LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — An unenhanced Colombian emerald weighing some 29 carats brought $1,030,000 in Rago’s $4.25-million dollar jewelry auction December 4.. Read Full Article.
NEW YORK CITY — One of the rarest of all Enigma machines, the M4, designed for use by the German navy during World War II, was sold on December 7 for $463,500 at Bonhams’ History of Science and Te. Read Full Article.
MANHEIM, PENN. — The top lot of Hess Auction’s December 3 antiques and Americana auction was a 1966 Jaguar XKE Series 1 two-door coupe with a 4-2 liter engine that brought $60,500.. Read Full Article.
DALLAS, TEXAS — Frenzied bidding drove the price on a hand-carved American tobacconist cigar store Indian to $150,000, including buyer’s premium, to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ . Read Full Article.
Among his many sterling qualities, David L. Barquist, the H. Richard Dietrich, Jr, curator of American decorative arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has deep expertise in the arts of entertaining. Read Full Article.
THOMASTON, MAINE — The Fall Auction Weekend on November 18-20 at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries “went very well, there were some low spots as well as many highs, so overall we are pleased,” K. Read Full Article.
MEDWAY, MASS. – The November 15 sale at Coyle’s Auctions had a group of early furniture and accessories from a New London, Conn., estate, Oriental items from a home in Boston, items from a Sutton . Read Full Article.
PARIS — On November 30, Christie’s sold the gun Paul Verlaine bought with the intention of killing his friend Arthur Rimbaud at the firm’s Exceptional Sale. The weapon finished at $386,000, five. Read Full Article.
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