Auction News

Ayrton Senna’s last gift to Murray Walker to sell at Bonhams

Ayrton Senna’s last gift to Murray Walker to sell at Bonhams

One of the last personal items to be signed
by F1 legend Ayrton Senna on the weekend that he died, is
to be sold by Bonhams on 20 March. The blue baseball cap
is one of a whole host of personal and poignant items in
this important F1 and Motorsport memorabilia single-owner
collection sale, to be held at Bonhams salerooms in New
Bond Street.

Chinese Armorial Porcelain: A Window on a Patrician World

Chinese Armorial Porcelain: A Window on a Patrician World

The story of
British aristocracy’s love affair with Chinese Armorial Porcelain
which transformed life in manor houses two centuries ago lies
at the heart of a sale of Chinese Armorial wares at Bonhams on
June 20th at New Bond Street.

Bonhams to sell George Best’s Manchester United blazer

Bonhams to sell George Best’s Manchester United blazer

A 1968 Manchester United Blazer, owned by one of the world’s most
accomplished football players the game has ever seen, the late
George Best (1946-2005), is to be sold by Bonhams on 13 March
in Chester.

Highly Important Lalique from the Collection of Tsuyoshi Kajikawa

Highly Important Lalique from the Collection of Tsuyoshi Kajikawa

Christies, New York will offer a exemplary collection of works
by René Lalique—the most distinguished French artist
working in glass through the first four decades of the 20th century.

I read the news today, oh boy…

I read the news today, oh boy…

Original Lyrics
for John Lennon Masterpiece A Day In The Life to be Offered at
Auction

An Absolute Must for Movie Buffs

An Absolute Must for Movie Buffs

Vectis Auctions will
be holding a bumper sale on January 19th of approximately 200
lots which will include a single vendor collection of James Bond
and other TV and Film related items.

Review of Vectis Tinplate and Plastic Sale 9 December

Review of Vectis Tinplate and Plastic Sale 9 December


The latest Vectis Tinplate and Plastic sale held on Friday 9 December
at Thornaby was popular as ever, the sale attracted bids from
around the world with a final total of £105,000, this being
the best tinplate sale to date!

The Louis Leithold collection of vintage movie posters brings $425,000

The Louis Leithold collection of vintage movie posters brings $425,000

Collectors, connoisseurs
and movie-buffs alike packed the Sunset Boulevard galleries of
Bonhams & Butterfields on December 5, 2005 to take part in
the auction of vintage Hollywood film posters from the collection
of Louis Leithold — property from the noted educator, collector
and dealer was offered to a standing-room-only audience, bringing
more than $425,000.

Harry Potter first edition to make £1,500 at Bonhams seven years after publication

Harry Potter first edition to make £1,500 at Bonhams seven years after publication

Seven years after its arrival
in bookshops, the publishing phenomenon, Harry Potter and the
Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling, is estimated to attract bids
in the region of £1,000 – £1,500 at the next Bonhams
Sale of Books, Maps and Manuscripts in Edinburgh on December 14.

Henry Moore Mother & Child Fetches European Auction Record At Bonhams

Henry Moore Mother & Child Fetches European Auction Record At Bonhams


In
a jam-packed Bonhams saleroom in New Bond Street, the most important
sculpture by Henry Moore to appear at auction in recent years
sold for £1,069,600 (with premium) after intense bidding
today.