6 Press Releases

Tag: Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Auction Industry

    Items signed by Washington, Napoleon, Marilyn Monroe, many others are in University Archives' online auction, Nov. 11th

    The full catalog, showing all 289 lots, is up for bidding and viewing now, at the newly revamped University Archives website (www.UniversityArchives.com). Black and white photograph of Marilyn Monroe signed and inscribed “to Joe” (possibly Joe DiMaggio), unusually large at 11 inches by 14 inches (est. $20,000-$25,000). WESTPORT, CT, UNITED…

    Items signed by Washington, Napoleon, Marilyn Monroe, many others are in University Archives online auction, Nov. 11th
  • Auction Industry

    Upcoming Akiba Antiques Sale Explores Sculpture and Form

    Over 500 lots from around the world will be available in Akiba Antiques’ upcoming auction. Held on October 20th, 2020, at 2:00 PM EDT, the sale will include works from Victorian England, the French Empire, the Czech Republic, and beyond. The auction gives special focus to sculptures and decorative art.…

    Upcoming Akiba Antiques Sale Explores Sculpture and Form2
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art

    Leading the catalog of Akiba Antiques’ August 4th Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide event is a selection of mantel clocks from the French Empire. The French Empire-style clocks (USD 65,000 - $95,000) were created in the early 19th century. A piece offered in the auction, made of gilt bronze and…

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art5
  • Auction Preview

    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Though best known as one of America’s greatest inventors, it should also be noted that Thomas Alva Edison was also one of America’s savviest businessmen. Both of Edison’s professions are on display in the upcoming Books, Maps & Manuscripts auction, offered by Freeman’s. There are many Edison-related items in the…

    Children's & Illustrated] [Sendak, Maurice], Group of Six Titles Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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    An Extra Large Antique Auction, Day - 1

    There is little to classify day two of An Extra Large Antique Auction offered by Dirk Soülis Auctions beyond diverse, with more than 550 lots of vintage and historic items from a large array of categorizations. Groupings with the most items of the day include art glass, art pottery, canes,…

    A RARE FIGURAL IRON PIG KEY WIND MECHANICAL DESK BELL
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    P.P. Prud'hon, an esteemed Parisian artist received special status in Napoleon's court. He was commissioned to paint portraits of Napoleon's two wives. While these portraits are well known to the world, the painting of “Napoleon Bonaparte and the King of Rome” is a rare find. Gifted by Emperor Napoleon to…

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