Auction Results: Navajo child’s wearing blanket rises to $93,750

A Navajo classic period child’s wearing blanket, mid-19th century, cochineal and indigo dyes, $93,750.

A Navajo classic period child’s wearing blanket, mid-19th century, cochineal and indigo dyes, $93,750.

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers hosted its biannual Art of the American West, and Turn of the Century Design auctions June 19. Each auction opened with a large crowd. Online bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable and AuctionZip. The Turn of the Century Design sale featured 113 lots, while the Art of the American West auction comprised a total of 402 lots.

Auction Results: Turn of the Century Design

A pair of Shop of the Crafters “Mission Morris” chairs, circa 1910, $8,750.

A pair of Shop of the Crafters “Mission Morris” chairs, circa 1910, $8,750.

Moran’s Turn of the Century Design auctions feature craftsman furniture, Arts & Crafts art pottery and metalwork, Tiffany and Steuben lighting, glass and table items, and more. Moran’s June 2018 sale was the inaugural event of its type for this firm. The auction results tallied an 89 percent sell-through rate overall.

Auction Results: Art of the American West

James A. Fetherolf (1925-1994 Camarillo, CA), “Sedona’s Matterhorn,” oil on canvas, 14” h. x 11” w., $4,375.

James A. Fetherolf (1925-1994 Camarillo, CA), “Sedona’s Matterhorn,” oil on canvas, 14” h. x 11” w., $4,375.

John Moran Auctioneers followed up with a 402-lot Art of the American West sale. The sale held Western genre-paintings, prints and drawings, and bronzes. The auction also offered Navajo textiles, Native American basketry, and beadwork, alongside Western saddles and other objects. Two important collections made up a large swath of the consigned lots; the majority of the beadwork lots hailed from the The Towaoc Trading Post Collection, Ute Mountain Ute, Towaoc, Colorado. Approximately 30 lots of basketry from tribes ranging from Alaska to the Southwest were consigned from the estate of life-long collector Roberta Krell Cagan.

To speak to a specialist regarding the consignment process, contact John Moran Auctioneers. They can be reached via email at info@johnmoran.com or telephone 626-793-1833.

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