Claiming top lot during Fontaine's Auction Gallery's November clock and watch auction was an E. Howard & Company No. 47 wall-hanging astronomical regulator clock – one of only three examples known. The soared to a record price of $356,950.
A Federal mahogany musical tall case clock from 1815 is one of hundreds of eclectic pieces set to cross the auction block Jan. 17 during Pook & Pook, Inc.'s first sale of 2015, an Americana auction.
Vintage couture including 1960-80s dresses and accessories, memorabilia including autographed photos of The Beatles and The Rat Pack will lead Sterling Assoc.'s Nov. 19 auction.
A stunning 3.51 carat, pear-shaped diamond ring may vie for top dollar during a 250-lot auction being presented by Matheson's Auctions on Nov. 22.
A single-owner auction of property from the Estate of James J. McKiernan, a renowned interior designer in the St. Louis area, is set for Nov. 23-24, and will feature items from many periods and regions, with an expected highlight to be Louis XV-style Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock.
Among the several hundred lots headed for the auction block during Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Art auction, Nov. 15-17, is an impressive bedroom suite.
Fontaine's gallery will be filled to the brim with clocks, watches and fobs and chains, including a seldom-seen Seth Thomas No. 8 office calendar clock, during the two-day sale Nov. 22-23.
Four historic Old Greenwich village estates comprised of early clocks, vintage jewelry, decorative arts, lamps and lighting, are heading to market Nov. 1, during an auction being presented by Tim's Inc.
Of the 2,600 lots featured in the Fine Art, Asian & Antiques Auction being offered by James D. Julia Aug. 19-22, more than 1,300 are Chinese porcelain — including a 400-year-old porcelain bowl which features marks from the Li period, which ran from 1573 through 1619, on the base.
An “Electromotograph” telephone receiver, invented by Thomas Edison, soared to $40,000 before the gavel fell during a spring auction at Auction Team Breker. Plus, a collection of about 300 self-playing musical instruments captivated bidders.