Erté, Icart sharing spotlight at Neue Auctions Oct. 24

Pair of cold patinated and parcel gilt bronzes by Erté titled ‘Zeus’ and ‘Hera’ (1989), both signed by Erté and numbered 323 of 500. A small peacock is included in the lot. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Neue Auctions images

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An extensive offering of sculptures and works on paper by renowned artists Erté (Russian/French, 1892-1990) and Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950), all from a local collection, plus a smattering of additional lovely Art Deco pieces by other artists, 92 lots in all, will come up for bid in Neue Auctions’ next big online sale planned for Saturday, Oct. 24. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Miller & Miller auction steeped in Canadian history Oct. 24

Canadian-made Wettlaufer decorated child’s wagon (Oxford County, circa 1890). Estimate: CA$3,000-$5,000. Miller & Miller Auctions image

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario – An online Canadiana & Historic Objects auction highlighted by the outstanding lifetime collections of Dick Withington and Brian Stead will be held on Saturday, Oc. 24, by Miller & Miller Auctions Ltd. The 699-lot auction will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Moran’s features artworks from around the globe Oct. 20-21

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975, American), ‘Loading Corn,’ 1945, lithograph on paper under Plexiglas. Estimate: $1,500-$2,500. Moran’s image

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneer’s two-session event, Studio Fine Art auction on Oct. 20 and Studio Decorative Art auction on Oct. 21, is filled with a curated selection of art and artisanal objects from around the globe. From landscapes to abstract, African treasures to fine décor, the Studio auctions have something to appeal to any taste, all at approachable price points. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Newly released: Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2021

Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2021 by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel (Black Dog & Leventhal, ISBN: 9780762497461) contains 592 pages and is priced at $29.99.

NEW YORK – Around this time every year, antiques and collectibles fans look forward to adding the new edition of Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide to their reference libraries. The Kovels are, quite simply, the most trusted source for both the casual and expert collector, and their price guides are considered essential tools toward building or increasing a knowledge base. The 53rd edition (2021) of Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel (Black Dog & Leventhal) is now available, and it’s packed 11,500 descriptions and carefully researched prices, and 3,000 full-color photographs. It also features exceptionally well-organized, wide-ranging, and up-to-the-minute information, and includes more tips, marks, logos, and photographs than any other competitive title.

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Heritage sets records in $1.6M luxury accessories sale

Hermès Jaune de Naples Swift leather and Osier wicker mini Kelly picnic. Sold for $47,500. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – Multiple records fell and an Hermès wicker picnic bag sold for $47,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Luxury Accessories Live Auction to $1.6 million on Oct. 4. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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German Expressionism collection on view in Madrid

Erich Heckel. ‘House in Dangast’ (The White House) (detail), 1908. Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on loan at the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

MADRID – When Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza acquired Young Couple by Emil Nolde in 1961, he initiated a change of direction in his family’s collecting activities. While his father Henrich Thyssen had assembled a remarkable collection of Old Masters during the interwar period, between the 1960s and 1990s Hans Heinrich would be extremely active as a collector of the principal 20th-century art movements, among which German Expressionism would occupy a preeminent place.

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