Kaminski Auctions to sell art collection of former customer Oct. 27  

Jonas Lie (1880-1940), ‘View of Gloucester, Rocky Neck’, oil on canvas. Kaminski Auctions image

BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions presents the fine art collection of William H. Trayes Jr. (1928-2018) in a special auction on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. Eastern time to be held at the North Shore Art Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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French clock cast in lead role at Auctions at Showplace sale Oct. 21

Louis XVI gilt bronze mantel clock, Paris. Auctions at Showplace image

NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will conduct an auction of fine and decorative arts, furniture, lighting and more on Sunday, Oct. 21, beginning at noon Eastern time.  The top lot is expected to be a fine and large 19th-century Gustave Levy Paris Louis XV-manner gilt bronze mantel clock. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Poetry tops reading list at PBA Galleries sale Oct. 18

 

Image of the Brooklyn Bridge contained in Hart Crane’s ‘The Bridge With Three Photographs by Walker Evans,’ one of only 50 signed and numbered copies. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000. PBA Galleries image

SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, Oct. 18, PBA Galleries will be host a Modern Literature & Poetry with Books in All Fields Sale. This auction will include over 550 lots of modern literature, poetry and other fine books, with science fiction, detective fiction, manuscript material, and signed and limited editions. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Former professor’s holiday antiques in auction spotlight, Oct. 24-25

Clockwork trade stimulator in which Santa removes a jumping jack from the toy sack, activates it, then puts it back inside the sack as moving children look on. Est. $4,000-$6,000

DENVER, Pa. – For decades, cherry-cheeked Santas and cackling witches stood compatibly alongside Easter bunnies and turkeys in the Dolph Gotelli holiday collection. Now the colorful parade of characters will cross the auction block together at Morphy’s, on October 24-25. The 818-lot single-owner sale selection showcases both antique and high-quality contemporary designer pieces, each one reflecting Gotelli’s discerning eye for color, form and whimsy. All forms of bidding will be available, including absentee and live online via LiveAuctioneers.

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Andrew Jones Auctions to offer 500 lots of art, design Oct. 21

Group of six Murano glass lamps. Estimate: $500-$800. Andrew Jones Auctions image

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Fresh off a successful inaugural auction in September that grossed over $1 million and saw the sale of a lovely Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp for $200,000, Andrew Jones Auctions will come back strong with a DTLA Collections & Estates Auction on Sunday, Oct. 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Classic, contemporary mix at Rago Auctions Oct. 20

Mary Merkel-Hess baskets, ‘Fence’ (1998) and ‘Grey Reed’ (1997); paper and reed, signed and dated; larger: 19 x 27 x 9 inches. Rago Auctions image

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – On Oct. 19-21, Rago Auctions will host three auctions that showcase both important and historic works of art and design. Day Two is known as Remix: Classic + Contemporary, Rago’s semiannual sale of mid-century modern and 21st century design alongside period furnishings, heirloom silver, Asian and compelling art. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Stevens Auction to sell contents of antebellum mansion Oct. 20

Pair of early Old Paris mantel vases with satyr handles, 19 inches tall. Stevens Auction Co. image

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The contents of the historic Adams French Mansion, belonging to Stevens Auction Co. founder Dwight Stevens, will be sold on the grounds of the mansion itself on Saturday, Oct. 20, starting at 9 a.m. Central time. The sale will be conducted by Stevens Auction Co., also based in Aberdeen. A detailed video of the mansion’s interior can be seen online, at www.adamsfrenchmansion.com. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Oct. 20 auction supports Woodstock Artists Association & Museum

Marisol (1930-2016), ‘Untitled, Paris Review,’ 1967, silkscreen, printer’s proof. WAAM image

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. – The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum presents the 16th annual WAAM Fine Arts Benefit Auction on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, 28 Tinker St. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Classic horror movie posters star in online auction Oct. 17

‘Return of the Ape Man,’ original half sheet poster, starring Bela Lugosi and John Carradine, 1944, 22 x 28 inches, paper-backed, near fine condition. Estimate: $8,000-$1,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Original posters for classic horror movies are the main attractions of a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Items range in time from the silent era (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari) through 1988 (Beetlejuice). Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fast cars, Tiffany lamps featured in Fontaine’s sale Oct. 20

Marty Seigel customized this Chevy Corvette in 1968-70. Estimate: $15,000-$25,000. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery image

PITTSFIELD, MASS. – Expected to drive Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and estates auction on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. Eastern time will be seven antique and vintage cars along with a select grouping of fine luxury goods ranging from Tiffany Studios lamps to silver and bronze decorative pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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