Artemis Gallery to auction fine antiquities from 2 premier collections, April 26

Etruscan polychrome antefix of a horned anthropomorphic creature representing the river deity Achelous, early 5th century CE. Est. $13,000-$19,500

BOULDER, Colo. – More than 300 lots of expertly curated antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Rome and the Near East will take the spotlight in Artemis Gallery’s Thursday, April 26 online auction. The start time is 10 a.m. Eastern.

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Dorflinger vases add color to Woody cut glass auction May 12

 

Pair of Brilliant Period cut glass vases by Dorflinger, both cut to clear in an unnamed pattern featuring engraved floral with hobstar, vesical and nailhead diamond highlights. Woody Auction image

ST. LOUIS – Several collections of Brilliant Period Cut Glass featuring many rare and beautiful pieces will come up for bid on Saturday, May 12, when Woody Auction holds a major public auction at the Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport Hotel. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Noted collections comprise Poulin firearms auction May 7-9

New Haven Arms Co. factory-engraved small frame target pistol, .31 caliber. Estimate: $5,000-$8,000. Poulin Antiques & Auctions image

FAIRFIELD, Maine – Poulin Antiques & Auctions will present a superb selection of high-quality collectible sporting and military firearms, accoutrements and edged weapons on May 7-9. The three-day auction will offer more than 1,700 lots. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Still lifes stand out in Gray’s Auctioneers sale May 7

Joseph Raffael (b. 1933) ‘Soyez Mysterieuses III,’ 1989, watercolor on paper. Estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Gray’s Auctioneers image

CLEVELAND – Any lover of fine art will be intimately familiar with the still life. An invaluable tool for honing technique and developing a sense of composition, nearly every painter has produced a wealth of them and their styles and subjects are as varied as the artists who created them. On Monday, May 7, Gray’s will auction a variety of wondrous still life works as well as a number of other gorgeous fine art pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Wright to auction design guru Jim Walrod’s collection May 3

Gaetano Pesce, Nobody’s Perfect cabinet, Zerodisegno, Italy, 2002, resin and plastic, 80 w × 20 d × 83.5 h in. (203 × 51 × 212 cm). Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Wright image

CHICAGO – Wright will present the Collection of Jim Walrod at auction on May 3. Comprised of 250 lots of art, design and objects from the interior designer’s personal collection, the sale is a celebration of a man who was often referred to as a “design guru.” View the fully illustrated catalog and bid on LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 rolls out vintage rock star posters April 25

First edition poster, Bill Graham/Fillmore West, 1968, artists Rick Griffin and Alton Kelley, featured acts: The Who, Grateful Dead and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Estimate: $200-$300. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Rock ’n’ roll bands of the late 1960s are reprised in a Jasper52 online auction of vintage concert posters on Wednesday, April 25. Psychedelic colors and far-out graphics by the medium’s top artists combine to make these ephemeral items highly collectible. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Eclectic collections comprise Jeffrey Evans auction April 27-28

A sampling of the fine American and European art glass to be sold. Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates image

CRAWFORD, Va. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Spring Antiques, Fine and Decorative Arts Auction contains a wide selection of material and will include everything from fine art and jewelry to early lighting and Asian ceramics. The large auction will take place over two days, Friday, April 27, and Saturday, April 28. View the fully illustrated catalogs and bid on LiveAuctioneers.

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Star Wars toys, comic books power Bruneau & Co. sale April 28

Star Wars 1985 Power of The Force AT-AT Driver, graded AFA 85 and packaged with a Warlock coin – rare, as it only saw limited release in Australia. Estimate: $5,500-$7,500. Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers image

CRANSTON, R.I. – Nearly 350 lots of toys, comic books and comic art will be sold to the highest bidder in an auction Saturday, April 28, conducted by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers in partnership with Altered Reality Entertainment and Travis Landry. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Diamond-studded sale a huge success at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Platinum and 18K rose gold, 4.04 carat marquise-cut natural fancy brown-pink diamond and diamond ring. Price realized: $212,500. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers image

CHICAGO – The April 10 and 11 Important Jewelry auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers offered an outstanding selection of bold vintage jewelry, signed designer jewelry and numerous loose and mounted diamonds and gemstones. Day one of the sale was conducted to a full floor in the Chicago saleroom and with over 1,000 bidders registered on live bidding platforms. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Attributed Warhol works leading the way at Woodshed auction May 3

A candidate for the top lot is Andy Warhol’s ‘Chairman Mao,’ an unframed crayon sketch on paper, signed and dated ’75.’ Estimate: $50,000-$80,000. Woodshed Art Auctions image

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Two of Andy Warhol’s most iconic and instantly recognizable artworks – Chairman Mao and Volkswagen Beetle – and an acrylic on canvas painting attributed to Patrick Nagel, titled Mirage, are expected top performers in Woodshed Art Auctions’ International Art Collections & Estate Sale on Thursday, May 3. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Live bidding will start at 5:30 pm Eastern time.

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