Leading the lots that changed hands in Ahlers & Ogletree's spring estate auction was a 16th century figural tapestry panel with German text.
The life-time collection of a former paratrooper and world traveler, including a 1960s pink Imperial Crown Coupe car named "Prudence", and a Tibetan Thangka painting are headlining J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's sale, June 23-25.
As the collection of antiquities amassed by the late Paul and Louise Bernheimer comes to auction, Jan. 28 through Artemis Galleries, one of the lots (a 12th-13th century Jun-Ware/Junyao bowl, is one of the most significant piece to come through the auction house.
Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decorative, Jewelry and Asian Art sale, Jan. 16-17, features more than 200 lots of antique photographs and prints from esteemed private collections including the Art Institute of Chicago.
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.
From fish carvings and Stickley furniture to a French plate from President Lincoln's White House service will come to auction, through Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers, July 24-25.
Leading all lots in Clars Auction Gallery's $1.6 million June 27-28, 2015 auction was a Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick dragon vase. The vase sold for six times the high estimate, finishing at $426,000.
Following an extensive bidding battle, a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock finished at a record setting sale price of $270,000 during Clars Auction Gallery’s February Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Antiques sale.
Myers Fine Art's 560-lot European & Asian Antiques Auction, set for March 8, features items from a fabled 19th century family with ties to the Vatican.
The phrase "saving the best for last" certainly applied during New Orleans Auction Galleries Dec. 6-7 auction, as the final lot, a four-panel Asian fine art piece commanded $78K — seven times its presale estimate — to finish as the top lot of the sale.