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.
Cape Ann art, Native American carved folk art, silver, and maritime art all finished strong during Eldred's November Americana and Paintings Auction.
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.
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.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals is presenting the Barnaby and Karen Beck Collection of American Folk Art September 11.
An intricate Nakashima cabinet, with an American black walnut slab form top and three pandanus cloth mounted sliding doors, earned $30,500 at Schwenke Auctioneers' June 26 auction.
Long-time friends and seasoned auction experts Noel Barrett and Ron Pook recently announced plans for their two auction firms to collaborate on select auctions, beginning in the fall of 2016.
The latest selection of featured ads to appear in Antique Trader features a porcelain auction livestreamed directly from a historic kiln hall; and a popular annual antique and artisan show and sale held a historic village in Ohio, among others.
Arizona-based sister auction houses, J. Levine Auction & Appraisal and EJ's Auction & Consignment will present a significant Americana collection at auction Feb. 25-27.