Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Last Sales Before Christmas

As Cordy's have put it; go to an auction to buy your Christmas gift, its more fun than the mall!  They have a special Christmas sale on Monday the 16th.  Art+Object have art, taxidermy, Modern Design, Asian Art, Tribal and Decorative Arts sales today and tomorrow.  Webb's have A3 art, jewellery, and books over this week.  Don't forget the great shop Flotsam & Jetsam for that unique gift too.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Horns the Centrepiece of the Latest Webb's Interiors Sale at $680,000

Lot 622 Interiors Sale Thursday 17th October
UPDATE:  The horns sold last night for an amazing $680,000!  It is thought that this is the most expensive antique piece ever sold at auction in New Zealand.

The latest Webb's Interiors Sale is now available to view at their auction rooms and online here.  The star of the show is certainly this pair of carved Rhinoceros horns from the late 19th century.  Estimated to sell for between $125,000 and $150,000.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Latest Kerry Taylor Catalogue Online Now

One of London's most well regarded vintage clothing auctions 'Kerry Taylor's' catalogue is here now.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Cordy's Antique Catalogue Out Now

Cordy's September auction is on next week and the catalogue and all information is available here to peruse. 

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Getty Provides Images In Open Content Format

Chair Naples c1760 Getty Collection
The Getty Museum has now opened thousands of images from their collection for free download to be used with few restrictions.  Have a look here for a beautiful image or two.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Down To Christchurch Until Thursday 22nd

Hello, just letting you know I am away from my desk until next Thursday the 22nd.  Please email or leave a message in the meantime and I will get back to you on my return. Thank you.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Webb's Suite of Sales Now Online

Lot 97 Interiors Sale 19th C Navy Trunk $400-600
Webb's have their suite of sales now online including; Art, Jewellery and Interiors.  The Interiors/ Antique section includes a historic maritime collection.  See all the catalogues and info here.