An 8-tune cylinder music box, which finished at $575, was one of many unique items to come to market during Direct Auction Galleries diverse Aug. 12 sale.
Kaminski Auctions' Sept. 7 auction is an eclectic mix of items to be sure. The Twentieth Century and Modern Design auction will feature pieces by noted sculptors Diego Giacometti and Alexander Calder, along with a unique collection of memorabilia from famed clown, Bozo.
The frequency with which Asian art and antiques command six figures during online auctions is on the rise, reports LiveAuctioneers.com.
The collection of a noted opera singer and her pianist husband is heading to market, Aug. 29-30, and it will feature a number of items acquired during their travels around the world, including a variety of furniture, fine and decorative art; and porcelain and colored glass, to name a few categories. Joe R. Pyle...
A seldom-seen 19th century George Shiebler sterling silver sugar and creamer set, with elaborate spider figurines perched on top, may fetch $7,500 during the July 26-27 auction offered by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
A Chinese famille rose baluster jar/cover painted with scrolling lotuses and foliage on a dark blue, yellow, turquoise and pink background, may see $4,000 during the two-day Interiors sale offered by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury.
The top three lots in the June 18 Asian Works of Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers together fetched $1 million, with a Chinese bronze ceremonial gong realizing $722,500 alone.
Asian antiquities, lead by a pair of Chinese hardwood and huanghuali compound cabinets, attracted $1.5 million of a $2.3 million auction offered by Clars Auction Gallery in early spring.
An authenticated bronze Le Desespoir sculpture by renowned artist Rodin may command upwards of $60,000 when it headlines the May 17 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction at Quinn's Auction Galleries.
Kaminski Auctions is bringing an eclectic assortment of pieces to market May 10 during its 20th Century and Modern Design auction, which will include a fascinating chromed steel sculpture titled the "Walking Jackman."