Fantastic Asian Material well represented at the 38th Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

  • June 08, 2018

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Features Many of the Top Asian Art & Antique Exhibitors   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, returns Labor Day ...

Fauvist landscape painting by Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), depicting Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, artist signed (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

Picasso and Miro signed prints, Birger Sandzen landscape, more at Bruneau & Co.'s June 23rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • June 13, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A pair of outstanding Rhode Island collections – one of gorgeous Tiffany pieces pulled from a home in Providence and the other the modern prints collection of Lucille Comes out of ...

An Early 19th Century Sinhalese Ebony and Specimen Wood Center Table, Sri Lanka

Galvanized by the Success of Last Year’s Inaugural Fine Art & Antiques Show, The Art and Antique Dealers League Announces Its Distinguished Dealer Roster for 2018

  • June 12, 2018

When the Art and Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announced last year that it was launching a new fair, inveterate pessimists had a field day. Another fair in the busy October season? ...

Lot 45: Russell H.  Tandy, The Secret in the Old Attic, watercolor, ink and gouache, for Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #21, by Carolyn Keene, 1944.  Sold June 5, 2018 for $35,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $15,000 to $25,000)

Secrets & Set Designs: Illustration Art Breaks Records at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • June 07, 2018

Swann Galleries broke long-standing records and brought new artists to auction for the first time in their June 5 Illustration Art sale. 76% of the rich selection of just over 250 works of art ...

Lot 55: Paul Revere, Autograph Document Signed, certifying the discharge of a captain from his regiment, 1779.  Estimate $12,000 to $18,000.

William Wheeler III Collection of Revolutionary & Presidential Americana at Auction June 21

  • Swann Galleries
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  • June 08, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, Swann Galleries will close their auction season of books and manuscripts with Revolutionary & Presidential Americana from the Collection of William Wheeler III­–some 230 ...

Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana Auctions Now $3.27 Million and Climbing

  • June 11, 2018

A trio of extraordinary flags and banners sparked a flurry of competitive bidding, boosting the final total from Heritage Auctions’ David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political ...

Letter signed by George Washington, dated Sept.  30, 1789 (est.  $10,000-$12,000).

Items signed by all the past U.S. Presidents will be part of University Archives' June 20th online auction

  • University Archives
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  • June 15, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – With politics so much in the news, it’s fitting that University Archives’ online auction slated for Wednesday, June 20th, is packed with presidential memorabilia – items from all ...

The Original Map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood By E.H. Shepard Comes to Auction

  • June 04, 2018

This July, Sotheby’s will offer for sale the original map of Winnie-the-Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood by E.H. Shepard. Possibly the most famous map in children’s literature, this charming sketch from ...

Bilbo comes to the huts of the Raft-elves (MS.  Tolkien Drawings 29, © The Tolkien Estate

'Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth' Traveling Exhibition Explores the Author's Art and Life

  • June 04, 2018

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. - Tolkien Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth, an exhibition now on view in Oxford, UK, explores J.R.R. Tolkien's ...

Lot 337: John James Audubon, Fish Hawk, Plate 81, hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Birds of America, London, 1830.  Estimate $30,000 to $50,000.

From the Shoreline of Manhattan to the Island of California: Maps & Atlases at Swann Galleries June 7

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 22, 2018

Swann Galleries’ June 7 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books offers nearly 400 groundbreaking maps, atlases, manuscript travelogues, naturalist plates and ephemera ...

The top lot of the auction was this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator clock retaining its original 14-inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.” that set a world auction record price at $145,200.

Choice Antiques, Clocks Drive Fontaine’s Auction Over $1 Million

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • June 04, 2018

It’s little surprise that of the top 5 selling lots at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s May 19 auction, three of them were clocks, by E. Howard & Company, Seth Thomas and R.J. Horner. Fontaine’s ...

Lot 183: Charles Schulz, Do you like Beethoven?, ink and graphite, signed and inscribed, for Peanuts, 1970.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Swann Galleries’ Illustration Sensation Features Addams, Schulz

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 17, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Illustration Art on Tuesday, June 5, with more than 250 original works of art including comics, pin-ups and covers for books and magazines. Setting the ...

Lot 193: Ernest Hemingway, Three Stories & Ten Poems, limited first edition, Paris, 1923.  Sold May 15, 2018, for $23,750.  (Pre-sale estimate: $20,000 to $30,000)

Sci-Fi Collection Dominates Swann Literature Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • May 18, 2018

Science fiction ruled on May 15 at Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature. Selections from the Estate of Stanley Simon, featuring 84 rare and first editions of cornerstones ...

Lot 108: Philip K.  Dick, Ubik, first edition, signed, Garden City, 1969.  Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.

Swann to Offer Science Fiction Collection of Stanley Simon

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 27, 2018

Cornerstones of science fiction from the Estate of Stanley Simon form the backbone of Swann Galleries’ May 15 auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature. Stanley Simon was a passionate, ...

Lot 76: Man Ray, [London Transport] – Keeps London Going, 1938.  Estimate $80,000 to $120,000.

$100K Man Ray Leads Swann Galleries Auction Celebrating Graphic Design

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 10, 2018

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Graphic Design on Thursday, May 3, celebrating innovation in the field, with an array of vintage posters, along with a coterie of fine graphically-oriented ...