James D. Julia records $4.5 million summer sale, firm’s largest

Asian embroderies

Tipping in at nearly $4.5 million, James D. Julia Inc., is still celebrating the success of its latest summer auction. More than 3,000 lots changed hands over a four-day period. Highlights included a rare and fine pair of embroideries picturing 100 birds housed within highly elaborate carved and pierced rosewood frames. The pair sold for $86,250. Read More +

James D Julia adds Willis, Callahan to new Massachusetts office

James D. Julia has opened a satellite office at the historic 1790 House of Woburn, Mass. to better serve a growing roster of clients in the greater Massachusetts area and further west. The location will offer consignment and appraisal services and as a drop off point for sales conducted at Julia’s Maine headquarters. It is also the new workspace for two high-profile antiques auction experts: James Callahan and Martin Willis. Read More +