The sale of a enamel, paste-set musical automation clock for $3.7 million, became the highest auction result to come out of German this year, and the most paid for an item at a livestream Auctionata sale, when the clock was sold during the June 20 Important Asian Art Auction.
"It's Only Natural," is the theme of this year's New Orleans Antiques Forum, scheduled for July 30 through Aug. 2. This is the eighth annual forum.
The three-day Summer Catalog Auction being presented by Leland Little Auctions, June 11-14, with online bidding facilitated by Invaluable, features hundreds of lots of vintage wine, stunning accessories including a Colombian emerald and diamond ring, a selection of watercolor and oil paintings, and even a Mercedes Benz car.
As Clars Auction Gallery prepares for its May 30-June 1 auction the hope is it will be as successful as the February sale; which saw a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton soar past its estimate of $40,000 to finish at $270,000.
An 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table captivated bidders' attention during Cottone Auction's 750-lot Fine Art & Antiques Auction, so much so that it soared to $299,000 before the gavel fell, making it the top lot of the sale.
A fascinating Wooten roll top walnut rotary desk is one of the more than 400 eclectic lots featured in Schwenke Auctioneers’ Fine Estates Auction, set for April 26.
Eldred’s two-day Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art Auction, April 3-4, resulted in many items changing hands; including the record-setting sale of H.M. Shrady's "Elk Buffalo" bronze sculpture, for $276,000.
More than 150 selections of European pewter, including two 19th century pewter mugs, are expected to become highlights of Pook & Pook's International Auction, slated for March 28.
Following an extensive bidding battle, a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock finished at a record setting sale price of $270,000 during Clars Auction Gallery’s February Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Antiques sale.
Myers Fine Art's 560-lot European & Asian Antiques Auction, set for March 8, features items from a fabled 19th century family with ties to the Vatican.