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Archive for February, 2012

Beau Sancy Diamond For Auction

Posted in News on 28th February 2012

The famous Beau Sancy diamond, weighing in at just under a staggering 35 carats, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on May 15th.  The diamond was given by Henry...

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Paintings Discovered In Convent

Posted in News on 26th February 2012

Seven paintings once owned by Hitler have been discovered in a convent in the Czech Republic just north of Prague by an Art Historian.  The convent was unaware of...

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Grab Yourself An Oscar!

Posted in News on 26th February 2012

Yes you can have your very own Oscar as long as you are prepared to pay the price!  Fifteen of the statuettes are to be auctioned next Tuesday by...

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Vintage Clothing

Posted in News on 24th February 2012

Vintage clothing is becoming more popular in many auctions especially if it is associated with a somebody famous.  A recent Antiques Roadshow that aired showed how one lady, who...

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Lord Lucan Surfaces

Posted in News on 24th February 2012

An antique dealer in England has come forward with a watch he believes to have been owned by Lord Lucan.  Inscribed with “Presented to Lord “Lucky” Lucan – the...

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Paintings Donated To State

Posted in News on 22nd February 2012

Jack B Yeats, William Orpen, Roderic O’Connor, William Leech, Paul Henry and Tony O’Malley are among the artists whose works have been “donated” to the State by AIB.  However,...

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Edvard Munch Painting

Posted in News on 21st February 2012

One of the most iconic and well-known painting will be sold by Sothebys in New York next May.  “The Scream” by Edvard Munch, painted in 1895, is difficult to...

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1920s Art Deco Luxury

Posted in News on 13th February 2012

Lalique glass panels, art deco marquetry, wood burning stoves!  It can only be the 1920s luxury found on board the Venice-Semplon Orient Express.  It is a step back in...

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Monet Paintings at Sothebys

Posted in News on 9th February 2012

Sothebys had a successful auction on the 8th of February with three Monets selling for well above the guide estimates.  His painting “L’Entrée de Giverny en hiver” selling for...

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Christie’s Sale New Records

Posted in News on 8th February 2012

New records were seen in Christie’s Impressionist Evening Sale on 7th of February.  All eyes were on the Vincent Van Gogh painting owned by the late Elizabeth Taylor and...

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