Shannon’s Fall Fine Art Auction, Oct. 28, posts strong prices, record results, a $3.6 million gross

Shannon’s Fall Fine Art Auction, Oct. 28, posts strong prices, record results, a $3.6 million gross

The top lot in the auction was the cover lot, a large watercolor on two sheets of paper by Charles Burchfield, titled January Sun ($375,000). From the same collection, a Thomas Hart Benton oil Study for Sugar Cane sold for $275,000 MILFORD, Conn. – Lively bidding over the phone and online drove the results at […]

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Beautiful Galle and Fenton vases from the Jochimsen collection do well at Woody Auction, October 23

Beautiful Galle and Fenton vases from the Jochimsen collection do well at Woody Auction, October 23

The Jochimsen collection was a bountiful selection of top-quality Wave Crest and French cameo pieces plus other fine items. It was the headliner of the 516-lot auction held in Douglass, Kansas DOUGLASS, Kan. – A 9 ¾-inch-tall blown mold French cameo glass vase signed Galle and a Fenton mosaic art glass pedestal vase each knocked […]

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Bruneau & Co.’s online-only auction, Nov. 15, will feature fine art, Asian arts, decorative arts, more

Bruneau & Co.’s online-only auction, Nov. 15, will feature fine art, Asian arts, decorative arts, more

Headlining the sale will be paintings by Indian artists B. Prabha and Maqbool Fida Husain. Both have appeared in Bruneau & Co. auctions before, with successful results. CRANSTON, R.I. – Paintings by the renowned Indian artists Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011) and B. Prabha (1933-2001) fared so well in past Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers sales, the […]

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Items from Palmira, the estate home of Sarkis Kaltakdjian in Louisiana, will be auctioned Nov. 12-14

Items from Palmira, the estate home of Sarkis Kaltakdjian in Louisiana, will be auctioned Nov. 12-14

Palmira boasted floor-to-ceiling shelving that housed thousands of collectible items ranging from pre-Colombian style pottery to Asian carved jade items and more. The sale will be held in New Orleans by Crescent City Auction Gallery. NEW ORLEANS, La. – A pair of antique Chinese watercolors on silk depicting The Ten Courts of Hell, a rare […]

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Items signed by JFK, Hugh Hefner, Wyatt Earp will be in University Archives’ Nov. 10 online auction

Items signed by JFK, Hugh Hefner, Wyatt Earp will be in University Archives’ Nov. 10 online auction

The Rare Autographs, Photographs & Books auction features historical material from multiple collecting categories. The full catalog showing all 391 lots is up for bidding and viewing now. WILTON, Conn. – A rare and historic Revolutionary War powder horn, an extensive archive of material pertaining to Playboy magazine’s Hugh Hefner, a document signed by John […]

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Works in marble lead the way in the Part 1 auction of the John Nelson Collection held October 24th

Works in marble lead the way in the Part 1 auction of the John Nelson Collection held October 24th

It was the second ‘White Glove’ auction event of the last two weeks for Andrew Jones Auctions in Los Angeles. Both auctions grossed well over $1 million. Part 2 of John Nelson will be held Dec. 12. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Works in marble achieved marvelous results in Andrew Jones Auctions’ October 24th auction […]

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Neue Auctions’ online-only, 344-lot Fine Art & Antiques auction will be held Saturday, October 30th

Neue Auctions’ online-only, 344-lot Fine Art & Antiques auction will be held Saturday, October 30th

The auction will feature fine art, antiques, jewelry, carpets, furniture and decorative arts, all at attractive price points, starting promptly at 10 am Eastern time. BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An eerily evocative oil painting by the Japanese-American artist Kikuo Saito (1939-2016) and two colorful and vibrant outdoor renderings by Constantin Kluge (French, 1912-2003) are just a […]

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The historic antebellum Adams French mansion home in Aberdeen, Mississippi is for sale, for $750,000

The historic antebellum Adams French mansion home in Aberdeen, Mississippi is for sale, for $750,000

The mansion’s beautiful period furnishings may also be purchased at an additional cost. The building and its lovely manicured grounds are on the National Register of Historic Places. ABERDEEN, Miss. – The historic Adams French mansion – a magnificent, 7,000-square-foot antebellum home on the National Register of Historic Places, situated on four bucolic acres atop […]

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Rare First Folio ‘fragment’ of William Shakespeare’s play Henry IV from 1623 will hit the auction block Oct. 29

Rare First Folio ‘fragment’ of William Shakespeare’s play Henry IV from 1623 will hit the auction block Oct. 29

The fragment, consisting of 13 total pages, will be offered on Day 2 of Holabird Western Americana Collections’ 5-day Autumn Splendor Western Americana Auction, online and live in Reno, Nev. RENO, Nev. – An exceedingly rare First Folio single play “fragment” of William Shakespeare’s The First Part of Henry the Fourth, published in 1623, will […]

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