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Lot 1295 - U.S.  1799 Draped Bust $1 Coin - NGC MS62 - $30,000 - 50,000

Outstanding Numismatics, Including Early American Rarities, in Rago's June 9 Coins + Currency Auction

Released: May 23, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, June 9 Rago Auctions will hold a sale of U.S., world and ancient coins and currency. Included within this 478 lot auction is a wealth of rare and fine coins and notes spanning a broad variety of numismatic specialties and interests, from modern U.S. to the ancient world. Highlights of the sale include Colonial currency; early American coinage; rare world notes and coins; multiple denominations of U.S. coinage designed by Chief Mint Engraver, Charles E. Barber; over 50 Morgan Silver Dollars minted from 1878 to 1904; and many fine examples of gold U.S. coinage...


Lot 1013 - Cartier - Limited Edition Louis Cartier Ebonite, 0819/1847 - $1,000 – 1,500

Rago to Auction Investment Quality Collectibles on June 9, 2018

Released: May 23, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, June 9, Rago Auctions brings to market a 40+ lot sale of investment quality collectibles across a wide swathe of interests: sports collectibles and cards, historical and political memorabilia, aerospace memorabilia, vintage movie posters, fine fountain pens, and weapons and militaria. Highlights from the sale include a 1793 Treasury Letter penned and signed by Alexander Hamilton, a 1949 Jackie Robinson Bowman baseball card, a 1935 movie poster for the Marx Brother’s “A Night at the Opera”, and several limited edition fountain pens by Cartier, Montblanc, Dupo...


Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936), titled The Fourth of July, Essex, Connecticut (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Oil on canvas painting signed by Wilson Irvine (Am., 1869-1936) will be part of Nye & Company's June 6-7 auction

Released: May 21, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A two-day Estate Treasures Auction featuring numerous treasures pulled from prominent estates and collections, will be held Wednesday and Thursday, June 6th and 7th, by Nye & Company Auctioneers, online and in the firm’s gallery located at 20 Beach Street in Bloomfield. The auction catalog will appear online May 23rd, at www.nyeandcompany.com, as well as the two online bidding platforms www.LiveAuctioneers.com and www.Invaluable.com.   Start times both days will be 10 am Eastern. The Wednesday, June 6th session will be a live auction. The following day will be a ...


Chinese Coins, Silver, and Modern Paintings Abound at 888 Auctions May 24 Auction

Released: May 16, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the auction season heads towards the summer season, 888 Auctions is anticipating robust bidding action at its May 24 auction featuring Chinese Coins, Silver and Modern Paintings. The 397-lot sale is headlined by a diverse range of authentic ancient Chinese coins and modern numismatic items.   Spearheading the great selection of Chinese coins are two coins: a Chinese Yuan Dynasty (1316) Yuanyou Sannian Coin and Chinese Ming Xia Dynasty (1363) Tiantong Tongbao with high estimates reaching $1,500 and $2,000 at Lot 185 and Lot 187, respectively.   Other coins and...


James Lynwood Palmer (British, 1868-1941) Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Arriving At Brighton, Driving his Coach "Venture," 1909.

Property of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and Norman and Lili Israel Highlight Doyle’s May 23 Auction

Released: May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Old Master Paintings and Drawings. The sale presents a broad selection of furniture and decorations, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings will offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A special section of the sale is devoted to property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. Wendy was born in...


Marble portrait of the prominent Canadian lawyer, author and politician Henry Corry Rowley Becher (1817-1885) by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) (est.  $6,000-$8,000).

Marble portrait by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890) will headline Miller & Miller's May 19 auction

Released: May 15, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A Fine & Decorative Arts Auction featuring the single-owner lifetime collection of the late Bob and Delores McCash – two dedicated collectors who acquired most of their antique finds in the 1950s and ‘60s and kept them in their wartime-era bungalow in Kitchener, Ontario – will be auctioned Saturday, May 19th, at 10 am Eastern time.   The sale will be conducted by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd., online and at the firm’s gallery located at 59 Webster Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. For those who can’t attend in person, online bidding will be provide...


One of several aquatints by Pablo Picasso -- rare examples from an original set of 12 copies (#3 of 12), of La Tauromaquia: Muerte del Toro, hand-signed and numbered by Picasso.

Artworks and other items from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller will be auctioned by Nadeau's, June 2nd

Released: May 14, 2018

WINDSOR, Conn. – Items from the single-owner collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller – members of one of the most important and wealthiest families in American history – will be sold at public auction on Saturday, June 2nd, by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery, online and at Nadeau’s showroom located at 25 Meadow Road in Windsor, beginning promptly at 11 am Eastern time. Around 635 lots will come up for bid, to include artworks by Pablo Picasso and Michael Wesely, Chinese and Japanese antiques and objects, many personally inscribed items (such as jewelry, crystal, silver, bronzes, paintings, li...


Two-part marble statues of a little girl with a cat, 31 inches tall, signed "Napoleone Ruffini".

Quality merchandise from across the South will be offered in Stevens Auction Company's May 18-19 sale

Released: May 14, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – A gorgeous Prudence Mallard five-piece bedroom suite, a Sevres three-sided capped urn, a bronze sculpture of fighting bulls signed by the French artist Jean Baptiste Clesinger (1814-1883), a fully restored 1933 V-8 Cadillac in showroom condition, and a two-piece marble statue of a little girl and cat signed “Napoleone Ruffini” will all come up for bid.   They’re just a few of the expected top lots in a massive, two-day antique estate auction slated for Friday and Saturday, May 18th (at 5 pm Central) and 19th (10 am), by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery a...


Photo of German leader Adolph Hitler, signed by him with a sentiment, circa 1933-1939, taken by Heinrich Hoffman, Hitler's official photographer ($1,750).

Signed photo of Adolph Hitler, taken by his official photographer Heinrich Hoffman, brings $1,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: May 11, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A pair of French-made, World War II-era semi-automatic rifles sold as single lots for a combined $4,625 at a Military, Firearm & Weapon Auction held May 5th by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, online and at the firm’s Cranston gallery. The sale was locked and loaded with 781 lots that spanned multiple generations and conflicts. Bidding was brisk all day.   “This sale was a ton of fun to organize and brought in a large group of new customers,” said Kevin Bruneau, the president and auctioneer of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. “Even being a seven-hour day, the crowd sta...


Mass Fashion explores the state’s culture of fashion through exhibitions and special events.

Massachusetts Museums Cover Fashion in Multiple Exhibitions

Released: May 08, 2018

Eight cultural institutions are joining together for Mass Fashion, a statewide collaboration celebrating the culture of fashion in Massachusetts. From now through 2019, Mass Fashion partners—Concord Museum; Fuller Craft Museum; Historic New England; Massachusetts Historical Society; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Old Sturbridge Village; Peabody Essex Museum; and The Trustees of Reservations—present exhibitions and events on fashion-related subjects. Leveraging some of the country’s largest, most diverse, and most exciting museum collections, Mass Fashion explores the topic from the sevente...


An expected standout among clocks in the sale is this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator ($60/80,000) retaining its original 14 inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.”

Fine Antiques, Clocks & Lighting To Highlight Fontaine’s May 19 Auction

Released: May 07, 2018

All manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, at 11 am, in an antiques, clocks and fine art auction that of course, features several choice European and American clocks. Absentee and Internet bidding is available on Fontaine’s Live, LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Auction Zip and Ebay Live. This auction will feature 300 lots, including fine clocks and watches, bronze and marble statuary, art glass and cameo glass, Royal Vienna and KPM porcelains, gold and diamond jewelry, fine silver, 19th and 20th Century lighting by Tiffany Studio...


Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

Released: May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 am, which features an Andy Warhol “Souper” soup can paper dress, which was only made 1966-67. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. “Our auctions mostly are soup to nuts affairs with a little bit of everything,” said owner and founder Pam Stone. “This sale has a very strong pop culture sensibility with the Andy Warhol dress as well as a couple of very str...


OIl on panel by the renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982), rendered around 1955 ($92,400).

Oil on panel painting by John Philip Falter (Am., 1910-1982) brings $92,400 at Ripley Auctions

Released: May 07, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An oil on panel painting by renowned American artist and illustrator John Philip Falter (1910-1982) soared to $92,400, and an important early modern studio pottery vase by Japanese-born American artist Toshiko Takaezu (1922-2011) – one of a group of pottery pieces by Takaezu in the auction – made $19,200 in a sale held March 31st by Ripley Auctions.   The estate collection auction of American Craft, 20th Century Art & Design was packed with 348 lots of turned wood, studio pottery, American prints, original artwork and more. The event was held in Ripley Auctions...


Am West Hill with frame

Witherell’s American West at Auction has a newly discovered Thomas Hill painting of Yosemite Valley, a Grace Hudson and an Horatio Nelson Poole live and online.

Released: May 03, 2018

A newly discovered painting by Thomas Hill, “Silver Strand Falls,” that shows Yosemite Valley in its untouched beauty, a Grace Hudson of a Pomo child and a Horatio Nelson Poole Hawaiian landscape highlight Witherell’s Mary 17, 2017 American West at Auction live and online.    WHO: Brian Witherell, Antiques Roadshow appraiser and Witherell’s Chief Operating Officer   WHAT: American West at Auction   WHEN: Auction: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. start, live and online             Preview: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.   WHERE: Witherell’s Annex, 1925 C Street,...


Painting of the Simpsons character Krusty the Clown by Ron English (Ill./Tex., b.  1959), 16 inch by 16 inch acrylic on canvas titled Krusty the Grin, circa 2017 (est.  $20,000-$25,000).

KAWS, Ron English, Sylvia Ji, others will be in Bruneau & Co.'s first-ever Pop Culture, Street & Unusual Art Auction, May 12th

Released: May 07, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ first-ever Pop Culture, Street and Unusual Art sale, slated for Saturday, May 12th, is packed with 118 lots by some of the most famous artists in the burgeoning genre – names such as Ron English, Alexander Girard, Robert Rustermier, Taro Yamamoto, Sylvia Ji, Danny DeLancey and Brian Donnelly, better known simply as KAWS.   The auction will be held online as well as in Bruneau’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, starting at 11 am Eastern time. Internet bidding will be available via Invaluable.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, ePaiL...


Oil on Masonite painting by Rhoda Brady Stokes (La., 1901-1988), titled Cotton Wagon Going Into the Barn, signed and dated (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Artworks by Rhoda Stokes, Pal Fried, Marietta Berman, others in Crescent City's May 19-20 Estates Auction

Released: May 03, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A gorgeous 19th century American Classical carved mahogany full tester bed and an exceptional French bronze and black marble figural mantel clock from around 1880 are expected star lots in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s upcoming Important Estates Auction, set for the weekend of May 19th and 20th, online and in the gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue.   Offered will be over 1,000 quality lots, to include items from the estate of Dr. Charles “Tony” Currier, former councilman from Baton Rouge, La.; art deaccessioned from the private collection of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. ...


Casein paint, ink and pencil on board by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), depicting a lovely Spanish street scene, signed and dated 1956 ($13,750)

Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962) brings $13,750 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: May 01, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A Spanish street painting titled Palma De Mallorca Street Scene by the French-American artist Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), best known as the illustrator for the popular Madeline children’s book series, sold for $13,750 to take top lot honors at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Antiques & Fine Art Estate Auction, a 356-lot sale conducted on April 14th.   The sale was held online and in the Bruneau & Co. gallery, at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston. “I was pleased to see the Bemelmans painting exceed our expectations,” said Kevin Bruneau, the president and auctioneer ...


Rare 1964 Tropicana Motel postcard showing Sandy Koufax, large, with facsimile signature variation, graded PSA 10 Gem Mint Pop 1, from the K-15 Koufax! Collection (minimum bid: $2,500).

Collections of high-grade Henry Aaron and Sandy Koufax cards co-headline Small Traditions' May 5th auction

Released: April 30, 2018

DENVER, Colo. – Small Traditions’ internet-only Spring Premium Auction, online now and ending on Saturday, May 5th, is highlighted by the Cardbull Hank Aaron collection and the K-15 Koufax! Collection. Together they showcase dozens of some of the highest-graded and most coveted baseball cards in existence. The auction is open for bidding at www.smalltraditions.com.   The Cardbull Collection features PSA 9 graded copies of every one of Hank Aaron’s standard Topps issues (except his 1954 rookie card, 1958 Yellow Letter variation and 1960 issue, which are all in PSA 8 condition). Several ...


Marked R.S.  Prussia plate, 11.75 inches in diameter, stipple mold, with a fall season portrait decor having poppy highlights and a wonderful cobalt blue border.

Part 1 of a mostly cobalt blue lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia will be auctioned May 26th

Released: April 27, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 1 of the lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia antique porcelain from the late John and Lavaun Headlee of Illinois – nearly all the pieces in the rare cobalt blue color – will be sold at public auction on Saturday, May 26th, by Woody Auction, in the firm’s new Douglass gallery located at 130 East Third Street, starting at 9:30 am Central time. It will be an absolute auction, with no reserves.   The Headlees were beloved members of the R.S. Prussia Collectors Club, and word quickly spread that their 40-year collection focused almost exclusively on cobalt blue example...


LEFT: Diana Newman, 1966.  Neal Barr (American, born 1932).  Gelatin silver print.  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles © Neal Barr.  CENTER: Yohji Yamamoto, Autumn/Winter 1995, 1995.  David Sims (British, born 1966).  Chromogenic print.  Courtesy of and © David Sims.  RIGHT: Style Profile, Ni’ma Ford, December 22, 2011, 2011.  Scott Schuman (American, born 1968).  Pigment print.  Courtesy Danziger Gallery.  © The Sartorialist, Scott Schuman

Getty Museum Presents Major Survey of 100 Years of Fashion Photography

Released: April 25, 2018

At their core, fashion photographs are made for consumption in magazines and advertising. They are intended to arouse desire in viewers, whether it be for beauty, style, or even the trendiest lip shade or haircut. To capture attention, fashion photographs perpetually shift style or approach in the face of social, political, and economic change. Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011, on view June 26-October 21, 2018 at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center, is the most comprehensive exploration of this phenomenon yet undertaken, featuring more than 160 fashion photogr...


Oak-framed broadside poster for California Powder Works, the first American explosive powder manufacturing company west of the Rocky Mountains, circa 1885, 24 inches by 30 inches (est.  $12,000-$18,000).

Antique posters from America's Wild West and mining history will be part of Holabird's May 7-10 auction

Released: April 25, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections’ big four-day sale coming up May 7th thru 10th is officially billed as an Americana, Railroad, Mining & More Auction, but those three categories are just the tip of a much larger iceberg. The sale also includes Native Americana, cowboy and Western collectibles, numismatics, tokens, rare soda and medicine bottles and more.   “We also have an incredible collection of antique woodworking tools in their original wooden chests,” said Fred Holabird of Holabird Western Americana Collections, based in Reno. “This represents a great opport...


Remarkable archive from Shel Silverstein's life and career as a multi-faceted artist, filled with over 500 pages of manuscripts, poems, lyrics, sheet music, sketches, more (est.  $60,000-$70,000).

Archive of material pertaining to artist, author, musician Shel Silverstein will be auctioned May 8th

Released: April 23, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – A Betamax cassette with Apple Computer’s first (and now-famous) TV commercial that aired during Super Bowl XVIII in 1984, a large photo of Albert Einstein signed, dated and inscribed by the legendary physicist, and an archive of material pertaining to author, musician and creative powerhouse Shel Silverstein will all come up for bid on Tuesday, May 8th.   They’re just a few of the 255 lots of rare and highly collectible autographed documents, photos, manuscripts, books and relics being offered by University Archives, based in Westport, in an online-only auction that w...


888 Auctions Featuring Chinese Numismatic Coins, Modern Paintings & Asian Antiques in April 26 Auction

Released: April 18, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – Prices continue to soar at 888 Auctions with sell-through rates of 99% being achieved in its numismatics categories. Leading the way are Chinese numismatic coins and 888 Auctions will be featuring over 200 lots of rare and intriguing coins from Chinese antiquity dating as far back as the 1st Century. Featuring 418 fresh-to-market items, collectors will be delighted to find the inclusion of coins from all eras, modern paintings from estates and private collections, as well as quality Asian antiques.   Four coins highlight this week’s sale and they are remarkable in b...


Lot 24a- Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) Butternut Tree, Study from Nature, Lake George, New York, Oil on Canvas

The Simple Elegance of the Still Life this Month at Gray’s

Released: April 25, 2018

Any lover of fine art will be intimately familiar with the still life.  An invaluable tool for honing technique and developing a sense of composition, nearly every painter has produced a wealth of them and their styles and subjects are as varied as the artists who created them.  This month at Gray’s we have a variety of wondrous still life works up for auction as well as a number of other gorgeous fine art pieces. First up is Lot 41, Soyez Mysterieuses III by American watercolor painter Joseph Raffael (b. 1933).  An alumni of the Yale School of Art and a long time veteran of the New York...


Original artwork for page 16 of Avengers #69, the first appearance of Grand Master, done around 1969 by artists Sal Buscema and Sam Grainger (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Original comic art by legendary illustrators will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s April 28th auction

Released: April 19, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – Nearly 350 lots of toys, comic books and comic art will be sold to the highest bidder in an auction planned for Saturday, April 28th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, in partnership with Altered Reality Entertainment and Travis Landry. The sale will be held online and in the Bruneau & Co. gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, at 11 am Eastern.   The auction will open with 87 lots of vintage Star Wars items, featuring a selection from the collection of David Montauck in Brooklyn, N.Y. The group is highlighted by a 1985 Power of The Force AT-AT Driver, g...


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