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What Lies Beneath...

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 04.11.19 | Jennifer Ventresca
See what lies beneath....

You’ll never believe what we found in a pile of linens! The other day, our managing partner, Grant, motions for me to come to his office. I can tell from his bemusement and expression that he has some secret or surprise to share. The reason for his jovial spirits is still a mystery -- but not for long.

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Seven Staff Picks from the Nautical Collection

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 04.09.19 | Jennifer Ventresca
Black Rock Interiors Nautical Collection

What is so special about the Nautical Collection? The BRG team has fielded countless questions about the sale, all while working diligently to photograph, inventory, price, and display this cache of mostly antique pieces. One thing we learned in the process is that our customers are passionate about this nautical collection, as is the BRG team. Here are the top seven staff picks...

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What do Grant & Christie Have to Share?

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 02.28.19 | Jennifer Ventresca
Fine Jewelry, Art, & More in Exceptional Winter 2019 Sale

Find out what Grant and Christie have to share during our auction previews. Join BRG managing partners as they bring you some Exceptional Winter 2019 LIVE Auction highlights...

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Four Reasons (Plus a Bonus) Why the Exceptional Winter 2019 is LIVE

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 02.13.19 | Jennifer Ventresca
Going live: BRG’s Exceptional Winter 2019 Live Auction Sale

What is so special about BRG's Exceptional Winter 2019 sale that would have us dusting off the auctioneer podium and gavel in order to run a live auction? Well, you are about to find out!

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Rodin Revisited

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 12.27.18 | Jennifer Ventresca
Comité Rodin authenticates Buste de Saint Jean Baptiste casting by Gruet Aîné

The results are in! The Comité Rodin has reached its decision on the authenticity of the Buste de Saint Jean-Baptiste that we offered in auction this past October in our Exceptional Fall Greenwich Auction. It's real! Find out more....

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How One Local Charity Realized an Incredible Revenue Increase

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 12.12.18 | Jennifer Ventresca

When a volunteer from a local charity asks BRG to help them price items in their annual tag sale, the volunteer probably never expected these results. How did BRG help them ? Find out now.

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High-End Hoarding - From Hoarder House to Auction House

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 12.07.18 | Alessandra Leone
High end hoarder vs. ordinary hoarder vs. super collector

Have you viewed hoarder show episodes on cable television, featuring houses packed-to-the-gills with uncountable and indiscernible things, floor to ceiling piles of stuff? Rooms so jam-packed with things from furniture to trash, that the owners must climb above the debris to get to the next room and sleep on weeks-old food covering their beds. These are the homes that horror stories are written about. Or are they?

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Thanksgiving Wish

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 11.21.18 | Admin
Happy Thanksgiving from Grant and Christie

To all our customers, clients, and consignors: This Thanksgiving, as Grant and I reflect on BRG's tremendously successful year, we extend our gratitude to you, our wonderful clients, consignors, and customers for your support and help in growing our business. Because of your patronage...

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Hello, Boston! BRG is Growing ... Again.

BRG Happenings | PUBLISHED 11.09.18 | Jennifer Ventresca

Our friends in greater Boston metro and throughout Massachusetts have been asking BRG to move into the area and we’ve answered. With our first estates auctions under our belt and more to come, we are thrilled to be expanding our service offerings into the area with BRG-Boston.

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October Greenwich Auctions Break Records & We Have You to Thank for it.

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 10.25.18 | Jennifer Ventresca
October Greenwich Auctions Break BRG’s Records

When it comes to estate auctions, BRG's reach continues to grow -- especially when you look at how online auctions are completely changing the landscape of how estates are bought and sold. Most recently, gross sales reached nearly $1 million in our two-day October auction series (which featured an August Rodin bust which grossed over....

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