ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – For more than 30 years, Myers Fine Art has welcomed its loyal clientele to white-glove specialty auctions of art and antiques in a landmark Art Deco building in St. Petersburg’s arts district. One of Myers’ most popular events is its annual 20th Century Decorative Arts Auction, which draws design aficionados and private collectors from all over the world. Co-owners Mike Myers and Mary Dowd have just announced details of the 2019 edition of their 20th Century sale, which will take place on Sunday, February 17, with all forms of remote bidding available, including live via the Internet.
NEW YORK – More than 200 fine furnishings to adorn a comfortable home are offered in an online auction to be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The emphasis is on silver including items by Georg Jensen and Tiffany and Co. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A carved limestone sculpture by William Edmondson, titled Miss Lucy/An Uplifted Lady, soared to $324,000 at a Case Antiques Auction on Jan. 26.
OAKLAND, Calif. – On Jan. 19 and 20, San Francisco Bay Area patrons and maritime collectors alike, came out on in droves to own a piece of the historic Spenger Maritime Collection which, for over 125 years, graced the walls, showcases, dining rooms and bars of Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto in Berkeley, Calif. Bidders packed the gallery, bid online and by phone, to own a piece of this famous restaurant. Just 70 lots of the collection were offered and bidders competed heavily driving the total for this first installment to over $100,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Capsule Gallery presents American Art, a 126-lot auction of paintings, sculpture, drawings, photos and prints, which will be sold Tuesday, Feb. 12. The sale features highlights from the Carrington Collection of Fine Art, deaccessions from the collection of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, paintings from a fourth generation art gallery collection and works from the collection of Lillian and Arthur Weiss of Little Deer Isle, Maine. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
– Two paintings by Edward Willis Redfield from a private collector by descent from her mother’s family, who lived near Redfield’s studio in Pennsylvania and purchased from the artist. Both works will be included in the upcoming catalogue raisonné by Dr. Tom Folk.
– A masterpiece by Manoucher Yektai (below) from the Carrington Collection of Fine Art, Positano Landscape #3 is a highlight of the artist’s 1959 exhibition at Poindexter Gallery, an expressive abstraction of the Italian countryside. “From his work in Positano … he has uncovered a vein of Lyrical Expressionism … bringing Soutine up to date” (Arts Magazine, 1959).
– Four paintings by Robert Natkin from the Carrington Collection of Fine Art and The Weiss Collection.
– An impressive group of original works in various media by Leroy Neiman from two collections including the estate of New York Times sports columnist Frank Litsky.
– Two original paintings by Maine artist Neil Welliver from the Weiss Collection.
The auction will be Tuesday, Feb. 12, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.
For details contact Capsule Gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-353-2277.
FORT MYERS, Fla. – GulfCoast Coin & Auction will host the third annual Valentine’s for Veterans benefit auction in conjunction with the Bonita Bay Veterans Council, on Saturday, Feb. 2. More than 900 lots comprise this auction of rare coins and currency, jewelry, diamonds, fine art and collectibles. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
PARKESBURG, Pa. (AP) – Putting stamps, coins and computers in the same sentence about collecting might seem a little strange.
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – While the Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. sources its auctions from area estates there are items with global connections or provenances that pop up here from time to time. The next sale on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. Eastern time, however, will up the wow factor exponentially as it contains a wealth of offerings with ties to South Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Read more
NEW YORK – Moments ago in Sotheby’s New York salesroom, Sir Peter Paul Rubens’s Nude Study of Young Man with Raised Arms – one of the most important drawings by the iconic artist to appear on the open market in over 50 years – sold for $8.2 million after intense competition between two bidders during this morning’s sale of Old Master Drawings. Today’s price more than doubled the work’s high estimate of $3.5 million, and established a new world auction record for a drawing by the artist.