A monumental Garrard Victorian centerpiece destined for a Dallas estate sale before Heritage researchers discovered it was cast from more than 200 ounces of silver, sold for $32,500.
Asheville-based Brunk Auctions will hold its next live and online antique auction March 23, consisting of approximately 800 lots, including fine art, antiques, and decorative arts.
Thousands of antique pitchers and glassware will take center stage Feb. 22-23 during the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts 39th annual Antiques Show & Sale fundraiser.
Many auction houses are finding that variety is a necessity for growth and continued success. This is evident in leading auction houses' triumphs of 2012.
The winter Retro Design & Antiques Fair is set for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, and features 175 different vendors participating in this fun one-day fair.
Sculpture is strongly represented with a large bronze work by David Aronson estimated at $18,000-$25,000 and a carved elm and polychrome work from 1967, titled "Red Stockings" by David Hostetler estimated at $9000-$12,000 and an unusually large Curtis Jere mixed metals tree with bird and nest, from the late 1960's valued at $600-$1000.
New Orleans Auction Galleries will celebrate a new chapter at a festive grand reopening preview reception to be held on Thursday, Nov. 29, followed by a three-day, 1,700-lot auction Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
European paintings brought the auction much success and helped it generate $272,448 in gross sales. The top lot was "The Adoration of the Magi," an After Sir Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas, which sold for $6,875.
“Days of the Pioneers,” a premier antique show and sale, will make its debut Sept. 14-15 at the Museum of Appalachia, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate.
More than 3,000 lots of fine art and antiques are expected to change hands at James D. Julia's Aug. 21-24, 2012 auction, the largest in the firm's history. Among the highlights are 30 folk art weathervanes, 725 paintings and 1,200 lots of Asian art and artifacts. A historical item of an entirely different nature...