Marcel Breuer Long chaise, Knoll Associates, circa 1935-1960, birch plywood, upholstery. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Wright image

Fun, function meet at Wright’s Mass Modern auction July 10-11

Marcel Breuer Long chaise, Knoll Associates, circa 1935-1960, birch plywood, upholstery. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Wright image

Marcel Breuer Long chaise, Knoll Associates, circa 1935-1960, birch plywood, upholstery. Estimate: $3,000-$4,000. Wright image

CHICAGO – Wright kicks off the summer with a Mass Modern auction on July 10-11. Featuring more than 600 works that define the mid-century aesthetic, this auction is perfect for beginning collectors, design enthusiasts and bargain-hunters alike.
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Illuminated manuscripts to unfold at Bloomsbury auction, July 8

The Mckell Medical Almanack in German, illuminated manuscript on parchment, Alsace, circa 1445, 12 leaves. Estimate: £60,000–£80,000. Bloomsbury Auctions images

The Mckell Medical Almanack in German, illuminated manuscript on parchment, Alsace, circa 1445, 12 leaves. Estimate: £60,000–£80,000. Bloomsbury Auctions images

LONDON – The inaugural Western Manuscripts and Miniatures sale at Bloomsbury Auctions on Wednesday, July 8, is a journey through the history of writing and illuminating books in exactly 100 lots. The auction, which spans four millennia and a vast swathe of human experience, will be held at Ely House, 37 Dover St. Live Auctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding. Read more

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Artemission reveals ancient artifacts at auction July 8

Egyptian artifacts in the Artemission auction include the faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C., and the 6 3/8-inch-tall faience shabti, circa 664-343 B.C. Artemission images

Egyptian artifacts in the Artemission auction include the faience and gold necklace with lotus and flies amulets, circa 1570-1320 B.C., and the 6 3/8-inch-tall faience shabti, circa 664-343 B.C. Artemission images

LONDON – Artemission’s next auction of antiquities, which consists of 86 choice lots, will take place on Wednesday, July 8, and offer a range of ancient objects from across the Mediterranean and Near Eastern worlds. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

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Vibrant and colorful German lithographed-tin toys. RSL Auction image

RSL to auction 60-year collection of antique toys and banks, July 11-12

Vibrant and colorful German lithographed-tin toys. RSL Auction image

Vibrant and colorful German lithographed-tin toys. RSL Auction image

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – The prestigious William and Elaine Werbell antique toy and bank collection will step into the auction spotlight on July 11 and 12. RSL Auction Company will offer the collection of pristine wind-up toys, mechanical and still banks at a live gallery auction with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Clara Perry (1871-1940) oil on board, 14in x 11in (est. $2,000-$3,000) and a Tiffany Studios counter-balance desk lamp, circa 1909 (est. $2,000-$4,000). John McInnis Auctioneers image.

John McInnis to disperse popular Maine auctioneer’s collection

Clara Perry (1871-1940) oil on board, 14in x 11in (est. $2,000-$3,000) and a Tiffany Studios counter-balance desk lamp, circa 1909 (est. $2,000-$4,000). John McInnis Auctioneers image.

Clara Perry (1871-1940) oil on board, 14in x 11in (est. $2,000-$3,000) and a Tiffany Studios counter-balance desk lamp, circa 1909 (est. $2,000-$4,000). John McInnis Auctioneers image.

AMESBURY, Mass. – John McInnis Auctioneers announces the highly anticipated auction of William “Bill” Johnson’s personal collection on July 10-11. Available for purchase will be antiques, artifacts and treasures amassed over the last four decades. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide absentee and Internet live bidding.

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The force is with Premiere Props’ Hollywood Extravaganza, June 27

A complete costume from the Biblical epic ‘Ben-Hur’ and a poster for the original ‘Star Wars’ – signed by Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew – are a formidable double feature in the Hollywood Extravaganza Auction. Premiere Props image

A complete costume from the Biblical epic ‘Ben-Hur’ and a poster for the original ‘Star Wars’ – signed by Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew – are a formidable double feature in the Hollywood Extravaganza Auction. Premiere Props image

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Premiere Props will auction off more than 550 movie props and entertainment memorabilia – from Ben-Hur to Star Wars – at their Hollywood Extravaganza Auction on Saturday, June 27.

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(Left) Fiery Roman glass vessel in aubergine and swirled iridescent gold, circa 2nd to 3rd century CE, est. $1,200-$1,800. (Right) Bronze Buddha, Bhumisparha Mudra pose, Thailand, 19th century CE, est. $7,000-$10,500. Artemis Gallery images

Ancient cultural art accessible to all in June 30 Artemis Gallery auction

(Left) Fiery Roman glass vessel in aubergine and swirled iridescent gold, circa 2nd to 3rd century CE, est. $1,200-$1,800. (Right) Bronze Buddha, Bhumisparha Mudra pose, Thailand, 19th century CE, est. $7,000-$10,500. Artemis Gallery images

(Left) Fiery Roman glass vessel in aubergine and swirled iridescent gold, circa 2nd to 3rd century CE, est. $1,200-$1,800. (Right) Bronze Buddha, Bhumisparha Mudra pose, Thailand, 19th century CE, est. $7,000-$10,500. Artemis Gallery images

BOULDER, Colo. – Hundreds of elusive cultural treasures from ancient times await bidders in Artemis Gallery’s Early Summer Variety Auction on Tuesday, June 30th, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers. Not only are all of the auction items unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and legal to purchase, many have been cataloged with extremely reasonable estimates, making them accessible to beginning collectors or dealers with an eye toward resale.

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Nevinson painting top attraction at Roseberys art auction June 30

Christopher Nevinson ARA ‘Le Pont Neuf,’ circa 1925, from the Redfern Gallery. Estimate: £10,000-£15,000. Roseberys image

Christopher Nevinson ARA ‘Le Pont Neuf,’ circa 1925, from the Redfern Gallery. Estimate: £10,000-£15,000. Roseberys image

LONDON – An outstanding oil painting by one of Britain’s most famous war artists, Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, will highlight a Roseberys fine art auction on Tuesday, June 30.  The painting will sit alongside work by a number of other leading artists including, Grayson Perry RA, Germaine Richier, Paul Gaugin and Mexican sculptor Armando Amaya. Read more