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In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events in Antique Trader. Weekly Auction & Show Ads: Dec. 15, 2012-Feb. 27, 2013.
Sales highlights were seen in every major category of Michaan’s Dec. 2, 2012, estate auction. An oil painting by Indonesian artist Lee Man Fong brought the highest dollar amount of the day. “Young Woman with Junk Boat” sold for $9,440, surpassing its low estimate of $8,000.
Best known for its Brilliant cut glass auctions, Woody Auctions is offering two major single-owner lifetime collections – one of phonographs and stereo view cards, the other of pocket watches, wrist watches and jewelry. One collection holds a 2.25-ct. round brilliant diamond while the other offers collectors a chance to own a rare Dolly...
N.C. Wyeth’s monumental oil on canvas painting, ‘The Great Blue Heron’, flew to the top of the results column by surpassing its $100,000 to $125,000 presale estimate and selling for $253,000 at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Aug. 25-26, 2012 sale.
A rare Corum diamond and 18-karat gold Rolls Royce radiator wristwatch and a a diamond cuff bangle bracelet are two lots to watch at an Aug. 15, 2012 auction. The bracelet is expected to bring between $15,000 and $18,000.
Resurrection’s a feat fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli would appreciate after dying nearly 40 years ago in 1973. Talk about a revival. Elsa Schiaparelli’s come back to life. It’s positively Surreal.
More than 300 fine antique Chinese carvings and Asian works of art, including porcelains, jade, ivory, bronze, jewelry, stone carvings and silver, are to be offered Aug. 18, 2012. A piece of jewelry, not a porcelain, may end up being the day’s top earner: a stunning ladies’ 18kt yellow gold imperial jadeite cabochon and...
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.
Among the auction highlights of Woodbury Auction's June 17 auction are two original pieces of silver jewelry by renowned local sculptor Alexander Calder, whose workshop was in Roxbury, Conn.