Apr 16, 2014
An Aetna Insurance Company (Hartford, Conn.) reverse glass painted sign with mother of pearl inlay, 34 inches square and in excellent like-new condition, sold for $51,300 at a three-day auction event held April 4-6 by Showtime Auction Services.
Apr 15, 2014
A little more than 350 lots of rare and unusual Weller Pottery and Royal Bayreuth figurals from the single-owner lifetime collection of Dale and Nancy Carter will come up for bid on Saturday, April 26th, at Dirk Soulis Auctions in Lone Jack, Mo.
Apr 14, 2014
Part 2 of a planned 5-part series of auctions to liquidate the lifetime collection of mostly porcelain and fine art glass gathered over the course of five decades by the late Dr. Ernest Rieger and his wife Karin will be held May 29 in Wichita, Kan.
Apr 08, 2014
Nadeau’s Auction Gallery saved the best for last on March 29th when lot #607 – the final item to come up for bid, a set of six diminutive Chinese 19th century porcelain famille rose panels – soared to $57,600, making it the top lot of the sale.
Apr 07, 2014
A bold original gouache painting by the renowned American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976), titled Loops Filled In, dated (1972), sold for $78,200 at the annual Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 29th by Cottone Auctions.
Apr 04, 2014
An important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four large panels mounted in a carved wooden frame and depicting mountain scenes with elders soared to $121,000 at an auction held March 29th by Elite Decorative Arts in Florida.
Apr 03, 2014
An outstanding collection of 40 hand-wrought, Navajo-made silver pill, jewelry and trinket boxes, many with turquoise stones and made between the 1930s and the 1980s, sold for $9,200 at Allard Auctions’ Big Spring Phoenix Auction, held March 8-9.
Apr 02, 2014
A Sunburst Snuff Jar made between 1815 and 1830 at the Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks (Keene, N.H.) – extremely rare and in virtually perfect condition – sold for $57,330 at Norman C. Heckler & Company’s Auction 108 (www.hecklerauction.com).
Apr 01, 2014
An astounding 67-year collection of early cars and motorcycles – to include a 1902 Oldsmobile Model R curved-dash runabout, a 1911 touring Cadillac, a 1920 Indian Scout and a 1942 Harley-Davidson – will all be auctioned the weekend of May 16-17.
Mar 31, 2014
A museum-quality Louis Comfort Tiffany art glass vase, pastel white and green with finely engraved calla lily décor and beetle and spider highlights, soared to $60,000 at Part 1 of the 5-part auction of the Rieger Collection held March 20th.