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https://www.bonhams.com
580 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10022
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Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house. Founded in 1793, it is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry.
  • Apr 3, 2019

    London - Bonhams announces a new partnership with LiveAuctioneers, one of the premier online auction-aggregator sites for art, antiques, jewellery and collectables in the United States. The first Bonhams sale to be featured on the platform will be New York's African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian sale on May 11. Marc Sands, Bonhams' Chief Marketin...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    the Dunrobin Sale at Bonhams Exceeds All Expectations The Dunrobin Attic Sale20 Apr 2021Edinburgh The sale of the contents of the attics and cellars at Dunrobin Castle, family seat of the 25th Earl of Sutherland, was held at Bonhams Edinburgh on Tuesday 20 April. It made £732,528, more than twice its pre-sale estimate, wit...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    The Marine Sale21 Apr 2021London, KnightsbridgeA fine Prisoner-of-War boxwood model of the first class ship of the line HMS Foudroyant, French, early 19th century,the case 76 x 89 x 39cm (30 x 35 x 15 1/2in). Life as a prisoner of war during the French Revolutionary Wars (1892-1802) was nasty and brutish but above all boring. To while away the...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    Bonhams has appointed Leslie Wright as Chairman, North America, overseeing Fine Arts, Luxury Lifestyle and Collectibles. Leslie joined the company in 1994. She single-handedly built the US Trust and Estates team from ground up and has been a key factor for establishing its high reputation among the estate planning community both in the US and inter...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    Proving that Africa is still the hot continent, Bonhams next Modern and Contemporary African Art sale in London on 17 March will showcase a host of exciting young talent, alongside established big names. One of the highlights is Adam and Steve joined by the knee, a study, produced by the 27-year-old Zimbabwean art...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    British. Cool.25 Feb 2021London, New Bond StreetVivienne Westwood'Prostitute' Shoes, Café Society Collection, Spring/Summer 1994 The world of art and fashion come together at Bonhams British. Cool. sale on 25 February in New Bond Street, London, with designer pieces by Vivienne Westwood, Alexander McQueen, Ossie Clark...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    A double-sided acrylic painting on Plexiglas by Raymond Pettibon (b. 1957) will be offered in Bonhams Post-War and Contemporary Sale taking place February 19, 2021 in Los Angeles. Among the most highly sought-after artists of today, Pettibon initially came into the art world through music, creating cover art for his brother's rock band Black F...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    Modern, Contemporary & Latin American Art26 Jan - 4 Feb 2021Online, New York NEW YORK – Eleven works by three leading artists from the Cuban collective known as Los Diez Pintores Concretos (the Ten Concrete Painters) lead Bonhams Modern, Contemporary & Latin American Art Online Sale which runs from January 26 – Febru...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    Collection of Antique Weathervanes Blow into Bonhams L.A. Home & Interiors26 Jan 2021Los AngelesA FINE MOLDED GILT COOPER HORSE JUMPING THROUGHOUT HOOP WEATHERVANEAttributed to A. L. Jewel & Co., Waltham, MA, third quarter 19th century For equestrian champion Luann Beach, her passion for horses did not stop at riding. She may have successfu...

  • Apr 3, 2019

    A newly discovered statue of St George by the major 19th and early 20th century British sculptor, Sir Alfred Gilbert, sold for £1,222,7450 at Bonhams' Fine Design 1200-1900 sale in London on Friday 18 December. A close variant on Gilbert's design for the statue of St George on the tomb of the Duke of Clarenc...

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    • Jun 30, 2022

      The art world is slowly shifting into its summer season, complete with mid-year special sales and hints of what will come over the next few months. This June, Auction Daily spoke with several industry experts about their specialties, including Teddy bears and Native American art. We also explored contemporary LGBTQ+ artists to know this Pride Month...

    • Jun 24, 2022

      On June 29, 2022, Bonhams’ Native American Art department will present a curated sale of historical and antique items. The available lots acknowledge the diversity of Native American art, which includes countless mediums and distinct styles. “‘Native American art’ is a very broad term. Plus, there are people who collect regional objects, wh...

    • May 31, 2022

      The spring auction season is officially in full swing. This month, the largest auction houses released coveted treasures to the top of the market, and mid-level companies offered fresh finds to the discerning collector. We spoke with several experts to understand the trends and take a closer look at some of the curated catalogs.  Here are the ...

    • May 12, 2022

      Historical American meteorite– complete sculptural Canyon Diablo, lot #3386. Image courtesy of Bonhams. Bonhams will soon offer a sweeping sale of fine gems, opals, lapidary arts, and natural history items sourced from around the globe. The sale, scheduled for May 17, 2022 starting at 10:00 AM PDT, includes approximately 430 lots. It is a curated...

    • Apr 22, 2022

      This April, Bonhams’ African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art department will present its spring New York sale. The catalog particularly highlights works from the collection of Martin and Roberta Lerner. Before the event, Auction Daily spoke with Bonhams’ International Director and Specialist of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art, Fredric B...

    • Apr 6, 2022

      New York:  After a two-year absence, Asia Week New York returned stronger than ever with galleries and auction houses ringing up total combined sales of $98,622,190. At press time, this figure includes 25 out of 26 galleries and 5 out of 6 auction houses–Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage, and Sotheby’s. iGavel Auctions opens for onlin...

    • Mar 31, 2022

      Images from around the auction world this March. Image credit from left to right: Akiba Antiques, Phillips, and Nation’s Attic, Inc. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This month welcomed the spring auction season during a period of global uncertainty and change. Auction Daily covered the top stories from around the auction world, including ...

    • Mar 30, 2022

      Since British private equity firm Epiris acquired Bonhams in September of 2018, the auction house has steadily expanded its market reach. Within the last two weeks, Bonhams has announced two major acquisitions of mid-level auction houses. New England-based auction house Skinner will now step under Bonhams’ umbrella. Bruun Rasmussen of Copenhagen,...

    • Mar 14, 2022

      All 488 lots vetted by stellar team of experts, including renowned Egyptologist Laetitia Delaloye LONDON – Apollo Galleries and Auctions, Britain’s premier source for expertly appraised cultural art and antiquities, takes pleasure in announcing highlights of their March 27, 2022 sale. The 488-lot Ancient, Chinese and Islamic Art Auction is divi...

    • Feb 28, 2022

      Images from around the auction world this February. Image credit from left to right: Sotheby’s, Stair, and Christie’s. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). February is the month of love and, for those in the Northern Hemisphere, the last official month of winter. The auction world responded appropriately. Notable sales this month ranged from...

    • Feb 23, 2022

      Bonhams Sells Major Painting by Satirical Artist for $930,000 In 1997, painter Robert Colescott achieved international stardom for representing the American Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. He appeared alongside the likes of Rachel Whiteread, Agnes Martin, Marina Abramović, and Gerhard Richter. The exhibition, on the whole, had shifted away from p...

    • Feb 10, 2022

      Bonhams’ recent The Library of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sale, held online from January 19 through 27, 2022, was an unmitigated success. The white glove auction realized over USD 2.3 million, included 162 lots of materials from the Justice's personal collection, and had a 100% sell-through rate. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 -...

    • Jan 31, 2022

      The first month of a new year presents ample time for reflection. As January pressed on, many auction houses looked back on a fruitful year of sales in 2021. Others teased previews of upcoming events, promising more eye-catching works and fresh-to-the-market finds. Auction Daily looked in both directions this month. We examined continuing trends in...

    • Jan 21, 2022

      As the first month of 2022 draws to a close, the art market remains a dynamic landscape. The Omicron coronavirus variant has rekindled fears of large gatherings and events, leading to a string of art fair cancelations. Auction houses have supplemented their income with extensive online programming, sometimes to great success. Companies across the a...

    • Jan 17, 2022

      An upcoming Bonhams auction features tiny works of decorative art that can fit in the palm of your hand. What are the key lots? Peter Edward Stroehling (German, 1768 - 1826), Lais and Sappho. Image courtesy of Bonhams. Tobacco consumption wasn't a common practice in the European continent until the 1500s, after which it escalated like wildfire. The...