Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Artwork, including a unique self portrait, by abstract impressionist artist Sam Francis, is expected to vie for top lot during Michaan's Dec. 9 Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewelry Auction.
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