Fifty works of art collected by Dr. Maya Angelou will come to auction Sept. 15. The The Collection of Maya Angelou, presented for auction by Swann Galleries, marks the first time many of the pieces have been publicly exhibited.
“Moonlight scene Austria” landscape painting painted by Hermann Herzog in 1874, picked up for just $2.50 at a thrift shop may sell for between $2,00 to $4,000 during Witherell's catalog auction, Sept. 13-30.
A drum used in the field during the Civil War could realize upwards of $8,000 during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Summer Sale, slated for Aug. 29-30.
Bat Masterson’s 1882 .45 Colt Single Action Army Revolver finished within its presale estimate with a sale price of $96,000 during the July 30-Aug. 2 sale offered by J Levine Auction & Appraisals.
James D. Julia's annual summer auction will celebrate 35 years this Aug. 25-28, and also marks the expansion of the sale to a four-day event. Among the lots garnering presale attention is an elegant bronze statue.
More than 100 Japanese netsukes, including 18th, 19th and early 20th century examples, will be presented in 30 lots during Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches’ (AGOPB) August 10-11 Summer Estates Auction.
A quilt, created during the Spanish-American war, featuring a large eight-point center star and U.S. flags on a green background, embroidered with “War was declared April 22 1898" was among several lots to sell during Garth's Early American Auction, earlier this summer.
A grain painted chest of drawers, Japanese prints, bird decorated stoneware and several items from various estates will come before bidders Aug. 1-2, during Willis Henry Auctions' Folk Art & Estates Auction.
J. Levine Auction & Appraisers is prepping for a diverse pair of auctions to round out July and kick off Aug. Among the more notable items is a carte-de-viste photograph of Abraham Lincoln, and Bat Masterson's 1882 revolver.
A scarce Ulfberht sword from the 10th century is among the 50 swords, and more than 1,000 lots expected at the Sixth Annual West Point/Garrison, New York Auction, Aug. 8-9. The auction will be presented by Louis J Dianni LLC.