8,200 bidders register via LiveAuctioneers for Ahlers & Ogletree Aug. 27-28 auction

Handsome early 19th-century mahogany tall-case clock made by Jacob Eby (1776-1828) of Manheim, Pa., $10,620
Handsome early 19th-century mahogany tall-case clock made by Jacob Eby (1776-1828) of Manheim, Pa., $10,620

 

ATLANTA – A handsome early 19th-century mahogany tall-case clock made by Jacob Eby of Manheim, Pa. (1776-1828) chimed on time for $10,620, and a colorful offset lithograph printed on wove paper by renowned pop artist Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) titled Sunrise, fetched $7,080 at Ahlers & Ogletree’s Summer Collections & Estates Auction held August 27-28. Absentee and Internet live bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.

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Luxury goods from Manhattan estates lead Roland’s Sept. 10 auction

Tribe of Gad, After Marc Chagall, lithograph
Tribe of Gad, After Marc Chagall, lithograph

 

NEW YORK – On September 10, 2016 Roland Auctions NY will present nearly 1,000 fresh-to-market lots comprising luxury goods of the first order from prestigious Manhattan estates. Exclusive locations beyond New York City represented in this auction include: Washington D.C., Greenwich, Conn., Boston, Santa Monica, Calif., and Istanbul, Turkey. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available on all lots through LiveAuctioneers.com.

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Justin Trudeau Is Marvel’s New Action Hero, View the Earliest Known Travel Photos, and More Fresh News

Artwork by Ramon Perez/Courtesy of Marvel
Artwork by Ramon Perez/Courtesy of Marvel

 

News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • The special guest star on the cover of Marvel Comics’ newly released Civil War II is Canada’s rock-star Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. [Read more from The New York Times]
  • America’s most expensive home is move-in ready, for only $195 million. Where is it located? If you said California or Texas, try a different coast. [Read more from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com]
  • Some of the earliest of all known travel photos are being auctioned in England. The images were taken during an 1849 trip to Egypt. [Read more from Business Insider]
  • Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano has agreed to lead the monumental reconstruction effort in central Italian towns hard hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake. [Read more from ArchDaily.com]

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Waverly’s Sept. 8 auction offers fine books, early maps, photos, rare autographs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The blue-chip contents of Waverly Rare Books’ Sept. 8 auction could easily be mistaken for a connoisseur’s library – collectively, they are that well refined. However, the 401-lot sale represents carefully chosen consignments from many advanced collectors and includes not only scarce and exceptional books, but also maps, autographs and manuscripts.

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