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Great Collections: June 2017

Great Collections: June 2017

The Eric C. Caren Collection Photos: Christie’s Images Ltd. 2017 Eric C. Caren has been called the “Babe Ruth of private historical collecting” and compared to the 19th century collector Sir Thomas Phillips. His collection, The Caren Archive, is acknowledged

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Fabergé photo frame, $245,000, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A jeweled gold-mounted nephrite (greenstone) photograph frame, marked Fabergé (Moscow, circa 1898), sold for $245,000 at Part One of The Private Collection of Joan Rivers, held online from June

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: French flintlock pistols, $1.8 million, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of cased French silver-mounted rifled flintlock pistols, by Nicolas-Noel Boutet of Versailles, with the case dated 1825, sold for $1.8 million at an auction held April 13

The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

The State of the Rock and Roll Memorabilia Market

by Megan Mahn Miller If the art auction market is a civilized dinner party, where beautiful works of art trade hands, the rock and roll memorabilia auction market is a stadium rock show, complete with raucous fans, huge contracts and

Gavels n Paddles: George II armchair, $437,000, Christie’s

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A George II mahogany armchair, probably made in Ireland circa 1745-1750, sold for $437,000 at a sale of property from the Metropolitan Museum of Art held Oct. 27 by

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NEW YORK  – Holiday shopping is an easy, pleasant experience through Barnebys.com, a free one-stop website that features more than 400,000 items from 1,000-plus auction houses worldwide. Instead of bouncing from auction site to auction site, which can be

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Norman Rockwell painting, $22.565 million, Christie’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on canvas painting by the iconic American artist Norman Rockwell, titled The Rookie (Red Sox Locker Room), painted in

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie’s

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese archaistic vase, $1.445 million, Christie’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A celadon-glazed relief-decorated archaistic vase carrying the Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (circa 1736-1795) sold for

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – February 2014

Rosewood cabinet, $149,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Russian icon of Jesus, $19,520, Crescent City A circa-1910 Russian icon of Jesus by Khlebnikov, with enameled silver riza and the imperial double-headed eagle mark for Moscow,

Jackson Pollock painting, $58.36 million, Christie’s

Jackson Pollock painting, $58.36 million, Christie's

Jackson Pollock painting, $58.36 million, Christie’s Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil and enamel on paper mounted on canvas by Jackson Pollock, painted in 1948 and titled Number 19, sold for $58.36