Lot 113: Luis de Lucena, Arte de Ajedres, first edition of the earliest extant manual on modern chess, Salamanca, circa 1496-97.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early Printed Books on Cats, Chess & Erotica Stand Out at Swann Galleries

  • 2018-02-15
  • Swann Galleries

Swann Galleries will offer an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Thursday, March 8, featuring an extensive selection of early Spanish books on a variety ...

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Historic Devotional Art Graces Gianguan Podium

  • 2018-03-01

The devotional art in Gianguan Auctions' March 10 sale shows the stylistic differences appreciated during the eras and dynasties. Of Sui Dynasty, a free-standing, gilt bronze ...

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Prehistoric clay pot effigy of a human head, discovered in the Southeastern United States, 6.5 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$3,000).

Tribal and Native American artifacts from prehistoric to modern times in Helm Auction's online-only sale, April 14th

  • 2018-02-28
  • Helm Auction, Inc.

EL CAJON, Calif. – More than 450 quality lots of tribal and Native American artifacts, spanning multiple categories and continents, will come up for bid in a Spring Fling online auction ...

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Cover of Tang, gilt copper volume of the Pratyutpanna Sutra (Vol.  3).  Finely incised in clerical script.  Lot 151, $30,000.  Gianguan Auctions March 10 sale.

Gianguan Auctions Pre-Asia Week Sale Shapes Up Strong

  • 2018-02-21

Coming just a few days before the official opening of Asia Week, Gianguan Auctions' March 10th sale is an exploration in connoisseurship. The gallery previews begin Wednesday, February 28 ...

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