friday, March 10, will include almost 900 lots and will begin at 10 am Eastern time each day. The sale features American, English and Modern furniture, an extensive selection of silver and jewelry, and also a broad selection of fine art and prints. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Brunk Auctions will conduct a single-owner sale of The Estate of Peter H. Tillou on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30. Tillou was a legendary art dealer for more than 65 years, with galleries on two continents and a home base in Litchfield, Connecticut. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions will offer a strong selection of fine art along with antiques and design from antiquity through the 21 century in an online-only signature Design for the Home and Garden auction scheduled for July 25, beginning promptly at 11 am Pacific time. More than 200 quality lots will be offered to the highest bidder. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.