Archive for the ‘Bonhams’ Category

Art teacher sold fake pottery for thousands

A former public school art teacher duped auction houses into selling fake antique pots he made in his shed. He […]

Bonhams to offer the Dagger of Shah Jahan – the Taj Mahal’s creator

The late Jacques Desenfans, driven by his passion for Islamic, Indian and South East Asian history and culture, spent over […]

Sale of school’s art fails to make grade

A MAJOR sale of Scottish masterpieces owned by an Edinburgh private school failed to meet expectations despite netting more than […]

Bonhams & Butterfields April Sale to Feature Masterwork by William Herbert Dunton

The marquee lot of the spring auction is an exceptional fresh-to-market work entitled Sunset in the Foothills by William Herbert […]

Banksy’s portrait of Kate Moss sells for US$191,000

LONDON: English graffiti artist Banksy’s screen print of supermodel Kate Moss sold for 96,000 pounds (€130,000, US$191,000) Tuesday at a […]