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SOLD - $792,500 for Antique Enamel Dove

January 26, 2016

SOLD - $247,500 for Benjamin Franklin's Sword

November 3, 2016

SOLD - $427,500 for Antique Folk Art Eagle

September 23, 2016

SOLD - $1.2 Million for Rare Automaton Clock

August 11, 2016

SOLD - $844,000 for 'One' 14th-Century Chess Piece

June 8, 2016

SOLD - $245,000 for Antique 4-Inch Photo Frame

June 24, 2016

SOLD - $1.2 Million for Antique Automaton Snuff Box

June 10, 2016

SOLD - $1.2 Million for Antique Chinese Clock

May 27, 2016

SOLD - $118,750 for Antique Russian Snuffbox

March 25, 2016

SOLD - $6.9 Million for Three Buddha Statues

March 15, 2016

SOLD - $1.3 Million for Antique Weathervane

January 25, 2016

SOLD - $1.4 Million for Antique Pocket Watch

Source: Art Daily - December 15, 2015

SOLD - $4.1 Million for Ancient Statue

Source: Sotheby's - December 9, 2015

Christie's
SOLD - $437,000 for Antique Irish Chair

NEW YORK, USA - An 18th century George II Mahogany Armchair with paw feet and recessed casters has sold for $437,000 at auction. The chair, thought to be Irish circa 1745-50, was sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - October 27, 2015

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Antiques and the Arts
SOLD - $1.4 Million for Antique Wood Tray

LONDON, UK - An antique Gujarat wood tray (17-inch diameter) overlaid with mother-of-pearl and black lac sold for $1.4 million, a new world record for a piece its type. The tray was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Antiques and the Arts - October 6, 2015

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Christie's
SOLD - $4.1 Million for Antique Chinese Chair Set (4)

NEW YORK, USA - A set of four Huanghuali Chinese antique armchairs (late 16th or early 17th century) have sold for $4.1 million at auction. The chairs were sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - September 21, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $1.2 Million for Antique Chinese Bell

NEW YORK, USA - A 10-inch bronze Qianlong period bell (dated 1743) from the collection of William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) has sold for $1.2 million. The bell was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - September 16, 2015

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Bonhams
SOLD - $40,000 for Eccentric 18th Century Helmet

NEW YORK, USA, USA - A Japanese kawari kabuto (eccentrically shaped helmet) from the Edo period (18th century) has sold for $40,000. The helmet was sold by Bonhams Auctions.

Source: Bonhams Auctions - August 9, 2015

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Skinner Auctions
SOLD - $159,000 for Antique Painted Chest

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA - A late 18th century paint-decorated Dower Chest from Berks County, Pennsylvania, sold for $159,000. The chest was sold by Skinner Auctions.

Source: Skinner Auctions - August 9, 2015

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Art Daily
SOLD - $3.7 Million for Rare Chinese Clock

ONLINE (GERMANY) - A rare 18th century musical and automaton clock from China, has sold for $3.7 million (3.37m Euros) in an online auction. The clock was sold by Auctionata.

Source: Art Daily - June 24, 2015

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Art Daily
SOLD - $356,000 for Antique Blanket Chest

MT. CRAWFORD, VIRGINIA, USA - A painted Shenandoah Valley blanket chest by Virginian Johannes Spitler (1774 - 1837) sold for $356,000. The chest was sold by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

Source: Antiques and the Arts - June 24, 2015

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Treadway Toomey
SOLD - $205,000 for Antique Lalique Comb

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, USA - A rare antique René Lalique hair comb (circa 1900) made of horn, silver, gold and glass, has sold for $205,000. The comb was sold by Treadway Toomey.

Source: Live Auctioneers- June 16, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $2.5 Million for Antique Bird Flask

NEW YORK, USA - A scent flask with watch and singing bird automaton attributed to Jaquet-Droz (6 inches tall, circa 1786-1787) has sold for $2.5 million. The flask was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - June 11, 2015

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Antiques and the Arts
SOLD - $195,500 for Antique Horse Saddle

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, USA - An antique handcrafted saddle by Loomis Saddlery, for Dixie W. Thompson, has sold for $195,500 at auction. The saddle was sold by Brian Lebel's Old West Events.

Source: Antiques and the Arts - May 20, 2015

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Christie's
SOLD - $389,000 for Rare German 'Bear Cup'

NEW YORK, USA - A rare 14th century, silver German cup (6 7/8 inches high) shaped like a bear, has sold for $389,000 at auction. The bear cup was sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - May 20, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $75,000 for Antique Russian Rooster Decanter

NEW YORK, USA - A unique antique Russian Rooster decanter (silver, 9 inches tall, circa 1890) has sold for $75,000 at auction. The decanter was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - April 16, 2015

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Photo: The Langley Collection
FOUND - $29 Million for King's Bed left in Parking Lot

CHESTER, UK - A 15th century bed, left in a parking lot and bought at auction for £2,200, is identified by DNA test to belong to King Henry VII. Value is estimated to be $29 million (£20 million)... See More

Source: Story - Daily Mail / Photos - The Langley Collection - April 2, 2015

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eBay
SOLD - $50,669 for Antique Clock Vase on eBay

ONLINE - An unusual antique Chinese vase (12.25 inches tall) fitted with a european clock has sold for $50,669 at auction. The vase was sold on eBay.

Source: eBay - March 23, 2015

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Bonhams
SOLD - $893,000 for 15th Century Shine Deity

NEW YORK, USA - A 15th century gilt copper deity from a Tibeto-Chinese Vajrabhairava shrine (Yongle period) has sold for $893,000 at auction. The copper deity was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Bonhams - March 16, 2015

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Christie's
SOLD - $9.6 Million for Antique Chinese Chair Set (4)

NEW YORK, USA - A set of four Huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs (China, Ming dynasty, 17th century) have sold for $9.6 million at auction. The chairs were sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - March 17, 2015

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Skinner
SOLD - $255,000 for Antique Kongo Nail Carving

BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS, USA - A large 25 inch tall Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure from the second half 19th century, has sold for $255,000 at auction. The figure was sold by Skinner.

Source: Skinner - March 16, 2015

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Bonhams
SOLD - $245,000 for Rare Chinese Belt Hook

NEW YORK, USA - A rare Chinese belt hook from the Eastern Zhou-Warring States period, made of gold and silver inlaid-bronze has sold for $245,000 at auction. The belt hook was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Bonhams - March 16, 2015

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Bonhams
SOLD - $81,250 for 19th Century Clockwork Cruiser

NEW YORK, USA - A rare 19th century clockwork automaton model of a French armored cruiser (attributed to André Romain Guilmet) has sold for $81,250 at auction. The cruiser was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Bonhams - March 5, 2015

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Skinner
SOLD - $903,000 for 17th Century Needlework Picture

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA - A rare 17th century needlework picture (measuring 17 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches) by Sarah Phillips has sold for $903,000 at auction. The needlework was sold by Skinner.

Source: Skinner - March 5, 2015

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Antiques Trade Gazette
SOLD - $374,000 for Antique Native American Outfit

CASTLECOMER, IRELAND - A 19th century Native American outfit has sold for $374,000 at auction (€320,000/£246,150) . The outfit was sold by Fonsie Mealy.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - March 5, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $115,920 for Antique Silver Ship Model

LONDON, UK - A circa 1903 silver German model of the warship Kaiser Friedrich III has sold for $115,920 at auction. The model was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - February 24, 2015

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Cottone Auctions
SOLD - $300,000 for Rare 18th Century Tea Table

NEW YORK, USA - A Virginia Queen Anne Tray Top Tea Table (mahogany. scalloped skirt, pad feet) has sold for $300,000 at auction. The table was sold by Cottone Auctions.

Source: Cottone Auctions - February 21, 2015

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Art Fix Daily
FOUND - $250,000 Tribal Mask Set

BISMARK, NORTH DAKOTA, USA - A pair of valuable 1700s mask from the Tlingit tribe were discovered during an Antique Roadshow episode. The mask have been valued at $250,000.

Source: Antique Roadshow - February 16, 2015

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Art Fix Daily
$1.8 Million for Chippendale Tea Table

NEW YORK, USA - A rare Chippendale tea table by Philadelphia cabinetmaker Henry Cliffton has sold for $1,895,500. The table was sold by Keno Auctions.

Source: Art Fix Daily - February 3, 2015

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Art Fix Daily
$167,000 for Pair of Antique Chairs

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - A rare pair of antique chairs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh have sold for $167,000 (£109,000). The chairs were sold by Lyon & Turnbull.

Source: Art Fix Daily - December 29, 2014

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AZ Central
$96,000 for Antique Painted Bronze Statue

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, USA - A Chinese antique, a painted bronze statue with markings the Ch'ing dynasty, has sold for $96,000. The statue was sold by J. Levine Auctions.

Source: AZ Central - December 29, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$77,000 for 19th Century Ship Figurehead

ESSEX, UK - A historically important 19th century ship figurehead, has sold for $77,000 (£50,000). The carved and painted wood figurehead was sold by Sworders Auctions.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - December 24, 2014

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Art Info
$4.5 Million for 1939 Noguchi Table (New Record)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A 1939 Isamu Noguchi table known as the “The Goodyear Table, for A. Conger Goodyear,” has sold for $4.5 million. The table was sold by Phillips Auctions.

Source: Art Info - December 18, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$196,000 for Medieval King Seal

LONDON, UK - A pair of medieval seals once belonging to King Robert the Bruce of Scotland have sold for $196,000 (£125,000). The seal set was sold by Timeline Auctions.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - December 3, 2014

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Art Daily
$755,305 for Rare Antique Cabinet

LONDON, UK - A rare 17th century Baroque cabinet made by Elias Boscher in Augsburg has sold for $755,305 (including premium). The cabinet was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Art Daily - December 9, 2014

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Christies
$45 Million for Rare Antique Tapestry

HONG KONG - A rare Imperial Silk Tapestry created during the Ming dynasty Yongle period (1402–1424) has sold for $45 Million. The Tapestry was sold by Christie's.

Source: Christies - November 26, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette $126,000 for Rare Antique Coffee Pot

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - A rare antique coffee pot designed by Christopher Dresser for Dixon & Sons has sold for $126,000 (£80,000). The coffee pot was sold by Lyon & Turnbull Auctions.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - November 5, 2014

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Art Daily
$842,408 for 19th Century Snuff Box

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - A rare musical automaton snuff box with timepiece (Piguet et Capt à Genève, 1801- 1807) has sold for $842,408. The snuff box was sold by Sotheby’s.

Source: Art Daily - May 14, 2014

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Live Auctioneers
$598,000 for Antique Qianlong 'Wig Stand'

CAMBRIDGE, UK - An antique Qianlong 'Wig Stand' has sold for $598,000 (£360,000 + premium). The sale was handled by the Cheffins auction house.

Source: Live Auctioneers - March 26, 2014

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Live Auctioneers
$398,000 for Rare Longcase Clock

BERKSHIRE, UK - A rare eight-day longcase clock (circa 1665-7, Joseph Knibb, Oxford) has sold for $398,000 (£240,000). The pre-sale estimate had been set at $130,000 - $200,000.

Source: Live Auctioneers - March 11, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
Ferdinand Barbedienne Jardinière Collects $157,000

LONDON, UK - An 1870 Jardinière (flower receptacle) with a Ferdinand Barbedienne foundry mark, thought to be designed by Edouard Lièvre, sold for $157,000 (£95,000).

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - February 11, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
17th Century Carpet 'Fragment' Fetches $365,000

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A rare 17th century Safavid carpet fragment from southern Persia has sold for $365,000. The carpet fragment was thought to have been produced in the Persian city of Kerman.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - February 3, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
Antique Silver Bowl Collects $317,000

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A rare antique silver bowl has sold for $317,000. The brandywine bowl was made by Cornelius Vander Burch, a Dutch emigrant in living in New York in 1690.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 24, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$230,000 for Antique Singing-Bird Snuffbox

NEW YORK, NY, USA - An antique singing-bird snuffbox has sold for $230,000. The gold enameled box was set with diamonds and dates to the beginning of the 19th century.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - December 15, 2013

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Bonhams
$617,000 for 18th Century Jewelry Casket

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA - An antique Jewelry Casket has sold for $617,000. The Italian Baroque jewel casket was from the Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence in early 18th century .

Source: Bonhams - October 28, 2013

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$7.6 Million for Rare Antique Carpet

LONDON, ENGLAND - A rare antique carpet from the late 17th or early 18th century in India, has sold for $7.6 million. The carpet, a millefleur "star-lattice" carpet was originally expected to fetch $3.2 million.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - October 9, 2013

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Art Daily
Pair of Lockwood de Forest Chairs bring $242,500

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A pair of elaborate side chairs designed by Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932) and once owned by publishing giant William Randolph Hearst, quadrupled their pre-sale estimate.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - October 1, 2013

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Art Daily
Five Inch Tall Ivory 'Netsuke' Brings $86,500

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A five-inch-tall, 18th century ivory netsuke depicting a Chinese court noble, has sold for seven times its pre-auction estimate after an intense bidding war.

Source: Art Daily - September 19, 2013

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
Bronze Ritual Food Vessel Auctions for $6.6 Million

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A Chinese Bronze Zuo Bao Yi Gui( ritual food vessel), dated from the early western Zhou dynasty of the 11th-10th century BC, has fetched $6.6 million at auction.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - September 18, 2013

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Art Daily
Rare Chinese Bronze Figure Fetches $1.3 Million

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A 15th century Chinese gilt bronze figure of Shadakshari Lokeshvara produced by the imperial workshop during the Yongle period has sold for $1,370,500.

Source: Art Daily - September 17, 2013

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BBC
$150 Box Antique 'TV Stand' Collects $9.4 Million

SOUTH KENSINGTON, UK - An antique box purchased for $150 (£100) for use as a TV stand in 1970, was discovered to be a rare antique from Japan. It sold for $9.4 Million (£6.3 Million).

Source: Daily Mail - July 10, 2013

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eBay Website

$4 'Carved Cup' from Thrift Shop Gets $75,000

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - A man purchased a unique looking cup in a thrift shop for $4. The cup was a 17th century Chinese "Libation Cup" made from rhino horn. It later sold at auction for $75,000.

Source: The Queanbeyan Age - June 25, 2013

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