Upcoming Artfact Live! Auctions Span the Globe Visit Artfact Live! to view and bid in over 42 auctions that span 8 countries from June 23 to June 30, 2009. Our auctions have something for every collector, in every price range!
News-Antique.com - Jun 19,2009 - (Boston MA) – June 19, 2009 -- Beginning June 23, 2009, Artfact proudly presents 42 auctions spanning 8 countries over 8 days. Artfact’s partner auction houses are located around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Germany, Israel, Mexico and Italy to name a few. During the week of June 23rd to June 30th, Artfact Live! offers something for every collector in its exclusive online auctions. From books to glass to European paintings to fossils, from toys to jewelry to furniture, you will be able to bid live online from your own computer in auctions around the world through the Artfact Live! industry leading online auction bidding platform. If traveling around the world is not an option to further your collections, simply visit Artfact.com or Invaluable.com, to register free to bid and explore the world’s largest marketplace of fine and decorative arts, antiques, collectibles, and estate auctions. If you’re not ready to bid, simply watch the activity live from the auction floor using the Artfact/Invaluable Live! consoles.
Highlights of the upcoming auctions include: June 23 - A 160 lot California and American Fine Art auction at John Moran is highlighted by William Wendt’s Laguna Coastal, Lot 30, that opens for bidding at $50,000.
June 24 - Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh presents Fine Antiques on June 24th, featuring decorative art from around the globe.
June 25 - In Turin Bolaffi will host an auction of Autographs & Books that includes a letter signed by Albert Einstein, Lot 181, with bidding beginning at €3,600. The same day Louis C. Morton, in Mexico, will auction 173 lots of Modern and Contemporary Art, featuring the work of Diego Rivera in Lot 82, a watercolor of the Mississippi River with a minimum bid of MXN150,000.
June 26 - James Julia will auction Toys, Dolls & Advertising. The 500 plus lot sale is highlighted by Lot 102, A Clockwork “Say it with Flowers” Motorcycle, which opens at $25,000.
June 27 - features two glass sales: Germany’s Auktionshaus Dr. Fischer presents is “European Glass & Studio Glass”; in the U.S. “19th and 20th Century Glass” is presented by Jeffrey S. Evans. Also on June 27th, Rock Island auction begins its “June Regional” two- day sale, featuring over 2,000 lots of collectible firearms.
June 28 - The Natural History auction at I.M. Chait on June 28th has bids ranging from $50 for “Lily Pads” in Amber (Lot 227) to $80,000 for World class Rhodochrosite and Quartz (Lot 49).
June 29 - On June 29th, Artcurial presents two fine art sales, Contemporary and Street Art, in Paris.
June 30 - The month ends with nearly 400 lots of Vintage and Antique fashion at Kerry Taylor, Matsart’s sale of Israeli & International Art and Day 2 of the “Flanders Fields” Matchbox collection at Vectis.…all on June 30th.
Since the departure of eBay Live Auctions, Artfact Live! has taken the lead in the live auction arena by partnering exclusively with the world’s most prestigious auction houses to