OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery hosted their monthly auction of Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction on Sunday, Dec. 17. Asian Art and Antiques were expected to highlight the sale and the results did not disappoint. In fine art, one of the most important global collections of 19th century British East Indian and China Trade paintings were offered and the prices realized were over the top. Overall, the collections and property offered in this sale fueled it to be the strongest December auction in the firm’s history. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Roland Auctions NY will present a prodigious estate auction on Saturday, Jan. 6. The marathon sale boasts nearly 900 fresh-to-market lots comprising luxury items from prestigious Manhattan estates, Wilton, Conn., Long Island, N.Y., and West Hollywood, Calif. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O’Keeffe’s famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – So whatever happened to the real Billy Sims Heisman Trophy? Sure, the legendary Sooner running back sold the prestigious award – twice it turns out. But what happened then? That remains a mystery. Read more
BOONTON, N.J. – Asian arts routinely bring top dollar, surpassing their estimates, so their robust performance at Millea Bros. auction Dec. 7-9 is notable but perhaps not the main story of this sale. Instead one can look at the wealth of items – 27 in all – that brought five-figure prices to measure the sale’s success. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers will ring in the new year in grand fashion with a 379-lot Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction on Saturday, Jan. 6, featuring fine items pulled from several prominent New England homes. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The discovery in China of an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta soldiers is considered one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century.
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NEW YORK – The appreciation for Japanese woodblock prints goes far beyond the Land of the Rising Sun. The elegance and high standard of artistry had a profound effect on the development of modern art. That’s why you’ll find Japanese woodblock prints by such masters as Hokusai and Hiroshige in many of the world’s finest private and institutional collections.