A collection of scrimshaw pieces, collected over the course of three decades, will headline Eldred's 540-lot Marine Art auction, Oct. 15.
An intricate carving of a hissing Canada goose decoy, by Joseph W. Lincoln, circa 19th century, earned $299,00 during Decoys Unlimited's summer sale.
Prices realized during James D. Julia's annual August sale verifies that American fine art continues to resonate with bidders.
Varied examples of Americana from private collections and public shop inventory will come before bidders Oct. 7, 8 and 10. Pook & Pook, Inc. is presenting the auctions, which includes an online-only sale through Bidsquare.com on Oct. 9.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals is presenting the Barnaby and Karen Beck Collection of American Folk Art September 11.
Celebrating its community's marine and seafaring history, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present several examples of marine artwork, among other items, during an Aug. 27-29 auction.
Decorative arts items including toleware, stoneware, folk arts, and ironwork, among others will headline a 1,200-lot auction scheduled for Sept. 14-15 at Pook & Pook Inc.
The top-selling lot of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries May 21-22 auction, a 1st century BC, Greek yellow gold and emerald ring realized more than five times its high estimate.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin offers a bit of basket making history, while assessing a reader's inquiry about an inherited miniature basket.
Heritage Auctions hosted a historic and magical auction April 5, during which the chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing part of the "Harry Potter" series soared to $394,000 following a lively bidding battle.