67 Press Releases

Tag: Louis Vuitton

  • Auction Industry

    Upcoming Bonhams Auction Will Offer All Things Small, Beautiful, and Rare

    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…

    Upcoming Bonhams Auction Will Offer All Things Small, Beautiful, and Rare2 1
  • Auction Preview

    Whitley’s Auctioneers & Lion and Unicorn to Offer Rare Buttons and Vintage Bags

    Bilston, England was one of the most celebrated centers of enameling in the 18th century. The artists of Bilston decorated tiny objects and trinkets using the transfer printing technique. An 18th-century hand-painted Bilston button is among the key highlights of Lion and Unicorn upcoming vintage buttons sale. The rare button…

  • Auction Preview

    Vibrant Columbian Emeralds, Fancy Yellow Graff Diamond lead Joshua Kodner’s Lifestyle auction

    A 17.81-carat Colombian emerald ring leads Joshua Kodner’s upcoming Lifestyle auction. The AGL & Gubelin-certified emerald is set in platinum with 4.36-carat diamonds on either side. According to an ancient Colombian legend, Fura and Tena were brought to life to inhabit the earth by Are, the supreme god of Muzo.…

    17.81ct Emerald And 4.36ct Diamond Ring
  • Auction Preview

    Upcoming Julien’s Auctions Event Surveys Career and Life of Janet Jackson

    At the age of seven, Janet Jackson, the tenth and youngest child of the Jackson family, gave her first performance at the MGM Casino in Las Vegas. By 19, she was recognized as the Queen of Pop and lauded for her cultural impact on the music industry. An upcoming Julien’s…

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Important Spring Estates Auction, May 8th-9th, Has A Total Of 752 Lots; Begins Both Days At 10 Am Central

    The sale will include oil paintings by Knute Heldner and Clementine Hunter, vintage couture, dazzling estate jewelry, Newcomb College pottery, French furniture, sterling silver and more. Original oil painting by iconic Louisiana artist Knute Heldner (Swedish/New Orleans, 1875-1952) titled Singing by the Mississippi River, 39 ¾ inches by 31 ½…

    Crescent City Auction Gallerys Important Spring Estates Auction, May 8th-9th, Has A Total Of 752 Lots; Begins Both Days At 10 Am Central
  • Auction Preview

    Chanel Boy Bag and Kashmir Sapphire Ring Lead Upcoming Alex Cooper Auctioneers Sale

    Chanel’s Boy bag line is an iconic collection in the history of the luxury fashion label. Boy bags, launched in 2010, are the creation of designer Karl Lagerfeld. The bags were inspired by Coco Chanel’s romantic affair with the polo player Boy Capel. During their relationship, Chanel often sported cartridge…

    A Chanel Medium Boy Bag
  • Auction Preview

    Harry Bertoia’s Kinetic Sculpture Available in Early Spring Auction

    The American sculptor Harry Bertoia was a prolific metal worker known for timeless art pieces. The artist initially worked at the Evans Product Company and later designed furniture for Knoll. Around the 1950s, Bertoia decided to dedicate his time to art and began creating sculptures from wood and metal. The…

    Willow Kinetic Art sculpture by Harry Bertoia.
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Items From The Iconic Dallas Design Firm Loyd-paxton, Plus Other Consignments, Will Be Sold March 20th-21st By J. Garrett Auctioneers

    The auction – online and absentee bidding only – will begin both days at 11 am Central time. Also up for bid will be a collection of David Webb jewelry, plus fine pieces by other makers. Rare and brilliant David Webb enamel and ruby double fish brooch in the original…

    Items From The Iconic Dallas Design Firm Loyd-paxton, Plus Other Consignments, Will Be Sold March 20th-21st By J. Garrett Auctioneers
  • Auction Preview

    Georges Braque’s Fish Sculpture Leads Akiba Antiques Auction

    A work from Georges Braque will be highlighted in the upcoming March Madness Auction, offered by Akiba Antiques. The French painter is often associated with Cubism. However, Braque also dabbled in Impressionism, Fauvism, and collages. One of his sculptural works, titled Daum "Eunice" Fish, is up for bid in this…

    Daum Eunice Fish By Georges Braque
  • Auction Preview

    Patek Philippe Statement Wristwatches at Freeman’s

    Patek Philippe launched the Calatrava collection in 1932, the same year the Stern brothers acquired the company. The collection aimed to help the Genevan watch brand sail through the Great Depression. The first model of the Calatrava series was Ref. 96, which continued production for 40 years. The upcoming Freeman’s…

    An eighteen karat gold strap wristwatch, Patek Philippe, retailed by Gubelin, Calatrava, circa late 1960's
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Jewelry; Sterling Silver; Coins & Currency; Fashion & Accessories

    Items from Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Hermès headline this auction. These luxury designers are known for their fashion accessories. Alex Cooper Auctioneers’ upcoming sale will offer a selection of these couture pieces along with jewelry, silver, and currency. Collectors can consider an orange-red bag from Gucci and a Louis Vuitton…

    A Gucci Mini Bamboo Shopper
  • Auction Preview

    Maîtres du Temps Wristwatch Leads Valentine’s Day Jewelry Auction From Gallery 63

    Maîtres du Temps is a Swiss watch company built to promote collaboration between master watchmakers. Founded in 2005, the firm has released three “chapters” of wristwatch styles over the last 15 years. Gallery 63’s upcoming Pre-Valentine’s Day Auction will feature a rose gold “Chapter Two” Maîtres du Temps wristwatch. Designed…

    Maitres Du Temps Pink Gold Chapter Two Watch
  • Auction Preview

    Important September Estates Auction: Day 1 of 3

    In 1888, Louis Vuitton created a Damier canvas bag that was patterned with a checkerboard design. Inspired by the striped Raye canvas, the pattern was reintroduced as the Damier Ebène in 1998. Bearing a trademark of the company, this particular bag soon became a fashion status symbol. A Louis Vuitton…

    Chanel White Caviar Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag, c. 1985, with gold tone chain-link woven leather double straps, the CC turn-lock
  • Auction Preview

    Day 1: Summer VIP Collections, Live-Online Only

    French painter and printmaker Max Papart's paintings and graphics were suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera, where he was born. Working in the Cubist style, Papart depicted circus scenes, soaring birds, and similar cheerful subjects. As Papart said, his paintings "force the viewer to think,…

    Chinese carved bone figure of Immortals, signed
  • Auction Preview

    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
  • Auction Preview

    July Summer Art & Antiques

    Tinsel pictures gained popularity in 19th-century America as an evening activity between mothers and daughters. Crafting these pictures was later used to calm wounded soldiers in the Civil War. Coming to auction as part of the July Summer Art & Antiques event, presented by Neue Auctions, is a set of…

    Jimi Hendrix Poster
  • Auction Preview

    Style + Design | Home Decor at Auction

    Celebrated filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock believed in using strong visual elements rather than lengthy dialogues to advance the storyline of his films. Hitchcock made this his trademark style and its influence is equally evident in his signature. The upcoming auction of Style + Design, offered by Charlton Hall Auctions, will feature…

    French enameled glass bowl
  • Auction Preview

    Estates From Seized Safe Boxes Cont'd

    Georg Jensen, a Danish silversmith, tried his hand at pottery and sculpture before setting up his silver business in 1904. Initially known for his jewelry, Jensen’s designs for flatware and hollowware quickly became known for their quality craftsmanship. Although Jensen died in 1934, his company survived him and continues producing…

    10K-14K Gold & Diamond Heart Pendant
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    Fashion Vintage

    Specializing in lifestyle products and leather, Hermès named its famous Birkin handbag after the English actress Jane Birkin. She met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, in a coincidental encounter. After she complained to him about how inadequate her bag was for daily use, Dumas invited her to France and…

    Fendi - Baguette bag