The phrase "saving the best for last" certainly applied during New Orleans Auction Galleries Dec. 6-7 auction, as the final lot, a four-panel Asian fine art piece commanded $78K — seven times its presale estimate — to finish as the top lot of the sale.
Hundreds of fresh to the market artwork and jewelry will be offered Jan. 11 by Philip Weiss Auctions, on behalf of the New York City Public Administrator. Expected highlights of the sale include a pencil signed woodblock titled Aspen Red River by Gustave Baumann, and a 3.62-carat circular brilliant diamond.
A marquetry vitrine made of various woods, boasting an intricate design, by Émilé Gallé, is one of several lots expected to draw bidder interest, during one of two February auctions to be offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.
A 23 1/2-inch tall bronze by Frederic S. Remington, “The Bronco Buster,” signed and stamped by the Roman Bronze works, walked away with top lot honors, during a recent Fine Art and Antiques Auction offered by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
Two hanging scrolls by renowned Chinese artist Zhang Daqian will cross the auction block Dec. 15 at Michaan's Auctions, and one will with a presale estimate of $100,000 to $150,000 will likely vie for top lot status.
Vintage couture including 1960-80s dresses and accessories, memorabilia including autographed photos of The Beatles and The Rat Pack will lead Sterling Assoc.'s Nov. 19 auction.
A single-owner auction of property from the Estate of James J. McKiernan, a renowned interior designer in the St. Louis area, is set for Nov. 23-24, and will feature items from many periods and regions, with an expected highlight to be Louis XV-style Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock.
Among the several hundred lots headed for the auction block during Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Art auction, Nov. 15-17, is an impressive bedroom suite.
A selection of more than 40 paintings by famed Fla. regional artist Lucy Peters are set to cross the auction block during the Nov. 15 sale.
Lofty is aiming to streamline the process of buying and selling art, with the development of its recently announced new peer-to-peer marketplace platform.