Month: October 2021

An Auction House Merchant and a Pallava Lion in New Zealand – The New Indian Express

We now look at another failure of the Indian legal system in which, due to their myopic attitude and procedural shortcomings, the custodians of our antiquities not only failed to secure the conviction of the Indian smugglers, but also missed an opportunity in gold to sue Spink & Son, a major antiques dealer in London. […]

The Shoppe Auction House sells the local family’s Eames storage unit

The owners Eames storage cabinet The piece of furniture turned out to be a rare piece designed by renowned mid-century modern designers Charles and Ray Eames. “I knew this beautiful piece of furniture was rare, but I didn’t realize how rare it was, it wasn’t a contemporary reproduction; it was an original. “ – Deborah […]

Latest New World patch appears to have broken the Auction House, AGS is working on a fix

Amazon’s latest patch for New world went live early this morning, bringing back server transfers as well as the Outpost Rush end-game PvP mode. However, a side effect of this patch appears to have broken the auction house, as players report that they are not receiving gold for sales that took place while they were […]

All offers submitted and verification process underway, to be announced soon

BCCI will announce two new IPL franchises on Monday with the tendering process underway. The Indian Cricket Council will expect the two new IPL franchises to go for Rs 7,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore each after the bidding process begins here on Monday. It is still not clear whether BCCI will announce the successful […]

£ 11.5million raised on sale of property at Auction House East Anglia

The East Anglia auction house held its seventh auction of the year on Wednesday 20 October, selling 63 of the 74 lots to raise more than £ 11.5million. Robert Hurst, Chartered Surveyor and Auctioneer, said: “Despite the end of the stamp duty holiday, demand is still high and this is our biggest and most successful […]

Sotheby’s is the first premier auction house to launch an NFT-only marketplace

Last Friday, Sotheby’s launched its exclusive NFT marketplace, Metaverse. It is the first of its kind among the premier auction houses, and all NFT sales at Sotheby’s will now take place on this state-of-the-art platform. Yesterday, the platform began its inaugural sale. The platform offers new technical advances that the traditional Sotheby’s site could not […]

The Shoppe Auction House sells the local family’s Eames storage unit to the National Museum

Terri Stearn, Debbie Slobin, Leslie Weisberg and Julie Sundberg Owner of LeShoppe Too Eames storage cabinet The Eames storage unit was designed after World War II by Charles and Ray Eames, who are considered two of the most influential American designers of the 20th century. I knew this beautiful piece of furniture was rare, but […]

Sotheby’s Auction House launches the NFT marketplace

Sotheby’s, which is one of the “world’s largest, most reliable and dynamic marketplaces for art and luxury,” announced the launch of its own non-fungible token marketplace (NFT ) called “Sotheby’s Metaverse”. Sotheby’s, founded on March 11, 1744 in London, enters the world of digital collectibles by offering Sotheby’s Metaverse, “an immersive destination for digital art […]

A man arrested for breaking into a lot at Manheim Auto Auction, driving various cars: police

A Bucks County man is being held in Lancaster County Jail for illegally entering the Manheim auction, gaining access to cars on the lot and driving them recklessly around the property on Saturday. Matthew Mark Witherspoon, 27, of Warminster Township, has been charged with felony trespassing and two drug-related charges, court documents show. He was […]

African-American art sale, benefiting the Philly Archives, smashes auction house records

An African-American art auction at the Swann Galleries on Thursday, Oct. 7 totaled $ 5.1 million, making it the highest-grossing sale in the company’s history. Twenty-four lots, including a record work by Afro-Cuban artist Belkis Ayón, were donated to the Brandywine Workshop and Archives in Philadelphia. Founded in 1972 as a collective of artists and […]

Only fools and horses: how auction house Sotheby’s rolled out the red carpet for the Trotters

Only Fools and Horses was one of the biggest shows to appear on television in this country, consistently attracting record ratings. Naturally, the show has won some very famous fans over the years, for example, world champion boxer Ricky Hatton is such a super fan that he owns one of Del Boy’s Reliants! But, it […]

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