Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Antiques Prominently Feature at 888 Auctions February 11, 2021

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Spray painted sign. Featuring two winged figures against a RESERVED PARKING sign. Signed "BANKSY" in the top left corner. Attributed to Banksy (1974- , British). 34.5 x 20 cm (13.5 x 10 inches). Provenance: this lot carries limited provenance from an Upper New York estate. ($2,000-4,000)
Burma jadeite bangle. Of three translucent tones: white, mottled brown, and apple green. Of flat interior and rounded exterior. Accompanied by GIA Certificate of Appraisal. Inner diameter: 56.78 mm, Outer diameter: 78.79 mm, 64.20 grams, Density: 3.29 ($2,000-4,000)

Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Antiques Prominently Feature at 888 Auctions February 11, 2021

Richmond Hill, ON – With renewed optimism heading into the new year, 888 Auctions looks to continue its strong winter auction season February 11 where it will feature an excellent collection of Fine Art, Modern Paintings & Antiques. With reasonable estimates and value to be found throughout the catalog, 272 fresh-to-market items are set to be auctioned off to the highest bidder with the live auction scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 2 PM (EST).

Leading the way will be Lot 211, an attributed Banksy British Reflective Sign. Featuring two winged figures against a RESERVED PARKING sign, this piece is expected to fetch far more than its $2,000 high estimate. Highlighting the diversity of the sale and garnering an equal amount of attention is Lot 108, an attributed Winston Churchill British Impressionist Oil on Board painting. Featuring a landscape scene and signed WSC on the lower left corner, this piece is expected to surpass its high estimate of $3,000.

Other pieces with an impressionist style can also be found at the lots below:

Lot 158: Edouard Manet French Mixed Media and Ink on Paper (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 195: French Oil on Canvas Signed Degas Galerie Mathias (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 233: Howard Hodgkin British Acrylic on Board (High Estimate: $2,000)

An intriguing collection of lithographs and linocuts are featured in the first auction of February. Lot 176, an attributed Amedeo Modigliani Signed Lithograph 22/100 featuring the famous painting entitled, “Adrienne (Woman with Bangs)” is expected to find a new home (High Estimate: $2,000). 

Other signed lithographs and linocuts can be found at the lots below:

Lot 127: August Macke German Watercolor on Paper (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 173: Diego Rivera Mexican Signed Linocut 35/75 (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 177: Roy Lichtenstein American Signed Silkscreen 14/250 (High Estimate: $2,000)
Lot 204: Francis Bacon English Signed Linocut 17/100 (High Estimate: $2,000)

Asian antiques continue to remain a staple at 888 Auctions and continuing the trend of showcasing jadeite bangles, Lot 267 will satiate the appetite for those looking for a finely carved bangle. Lot 276 is a Burma Tri-Color Jadeite Bangle accompanied with a certificate and features a $4,000 high estimate.

888 Auctions continues to adhere to social distancing measures as mandated by the province of Ontario and the gallery auction floor remains closed to the public. Consignments are continually being accepted on a rolling basis. 

Oil on board. Featuring a landscape scene of church. Signed WSC on the lower left corner. Label affixed to verso inscribed Winston Churchill 1874-1965 and stamped Galerie Mathias Fels PARIS. Attributed to Winston Churchill (1874-1965, British). 15 x 20.5 cm (6 x 8 in). Provenance: This lot carries limited provenance from a Private English estate ($2,000-3,000)


With auctions taking place every other Thursday, there are plenty of opportunities to sell rare and fresh-to-market items at 888 Auctions. Whether it is downsizing entire estates or selling individual items, we understand it can take an incredible amount of time and energy. Take the 888 Auctions quiz at and see how we can best serve your needs.

The next live auction of the year is scheduled to take place online Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM (EST).

888 Auctions
15-280 West Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, Canada
About 888 Auctions

888 Auctions provide consignors a friendly and professional venue to sell their Asian fine art and antique. 888 Auctions is located within the Greater Toronto Area at the heart of the largest Chinese communities of Richmond Hill, Markham and Scarborough. Connected to over five million buyers through Artfact, Live Auctioneers, and iCollector, 888 Auctions achieve the best prices possible. 888 Auctions consign over 1000 pieces of fine Asian art and antique monthly and provide live and online bidding, absentee bidding, as well as telephone bidding. Offering valuations based upon 50 years of experience in the Asian fine art world, our knowledgeable and multilingual staff can guide buyers and sellers through the simple steps to ensure ownership of a desired object or a successful sale of a prized possession.

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