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Belle Epoque icons Toulouse-Lautrec , Alphonse Mucha prevail in Poster Auctions International sale, July 21st

New York, NY – August 5, 2020 — Poster Auctions International’s (PAI) second sale of the year, on July 21st, finished at $1.3 million in sales. Auction LXXXI proved an ongoing passion for posters.   Charles Loupot’s full-scale maquette, recovered from the artist’s studio, a 1947 preliminary design for St. Raphaël, fetched $43,200. Jack Rennert, President ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 05-Aug-2020

University Archives' online-only auction slated for August 19th could be the largest in company history

WESTPORT, Conn. – A United States flag flown aboard the Apollo XIII space mission in 1970 with a NASA certificate signed by all three astronaut crew members, a manuscript document for the sale of G. Westinghouse & Company from George Westinghouse, Sr. to his son in 1871, and an albumen photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken in 1864 and signed by Lincoln, are all part of University Arch...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 03-Aug-2020

Charming decorative arts exceed estimates in Neue Auctions' Summer Art & Antiques Auction, July 25th

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A simple but charming garden bird whirligig yard ornament standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a central post, attached to which were seven spinning branches, each with a bird on either end, proved irresistible to bidders in Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction held July 25th. After spirited bidding, it flew away for $1,353.   Nantuc...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 02-Aug-2020

Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions planned for fall, starting with the White Oaks estate, Sept. 12-13

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions lined up for fall. The first is the sale of items from the Atlanta estate known as White Oaks, featuring decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions slated for September 12th and 13th. Then, an Autumn Fine Estates Auction, boasting items from prominent estates and collections, will be held Oct. 24-25.   T...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 31-Jul-2020

Still life oil painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955) soars to $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif.  – Andrew Jones Auctions achieved phenomenal results across multiple categories in its Design for the Home & Garden auction held online, July 26th. The auction was 95 percent sold and grossed $1.6 million. The top lot was a spectacular still life oil on canvas painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955). It changed hands for $262,500.   Oil on...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 28-Jul-2020

Chinese Republic Period porcelain plaque by Wang Qi (1884-1937) brings $96,250 at Bruneau & Co. auction

CRANSTON, R.I. – Several weeks before Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction on Thursday, July 23rd, a seller strolled into the gallery on a walk-in appraisal Tuesday holding what appeared to be a nice Chinese Qing Dynasty porcelain famille rose plaque with calligraphy. Bruneau slid it into the sale, assigning it a modest estimate of $2,000-$4,000. ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 27-Jul-2020

Important collection of Eisenberg Originals -- mostly vintage costume jewelry -- will be auctioned Sept. 12

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A single-owner lifetime collection of Eisenberg Originals – mostly dazzling costume jewelry pieces but also to include clothing, handbags, perfumes, compacts, cosmetics, belts and original advertisements, all from company’s heyday from the 1920s to the 1950s – will be sold in a live and online auction Saturday, September 12th by Ripley Auctions.  ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 24-Jul-2020

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers names Joel Bohy its Director of Historic Arms & Militaria

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers has named Joel Bohy its Director of Historic Arms & Militaria, a newly formed department within the company as Bruneau & Co. expands its reach into new areas.   Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers has named Joel Bohy its Director of Historic Arms & Militaria, a newly formed department within the company. Previously, Bohy served in ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 23-Jul-2020

Frontier Gasoline "Rarin' to Go" porcelain gas station sign brings $5,375 at Holabird auction in Reno

RENO, Nev. – A late 1950s Frontier Gasoline “Rarin’-to-Go” single-sided porcelain gas station sign, six feet in diameter, sold for $5,375, and an Antique Apparatus reproduction jukebox of a Wurlitzer Model 1015 from the 1940s finished at $2,875 in a massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction held June 25-28/July 10-12 by Holabird Western Americana Collections. Lat...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 22-Jul-2020

Neue Auctions' online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction is this coming Saturday, July 25th

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction is coming up quick – this Saturday, July 25th, at 10 am Eastern time. The sale is packed with 300 lots of unique treasures seeking new homes. These include art, antiques, rock ‘n’ roll-signed albums, vintage posters, decorative arts, Asian objects, furniture garden items, works on paper and...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 21-Jul-2020
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