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More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans.
The Asian Art department at Bonhams in San Francisco announces it will hold ongoing weekly Wednesday morning consignment events to meet consignment demands.
More than 400 lots of antiques and fine art will be sold at auction Thursday, May 24, by Gordon S. Converse & Co. Categories include antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, and more than 50 lots of toys and toy trains, among others.
This May 14-15 auction holds collection of important and rare English and Irish silver, fine quality Chinese Ming, Qing, and Early Republic jades and porcelains, Vienna enamels, and fine quality American and European antiques and fine art.
Haviland Collectors International Foundation (HCIF) will hold its 23rd annual conference at the Embassy Suites Phoenix Scottsdale May 31-June 3, 2012, which will include special exhibitions, lectures, workshops, Show and Tell, an auction and an all-Haviland Show and Sale open to the public.
A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals, a relatively new Toronto auction house, saw active bidding on Asian art April 17-18, 2012. A lot of two Chinese white jade cups sold for $3,744, five times its low estimate. A a pair of Paul Storr, English silver baskets sold for $37,440.
Works of one of Oklahoma’s favorite potters, John Frank, are featured in a new exhibition, Oklahoma Clay: Frankoma Pottery, which opened April 20, at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.
Martha Jane Starr, whose father co-founded Phillips Petroleum, spent more than 60 years collecting antiques and fine furnishings. Starr and her husband donated major collections to various museums; the heirlooms that remain will be sold at public auction without reserve.
A late 19th century Russian red enameled medal is expected to take top lot honors from among the approximate 400 lot offerings in an April 28 live and online auction.