NEW YORK – Taking into consideration cartographers in past centuries did not have space satellites or even aircraft to aid them in mapping the world, their work that survives is remarkable not only for its place in illustrating but also for its artistic beauty. Jasper52 will present an online auction of fine antique European maps on Saturday, July 1. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOULDER, Colo. – It is only through the art and surviving relics of ancient cultures that history can be relived in the present. “We connect to civilizations of the past when we hold and admire pieces they created and revered so long ago,” said Teresa Dodge, executive director of Artemis Gallery. Teresa and her husband/business partner, Bob, began their exploration of cultural antiquities decades ago, gaining status over the years as top experts in their field.
MT. CRAWFORD, Va. – An Anna Pottery stoneware presentation vase made by master potter Cornwall Elihu Kirkpatrick (1814-1890) for his daughter Amy R. Kirkpatrick (1862-1935) sold for $64,350 at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ Americana and fine arts auction June 17. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago Arts and Auction Center conducted two highly successful auctions in June. The June 11 fine jewelry auction featured a David Webb enameled 18K yellow gold, diamond and ruby frog bracelet that sold for $37,500. Absentee and Internet bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more
STOURPAINE, UK – A sizzling selection of vintage posters comes under the online hammer July 7 at Onslows auction house. The poster specialist’s summer sale will offer some rare and stunning railway posters including Matania’s London Midland & Scottish Railway beach posters for Southport and Blackpool dating from 1930 and 1938. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
DALLAS – A bass owned and played by James Jamerson, the 2000 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who Base Player magazine named the “Greatest Bass Player” of all time, set a world record for the most valuable bass ever offered at auction in Heritage Auctions’ June 17-18 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Event in Beverly Hills, Calif. Absentee and Internet bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
OAKLAND – Clars Auction Gallery hosted an important Asian art and antiques as part of their Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction on June 18. This sale was expected to draw strong national and international bidding on the exceptional single works and collections that were offered, but in the end, this sale exceeded all predictions realizing over $5 million and shattering presale estimates not only in the Asian offerings but across the board in all categories. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – On Sunday, June 25, Jasper52 will present an online auction of sterling silver items ranging from a French wine cooler and ice bowl made by Tetard Freres to a Fred Harvey-era belt buckle adorned with thunderbirds and a Bruneau jasper cabochon. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.