Bowl in the Wedding Ring pattern by J. Hoare, est. $2,000-$4,000

Brilliant cut glass sparkles at Woody Auction, March 4-5

Bowl in the Wedding Ring pattern by J. Hoare, est. $2,000-$4,000

Bowl in the Wedding Ring pattern by J. Hoare, est. $2,000-$4,000

DOUGLASS, Kan. – An American Brilliant Cut Glass (ABCG) auction will be held Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5 by Woody Auction. The Friday session starts at 5 pm Central time and the Saturday session begins at 9:30 am Central time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Signed volume from the personal library of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, est. $1,000-$2,000

Book from Mark Twain’s library enlivens Turner’s March 5 sale

Signed volume from the personal library of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, est. $1,000-$2,000

Signed volume from the personal library of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, est. $1,000-$2,000

SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present Books & Manuscripts, Part 2 on Saturday, March 5. The sale features more than 205 lots of antique or vintage books, including first editions, documents, maps, engravings, lithographs, postcard albums and signed lots. Most are from the collection and estate of Holbrook T. Mitchell of Northern California. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chinese export porcelain featuring images inspired by John Trumbull’s painting, ‘The Declaration of Independence,’ est. $5,000-$7,000

American-themed Chinese export porcelain served at Alex Cooper, March 5

Chinese export porcelain featuring images inspired by John Trumbull’s painting, ‘The Declaration of Independence,’ est. $5,000-$7,000

Chinese export porcelain cup and saucer decorated with images inspired by John Trumbull’s famous patriotic painting, ‘The Declaration of Independence,’ est. $5,000-$7,000

TOWSON, Md. – The Alex Cooper auction house will hold a sale titled Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Art & Rugs on Saturday, March 5, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Among the lots will be a selection of Chinese Export porcelain with patriotic American themes. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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The Apollo 16 command module on display at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., whose workers are sprucing up the spacecraft for the 50th anniversary of its April 1972 flight. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit James E. Scarborough, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 1.0 Generic license.

Workers spruce up Apollo 16 spaceship for 50th anniversary

The Apollo 16 command module on display at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. Workers are sprucing up the spacecraft for the 50th anniversary of its April 1972 flight. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit James E. Scarborough, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 1.0 Generic license.

The Apollo 16 command module on display at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., whose workers are sprucing up the spacecraft for the 50th anniversary of its April 1972 flight. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, photo credit James E. Scarborough, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 1.0 Generic license.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – The Apollo 16 capsule is dusty all these decades after it carried three astronauts to the moon. Cobwebs cling to the spacecraft. Business cards, a pencil, money, a spoon and even a tube of lip balm litter the floor of the giant case that protects the space antique in a museum. The COVID-19 pandemic meant a break in the normal routine of cleaning the ship’s display at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, located near NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. But workers are sprucing up the spacecraft for the 50th anniversary of its April 1972 flight.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art chalked up record attendance in 2021

Lines formed down the block outside the Boca Raton Museum of Art for the opening of Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru. Image provided by BRMA

Lines formed down the block outside the Boca Raton Museum of Art for the opening of Machu Picchu and the Golden Empires of Peru. Image provided by BRMA

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Boca Raton Museum of Art, one of South Florida’s leading cultural institutions, has announced record-breaking attendance numbers for 2021, surpassing those of all previous seasons. In addition, last year the museum welcomed more new annual membership packages than ever before, representing thousands of households and a 200% increase over the prior year.

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Duck, duck, goose: Copley to hold 2022 Winter Sale, March 4-5

Charles Safford, Sleeping Canada Goose, est. $100,000-$200,000

Charles Safford, Sleeping Canada Goose, est. $100,000-$200,000

HINGHAM, Mass. – On Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, Copley Fine Art Auctions, the nation’s premier sporting art and decoy auction house, will host its Winter Sale 2022. The two-day, virtual-format sale will offer the opportunity to acquire world-class paintings and bird carvings. The auction will begin at 10am on both days. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Baird Chicago-era Coca-Cola store clock, est. $5,000-$8,000

Embarrassment of auction riches at Jeffrey S. Evans, March 2-5

Baird Chicago-era Coca-Cola store clock, est. $5,000-$8,000

Baird Chicago-era Coca-Cola store clock, est. $5,000-$8,000

MT. CRAWFORD, Va, – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Winter Americana Auction contains everything from advertising and political collectibles to folk art to a large collection of dolls. The massive auction, comprising more than 2,400 lots, will take place during four consecutive days from Wednesday, March 2 through Saturday, March 5. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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One of two Andy Warhol ‘Flowers’ screen prints, both signed and numbered, both est. $50,000-$100,000

Warhol Flowers summon spring at Nye & Co., March 2-3

One of two Andy Warhol ‘Flowers’ screen prints, both signed and numbered, both est. $50,000-$10,000

One of two Andy Warhol ‘Flowers’ screen prints, both signed and numbered, both est. $50,000-$100,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction, taking place Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3, will be headlined by property from a private New York City collection; property from the Stephen and Stephanie Alpert collection; property from a Provincetown, Massachusetts collector; and property from a Verona, New Jersey collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Eijiro Kobayashi, ‘Evening Cool on Sumida,’ est. $550-$700

Exclusive Japanese Woodblock Prints Auction in New York, March 4

Eijiro Kobayashi, ‘Evening Cool on Sumida,’ est. $550-$700

Eijiro Kobayashi, ‘Evening Cool on Sumida,’ est. $550-$700

NEW YORK – On Monday, March 4, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an Exclusive Japanese Woodblock Prints Auction. As you might expect, the sale is tightly curated, featuring just 51 lots. Artists whose works appear in the auction lineup include Sofu Matsuno; Eijiro Kobayashi; Ohara Koson; Toshi Yoshida; Shoda Koho; Tsukioka Kogyo; Takashi Ito; Arai Yoshimune; Gyosui Kawanabe; Hajime Namiki; Hiroaki Takahashi; Yoshimoto Masao; Ogata Gekko; Kitao Shigemasa; Hideki Hanabusa; Toyohisa Inoue; Utagawa Kuniyoshi; Shizuo Ashikaga; Utagawa Hiroshige and Terada Akitoyo. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sterling Associates leaves winter behind with March 2 estate art auction

Dahlov Ipcar (American, 1917-2017), Cherangani, oil-on-canvas, 48 x 40in, signed and dated ‘1989.’ Original artist’s label with title, date, description and $9,000 price. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

NORWOOD, N.J. – On Wednesday, March 2nd, Sterling Associates will bid farewell to winter with a 171-lot auction of fine and decorative art, antiques and mid-century modern furnishings from estates in the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area. Bidders may participate absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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