Over & Above to auction books, maps, stereo views Aug. 29

A large-scale mariners chart illustrating the routes between Savannah and Boston features lighthouse placement, prevailing winds and shoreline depths. Estimate $100-$200. Over & Above Online Auctions image

TIMONIUM, Md. – The next auction for Over & Above Online Auctions will be a collaborative effort with their affiliate, Richard Opfer Auctioneering Inc., on Wednesday, Aug. 29. This sale is an estate collection that features a large assortment of books, mainly scientific in nature. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers presents fall fashions Aug. 29

Christian Dior black and white silk strapless Odette gown, 1953, labeled ‘Christian Dior,’ no size. Estimate $4,000-$6,000. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers image

CHICAGO – In tune with the change of seasons, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will focus on women’s fashions on Wednesday, Aug. 29, with a Vintage Couture and Luxury Accessories auction in the morning and a Fall Fashion session that afternoon. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rick Harrison’s auction Aug. 17 highlights sports memorabilia

Denver Broncos 1989 AFC Champions ring issued to Greg Kagan, an all-pro defensive lineman, 10K gold and diamonds. Estimate: $45,000-$75,000. Rick Harrison’s Gold & Silver Pawn image

LAS VEGAS – Sports, music, movie, celebrity autographs and television memorabilia will be featured in Rick Harrison’s Gold & Silver Pawn End of Summer Auction Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. Pacific Time/4 p.m. Eastern. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
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Leslie Hindman Auctioneers presents Important Jewelry Aug. 27

Important 31.61 carat antique cushion-cut fancy intense yellow diamond. Estimate $275,000-325,000. Leslie Hindman Auctioneers image

CHICAGO – Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Important Jewelry auction on Monday, Aug. 27 is awash in fancy colored diamonds as well as top designer pieces. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Cy Young Days Festival Art Auction opener Aug. 25

Original Cy Young portrait painted by Mark Lewis. Image courtesy Cy Young Festival Committee

NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio – The Cy Young Festival Committee will host its first auction on Aug. 25. The organization is partnering with artist Mark Lewis, a modern contemporary portrait artist who was born in Akron, Ohio, and now resides in Glendora, California. A highlight of the auction is his original 30-by-40-inch portrait of Cy Young, baseball’s all-time winningest pitcher. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Art, furniture await gavel at Kaminski Auctions Aug. 18-19

Regency library table featuring fine brass inlay, applied decoration and antique leather-lined top. Estimate: $5,000-$10,000. Kaminski Auctions image

BEVERLY, Mass. – A collection of outstanding continental and English furniture and furnishings purchased from such notable antique dealers as Agostino Antiques and Florian Papp Antiques of New York City and Taylor B Williams Antiques of Chicago, features prominently in the Kaminski Auction to be conducted Aug. 18 and 19. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Classic designs presented in antique & vintage rug sale Aug. 14

Vintage Tabriz rug, wool and silk, 11ft 4in x16ft .7in. Estimate: $10,000-$12,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Nearly 200 antique and vintage handmade rugs, mostly Persian, will be offered in an online auction by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Woven for decades in village workshops, these rugs provide both utilitarian and artistic value, accentuating any home with their rich tradition. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Garden furniture highlighted in Rago auctions Aug. 24-26

Limestone obelisk, 5½ft tall on a double ogee plinth, 20th century. Estimate: $500-$700. Rago Arts and Auction Center image

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – As millennials take their first steps into the realm of home ownership, they face their next big challenge – creating an outdoor living space where they can relax or entertain. Enter Rago’s Arts and Auction Center August Unreserved Auctions on Aug. 24-26, a three-day auction series of antique, vintage and modern art and design, including a bumper crop of garden furniture, planters, benches, and architectural elements from a local estate that run the gamut from French Deco to Egyptian Revival to modern designs. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fine art, antiques abound in Blackwell Auctions’ Aug. 11 sale

Pierre Villain (French, 1880-1950), oil on canvas painting of a couple relaxing on a beach, 19¾in x 25¾in in a 25in x 30½in frame, signed ‘P. Villain’ at lower right. Estimate: $200-$400. Blackwell Auctions image

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Blackwell Auctions has lined up nearly 450 lots of fine art, antiques and collectibles for their next sale on Saturday, Aug. 11, which will begin a noon Eastern Time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Jasper52 auction unlocks cabinet of curiosities Aug. 14

Life-size hyper-realism sculpture by Evan Penny for FXSMITH studio, circa 2008. Estimate: $35,000-$75,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Cabinets of curiosities were encyclopedic collections of macabre and bizarre objects gathered from around world. Many of these obscure curiosities are found in an online auction to be conducted by Jasper52 on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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