Painting of a merchant sloop sailing out of Philadelphia Harbor and leaving the Naval Yard behind by Thomas Birch (Pennsylvania, 1779-1851). Louis J. Dianni LLC image

American artists at forefront of Louis J. Dianni auction Aug. 8-9

Painting of a merchant sloop sailing out of Philadelphia Harbor and leaving the Naval Yard behind by Thomas Birch (Pennsylvania, 1779-1851). Louis J. Dianni LLC image

Painting of a merchant sloop sailing out of Philadelphia Harbor and leaving the Naval Yard behind by Thomas Birch (Pennsylvania, 1779-1851). Louis J. Dianni LLC image

GARRISON, N.Y. – A rare painting of Civil War photographer Mathew Brady by the renowned portrait artist Charles Loring Elliott, a pre-Columbiam statuette of a pregnant woman, and a colorful circa-1910 art glass vase by the French maker LeGras will all come up for bid at an auction to be held by Louis J. Dianni LLC on Aug. 8-9. Read more

Original Robertson Kirtland Mygatt (American, 1862-1919) oil-on-panel landscape with variegated ground, 58 x 11 1/2 inches. Est. $7,000-$7,500. Charleston Estate Auctions image

Charleston Estate Auctions to offer art, antiques from grand homes & collections, Aug. 2

Original Robertson Kirtland Mygatt (American, 1862-1919) oil-on-panel landscape with variegated ground, 58 x 11 1/2 inches. Est. $7,000-$7,500. Charleston Estate Auctions image

Original Robertson Kirtland Mygatt (American, 1862-1919) oil-on-panel landscape with variegated ground, 58 x 11 1/2 inches. Est. $7,000-$7,500. Charleston Estate Auctions image

CHARLESTON, S.C. – On Sunday, August 2nd, Charleston Estate Auctions will present another high-quality selection of antiques, fine and decorative art straight from the grand homes of Charleston and nearby country estates. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Original oil on canvas rendering of French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the equally iconic pop artist Andy Warhol. Stevens Auction Co. image

Antebellum mansion serves as backdrop for Stevens auction July 8

Original oil on canvas rendering of French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the equally iconic pop artist Andy Warhol. Stevens Auction Co. image

Original oil on canvas rendering of French fashion designer Coco Chanel by the equally iconic pop artist Andy Warhol. Stevens Auction Co. image

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Original artworks by Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall will come up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 8, at a sale of the contents of one of Mississippi’s most stately antebellum homes, Lauri Mundi, built in 1847. Stevens Auction Co. will conduct the auction on-site at 309 S. Matubba St. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

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(Left) Rare Inca (central Peru to northern Chile) copper/silver rattling ceremonial kero, circa 1300-1500 CE, est. $900-$1,200. (Right) Gandharan gray schist frieze of female deity, modern India to Pakistan, circa 2nd-3rd century CE, est. $9,000-$12,000. Images courtesy Artemis Gallery

Artemis Gallery to auction cultural antiquities, Pre-Columbian, ethnographic art July 31

(Left) Rare Inca (central Peru to northern Chile) copper/silver rattling ceremonial kero, circa 1300-1500 CE, est. $900-$1,200. (Right) Gandharan gray schist frieze of female deity, modern India to Pakistan, circa 2nd-3rd century CE, est. $9,000-$12,000. Images courtesy Artemis Gallery

BOULDER, Colo. – The old saying “They aren’t making any more of it” usually comes up in discussions about real estate, but it also applies to ancient antiquities. Great cultural pieces that have survived the ages are in a class of their own, and as their line of provenance grows longer, such treasures become scarcer and less available to collectors. That’s where Artemis Gallery steps in, literally leaving no stone unturned to source authentic antiquities, Pre-Columbian and ethnographic art to offer via the auction method. Their next sale is slated for Friday, July 31, with Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. All auction items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and legal to purchase.

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Lichtenstein lithos are tops in 20th century art at Ahlers & Ogletree, Aug. 8

Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), ‘Pyramids,’ artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed and dated, 1969. Ahlers & Ogletree image

Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), ‘Pyramids,’ artist proof color lithograph on paper, pencil signed and dated, 1969. Ahlers & Ogletree image

ATLANTA – Two signed lithographs by famed American Pop Art icon Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997), three works by the noted Mexican artist Leonardo Nierman (b. 1932), and a signed lithograph by renowned Colombian artist Fernando Botero (b. 1932), are just a few of the many items that will be sold at an Ahlers & Ogletree auction planned for Aug. 8. Read more

Ansel Adems, 'Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley.' Leighton Galleries image

Ansel Adams photos see light of day at Leighton Galleries, July 30

Ansel Adems, 'Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley.' Leighton Galleries image

Ansel Adams, ‘Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley.’ Leighton Galleries image

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Leighton Galleries’ auction on Thursday, July 30, will highlight a fresh-to-the-market collection of three framed Ansel Adams photographs. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding for the 354-lot sale, which will begin at 5 p.m. Eastern.

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Michaan’s launching Aug. 8 sale with jewelry, then cruising to nautical items

Diamond, 14K yellow gold ring. Estimate: $1,200-$1,800. Michaan’s Auctions image

Diamond, 14K yellow gold ring. Estimate: $1,200-$1,800. Michaan’s Auctions image

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s Auctions will sell both traditional and modern jewelry styles at the company’s Aug. 8 sale. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding for the 523-lot auction, which will also include Asian ceramics, fine art and furniture before concluding with a collection of nautical items. Read more

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Prepare for auction fireworks at Morphy’s, July 26

1890s Rochester Fireworks Co. salesman’s sample display with 16 original, wire-mounted fireworks, est. $5,000-$15,000. Morphy Auctions image

1890s Rochester Fireworks Co. salesman’s sample display with 16 original, wire-mounted fireworks, est. $5,000-$15,000. Morphy Auctions image

DENVER, Pa. – The Fourth of July may be over, but there are still fireworks galore at Morphy’s gallery, even if no one is actually setting them off. A collection of 250 outstanding antique and vintage firecracker packs and boxes, pyrotechnical advertising and salesman’s display items will open the company’s Sunday, July 26 auction with a bang. The colorful grouping is a featured category within Morphy’s Premier Advertising Auction of more than 1,000 outstanding lots, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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A pair of Bibidium chairs in red wool, in the design of Eileen Gray, will be sold as one lot. The Specialists of the South Inc. image

Specialists of the South lines up prominent estates for auction Aug. 1

A pair of Bibidium chairs in red wool, in the design of Eileen Gray, will be sold as one lot. The Specialists of the South Inc. image

A pair of Bibendum chairs in red wool, in the design of Eileen Gray, will be sold as one lot. The Specialists of the South Inc. image

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Over 300 mostly fresh to the market lots from prominent local estates, in a wide range of categories, will come up for bid in an auction slated for Saturday, Aug. 1, by The Specialists of the South Inc., at the firm’s gallery located at 544 E. Sixth St. The action will commence at 8 a.m. Central time. Read more