Hundreds of silver pieces including patterns from TIffany, Gorham and more, along with Art Deco items, jewelry, and more, are set for sale Jan. 12 in Arizona.
Bonhams announces it will hold its third annual Arts and Artifacts of the Americas auction Sept. 10 in San Francisco, featuring approximately 500 lots of desirable art and artifacts for a range of collecting levels.
Approximately 500 lots of rare art and Native American artifacts from three sales attracted a great audience of varying collecting levels, bringing the auction total to $1,456,776.
“The Smithsonian Bird,” a prehistoric porphyry granite birdstone that is considered the finest discovered thus far could sell for as much as $600,000 in a June 23, 2012 auction hosted by Dan Ripley. Its name is derived from the fact that it was once part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian’s National Museum...
Mexican revolutionary hero Pancho Villa's silver embroidered saddle – the last saddle he owned – sold for $750,000 at the High Noon Western Americana Auction Jan. 28, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Smashing auction records was the name of the game when Dan Ripley’s Antique Helper Auctions offered Part I, approximately one quarter, of the Townsend collection of Native American artifacts for sale Dec. 3, 2011. Popeye birdstone. Earl Townsend Jr., who died in 2007, was a passionate collector and historian of...
According to Artifact Consultant Larry Swann, the first auction session will feature approximately one quarter of Earl Townsend Jr.’s prestigious Native American artifact collection.