‘Chuck Amuck’ limited edition cel featuring Bugs Bunny, est. $600-$700

Jasper52 presents Animation Cels 1930s-1990s, July 7

 

‘Chuck Amuck’ limited edition cel featuring Bugs Bunny, est. $600-$700

‘Chuck Amuck’ limited edition cel featuring Bugs Bunny, est. $600-$700

NEW YORK – On Thursday, July 7, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present its next Animation Cels 1930s-1990s auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Almond flower earrings by JAR, est. $4,500-$6,000. Image courtesy of Rago/Wright/LAMA

Summer Jewels make you feel fine at Rago, June 29

Almond flower earrings by JAR, est. $4,500-$6,000. Image courtesy of Rago/Wright/LAMA

Almond flower earrings by JAR, est. $4,500-$6,000. Image courtesy of Rago/Wright/LAMA

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago/Wright will present Summer Jewels, a seasonally curated auction of luxury jewelry, on Wednesday, June 29 at Rago. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sholes & Glidden Type Writer, No. A974, $24,020. Image courtesy of Auction Team Breker and LiveAuctioneers

Antique technology found new appreciation at Auction Team Breker sale

 

Sholes & Glidden Type Writer, No. A974, $24,020

Sholes & Glidden Type Writer, No. A974, $24,020. Image courtesy of Auction Team Breker and LiveAuctioneers

COLOGNE, Germany – Auction Team Breker’s second outing into the world of antique and collectable technology this spring, which came in the form of a sale held on May 14, highlighted the extensive antique typewriter collection of retired San Jose teacher James “Jim” Rauen.

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In Memoriam: Philadelphia artist, fine art specialist Helene Stephenson, 95

Artist and fine art specialist Helene Ruth Stephenson (1926-2022). Image provided by the Stephenson family

PHILADELPHIA – Noted Philadelphia artist and fine art specialist Helene Ruth Stephenson has died at the age of 95. She passed away peacefully on June 16 at her home in Huntingdon Valley, Pa., surrounded by family.

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Edward S. Curtis, ‘Geronimo – Apache,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

Magic of the American West lauded at PBA Galleries, June 30

 

Edward S. Curtis, ‘Geronimo – Apache,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

Edward S. Curtis, ‘Geronimo – Apache,’ est. $20,000-$30,000

BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries will conduct a Platinum Auction of Elite Americana & Rare Maps on Thursday, June 30. The sale comprises a selection of 96 valuable examples of historical Americana, including much on Mexico, from printed books and manuscripts to cartography and striking pictorial views, with ephemeral material, broadsides, archives and photographs. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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A 15.5in Regina Corona style 35 music box with an art glass front and an eight-day Seth Thomas clock earned $27,500 plus the buyer’s premium in June 2020. Image courtesy of Dan Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

Music boxes signaled age of mechanical entertainment

 

A 15.5in Regina Corona style 35 music box with an art glass front and an eight-day Seth Thomas clock earned $27,500 plus the buyer’s premium in June 2020. Image courtesy of Dan Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

A 15.5in Regina Corona style 35 music box with an art glass front and an eight-day Seth Thomas clock earned $27,500 plus the buyer’s premium in June 2020. Image courtesy of Dan Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Music boxes, the iPods of centuries past, come in a variety of shapes and styles, from large, upright coin-op examples that were designed for boardwalks, arcades and other public venues, to smaller, more delicate models ideal for boudoirs and other private spaces.

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Portrait of an aristocratic lady attributed to Jean Marc Nattier, from the Mitzi Gaynor collection, est. $8,000-$12,000

De Laurentiis and Mitzi Gaynor collections co-star at Andrew Jones, June 29

 

Left, Portrait of an aristocratic lady attributed to Jean Marc Nattier, from the Mitzi Gaynor collection, est. $8,000-$12,000; Right, pair of Italian Baroque paint decorated wall lights from the De Laurentiis collection, est. $2,000-$3,000

Left, Portrait of an aristocratic lady attributed to Jean Marc Nattier, from the Mitzi Gaynor collection, est. $8,000-$12,000; Right, pair of Italian Baroque paint-decorated wall lights from the De Laurentiis collection, est. $2,000-$3,000

LOS ANGELES – On Wednesday, June 29, Andrew Jones Auctions will present, online, property from two different collections of Hollywood legends. At 10 am Pacific time, the auction house will offer property from the collection of film producer Dino De Laurentiis and his wife Martha, which ranges from Italian and European antiques and furnishings to fine art and decorative items. At 1 pm Pacific time, the private collection of the Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress, comedienne and musical performer Mitzi Gaynor will come up for bid, featuring fine art, antiques, books, silver, porcelain and glass, decorative arts and Louis Vuitton luggage. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chanel Baroque gold and cultured pearl ring, est. $9,000-$11,000

Chanel headlines Designer Jewelry, Watch, and Fashion Auction, July 3

Chanel Baroque gold and cultured pearl ring, est. $9,000-$11,000

Chanel Baroque gold, diamond and cultured pearl ring, est. $9,000-$11,000

NEW YORK – A Chanel Baroque gold, diamond and cultured pearl ring, a Chanel Comete 18K white gold and chalcedony ring, and a Chanel Premiere Chaine gold wristwatch will fight for top lot status at Jasper52’s Designer Jewelry, Watch, and Fashion Auction, which will be conducted on Sunday, July 3 at 7 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Pueblo buffalo hide shield, $27,500

Forrest Fenn’s Native American collection was a crowd-pleaser at Hindman

Pueblo buffalo hide shield, $27,500

Pueblo buffalo hide shield, $27,500

CINCINNATI – Legendary Santa Fe, New Mexico dealer Forrest Fenn’s collection was met with energetic bidding in Hindman Auctions’ June 9 sale, achieving $876,313 and a robust 95 percent sell-through rate. Bidders were clearly excited by this distinguished collection, with beadwork and Plains material leading the offering.

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Large pair of 18th-century giltwood angels, est. $1,000-$1,500

Grace Garcia Estate Part II offered at Turner, June 26

 

Large pair of 18th-century giltwood angels, est. $1,000-$1,500

Large pair of 18th-century giltwood angels, est. $1,000-$1,500

SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Grace Garcia Estate, Part 2 sale on Sunday, June 26. It features an extensive array of religious items, fine and decorative arts and collectibles from the personal collection of the late Grace Garcia, who owned Gilroy Antiques in Gilroy, California for more than 30 years. The auction lineup also includes several lots from other collectors, chief among them paintings by William Russell Flint and Mauritz Frederik Hendrich de Haas, and groupings of character dolls and costume figures. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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