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Category: Wine & Spirits

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More

    200 Lots Go Up for Bid on Sunday, October 18 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 2, 2020 – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present a Seized Property Auction on Sunday, October 18, 2020. Featuring property from Southern California, the sale includes gold and silver coins, noted wines, artworks,…

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Offers Seized Property, Featuring Coins, Wines, Artworks, Jewelry & More
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    Fine Art-Decor-Antiques-Furnishings from Nantucket Estates and Sold Homes

    Antonio Jacobsen was a prolific maritime painter well known for his depictions of American vessels. As a child, Jacobsen learned music from his father. However, his true love was the sea. Jacobsen began painting the doors of safes with elaborate harbor scenes. These works landed him a commission for painting…

    Tim Thompson Oil on Canvas Summer in the Sound - Steamer Nantucket Passing Brant Point Lighthouse
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    Fine Wines & Rare Spirits

    Featured in this Fine Wines & Rare Spirits event, presented by Skinner, is the 1855 Collection. This collection has 61 bottles of Right Bank Bordeaux with years ranging from 1984 to 2016. The Right Bank includes the Libournais, Bourg, and Blaye regions. The wines from this area are mostly Merlot-based,…

    The 1855 Collection, 61 bottles
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The Stickley brothers, Albert, Gustav, Charles, Leopold, and John George, formed the Stickley Brothers Furniture Company in 1891. Beginning in 1900, the company produced chairs and tables in styles ranging from Colonial Revival to early Mission. The company continued to create Colonial American pieces until it ceased production in the…

    Dirk van Erp Hammered Copper & Stenciled Mica Boudoir
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    Exceptional Estates Auction

    Henri Matisse continuously defied the conventional rules of the art world. Matisse, along with a few fellow artists, helped lead art movements such as Fauvism and Modernism in the early 20th century. Hosted by Blackwell Auctions, the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction features a Matisse lithograph titled Portrait de Claude. It…

    MORT KUNSTLER, Stonewall Jackson, Limited
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    The Scholarly Cellar of Dr. Gordon Ku

    More than 850 lots of wine collected over 50 years by Dr. Gordon Ku will be on offer in this Sotheby's auction. The Singaporean kidney specialist began saving bottles of wine for rainy days in the 1970s while studying to be a physician in London. Over the years, he enjoyed…

    Petrus 1961 (1 BT)
  • Auction Industry

    Inside the Wine Cellars of Dr. Gordon Ku

    Sotheby’s presents wine collected by the Singaporean doctor over 50 years Dr. Gordon Ku and Dr. Gloria Loke. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s. Dr. Gordon Ku began collecting wine while studying in London in the 1970s. He believed the wine made for good company on rainy London weekends, and he brought…

    Inside the Wine Cellars of Dr. Gordon Ku1
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Storied New York Restaurant Wine Cellar on Offer at Heritage Auctions

    Romanee Conti 2014, Chateau Petrus 2000 among vintages that could fetch more than $400,000 at Heritage Auctions DALLAS, Texas (August 21, 2020) – A pair of prestigious private collections will be among the top draws in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Rare Wine Auction Sept. 11. The Orbit Collection is an important collection…

    Storied New York Restaurant Wine Cellar on Offer at Heritage Auctions
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    Estate of Linda Loring with Additions

    A nature lover and a conservationist, Linda Loring was dedicated to protecting the environment. During her lifetime, she turned a 270-acre area near Long Pond in Nantucket into a wildlife sanctuary. Loring’s love for Nantucket and nature is evident in the upcoming Estate of Linda Loring with Additions sale, presented…

    19th Century Silk Log Cabin Quilt
  • Press Release

    Celebrating 50 Years of Collecting, The Scholarly Cellar of Dr Gordon Ku

    A Great Private Cellar from SingaporeFeaturing Fine Wines from Across the Vinous WorldLed By Over 60 Lots of DRC including 11 Assortments Still in Original Wooden Cases, and Petrus Spanning Six DecadesLive Auction on 5 September (Saturday), at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery (5/F One Pacific Place, Admiralty) Sotheby’s Wine will present a spectacular…

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  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby's Wine presents The Scholarly Cellar of Dr Gordon Ku

    Domaine de la Romanee-Conti. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.-Sotheby’s Wine will present a spectacular selection of wines from the private cellar of Dr. Gordon Ku on 5 September at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. Comprising over 850 lots estimated at HK$27-38 million / US$3.5-5 million, the sale will offer some of the world’s…

    Sothebys Wine presents The Scholarly Cellar of Dr Gordon Ku
  • Auction Result

    Hong Kong Auction Results Remain Strong Despite Political Changes

    This year has posed numerous challenges to the global art market, from shifting political landscapes to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong has recently navigated both. Despite concerns about the city’s reopening and changing national security laws, art auctions in June and July brought strong results to many major auction houses.…

  • Auction Result

    Frontier Gasoline "Rarin' to Go" porcelain gas station sign from the 1950s brings $5,375 at Holabird's seven-day auction

    The two-session Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction was held June 25-28 and July 10-12 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, live in Reno, Nevada and online. Late 1950s Frontier Gasoline “Rarin’-to-Go” single-sided porcelain gas station sign, six feet in diameter, in excellent condition, with a graphic of a cowboy on a bucking…

    Frontier Gasoline Rarin to Go porcelain gas station sign from the 1950s brings $5375 at Holabirds seven day auction
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    Historic Fine Art & Antiques

    The upcoming sale, presented by Elite Auctioneers, particularly highlights an oil painting titled The Goldfish Bowl by Samuel F.B. Morse. The painting shows Mrs. Richard Carey Morse and her two children, Elizabeth and Charlotte. The artist, who was also the inventor of the single-wire telegraph and creator of Morse code, started…

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    Early Summer Eclecticism Sale

    The upcoming Early Summer Eclecticism Sale, offered by Casco Bay Auctions, will feature fine art, decorative art, and collectibles. Among the works of fine art in the event is a waterfront scene by Alfred Edouard A. Bylandt. A Belgian painter of the 19th century, Bylandt was born and trained in…

    German Brass Alms Dish, Late 17th Century.
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide-2

    It was 1854 when fashion designer Louis Vuitton opened his first luggage business in Paris at Rue Neuve-des-Capucines. When rail travel became a common part of life, Vuitton’s business began growing. Today, the company has extended its offering by including bags, clothing, shoes, accessories, and jewelry. A vintage Louis Vuitton…

    Florida Highwaymen Painting By Lemuel Newton
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    Fine Wine and Rare Spirits

    A selection of fine wines, along with Doc Swinson’s bourbon whiskey and Jim Beam whiskey in Ducks Unlimited decanters, can be found in the upcoming Fine Wine and Rare Spirits auction. Highlighted in this Leland Little event are three bottles of 2009 Chateau Pontet Canet Magnums. This wine is aged…

    Duckhorn Vineyards Magnum - Vintage 2015
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    Morton Weekly

    Guatemalan artist Carlos Mérida was one of Latin America's pioneer Modernists. Mérida was one of the first artists to fuse Modern European paintings to Latin American themes, especially those related to Guatemala and Mexico. In his career spanning nearly seven decades, Mérida adopted three major painting styles: figurative, Surrealist, and…

    Lote de esculturas. Siglo XX. Estilo africano. Tallas en madera laqueada y esgrafiada sobre bases. Piezas 2
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    Millea Bros Select, Day 2

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany Studios, started his career as a trained painter. However, he would be best known for his contributions to glasswork and the Art Nouveau movement. After he traveled through Europe and Morocco, Tiffany began to explore the medium of glasswork and lamps. An example…

    Tiffany Studios, Apple Blossom table lamp
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    Online Only | Morton Weekly 1043

    Xavier Esqueda is a self-taught Postwar artist who often explored the principle of perspective and American Pop Art in his works. The upcoming auction, presented by Morton Subastas, offers an acrylic on canvas titled The Roof of the Architect by Esqueda. Another Mexican artist featured in the event is Héctor…

    XAVIER ESQUEDA (Ciudad de México, 1943 - ) La azotea del arquitecto Firmado y fechado 89. Acrílico sobre tela