November, 2017

AN OIL ON CANVAS LANDSCAPE PAINTING BY WILLIAM GEAR (1915-1997) WILL HEADLINE BRUNEAU & CO.’S THANKSGIVING WEEKEND SALE, NOVEMBER 25th

AN OIL ON CANVAS LANDSCAPE PAINTING BY WILLIAM GEAR (1915-1997) WILL HEADLINE BRUNEAU & CO.’S THANKSGIVING WEEKEND SALE, NOVEMBER 25th

The auction will be held online and in Bruneau’s gallery, at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, R.I., starting at 12 noon Eastern. It will be preceded by a live-only DiscoverIt sale (no online bidding) CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 […]

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17th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SEATED BODHISATTVA SAILS PAST ITS ESTIMATE TO FINISH AT $60,000 IN A.B. LEVY’S OCTOBER 30th AUCTION

17th CENTURY CHINESE CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SEATED BODHISATTVA SAILS PAST ITS ESTIMATE TO FINISH AT $60,000 IN A.B. LEVY’S OCTOBER 30th AUCTION

The 300-lot auction was held in A.B. Levy’s gallery at 211 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Fla. PALM BEACH, Fla. – A 17th century Chinese polychrome-decorated, carved wood figure of a seated bodhisattva (in Buddhism, a spiritually enlightened person) sailed well past its pre-sale estimate of $8,000-$12,000 to sell for $60,000 at A.B. Levy’s Jewelry, […]

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Milestone to offer incomparable comic character toy collection in Nov. 18 auction

Milestone to offer incomparable comic character toy collection in Nov. 18 auction

WILLOUGHBY, OH When antique toy collectors gather and talk about the truly great comic character collections of the past, the names of a certain few trailblazers in the hobby invariably come up. However, it has been many years since a virtually unknown collection of fine, early comic character toys has appeared at auction, which is […]

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Boningtons to auction HRH Princess Margaret’s exquisite jewelry, objets d’art Nov. 15

Boningtons to auction HRH Princess Margaret’s exquisite jewelry, objets d’art Nov. 15

EPPING, U.K. – In the world of fine jewels, provenance is second only to inherent quality. If a jewel has previously been owned by a celebrity – Elizabeth Taylor, for example – that connection becomes a permanent part of its history and allure. But an even greater level of cachet is added when jewelry has […]

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AN ATTIC FIND OF ARTWORKS BY ANDY WARHOL AND JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, UNSEEN FOR OVER 30 YEARS, WILL HEADLINE JOHN McINNIS’S DEC. 2nd AUCTION

AN ATTIC FIND OF ARTWORKS BY ANDY WARHOL AND JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, UNSEEN FOR OVER 30 YEARS, WILL HEADLINE JOHN McINNIS’S DEC. 2nd AUCTION

The trove is from Jon Gould, who was a friend of both artists and who died in 1986, at age 33. AMESBURY, Mass. – An attic find of original artworks which includes some by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat – literally unseen by anyone since being stored away more than 30 years ago – will […]

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New auction records for artworks by Richard Hayley Lever, Henry Martin Gasser and William Tolman Carlton are established at Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers 20th anniversary fall auction, held Oct. 26th

New auction records for artworks by Richard Hayley Lever, Henry Martin Gasser and William Tolman Carlton are established at Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers 20th anniversary fall auction, held Oct. 26th

Top lots by American Impressionists, American Watercolorists and American Genre Painters were highlights. MILFORD, CT – Strong prices were reported at Shannon’s 20th anniversary fall art auction held October 26th. Nearly 300 lots went under the hammer, grossing over $2.3 million, with 72 percent of lots sold. Shannon’s set a world record high price for […]

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Bordeaux Soars as Hart Davis Hart November Auction Brings in $5.6M with 100% of Lots Sold

Bordeaux Soars as Hart Davis Hart November Auction Brings in $5.6M with 100% of Lots Sold

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. recorded history this past weekend offering a full barrel of 2016 Château Montrose, a first for the Château and the wine auction house. The auction room at Spiaggia fell silent as Montrose’s CEO Hervé Berland offered a few words surrounding the lot, including the special evening to be hosted for […]

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COPY OF AMAZING FANTASY #15 – THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF SPIDER-MAN – SIGNED BY STAN LEE, REALIZES $13,750 AT BRUNEAU & CO.’S OCT. 28th SALE

COPY OF AMAZING FANTASY #15 – THE FIRST APPEARANCE OF SPIDER-MAN – SIGNED BY STAN LEE, REALIZES $13,750 AT BRUNEAU & CO.’S OCT. 28th SALE

The auction was held online and in Bruneau’s gallery at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, R.I. CRANSTON, R.I. – A rare copy of Marvel Comics Amazing Fantasy #15 from August 1962 – the first appearance of Spider-Man in a comic book, signed by the legendary artist-illustrator Stan Lee – sold for $13,750 at a Fall […]

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PART 2 OF THE ZUMTHURN COLLECTION OF FIGURAL NAPKIN RINGS, PICKLE CASTORS AND OTHER ITEMS WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE ON DEC. 2nd BY WOODY AUCTION

PART 2 OF THE ZUMTHURN COLLECTION OF FIGURAL NAPKIN RINGS, PICKLE CASTORS AND OTHER ITEMS WILL BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE ON DEC. 2nd BY WOODY AUCTION

This important auction will be held online and live at Woody Auction’s showroom in Douglass, Kansas. DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 2 of the Fred and the late Maxine Zumthurn collection out of California – which features figural napkin rings and quality pickle castors but also includes art glass pieces, Wave Crest, Mount Washington, R. S. […]

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