Bonhams will present a selection of art from Grateful Dead lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in its Visions of Garcia auction, May 8 in San Francisco. The highly anticipated auction, also simulcast in New York, will offer one-of-a-kind memorabilia, including original and rare works by Garcia and guitars designed specially for him.
More than 575 lots of vintage posters, including an 1899 vintage bicycle poster advertising Liberator Cycles & Automobiles, will be offered up for bid May 6 by Poster Auctions International.
A rare 1910 Wheel of Death motorbike-racing poster is just one of the unique finds collectors can expect from Mosby & Co.'s April 28, 2012 auction. In addition to an assortment of 19th- and early 20th-century posters, the 550 lot sale includes sculptures, clocks and an unpicked collection of Chinese soapstone.
The legendary Errol Flynn (1909-59) was one of the great action stars of his era, and his many classic films have come to epitomize the adventure films of the 1930s and ’40s. Collector Tom McNulty shows how values for Errol Flynn lobby cards mirror his best and worst movies.
Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.
The covers of popular science fiction and horror pulps of the 1930s and '40s were meant to leap at the eye from their perches in dime store magazine racks; few of the artists working in this field have hung on to the attention of aficionados as much as Hannes Bok.
The April 14-15, 2012 sale at Thomaston Place Auctions will include more than 1,200 lots of fine art, estate jewelry and watches, furniture, porcelain and pottery. The fine art collection will include more than 500 lots of paintings, etchings and lithographs created by American and European artists.
The fine art portion of an April 1, 2012 estate auction encompasses more than 125 lots of European and American works from the 17th to 20th centuries. An unusual collection of nine opium bowls highlights the Asian antiques and art selection.
A colorful Pop Art banner by artist Tom Wesselmann (Am. 1931-2004) earned $15,990 during a Feb. 26 sale of more than 365 lots, of market-fresh fine and decorative arts from estates and collections from coast to coast.