WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – The color, action and irresistible charm of antique and vintage toys will be on full display during Milestone’s October 13 auction in suburban Cleveland. More than 700 lots ranging from coveted early 20th-century German clockwork characters to mid-century superheroes and flashy ’50s vehicles await collectors, who have the option of bidding live online through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Jasper52 will present an online auction of premier Asian antiques on Tuesday, Oct. 2. This finely curated sale brings together ancient Chinese pottery, impressive bronze Buddhas and much more, creating a comprehensive representation of the Asian tradition. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOSTON (AP) – A computer built in the 1970s that helped launch the personal computer age as well as a trillion-dollar company has sold for $375,000.
LONDON (AP) – A paperback copy of “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” used by the judge in the U.K. obscenity trial of the novel’s publisher is expected to sell at auction for up to 15,000 pounds ($20,000),auctioneerSotheby’s said Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) – A stained glass window by artist David Hockney, based on a design he sketched on an iPad, was unveiled Wednesday amid the marble and monuments of London’s ancient Westminster Abbey.
BUENOS AIRES – JMW Turner: Watercolours from Tate will be the first major Latin American exhibition of Turner’s work, and the first Tate exhibition to be shown in Argentina. It opens today, September 26, 2018, at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Buenos Aires.
BLENHEIM, Ontario – RM Auctions will again present an exceptional array of American veteran, brass, classic and postwar automobiles during the Antique Automobile Club of America’s (AACA) Eastern Division Fall Meet. RM Auctions’ 12th annual Hershey sale is set for Oct. 11-12 at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more
LOS ANGELES – A stunning Ford Thunderbird owned by Marilyn Monroe from 1955 to 1962 will be sold by Julien’s Auctions, the world-record-breaking auction house, as part of their annual blockbuster event ICONS & IDOLS: HOLLYWOOD to take place on November 17, 2018, live in Los Angeles and online through LiveAuctioneers.com. It is estimated that it will sell for $300,000-$500,000.
NEW YORK (AP) – A small but elegant exhibit tucked amid the American period rooms on the second floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the little-known story behind Chippendale furniture, and how one young man’s bold idea to create a detailed manifesto about chairs and tables for the British elite transformed his name into an enduring style.