Peter Voulkos, Rondena

Masterwork by Ceramist Peter Voulkos to Lead Phillips’ December Design Auctions

  • Phillips
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  • November 27, 2017

On Tuesday, 12 December, Phillips will host its final Design auctions of the year with the Evening and Day Sales in New York.  These auctions will present an opportunity for collectors of all ...

Locke art glass liquor decanter with golf theme valued at $250/500 in Witherell's Holiday Auction Dec 6.

Bid on unique gifts December 6 in Witherell's Holiday Auction

  • December 01, 2017

Starting at 10 a.m., people can bid online, call-in or join the fun at Witherell’s gallery in Sacramento for the Holiday Gifts auction December 6, 2017. Bid on unique items of jewelry, watches, ...

Cartier.  A very fine diamond-set jade, onyx, coral, beryl and gold Chinoiserie desk clock (estimate: $40,000 - 60,000)

CARTIER AND ART DECO SHINE IN THE ART OF TIME AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

  • November 30, 2017

New York – A dazzling selection of clocks and watches will be offered in the December 4 auction of The Art of Time at Bonhams New York. Leading the sale is a selection of timepieces from ...

Christopher Robin ceramic tea-set presented to Princess Elizabeth, hand-painted, Ashtead Pottery, 1928 Photograph:Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017.

V&A's Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibition Explores the Classic

  • November 30, 2017

Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh will go on display at the V&A for the first time in nearly 40 years this December as part of the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne ...

Tony Vaccaro, Georgia O’Keeffe with “Pelvis Series, Red with Yellow” and the desert, 1960.  Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.  Courtesy of Tony Vaccaro studio.

One of America's Most Iconic Artists Shown in New Light

  • November 30, 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents one of America’s most iconic artists in a new light. Georgia O'Keeffe: Art, Image, Styleis the first exhibition to explore O’Keeffe’s unified, modern ...

Lot 135: Georges Lepape, Après la Tempête, watercolor, ink, graphite and gold highlighting, cover illustration for Vogue, 1919.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Sendak, Seuss & Bemelmans Lead Swann Illustration Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 28, 2017

Swann Galleries will close the auction season with their popular sale of Illustration Art on Thursday, December 14. The house’s newest department specializes in original works of art intended for ...

Lot 130: Ian Fleming, The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $30,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $25,000 to $30,000).

Literature Auction Reaches $500K at Swann Galleries

  • November 21, 2017

Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature on Tuesday, November 14 offered a veritable library of scarce first editions and inscriptions by authors from the last two centuries. ...

One of two mountainous landscape Zisha teapots by Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s in Gianguan Auctions December 9, 2017 sale.

$19,000 Zisha Teapot Inspires Gianguan Auctions' December 9th Collection

  • November 28, 2017

In June, 2017, Gianguan Auctions saw a Zisha teapot by Gu Jingzho's open at $3,700 and soar to $19,000 before the hammer came down. The popularity of the purple clay teapots has inspired collectors ...

Letter hand-penned in August 1966 by Jacqueline Kennedy to Luella Hennessy, John Jr.'s nanny, written on hand-painted stationery (est.  $3,000-$3,500).

Letter penned in 1966 by Jackie Kennedy, with hand-colored illustrations on stationery and envelope, will be auctioned Dec. 6th

  • University Archives
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  • November 28, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A baseball bat signed by both Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, a baseball signed by Jackie Robinson, the life raft from Francis Gary Powers’s downed U-2 spy plane and several pieces of ...

Lot 1 - Still Life by Severin Roesen

Bountiful Masterpieces at Gray's

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • November 21, 2017

The 19th century Prussian immigrant Severin Roesen’s masterful American still life paintings feature the abundance of the new world’s bountiful harvest.  The vibrant colors of an autumnal yield of ...

Brown's Celebrated Indian Queen, a figural bitters bottle that's prevalent but popular, this one a particularly nice color, deeper than the usual lime green ($14,375).

Indian Queen bitters bottle patented in 1868 brings $14,375 at American Bottle Auctions

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • November 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A rare and beautiful Indian Queen bitters bottle patented in 1868 sold for $14,375 and a Lafayette DeWitt Clinton half-pint lime green flask brought a record $10,925 in Auction ...

Oil on canvas painting of Gaspe Peninsula in southeastern Quebec, Canada, rendered around 1960 and attributed to Eugene Klimoff (1901-1990) (est.  $1,500-$3,000).

Oil painting of Gaspe Peninsula in Canada, rendered by Eugene Klimoff around 1960, will be sold Dec. 1-3

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • November 20, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is gearing up for a huge three-day auction event December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, one that’s packed with over 2,200 lots of railroad passes, ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.

Cartographical Debut of ‘Virginia’ Being Offered at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 16, 2017

Important cartographical milestones abound in Swann Galleries’ auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on Tuesday, December 5. The sale promises to be one of the best ...

Lot 7: George Washington, Autograph Letter Signed, to his spymaster Benjamin Tallmadge, New Jersey, 1780.  Sold November 7, 2017 for $40,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $25,000 to $35,000).

Musical Manuscripts by Jimmy Van Heusen Swing on a Star at Swann

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 10, 2017

Swann Galleries’ auction on Tuesday, November 7 saw fine results for Autographs by important historical figures in a variety of fields, from government to science to music. The total of $662K ...

Lot 33: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, Normandie / Maiden Voyage, 1935.  Sold October 26, 2017 for $20,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $15,000 to $20,000)

From Cassandre & Dupas to Yogi Bear, Swann Travel Poster Auction Runs the Gamut

  • Swann Auction Galleries
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  • November 03, 2017

Bidders were treated to a voyage across time at Swann Auction Galleries’ Thursday, October 26, sale of Rare & Important Travel Posters, with spectacular examples that embodied a century’s worth ...