The colorful elephant folio, "Carolina Parrot" by John Joseph Audubon, saw $78,000 to lead all lots in Eldred's Americana, Paintings and Maritime Auction. The sale was held April 6-8.
Hundreds of bird dog paintings, decoys, fly rods and other fishing collectibles, changed hands to the tune of $1.4M during Copley Fine Arts' Winter Sale.
A collection of more than 375 items, including examples of 19th century decorative art, is coming before bidders March 19 through Turner Auctions + Appraisals.
A headlining lot from a folk art collection on offer at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Feb. 11-12, is a late 19th century carved wooden minstrel figure.
Cape Ann art, Native American carved folk art, silver, and maritime art all finished strong during Eldred's November Americana and Paintings Auction.
Old House Vintage Market, slated for Jan. 13-14 in Loveland, Colo., will serve as a haven of opportunity for seekers of repurposed items, salvaged antiques and industrial elements.
Two 18th century painted chests are among the array of fine Americana items set to cross the auction block Jan. 13, during Pook & Pook Inc.'s Americana auction.
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.
In addressing a reader's inquiry about vintage baskets purchased while in Saudi Arabia, Susan Mullikin identifies some as representative of historic forms: a snake charmer basket and Moses basket. All told the selection of baskets may bring at least a few hundred dollars, Mullikin explained.
Paintings featuring seascapes, ships in harbors and facing fierce storms, commanded well above estimates during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Aug. sale.