J. Garrett Auctioneers will be offering the estate collection of one of Dallas’ most prominent socialites, the late Bertha Ahlsclager, from her Highland Park mansion. Read More +
Over 300 people were in attendance (and more than 450 registered to bid online) during Cordier Auctions’ two day antique and fine art auction, the inaugural auction in their new Harrisburg, Pa., salesroom Nov. 5-6.
Among the highlights, a lady’s Cartier Art Deco diamond wristwatch realized $21,000. Read More +
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Nearly 450 lots of highly collectible American Brilliant Cut Glass, drawn from several important collections will be sold Jan. 21 by Woody Auction, at the St. Charles Convention Center’s upper level of Grand Ballroom A, St. … Read More +
For almost 140 years, the original metal and glass Victorian-style skylights above the Art Gallery at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum protected one of the most prized art collections in the country from the unpredictable weather of northern New England. Read More +
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Weschler’s May 14, 2011 auction of European & American Furniture and Decorations including Asian Works of Art ended the season on a high note with a full house of bidders in their Washington, D.C. gallery; the total auction take was more than $700,000, with 85 percent selling by lot. Read More +
An antique discovery clock auction, Aug. 27, 2011 is loaded with more than 500 rare and vintage clocks from a single-owner collection. Included in the sale are American large wall clocks and case clocks, grandfather clocks and examples from England, France and Germany. This more than just a clock action. Tucked inside the sale are pendulums, weights, watchmakers’ benches and multi-drawer cabinets, watch and clock ephemera and advertising signs.
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Litchfield County Auctions Online Summer Sale holds more than 800 lots of fresh-to-the-market property collected from New York and Connecticut estates and private collections. The summer sale’s focus is on American, English and Continental art and antiques, including this Victorian Tufts automatic crystal table fountain, circa 1870-1880. In addition to a variety of weathervanes, pewter, baskets and canes, the Americana section features a selection of Shaker furniture and decorative arts as well. The sale is online now at iGavelAuctions.com and can be viewed on the Litchfield County Auctions website.
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Collect rare and unusual? How about a "heart-attack chair," used during initiations and private ceremonies of secret orders and societies? The chair is so-named because when a person sat in it and a mechanism was triggered, a .32 caliber blank fired. If the person in the chair got spooked and jumped, they were kicked out of the group. It could be yours July 16-17, 2011 at Red Baron’s annual summer extravaganza.
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LITCHFIELD, Ct. – More than 1,000 lots of fresh to the market quality property collected from distinguished New York and Connecticut estates and private collections will be sold in an online sale that ends May 4. Litchfield County Auctions‘ (LCA) … Read More +
Ranking as one of its largest auctions ever, Nadeau’s New Year’s Day sale saw 958 registered bidders vie for 690 lots of fresh-to-the-market merchandise. Some of the top lots in the sale are Attilio Pratella’s "Napoli" oil selling for $18,400.00, Joan Miro’s "Ouvrage du Vent" (1962) selling for $2,875.00, a six piece sterling silver tea and coffee set bring $6,900.00 and a Howard eight piece sterling silver tea and coffee service estimate selling for $11,040.00.
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