Coins, comics, timepieces, fine art, and sports memorabilia are some of the categories at Heritage Auctions to finish 2016 with growth and forward momentum. Heritage Auction leaders share a look back at a year that produced sales of more than $850M.
Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Cape Ann art, Native American carved folk art, silver, and maritime art all finished strong during Eldred's November Americana and Paintings Auction.
Modern design in furniture, lighting, art glass, textiles, and pottery will be showcased during 20th Century Cincinnati, slated for Feb. 25-26.
More than 250 examples of California art, in varying mediums by an eclectic group of artists, will come before bidders during the Jan. 24 auction at John Moran Auctioneers.
A silver bar salvaged from the 1622 shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha is expected to vie for top lot status during Milestone Auction's Jan. 14 sale.
Six lots of original 'Buster Brown' comic art, with notable provenance, sold for a combined $47,700 during Kaminski's annual Thanksgiving auction.
The 19th century original oil painting "Landscape by the Sea," by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot is headlining Everything But The House's Landmark Sale, scheduled for Dec. 19.
A 19th century oil painting by Worthington Whittredge, a pioneer of the Hudson River School style of painting is headed into auction, Jan. 14-16 through Ahlers & Ogletree.
A Committee of Vigilance of San Francisco certificate from 1856 and three 'witching balls', which are examples of Americana, will come to auction Dec. 17-18.