Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles releases 51st edition

 

IOLA, Wis. – Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2018 marks its 70th year of service, making it the elder statesman of resources devoted to the collecting industry.

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Marc Chagall drawings pace Woodshed Gallery auction

Drawing on white Arches paper by Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985), titled ‘Village Berger Descending,’ aka ‘Dream of the Dance.’ Price realized: $16,250. The Woodshed Gallery image

 

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A pair of drawings on white paper by the renowned Russian-born French artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985) combined for over $25,000 in an online-only fine art auction held Feb. 22 by The Woodshed Gallery. The sale featured nearly 200 prints and drawings by Old and Modern Masters representing four centuries of artwork on paper. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Impressionist, modern & contemporary art posts solid results at Carlyle’s auction

Andre Vignoles Impressionist-style landscape. Price realized: $11,520. Carlyle Galleries International image

 

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Carlyle Galleries International Inc.’s latest art auction achieved solid results across multiple categories at its Feb. 9 auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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British Museum show charts American art from 1960s to Trump

Jasper Johns (b. 1930), ‘Flags I.’ Screenprint, 1973. Collection of Johanna and Leslie Garfield. © Jasper Johns/VAGA, New York/DACS, London 2016. © Tom Powel Imaging

 

LONDON (AP) – The British Museum, famed for a collection ranging from Egyptian mummies to Roman artifacts to medieval manuscripts, has turned its gaze on the modern United States.

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Decorative art in the spotlight at Don Presley Auction’s March 19 sale

Original Art Deco harlequin lamp designed by J.B. Hirsch, circa 1920s, 10 3/4in x 15 1/2in x 6in. Estimate $2,500-$3,000. Don Presley Auction image

 

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The antiques trade lost veteran auctioneer Don Presley early this year, but the company that bears his name is carrying on with an auction March 19 that is loaded with the fine quality antiques he loved to handle. While many of the major names in decorative arts – Daum, Galle, KPM, Lalique, Tiffany and more – are found throughout the 192-lot catalog, the auction features some seldom-seen objects of comparable high quality. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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German groups, Jewish heirs unite efforts to locate lost art

Rudolf Mosse was a German publisher and philanthropist, whose family’s art collection was confiscated by the Nazis.

 

BERLIN (AP) – The American heirs of a German-Jewish family and several German public institutions on Tuesday announced a joint project Tuesday to research and restitute a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis.

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Jasper52 presents its first fine silver auction March 12

Two views of the Queen Anne chocolate pot, which is estimated at $10,000-$12,000. Jasper52 image

 

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will present its inaugural Fine European & American Silver auction on Sunday, March 12. The 120-lot lineup ranges from an early 18th century Queen Anne chocolate pot to a German-made Hanukkah Menorah from the 1920s. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Blackwell Auctions to sell autographed Jaws movie scrapbook March 18

A page of the ‘Jaws’ scrapbook contains snapshots of cast and crew, including Richard Dreyfuss (top row center) and Steven Spielberg (middle row center). Blackwell Auctions image

 

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Blackwell Auctions LLC of Clearwater, Fla., will auction off the personal Jaws movie scrapbook of actor Alfred Wilde, who played Harry Wiseman (“Bad Hat Harry”) in both Jaws and Jaws 2, on Saturday, March 18. This never-before-offered collection includes nearly three dozen pages of photographs and autographs – including personal inscriptions by Steven Spielberg, Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw (and signatures of nearly the entire cast and crew), as well as Peter Benchley, the author of Jaws. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Steve McQueen, Farrah Fawcett collections star in Heritage entertainment auction March 18

Antique bicycle owned by actor Steve McQueen. Estimate: $50,000. Heritage Auctions image

 

DALLAS – A Hendee & Nelson Silver King bicycle, circa 1890s, is expected to headline a collection of items once owned by former actor Steve McQueen – one of three private celebrity collections – in Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment Signature Auction March 18 in Dallas. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Carlyle Galleries taps into Hollywood art collections for March 16 auction

Macario Vitalis (Philippines/France 1898-1990), (Cubist landscape with bridge), oil on canvas mounted on panel, 13 1/2in x 16in, 1956. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Carlyle Galleries International image

 

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Carlyle Galleries International Inc., the online fine art dealers and auctioneers, is hosting their next auction: “Art: European – American – Latin – Asian” on Thursday, March 16, at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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