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Pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale's teeth by whaleman Eli Bangs, Jr.

Eldred's Landmark Marine Sale Scheduled for July 19 and 20

Released: July 12, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  A pair of masterpiece scrimshaw whale’s teeth by Eli Bangs, Jr., a China Trade ship portrait that descended in the family of a Cape Cod ship captain and a complete eight-volume set of Captain Cook’s Voyages are some of the highlights in Eldred’s Marine Sale, a 750-lot auction scheduled for July 19 and 20 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.   Following very strong marine sales in 2016 and 2017, the firm has positioned itself as the nation’s leading marine art auction house. “In 2016 we had the Mittler Collection, and at last summe...

Winter landscape by 19th Century Dutch/German artist Barend Cornelis Koekkoek sells for $132,000 at Eldred's Americana + Paintings Auction


Released: April 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A winter landscape by 19th Century Dutch/German artist Barend Cornelis Koekkoek may have been the top lot at Eldred’s April 6-7 Americana + Paintings Auction when it sold for $132,000, but the greatest star of the sale was the collection of Lewis “Julian” Kotekas, an art dealer and collector from Manchester, N.H., which sold for more than double its pre-sale estimate.   “It was a resounding success and a testament to Julian’s eye,” said Joshua Eldred, president of Eldred’s and head of its Fine Arts Department, speaking about the collection, which included 84 lots o...

Gregg Dietrich joins Eldred's as Senior Consultant, Specialist


Released: January 31, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – The Robert C. Eldred Co. announced today Gregg K. Dietrich has joined the auction and appraisal firm as a Senior Consultant and Specialist. Mr. Dietrich brings to the position a diverse range of knowledge and experience in the art market following decades of work in both gallery and auction settings. He will primarily focus on continuing to expand Eldred’s industry-leading Maritime Art department although he will also assist in the procurement of high quality consignments across a wide array of collecting areas.   “We are beyond thrilled Gregg has joined the Eldred’s...

Gerrit Beneker.  The Beachcombers Wharf, Provincetown, Mass 1917

Eldred's Annual Spring Americana Auction

Released: January 16, 2012

  Eldred’s is pleased to announce that our annual spring Americana auction will take place on March 30th and 31st, 2012 at our East Dennis, Massachusetts galleries.  The sale will feature a broad selection of period American furniture, American and European paintings, silver, Oriental rugs, Chinese export, decoys and sporting art, and much more.  Early highlights include two private collections of Provincetown art featuring Gerrit Beneker’s 1917 work The Beachcombers Wharf, a rare oil by John Whorf, four oils by Ross Moffett, three large oils by Karl Knaths and nu...

Charles H.  Gifford - Indians at Gay Head

Records Fall At Eldred’s Annual Summer Americana Auction

Released: October 12, 2010

For over three decades Eldred's summer Americana auction has been a destination event for collectors, dealers, and antiques enthusiasts. The sale always features a broad array of mostly "fresh to the market" material spanning all areas of Americana from furniture to folk art, and from fine paintings to decoys. Always one of the most anticipated and popular sales of year, this year's event drew unprecedented participation with registered bidders from over forty states and eleven countries. Highlights where achieved in all areas of the sale, starting with a section of over 100 lots of silv...

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