LONDON – As of the end of April 2022, auction house Dix Noonan Webb (DNW) became known as Noonans. The internationally renowned auction house, which has specialized in medals and coins for many years, and since 2015, banknotes and jewelry, will continue to be based at its Mayfair saleroom in London.
LONDON – Bonhams, the global auction house, has today acquired the renowned US auction house, Skinner. Going forward, Skinner will be known as Bonhams Skinner. Financial terms are not being disclosed.
NEW YORK – New York City is about to welcome a brand new, full-service auction house. La Belle Epoque Auction Gallery will open its doors in February 2022, offering a friendly new auction experience to art and antique lovers, dealers, collectors, first-time buyers and consignors.
BOSTON (AP) – Artifacts once owned by Paul Revere’s family have been sold at auction for $20,000. The items were found in the attic of a home in Canton, Massachusetts, believed to have been owned by the family of the legendary Revolutionary War figure, The Boston Globe reports.
BOSTON (AP) – One of the first coins minted in Colonial New England, which was recently found among other coins in a candy tin, has sold at auction for more than $350,000, more than it was expected to get, the auctioneer said November 26.
DALLAS – Thanksgiving-themed original cover art created by Norman Rockwell for a 1945 issue of The Saturday Evening Post will make its auction debut at Heritage Auctions‘ Nov. 5 American Art Signature® Auction. It is estimated to sell for upwards of $4 million, befitting its status as one of Rockwell’s most enduring series of works featuring soldiers returned home from World War II. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
VAN NUYS, Calif. – LA Modern’s first auction under the auspices of Rago/Wright will be Art + Design, to be held on October 24 at the LAMA showroom in Van Nuys, California. Among the leading lots on offer are the iconic 1986 Roy Lichtenstein sculpture Brushstroke III, estimated at $150,000-$180,000, and a rare and important T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Mesa table, estimated at $100,000-$150,000.
PALM BEACH, Fla. – Doyle is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new gallery in Palm Beach, Florida. With this expansion, Doyle will host rotating exhibitions of jewelry, art, silver and other property for upcoming auctions in New York, as well as for private sale. Its Florida team of Regional Advisors Collin Albertsson, Sebastian Clarke and Katherine Van Dell look forward to welcoming clients to the new gallery, located at 208 Brazilian Avenue in the heart of Palm Beach.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – A cassette tape with a 33-minute audio recording of John Lennon being interviewed by four Danish teenagers 51 years ago as well as an apparently unpublished song by the late Beatle fetched 370,000 kroner ($58,240) September 28 at an auction in Denmark.