A bronze plaque recovered from the ruins of a 16th century Nigerian palace is heading into Quinn's Auction Galleries' Oct. 1 auction with an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2 million.
More than 10,000 vintage toys and an impressive collection of 18 classic and antique cars will be sold by J. Levine Auction beginning Sept. 29.
Startling Sleepers is a new Antique Trader column, the focus of which will be auction lots with surprise endings.
Varied examples of Americana from private collections and public shop inventory will come before bidders Oct. 7, 8 and 10. Pook & Pook, Inc. is presenting the auctions, which includes an online-only sale through Bidsquare.com on Oct. 9.
A set of glass window panels depicting the 8 Beatitudes of Jesus, produced by Tiffany in 1913, may command at least $400,000 during Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Sept. 10 auction.
Artemis Gallery will present a myriad of ancient antiquities and art, during a 400+ lot auction slated for Aug. 25. Among the lots expected to prompt a bidding battle is an ancient polychrome-painted clay Egyptian ushabti figure.
An unusually large Mid-Century vase by renowned ceramists Otto and Gertrud Natzler lead the selection of pottery at John Moran Auctioneers' June Decorative Arts auction.
The oil painting "Tropical Scene" by Louis Mignot soared past its estimate, finishing at $120,000, to lead all lots in a 275-lot auction presented by Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers.
A reel-to-reel recording of The Beatles' 1964 performance at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York may realize upward of $2,000 during Cordier Auctions & Appraisals' Antique and Fine Art Auction, slated for Aug. 13-14.
A 30-inch tall Majolica umbrella stand, featuring a strutting tom turkey in front, may trot off with $3,000 during an Aug. 27 auction at Woody Auction.