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Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl at Bonhams Auction

Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl at Bonhams Auction

Rare Aztec Deity of Xochipilli-Macuilxochitl, (circa AD 1450-1521) will be the highlight at Bonhams‘ African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian sale in New York on November 12. The figure, made from a light-green aragonite that depicts Xochipilli wearing the headdress of the crested coxcoxtli, a bird whose open bill frames his face and feathers wrap around Xochipilli’s […]

Harley Davidson Driven By Peter Fonda In Easy Rider Movie Sold For $1.35 Million

Harley Davidson Driven By Peter Fonda In Easy Rider Movie Sold For $1.35 Million

The famous “Harley Davidson” bike, that Peter Fonda was driving in the cult film, Easy Rider, from 1969 was sold at auction last weekend for 1.35 Million dollars. “Captain America” motorcycle with all documentation including Fonda’s letter was sold on Saturday night at the auction house Profiles In History in Calabasas, northwest of Los Angeles. […]

1930 Cadillac V16 Roadster Set New $1.1 Million Record at RM Auctions

1930 Cadillac V16 Roadster Set New $1.1 Million Record at RM Auctions

Rare 1930 Cadillac V-16 Roadster from the collection of John Moir Jr., which sold for $1.1 million, set a new auction record at RM’s Hershey sale. Relatively few 1930, Cadillac’s V-16 models and fewer survive today, which makes well-documented, two-family examples rare and desirable. Representing the ‘C’ in Moir’s unique A-to-Z Car Collection, this Cadillac […]

1989 Ferrari F40 Owned By Nigel Mansell Sold For $885,000

1989 Ferrari F40 Owned By Nigel Mansell Sold For $885,000

Ferrari F40 from 1989, which once belonged to former Formula 1 champion Nigel Mansell, was sold at auction for 690,000 euros($885,000). In late July, the Auction House, Auctions America, sold the Ferrari F40 from 1990, which was owned by British singer Rod Stewart for 990,000 euros($1,270,000). The interior is trimmed in leather, and has undergone […]

$3 Million Lauren Bacall’s Art Collection at Bonhams Auction

$3 Million Lauren Bacall’s Art Collection at Bonhams Auction

Lauren Bacall’s 700-piece art collection goes under the hammer at Bonhams auction house in New York. Her impressive collection of paintings, jewelry, furniture, tribal and twentieth-century art, including eight sculptures by Henry Moore are estimated at $3 million. Two 1976 Moore bronzes, Working Model for Reclining Figure: Bone Skirt and Maquette for Mother and Child: […]

The First Copy Of Ferrari 458 Speciale A Sold For $900,000 At Auction

The First Copy Of Ferrari 458 Speciale A Sold For $900,000 At Auction

The World Premiere of Spider version of the 458 Speciale was held at the Paris Motor Show, and in the meantime, Ferrari announced that the first copy was sold at auction in Beverly Hills. The car is officially called the 458 Speciale A (And by “Aperta” – “open” in Italian), and will be offered in […]

Grosse Pointe Shores Manor Heading to Absolute Auction

Grosse Pointe Shores Manor Heading to Absolute Auction

One of the grandest homes in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in America will be heading to absolute auction on October 28, 2014 with Grand Estates Auction Company. Located on the shore of Lake St. Clair, 15 miles north of downtown Detroit, Michigan, it was custom built in the style of a 16th century […]