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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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