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Fine jewelry takes center stage at J. Garrett auction, April 2-3
DALLAS – A special collection curated by John Phifer Marrs – the noted Southern interior designer known for the New Southern Style – will be sold in an online-only auction taking place April 2 and 3 at J. Garrett Auctioneers. Bidding starts at 10 am Central time both days, and nearly 700 lots will be […]
Heritage clocks $3.3M with Watches & Timepieces auction
DALLAS – Competitive bidding drove a unique circa-1992 Cartier Pendule Quatre Faces clock to $212,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ November 17, 2021 Watches & Fine Timepieces Auction to $3,323,023. The event attracted 1,374 global visitors, and produced a sell-through rate of 96.6% by lots sold.
Gallery Report: Saint-Gaudens statue tops Keno sale at $506K
ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium. Saint-Gaudens statue, $506,000, Keno Auctions A bronze sculpture of Diana by Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907), 18 feet tall […]
Prison arts and crafts unlock inmates’ creativity
NEW YORK – Prison-made handicrafts have been a common practice for centuries as it kept the prisoners busy and gave them some purposeful activity while also serving as a profitable commercial enterprise for the prisons.