Fifty works of art collected by Dr. Maya Angelou will come to auction Sept. 15. The The Collection of Maya Angelou, presented for auction by Swann Galleries, marks the first time many of the pieces have been publicly exhibited.
“Moonlight scene Austria” landscape painting painted by Hermann Herzog in 1874, picked up for just $2.50 at a thrift shop may sell for between $2,00 to $4,000 during Witherell's catalog auction, Sept. 13-30.
A drum used in the field during the Civil War could realize upwards of $8,000 during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Summer Sale, slated for Aug. 29-30.
A collection of about 500 works of art from the Reader's Digest Corporate collection are up for bid Aug. 19 through Nye and Company.
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.
A 19th century painting of a a Bacchanalian feast, painted by noted Belgian artist Henri-Jules Corneille Groux may command $9,000 at an auction to be offered by John Moran Auctioneers, July 28.
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.
The recently-discovered painting Still Life with Summer Fruits and Champagne, by revered 19th century German still-life painter Emilie Preyer, not only doubled its estimate en route to finishing at $81,250 at auction June 19 at Heritage Auctions, it also set a new record for the painter.
Thousands of patriotic World War I posters will cross the auction block at Guernsey’s July 8-9. The extensive collection of posters, thought to be the largest of its kind, was amassed by the late Col. Edward H. McCrahon.