Tiffany lamps lead off Heritage Auctions art glass sale May 16

Tiffany Studios leaded glass Poppy bronze table lamp, circa 1905-1910, 22 in. high x 20 in. diameter. Estimate: $50,000- $70,000. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – A collection of fresh-to-market lots from old collections will be among the highlights in Heritage Auctions’ Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass including Art Deco and Art Nouveau Auction May 16. View the fully illustrated catalog and bid on LiveAuctioneers.

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In the Manner Of specialty art auction house debuts May 17

Untitled oil on canvas done in the manner of Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988), 36¼ by 29 in., unframed, signed and dated 1983 lower right. Estimate: $20,000-$30,000. In the Manner Of image

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A new specialty art auction house that deals exclusively in antique and vintage artworks created in the styles of master artists will hold its inaugural Internet-only sale on Thursday, May 17, with a live webcast that begins at 5:30 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Continental class shines through in Jasper52 auction May 15

Pair of solid silver and cut glass claret jugs, made in Germany, circa 1895, 10.2 in. high. Estimate: $2,700-$3,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – High-quality decorative arts and sterling silver are offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Tuesday, May 15. Featured are many Continental antiques, from a Viennese silver gilt and enamel clock to a pair of antique German silver and glass claret jugs. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Classic cars tuned up for RM Auctions Auburn Spring sale May 11-12

1956 Chevrolet Corvette, 225 horsepower, 283 cubic-inch V-8 engine featuring two four-barrel carburetors, three-speed manual transmission, includes matching hardtop and a white convertible soft top, older restoration. Estimate: $65,000-$75,000. RM Auctions image

AUBURN, Ind. – A spring tradition for collector car enthusiasts across the country, RM Auctions’ Auburn Spring sale returns to the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana, May 11–12. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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American art at the top of Wolfs estate auction May 12

Henry James Soulen (American, 1888-1965) ‘Three Bros Circus,’ circa 1919, oil on canvas, signed lower right, 28 in. x 30 in. Estimate: $12,000-$18,000. Wolfs image

CLEVELAND – The unanticipated receipt of a unique estate has prompted Wolfs Gallery’s “Spring Sprung Auction,” which will conclude Saturday, May 12. The estate is composed of art, antique furniture and decorative arts from Britain, Europe and Asia, and will be augmented by a small collection of 20th century American paintings, which will round out this online-only sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Bruneau & Co. to debut pop culture/street art auction May 12

Acrylic painting of the Simpsons character Krusty the Clown by Ron English, titled ‘Krusty the Grin,’ circa 2017. Estimate: $20,000-$25,000. Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers image

CRANSTON, R.I. – Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ first-ever Pop Culture, Street and Unusual Art sale, slated for Saturday, May 12, is packed with 118 lots by some of the most famous artists in the burgeoning genre – names such as Ron English, Alexander Girard, Robert Rustermier, Taro Yamamoto, Sylvia Ji, Danny DeLancey and Brian Donnelly, better known simply as KAWS. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Grueby tiles among favorites in Rago’s Design sale May 19-20

Grueby five-tile frieze of an ox-drawn cart, complete with 10 matching matte green tiles; all tiles 12 in. square. Estimate: $40,000-$50,000. Rago Arts and Auction Center image

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. – Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design on Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Benefit Shop Foundation auction goes from soup (can) to nuts May 16

In 1966-67, the ‘Souper’ dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue. If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward. The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. image

MOUNT KISCO N.Y. – The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. usually has merchandise that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 a.m. Eastern, which features an Andy Warhol “Souper” soup can paper dress, which was made only in 1966-67. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Artemis Gallery plans May 10 auction of exceptional ethnographic, Asian & ancient art

Roman Imperial Period mosaic depicting priestess holding an offering toward an altar with emerging flames. Circa 1st-4th century CE, 27.5 x 18.625in. Estimate $15,000-$20,000

BOULDER, Colo. – World history is a subject of endless fascination to collectors of antiquities and ethnographic art. Volumes have been written about how and why ancient cultures lived as they did, but no words can present the story of an early civilization quite as vividly as the art and relics they left behind. At the pinnacle of auction houses known for their expertise in antiquities is Artemis Gallery, owned and operated by internationally respected authorities Bob and Teresa Dodge. On many occasions in the past, the Dodges have been enlisted by eminent members of the antiques trade to authenticate important pieces.

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Prized clocks ready for prime time at Fontaine’s sale May 19

An expected standout in the sale is this E. Howard & Co. No. 57 wall regulator that retains its original 14-inch silvered dial signed ‘E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.’ Estimate: $60,000-$80,000. Fontaine’s Auction Gallery image

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Important clocks and all manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern. Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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