Moran’s features artworks from around the globe Oct. 20-21

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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975, American), ‘Loading Corn,’ 1945, lithograph on paper under Plexiglas. Estimate: $1,500-$2,500. Moran’s image

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneer’s two-session event, Studio Fine Art auction on Oct. 20 and Studio Decorative Art auction on Oct. 21, is filled with a curated selection of art and artisanal objects from around the globe. From landscapes to abstract, African treasures to fine décor, the Studio auctions have something to appeal to any taste, all at approachable price points. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Lovers of American fine art will find plenty of tempting options in the auction. American Regionalist Thomas Hart Benton’s evocative Loading Corn lithograph is a fantastic work from the artist and is sure to bring $1,500-$2,500 (above).

The richly painted Mission Gates from Pasadena artist Orrin A. White is sure to appeal to collectors with its $1,500-$2,000 estimate. Stylized dancers with their shocks of red hair is the subject of a beautifully rendered Anna Katherine Skeele work and is estimated to sell between $1,000-1,500. An impressionistic view of the peaceful Russian River from Selden Connor Gile beckons the viewer to relax and take in the scene and is sure to inspire bids within its $3,000-$5,000 estimate.

Works of art from around the globe will surely appeal to collectors. A sweet portrait of a mother holding her baby by Filipino artist Simeon Saulog heads to the block with a $2,000-$3,000 estimate (below).

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Simeon Saulog (1916-1995, Filipino), ‘Portrait of a Mother and Child,’ 1952, oil on canvas. Estimate: $2,000-3,000. Moran’s image

French artist Georges Dargouge captures the bustle of the titular Port Le Havre, sure to bring $1,000-$2,000. Polish/French artist Wlodzimierz Terlikowski features in the auction with a skillfully rendered still life with a vase of flowers, expected to sell between $1,200-$1,800 (below).

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Wlodzimierz Terlikowski (1873-1951, Polish/French), ‘Floral Still Life,’ 1937, oil on canvas. Estimate: $1,200-$ 1,800. Moran’s image

A collection of ethnographic art from Africa, Oceania and Pre-Columbian Mexico are sure to appeal to collectors. A beautifully modeled African antelope mask from the Bobo culture of Burkina Faso is estimated at $2,000-3,000. Twin African figures from the Yoruba culture in Nigeria are adorned with cowry shells and should easily bring $2,000-$3,000. Three Pre-Columbian terra-cotta musician figures from the Nayarit culture of West Mexico would make a stunning addition to any collection and are expected to sell between $7,000-$10,000 (below).

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Three Pre-Columbian terra-cotta musician figures. Estimate: $7,000-$10,000. Moran’s image

Décor and furnishings from around the world will make a splash at the auction. Bigelow & Kennard feature in the auction with a wonderful leaded glass lamp, estimated to bring $2,000-$3,000 (below).

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Bigelow & Kennard leaded glass lamp. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Moran’s image

A delightful model of the tugboat “Adela” will make a fantastic addition to any nautical collection and heads to the block with a $1,000-$1,500 estimate. A Tiffany Studios Favrile glass vase  (below) is expected to bring $400-$600.

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Tiffany Studios Favrile art glass vase. Estimate: $400-$600. Moran’s image

A timeless “Champs-Elysees” bowl from famed company Lalique is always a hit at the auction block, an example can be found in this auction with an $800-$1,200 estimate.


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