Prices realized during James D. Julia's annual August sale verifies that American fine art continues to resonate with bidders.
Of the more than 600 lots of American and European art and antiques set to sell the second day of James D. Julia's two-day August Fine Art, Asian & Antiques, an unsigned oil painting of a nautical scene is expected to command six figures at auction.
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.