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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Five incredible Yayoi Kusama pieces were sold in Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers May 31st 2015 auction. The world renowned artist Kusama has displayed works at LACMA, MOMA New York and Tokyo, and the Tate Modern. Her original acrylic painting on canvas ‘Pumpkin’ (2001) sold for an impressive $84,000.

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Among the 300 lots featured in the auction were four Kusama lithographic prints all signed in both English and Japanese, numbered and dated by the artist. Each piece is characterized by her signature polka dots and “infinity net” repetitive patterns, a motif that is spans throughout much of her creative work. Born in 1929, Kusama has been an incredibly influential artist in the post war New York art scene and continues to be one of the most prominent Japanese contemporary artists of today. She currently lives and works in Tokyo Japan.

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Lithograph print of ‘Hana’ featuring a polka dotted yellow vase with flowers numbered 70/100, sold for $4,500.

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Lithograph print of ‘Kabocha’ featuring a yellow polka dotted pumpkin numbered 52/70, sold for $9,600.

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Among our other exquisite lots sold in our ‘Fine Collection of Antique Buddha’s & Works of Art’ auction was an African painted wooden shield which sold for a noteworthy $3,600.

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This exquisite ring with vivid green jadeite jade cabochon sold for $5,400. Set in artistically handcrafted 18K white gold band with diamonds approximately 1.2ct. Accompanied by certificate from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Lab indicating natural Type A jadeite jade.

Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers’ upcoming June 28th, 2015 ‘Antique & Fine Art Auction’ features fine jewelry, exquisite jade pieces and antique Russian icon panels.
The auction will commence at 11am PST (2pm EST) on June 28th at Artingstall & Hind’s renowned Beverly Hills showroom located at 403 N. Foothill Road, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Preview dates will be held on Thursday, June 26 and Friday, June 27 from 10am to 6pm, and Saturday, June 28 from 10am to 3pm. Bidders can participate in person in Beverly Hills, live online or can register for phone and absentee bidding at www.artingstall.com.
If you would like to consign with us or need further information, please contact us by e-mail at info@artingstall.com or by telephone at (310) 424-5288 or (310) 274-6604.

Magnificent private collections highlight Artingstall & Hind’s April 26 auction

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers presents its Spring Auction featuring exquisite Asian, European and American pieces from private estates throughout California. The auction will take place at Artingstall & Hind’s Beverly Hills showroom on Sunday, April 26th at 11:00am PST. Liveauctioneers will provide LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.
The auction will begin with 135 lots from the Marlin Collection of Beverly Hills. Acquired over a number of years, this collection contains an array of European decorative arts, bronzes, silver, furniture, twentieth century paintings, magnificent Chinese porcelain, and numerous other Chinese pieces. Highlights include lot 86, a Chinese blue and white bowl with a Kangxi mark to the base, delicately hand painted in underglaze cobalt blue with images of Chinese creatures within four panels on the exterior and in the center of the interior. This bowl is estimated to fetch $20,000-$25,000.

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Lot 3, ‘Paysage et Fontaine’ watercolor painting by Raoul Dufy, estimated to fetch $12,000-$15,000.

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The auction will also feature a selection of thirty exquisite Chinese snuff bottles from the Marks Collection. Begun in the 1970’s by Joel B. and Thelma Marks, the collection contains masterfully hand crafted antique snuff bottles from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The selection includes glass overlay bottles, carved jade and chalcedony bottles, exquisite rock crystal bottles, and a unique robin’s egg porcelain bottle.

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Other highlights of the auction include Lot 298, an antique Chinese embroidered silk dragon court robe, acquired by A.B. Johnson, head of the American Consulate in China during the Boxer Rebellion. This piece is estimated to fetch $8,000-$10,000.

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Lot 191, a Chinese Ming Dynasty gilt bronze figure of Guanyin with inlaid precious stones, estimated to fetch $7,000-$10,000.

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For more information please contact Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers at 310-424-5288 or e-mail info@artingstall.com.

ARTINGSTALL & HIND AUCTIONEERS SHINES BRIGHT WITH A VIBRANT COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE GLASS

Beverly Hills, Calif. – Over the past decade, Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers has been known for their refined selection of European and Asian fine arts. The auction house presents its March 29th auction, Important Collection of Antique Glassware, Asian & European Fine Arts Auction, featuring over 300 lots of exquisite antiques and decorative arts.

LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

The highlight of this auction, garnering interest from various collectors and enthusiasts, is the exceptionally vibrant assortment of glassware consigned by collectors from across the globe, including Lot 252, an early 19th century four-piece Bohemian green glass decanter set. This exquisite set is beautifully decorated with gilding and vibrant enamel floral paintings, estimated between $8,000 and $10,000.

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Lot 248, a Bohemian milky-white and maroon, three-layer glass decanter with hand painted gilt detailing of flowers and birds, estimated between $3,000 and $3,500.

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Lot 236, a pair of Bohemian glass bonbonieres in a stunning Imperial yellow opaline color glass were made for the Islamic and Turkish market in the early 20th century. Each bonboniere is surmounted by a French cast bronze pear, and stands upon a foliate cut matching dish, estimated between $5,000 and $10,000.

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Additionally, you will find a truly unique timepiece in Lot 17, a magnificent 19th century blue opaline glass mantel clock. This piece has been delicately hand painted with scrolling white and gilt designs, estimated between $6,000 and $8,000.

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The sale consists of other noteworthy items, such as a curated selection of fine Chinese carved jade, European paintings, KPM porcelain plaques, Chinese porcelain and cloisonné, Chinese archaic bronzes, Asian gilt bronze Buddhist figures, and luxury watches and jewelry.

The auction will commence at 11am PST on March 29th at Artingstall & Hind’s renowned Beverly Hills showroom located at 403 N. Foothill Road, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Preview dates will be held on Thursday, March 26 and Friday, March 27 from 10am to 6pm, and Saturday, March 28 from 10am to 3pm. Prospective buyers can also register for phone and absentee bidding at www.artingstall.com. For more information, please contact us by e-mail at info@artingstall.com or by telephone at (310) 424-5288 or (310) 274-6604.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – The esteemed Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers ends the 2014 calendar year with an outstanding and impressive sale on December 7th.

One of Great Britain’s oldest auction firms, established in Manchester, England in 1874 opened a showroom in Beverly Hills California in 2010. In less than half a decade the company quickly became one of the fastest growing auction houses in Los Angeles. Artingstall specializes in rare Imperial and Export Chinese ceramics and art, fine Japanese works of art and European decorative arts and antiques from the 16th to 20th Century.

The December 7th auction drew international attention for its large array of specialty fine arts and antiques, with bidders participating from Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

The predominant piece bringing vast amounts of attention was LOT 299, a pair of unique 19th century Imperial Yellow cut glass Bohemian bonbonieres. The opaline glass, originally made for Persian and Turkish markets, was a truly distinguished feature. Its vibrant yellow color and enamel flowers painted on the lid, body and tray were exquisite. We can’t forget the lids, surmounted with French cast bronze clusters of grapes. It was a beautiful piece that deserved the soaring bids from across the globe. With aggressive phone bidders and online bidders the item sold at $190,000 hammer price, bringing unrestrained excitement amongst the crowd to witness such a sale!

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Several other featured items that brought a lot of attention and stellar prices, one being LOT 337, a Bronze Archaic–style Gu Vessel decorated with raised geometric patterns and marks on the interior. Sold for $110,000 hammer price.

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In addition, LOT 1 was greatly admired by all, an antique bronze hexagonal handmade desk clock. The intricate details of the mechanics were visible through glass panels on each side of the body with the bottom opening up to show the magnificent cast bronze scrollwork. Sold for $5,500 hammer price.

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This has been a remarkable year for Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers, especially given the expansion to furniture, jewelry and decorative arts. They are currently prepping for an even more successful year in 2015. To consign your fine arts and antiques with Artingstall & Hind, please contact info@artingstall.com or call (310)424-5288.

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Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers prepares a selection of Gregory Peck’s art collection for upcoming auction on June 29th, 2014.

Beverly Hills, CA. – Select items from the Hollywood legend Gregory Peck’s California residence of 30 years will be up for auction on June 29th 2014 11am, at the renowned Artingstall & Hind Auctioneers, Beverly Hills. The assortment consists of various paintings, prints, furniture and Mr. Peck’s personal memorabilia.

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Lot 134 – (pictured above) Framed oil painting on canvas portrait of Gregory Peck. “Dr. Darling Allison M.D. 4.6.1998” inscribed on bottom right corner. The description on the back of the painting indicates this was a gift from Don and Darling to Mr. Gregory Peck. H: 20 in. x W: 16 in.

Lot 135 – (pictured above) Gregory Peck’s Cultural Achievement Award. Presented to Mr. Peck on February 28, 1998 in San Diego, CA by The American Ireland Fund. The award is a modeled clay bust of Beethoven with a signature on the back to read Carrier Belleuse. H: 16 5/8 in. X L: 19 1/4 in.

The auction also contains a large array of international fine arts from various Beverly Hills estates including European decorative antiques, Asian arts, Persian silver and an outstanding assortment of American and European paintings. Also featuring a 1986 white Rolls Royce Silver Spur.

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Artingstall & Hind’s International Fine Arts and Antique’s auction this Sunday, June 29th will commence at 11am PST at the Beverly Hills gallery, 403 N. Foothill Road Beverly Hills CA. To visit the complete catalogue, please visit Artingstall.com and a public preview will be available June 26th 10am – 5pm, June 27th 10am – 5pm and June 28th 10am – 3pm.