All posts tagged 'auction'

04 Jul 2018

Coming up for sale next week is this copy of the principal account of the fantastic life of Alexander the Great – the only copy to come onto the open market since 1914. Made in northern Italy in the fourteenth century, and still in its contemporary binding, it is valued at: £30,000-50,000 (+fees). Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Bloomsbury Auctions | Tuesday 10 July On view from Friday 6 July | 16-17 Pall Mall. #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscript #westernmanuscript #auction

Coming up for sale next week is this copy of the principal account of the fantastic life of Alexander the Great – the only copy to…

28 Jun 2018

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot 119, a fine Persian Divan of Poetry in Arabic, on blue paper speckled with gold, from the second quarter of the 16th century.#bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #illuminatedmanuscript #auction #manuscript #persianmanuscript

Bloomsbury Auctions | Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures | Tuesday 10 July. From the Islamic world and neighbouring cultures of the East, we have lot…

21 Jun 2018

Our Fine British and European Sculpture and Garden Ornament auction goes on view tomorrow 12pm-4pm, with a special auction preview this Sunday 10am-4pm. As well as an extended view, Cristian (Head of European Sculpture and Works of Art) will also be giving an informal talk and walk through of the sale.Pictured here is a Continental sculpted white marble bust of a youthful Apollo.#dreweatts #donningtonpriory #finesculpture #fineauction #auction #sculpture #europeansculpture

Our Fine British and European Sculpture and Garden Ornament auction goes on view tomorrow 12pm-4pm, with a special auction preview this Sunday 10am-4pm. As well as…

08 Jun 2018

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online! #bloomsburyauctions #pallmall #manuscripts #miniatures #auction

This July we have our Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures auction| Tuesday 10 July | 67 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ES Catalogue is now online!…

21 May 2018

Our Chinese Ceramics & Asian Art Work auction is tomorrow. On view from 8.30am, with the auction starting at 10.30am. One of two 19th Century Multan Tiles from Punjab, India (now Pakistan). #dreweatts #donningtonpriory #ceramics #ceramictiles #auction #asianart #worksofart

Our Chinese Ceramics & Asian Art Work auction is tomorrow. On view from 8.30am, with the auction starting at 10.30am. One of two 19th Century Multan…

18 May 2018

Tigers are one of the oldest and most revered animals in Chinese history. In Han mythology, the tiger was considered one of the four symbols for the cardinal points, representing the seven constellations of the West and the Autumn season. As well as being the symbol for peace, tigers were also associated with a successful reign and were regarded highly as protectors and guardians for their power, strength and courage.This Chinese archaistic model of a mythical tiger will be coming up in Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | Tuesday 22 May | Donnington Priory#dreweatts #donningtonpriory #asianart #auction #worksofart

Tigers are one of the oldest and most revered animals in Chinese history. In Han mythology, the tiger was considered one of the four symbols for…

14 May 2018

The hammer is raised! Don’t miss out on our Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction tomorrow | Tuesday 15 May, 10.30am | Donnington PrioryTiffany & Co., a silver coloured small gavel, circa 2001 #dreweatts #donningtonpriory #silverauction #tiffanyandco #auction

The hammer is raised! Don’t miss out on our Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction tomorrow | Tuesday 15 May, 10.30am | Donnington Priory Tiffany & Co.,…

13 May 2018

A famille rose ‘dragon and phoenix’ bottle vase, shangping, the globular body enamelled with a writhing five-clawed dragon and a swooping phoenix. In Chinese art, it is common to see the dragon and the phoenix depicted together. The dragon is seen to represent the emperor, whilst the phoenix is the empress. These two symbols of masculine and feminine energy complement each other, similar to that of yin & yang. This vase will appear in our Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art auction | Tuesday 22 May | Donnington Priory On view from Friday 18 May, 10am-3pm #dreweatts #donningtonpriory #chineseceramics #asianart #worksofart #auction

A famille rose ‘dragon and phoenix’ bottle vase, shangping, the globular body enamelled with a writhing five-clawed dragon and a swooping phoenix. In Chinese art, it…

09 May 2018

Less than a week to go until our Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction | Tuesday 15 May, 10.30am. The sale will be on view from this Sunday. Here are the timings: Sunday 13 May, 10am-2pm Monday 14 May, 9am-5.30pm Day of Sale, from 8.30am. Longines, Hydro Conquest, ref. L3.640.4, a stainless steel bracelet. #dreweatts #donningtonpriory #jewelleryauction #longines #longineswatch #watches #auction

Less than a week to go until our Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction | Tuesday 15 May, 10.30am. The sale will be on view from this…

26 Apr 2018

This 1945 Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva Biondi-Santi goes on sale tomorrow in our Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits auction. Friday 27 April, 10.30am | Donnington Priory #dreweatts #donningtonpriory #finewine #brunellodimontalcino #auction

This 1945 Brunello di Montalcino, Riserva Biondi-Santi goes on sale tomorrow in our Fine & Rare Wines & Spirits auction. Friday 27 April, 10.30am | Donnington…