Palm Beach Modern’s May 6 auction led by flock of Lalanne sheep estimated at $600K-$900K

Francois-Xavier Lalanne (French, 1927-2008), Nouveaux Moutons, flock of five life-size epoxy stone and patinated-bronze sheep including ewe, ram, and three lambs, 1996-97, Landowski Fondeur foundry stamp. Extensive provenance including Dorothy Blau Gallery, Miami. Estimate $600,000-$900,000

 

W. PALM BEACH, Fla. – There are 495 beautiful reasons why the owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA) think their May 6 double-session auction could end up being their most successful ever. Two of the most compelling reasons are: a flock of five highly sought-after Francois-Xavier Lalanne sculptural sheep, and a large, original 1987 Sam Francis painting.

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Erte paintings of Jazz Age beauties starring in Auction Life Inc. sale May 7

Two original signed gouache on paper paintings by the French-born Russian artist Erte (1892-1990) will be sold, to include this work (est. $2,000-$6,000). Auction Life Inc. image

 

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A pair of original artworks hand-signed by the French-born Russian artist Erte (1892-1990), a huge fossil mural from the Green River region of southwestern Wyoming, fashion accessories by Gucci and Chanel and a collection of fine American gold coins will all come up for bid on Sunday, May 7. These are just a few of the nearly 400 intriguing lots that will come under the gavel when Auction Life Inc. conducts its Palm Beach Estate Finds & Spring Cleaning Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Roland Auctions NY has all collector bases covered for April 29 sale

Reed & Barton, Francis I sterling silver flatware service. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Roland Auctions NY image

 

NEW YORK – Roland Auctions NY will conduct its “April 2017 Estate Auction, Part II” on Saturday, April 29, commencing at 10 a.m. Eastern. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Prized works by 20th century masters beckon in Rago’s fine art auctions May 6

Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006), ‘Quatre Tete,’ 1958; oil on canvas (framed), signed, dated and titled; 35in x 45 1/2in. Estimate: $80,000-$120,000. Rago Arts and Auction Center

 

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – On Saturday, May 6, Rago will hold auctions of 19th/20th Century American and European Art and Postwar/Contemporary Art. This auction series will also include property from an important New York collection, which contains art, furniture, sculpture, and objets d’vertu representing a life-time of considered and masterful collecting. The sales feature many works fresh to market after being held privately for decades. Absentee and IOnternet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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High-profile collections enhance Jeffrey S. Evans auction April 29

Selection of American, British and Continental art glass, including examples by Tiffany, Lalique, Quezal, and Webb. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

 

MT. CRAWFORD, VA – Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will hold a cataloged auction of antiques, fine and decorative arts, and 20th century design on April 29 beginning at 9:30 am Eastern Time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Franklin Fire Company hat leading Kaminski Auctions parade April 30

Franklin Fire Company fireman’s parade hat dated 1754, pressed resin felt. Kaminski Auctions image

 

BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions’ April 30 sale will present a very unique piece of American history with the recent discovery of a rare firemen’s ceremonial parade hat dated 1764. Purchased at a yard sale at in Milton, Mass., the hat is made of pressed resin felt and has a hand-painted picture of Benjamin Franklin on the front bordered by the words Franklin Fire Company in gold metallic paint and with the initials JF on the stovetop. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 caps Easter Week with colorful Russian icon auction April 22

Mother of the Burning Bushes icon, 19th century, Russia/Palekh, gesso, gold, tempera, 31 x 26 cm. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Jasper52 image

 

NEW YORK – Easter Week, or Bright Week as it is called in Eastern Orthodox Church, brings to mind Christ, the Apostles, the Virgin Mary and all the saints. They are depicted on icons, which are religious images typically painted on small wooden panels. Jasper52 is presenting a fine collection of antique Russian icons in an online auction Saturday, April 22. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Mario Marenco, Piero Fornasetti lamps grace Nova Ars auction April 27

Mario Marenco, chandelier model Cynthia, Artemide, 1968. Estimate: €1,500-€1,800. Nova Ars image

 

ASTI, Italy – A thorough representation of 20th century design will again be presented by Nova Ars in an online-only auction Thursday, April 27. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Travel Europe via Jasper52 antique map auction April 23

Hand-colored map of Cumberland, encompassing much of the English Lake District. From John Speed’s atlas ‘The Theatre of the Empire Of Great Britaine.’ Estimate: $500-$700. Jasper52 image

 

NEW YORK – If you have a longing to visit Europe but dislike air travel, join in the Jasper52 online only auction of antique maps of the Old World on Sunday, April 23. Explore both land and sea from the comfort of your armchair with this array of maps of Europe and England. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jelliff bedroom set, Tiffany shade exceptional items at Fontaine’s sale April 22

Gorgeous 14-inch Tiffany Studios domical leaded glass Daffodil lampshade, with beautiful golden daffodil flowers in mottled yellow glass. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery image

 

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceptional Victorian carved walnut three-piece marble-top bedroom set attributed to John Jelliff, a gorgeous 14-inch Tiffany Studios domical leaded glass Daffodil lamp shade, a heavily carved R. J. Horner figural mahogany bookcase and a stunning set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows will all cross the auction block Saturday, April 22, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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