A drum used in the field during the Civil War could realize upwards of $8,000 during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Summer Sale, slated for Aug. 29-30.
A collection of about 500 works of art from the Reader's Digest Corporate collection are up for bid Aug. 19 through Nye and Company.
James D. Julia's annual summer auction will celebrate 35 years this Aug. 25-28, and also marks the expansion of the sale to a four-day event. Among the lots garnering presale attention is an elegant bronze statue.
Nearly 175 lots of Elvis memorabilia, including a jumpsuit he wore during shows in 1976, will come before bidders during The Auction at Graceland being offered by Graceland Auctions, during Elvis Week 2015.
More than 400 antique and vintage lamps and lighting is the majority of the 500+ lot online-only auction being presented by John W. Coker, July 25.
Hundreds of vintage and antique duck decoys are among the 530+ lots in Copley Fine Art Auctions July 24-25.
A 19th century painting of a a Bacchanalian feast, painted by noted Belgian artist Henri-Jules Corneille Groux may command $9,000 at an auction to be offered by John Moran Auctioneers, July 28.
The great grand-niece-in-law of Archibald McMahon, one of the players on The Brooklyn Atlantics team of 1860, is the consignor of a rare team baseball card, headlining Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night Sports Auction, held July 30, in conjunction with the 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago.
In the latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan discusses consigning items at auction, and the importance and impact of understanding the ins and outs of the process.
The recently-discovered painting Still Life with Summer Fruits and Champagne, by revered 19th century German still-life painter Emilie Preyer, not only doubled its estimate en route to finishing at $81,250 at auction June 19 at Heritage Auctions, it also set a new record for the painter.