LOS ANGELES (AP) – Artifacts from King Tut’s tomb are going on tour next year to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh’s resting place.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago Arts and Auction Center’s November Fine Art Auctions brought in $3.1 million in sales Nov. 11. The highest price achieved by a single work went to Lot 243, an untitled work by David Novros, which sold for $150,000 against an estimate of $40,000-$60,000 – breaking the record for highest price ever achieved for a work by the artist at auction. Absentee and Internet bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
ALAMEDA, Calif. – When it comes to auction events, “something for everyone” is a claim often made but seldom realized. Important Curated California Collections presented at Michaan’s Auctions on Friday, Dec. 8, fits the description, with a qualifier: In this sale there is something for everyone with an eye for taste and quality. Offered are nearly 300 lots of remarkable property amassed by a longtime collector in Silicon Valley, who collaborated with top English and American galleries and designers for many years. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOONTON, N.J. – MilleaBros.com Auction’s bi-yearly three-day Select sale, on Dec. 7, 8 and 9, leads off with a recently discovered 1925 Paul Klee pencil drawing, art and antiques from the estate of recluse socialite Huguette Clark, a major contemporary Art collection and an intact early Jacques Grange interior commission. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Iconic concert posters of the psychedelic rock era have top billing in a Jasper52 online auction Dec. 5. Topping the legendary acts such as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and Pink Floyd is an original Woodstock poster signed by its artist. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
LOVELAND, Colo. — The Old House Vintage Market (OHVM), an upscale antique, vintage, salvage, upcycled and handmade market, has announced its donation of $3,744 to the Humane Society and Adoption Center of Rockport-Fulton, Texas. The donation represents 50% of proceeds from the market’s Nov. 10 Friday Night Shopping Party. OHVM’s Kendall Custer, of In the Making Young Creative, collected donations at her booth; and vendors Kountry Klutter from the Junkin’ Cowboys and Beads on the Bus made generous contributions as well.