Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, Oct 20, 2018 3:00 PM GMT
Art, Sculptures and Collectibles Session 1
Oakwood Auctions, in partnership with Golden Eagle Art Gallery, is proud to present our GRAND OPENING AUCTION of fine art and collectables, consisting of two sessions held on October 20th and 21st, 2018. For art collectors, we have showcased an impressive selection of limited edition and original paintings. See-“Haida Spirit” (Lot 203), an original painting by renowned artist Robert Bateman, that holds great spiritual significance. Also see a superb collection of Robert Bateman limited edition lithographs and canvases (Lots 76-201). Another highlight is a spectacular collection by acclaimed Aboriginal Canadian artist, Norval Morrisseau, also known as "Copper Thunderbird". Considered the “Picasso of the North”, Morrisseau’s paintings depict the legends and culture of his people. See original paintings, and unique oval and circular originals as well as a unique hand-painted basket and moose call (Lots 204-238). A rare find is “Sleeping Figure” (Lot 452), an impressive original by artist Jia Lu, one of America’s best-known figurative painters from China. Another desirable auction item is an original painting by acclaimed wildlife artist John Seerey-Lester, titled “Tundra Family Arctic Wolves” (Lot 75). This “showstopper” piece has an image size of 72(w) x 48(h) inches and an impressive framed size of 81(w) x 58.5(h) inches. See the world class collection of duck decoys by award winning carver, Tony Bendig (Lots 37-74). Look at the selection of magnificent bronze sculptures, including Michelangelo’s limited edition “Bacchus” (Lot 17); Ron Chapel’s “Cathedral Springs” (Lot 19) and “Sky Touching Earth” (Lot 20); and Kent Ullberg’s “Sailfish” (Lot 14). A second limited edition Michelangelo is “Pieta” (Lot 16). Further, there is a selection of Inuit carvings worth viewing (Lots 22-30). Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or inquiries – and stay tuned for our upcoming November auctions! Good bidding!