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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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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Superheroes swing into action in comic book auction April 24

‘Fantastic Four’ (1961 1st Series), #52, Black Panther first appearance. Estimate: $345-$450. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – The first appearance of Black Panther is one of the key issues in a vintage comic book auction that will be conducted online by Jasper52 on Tuesday, April 24. Hundreds of comics will be sold in the 220-lot online-only auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Charleston Estate Auctions features Alphonse Mucha lithos April 29

Alphonse-Marie Mucha (1860-1939), original lithographed poster ‘Gismonda’ (Plate 27), circa 1894. Signed in the tone lower left, framed 23 x 15 in. Estimate: $1,800-$2,200. Charleston Estate Auctions image

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions will present The April Auction—a live online auction to be held on April 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern time in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The sale offers rare original fine art, exceptional sterling silver, fine crystal, fine and antique furniture, bronze lamps, antique Staffordshire porcelain, and all home décor. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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