LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions will sell Hollywood movie property from the Osianama Archives on March 8. The Hollywood category of the Osianama Archives features an award-winning collection of important film memorabilia and artwork, which will be available at auction for the first time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
DENVER, Pa. – Morphy Auctions will conduct an important Firearms, Militaria and Sporting sale March 1-2. Many of the weapons in the auction have historic significance such as a French saber attributed to General Lafayette. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Maps often provide more than a representation of an area on paper. The antique maps in a Jasper52 online auction Feb. 21 show landmarks, discoveries, shipping routes and political divisions – glimpses of the time when the cartographers sent their work to press. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Thursday, Feb. 22, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will pay tribute to Black History Month with a two-part auction that incorporates historical material, early photographs and memorabilia from its associated company, Waverly Rare Books. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, Feb. 22, PBA Galleries will host an auction of Fine Books – Science & Medicine, Art, Illustration & Children’s Literature with nearly 500 lots of rare, interesting, unusual and captivating material, ranging from charming illustrated children’s books to anatomy, with art, science, fine printing, occult, finely bound books, early religious tracts, medicine, astronomy, natural philosophy and history, including classic rock ‘n’ roll posters from San Francisco in the 1960s. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Jane Miller Chai Collection of Chinese paintings at an auction March 2. Offering 20 lots acquired over 40 years, the small but significant collection primarily features modern works by noted artists Li Keran (1907-1989), Zhu Qizhan (1892-1996), Cui Zifan (1915-2011) and Ding Yanyong (1902-1978). An antique work by Dong Bangda (1699-1769) is also included in the collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
CRANSTON, R.I. – To say that Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Feb. 3 auction featured an eclectic mix of merchandise would be an understatement. The top three lots in the 353-lot sale were a partial set of Chinese carved jadeite zodiac animal seals, which sold for $8,750; a U.S. flag rug made by the Boston Wool Association, $5,625, and a palace-size Persian rug, $5,000. Absentee and Internet bidding were available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – The only inaugural button referring to George Washington as the “Father of His Country” (perhaps the earliest instance of the use of the phrase) will open for bidding at $20,000 when Heritage Auctions presents Part II of the David and Janice Frent Collection of Political & Presidential Memorabilia Feb. 24. The auction offers 658 lots of extraordinary pin backs, banners, campaign flags and assorted campaign paraphernalia. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s Feb. 25 sale will present numerous high-profile works spanning all categories at their Important Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction. Also among the collections of note coming to this sale, will be the second installment of property from the Sterling Vineyard Winery Art Collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.