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Western bitters bottles from the 1800s score big at American Bottle Auctions' two-part Auction #63

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Lacour’s Sarsapariphere Western bitters bottle, made circa 1866-1875, the early variant number one and in a color that is highly desirable to collectors, and an E. G. Lyons & Co. Mfgrs. (San Francisco) very early Western bitters bottle, made circa 1868-1871, in near-perfect condition, one of only a handful known, each sold for identical prices of $35,650. &n...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 20-Apr-2017

Museum-quality wax figures, Coke collectibles, old toys, much more to be sold May 13th in Gettysburg, Pa.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – An exceptional collection of about 60 life-size wax figures, including a one-of-a-kind figure of Albert Einstein that was signed and inscribed by Einstein himself, will headline an auction planned for Saturday, May 13th, by Pa. OnSite Auction Company, at the Eisenhower Hotel & Conference Center in Gettysburg, starting promptly at 9 am Eastern time.   Wonderful fu...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 18-Apr-2017

Mining collectibles, antique bottles, gold, silver, coins and more at Holabird's April 28-30 auction

RENO, Nev. – A big three-day auction comprising nearly 1,800 lots in a wide range of collecting categories – to include mining collectibles, old bottles, postal history, Wells Fargo Express, gold and jewelry, coins and currency, toys, cowboy and Indian, firearms and more – will be held April 28-30 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, online and in the firm’s Reno...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 17-Apr-2017

Lladro, Dali, nude sculptures and illustrations, much more at The Specialists of the South, April 22nd

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A live and internet multi-estates auction packed with more than 400 lots in a rainbow of collecting categories will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., online and in the firm’s gallery at 544 East 6th Street in Panama City, beginning promptly at 8 am Central time. An in-house preview will be held April 17-21 from 9 am to 4 pm. &n...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 16-Apr-2017

The Appraisal Foundation will host a seminar-panel discussion at Freeman's in Philadelphia, April 26th

  PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Appraisal Foundation – the nation’s foremost authority on the valuation profession, headquartered in Washington, D.C. – will host an informational seminar on Wednesday, April 26th, titled Personal Property Appraisals: The Importance of Qualifications and Standards, from 5-8 pm Eastern time, in the galleries of Freeman’s Auctions & A...

Author: southeastern , Category: Appraisals, Posted on: 15-Apr-2017

Bronze maquette for Henry Moore's sculpture Draped Reclining Figure sells for $195,500 at Cottone's

GENESEO, N.Y. -  A bronze maquette (or 3-D study) for the sculpture Draped Reclining Figure by Henry Moore (British, 1898-1986) sailed past its high estimate figure of $150,000 to finish at $195,500 in Cottone Auctions’ annual Fine Arts & Antiques Auction, held March 25th online and at Cottone’s gallery in Geneseo. It was the top lot in a sale that grossed right around $2.1 mi...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 13-Apr-2017

Contemporary art will headline Shannon's American & European Fine Art Auction on Thursday, May 4th

MILFORD, Conn. – Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers will host a biannual American & European Fine Art Auction on Thursday, May 4th at 6 pm Eastern time, in their gallery at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford, as well as online at www.Invaluable.com. Headlining the auction of 271 lots are works by blue-chip modern and contemporary artists Alexander Calder and Andre Brasilier.   Oil on ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 12-Apr-2017

Artemis Gallery to Auction Superior-Quality Ancient, Asian & Ethnographic Art, April 12

BOULDER, CO – With a timeline that starts in Ancient Egypt and progresses to the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas, Artemis Gallery’s April 12 auction is a fascinating retrospective on how the world evolved to what it is today.   Each of Artemis Gallery’s auctions reflects a deep respect for ancient civilizations of all geographic regions. That’s why the templat...

Author: ggtaylor , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 09-Apr-2017

Oil painting by Francisco Corzas (Mex., 1936-1983) brings $9,375 at The Woodshed Gallery, March 29th

FRANKLIN, Mass. – An oil on canvas painting by Mexican artist Francisco Corzas (1936-1983) titled Two Figures sold for $9,375 to take top lot honors in an online-only Master Artworks Discovery Auction held March 29th by The Woodshed Gallery. Corzas beat out brighter stars in the world of fine art – names like Picasso, Warhol, Man Ray, Adolph Gottlieb and Lee Godie.   Oil on canv...

Author: southeastern , Category: Art, Posted on: 05-Apr-2017

Monumental 19th century Chinese porcelain palace vase will headline Tremont Auctions' April 23rd sale

NEWTON, Mass. – A monumental Chinese porcelain palace vase made around 1870 with lovely pate-sur-pate pagoda decoration, and three miniature Persian paintings executed in the early 17th century during the Safavid period, are expected top achievers in an important Asian works of art auction scheduled for Sunday, April 23rd, by Tremont Auctions, online and in the firm’s gallery.   ...

Author: southeastern , Category: Auctions, Posted on: 04-Apr-2017
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