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Bronzes by Elizabeth Taylor’s Daughter Among Equestrian Collection

Three equestrian bronzes by the sculptress Liza Todd-Tivey (b. 1957), actress Elizabeth Taylor’s daughter, will be offered at auction in the UK in June as part of a selection of works from the private collection of Nick Robinson, founder of Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds, a pioneer of shared racehorse ownership in the 1980’s and publisher of horseracing books and magazines. The paintings and animalier sculptures, which all centre on the subject of horses, will be offered...
Ewbank’s Strikes Like a Thunderball With James Bond Memorabilia Sale

CollectionsEwbank’s Strikes Like a Thunderball With James Bond Memorabilia Sale

A rare intact James Bond movie poster is expected to fetch up to £12,000 in Ewbank’s James Bond 007 auction on April 9th. Created for Thunderball (1965), the Advance British Quad poster features four panels promoting 007 and his adventures, two painted by Frank McCarthy and two by Robert McGinnis. the ‘quad’ was designed to be cut into four pieces, so very few examples (complete or otherwise) have survived. The estimate for this linen-backed poster...
Versace Medusa Fountain Offered in Garden Statuary Collection

CollectionsVersace Medusa Fountain Offered in Garden Statuary Collection

A limestone carved Medusa fountain commissioned by Gianni Versace is one of the many unique items being offered in a special sale of garden statuary and ornament from the world-renowned collection of Piet Jonker. It has been six years since the last auction from the Jonker collection, in which time Piet Jonker has carefully added to his curated collection. The stunning ornamental and sculptural works are housed on the 18th country estate of De Lindenhoff,...
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