Rare, old tribal art comprises Jasper52 auction Aug. 8

Fali betrothal doll with long draperies of beads. Estimate: $1,000-$1,500. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Sixty-five lots of premium tribal art from, most from old European collections, are offered in a Jasper52 auction to be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 8. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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PBA Galleries auction Aug. 9 dressed in early dust jackets

Walt Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass,’ with perhaps the earliest jacket known for this work. Estimate: $7,000-$10,000. PBA Galleries image

SAN FRANCISCO – On Aug. 9, PBA Galleries will hold an auction of Fine & Rare Books – Art & Illustration – Asian & Asian-American Material featuring The Bret Sharp Collection of Books in Early Dust Jackets. On offer will be over 600 lots of rare books, illustrated books, children’s books and Asian art books. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Walt Disney Studios concept art featured in RR Auction Aug. 8

Walt Disney Studios’ 1955 original panoramic concept painting by Eyvind Earle for ‘Lady and the Tramp,’ RR Auction image

BOSTON – Rare original Walt Disney Studios concept art is featured in the August Fine Autographs and Artifacts auction from Boston-based RR Auction with online bidding through August 8. The fully illustrated auction catalog can be viewed on LiveAuctioneers.

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Jewelry, fine art abound in Michaan’s auction Aug. 11

Diamond, black onyx and platinum pendant watch necklace, retailed by Tiffany & Co., C.H. Meylan Brassus. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000. Michaan’s image

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s Aug. 11 Gallery Auction promises many special opportunities for the company’s ever-expanding worldwide base of collectors. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Route 32 Auctions to hold high-octane petroliana sales Aug. 2-3

Rare Mobilgas Marine die cut porcelain sign, 56in x 57 3/4in. Estimate: $6,000-$10,000. Route 32 Auctions image

DES MOINES, Iowa – For over 30 years the Iowa Gas Swap Meet has been the premier gas and oil show in the country. The 2018 Iowa Gas Swap Meet will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, through Friday, Aug. 3. Along with the swap meet, Iowa Gas also hosts an auction onsite at the venue. Route 32 Auctions of Crawfordsville, Indiana, will conduct the 2018 Iowa Gas Auction on Aug. 2-3. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Viking jewelry in Aug. 1 auction comes ready to wear

Early Christian pilgrim’s ring, 7th-10th century, size 9, professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Estimate: $250-$300. Jasper 52 image

NEW YORK – Rings, amulets and pendants dating back to the 8th through the 15th centuries – many of them made and worn by Vikings – will be sold in a Jasper52 auction on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The symbolic meaning in their shapes often embodies the great strength of Viking warriors who bore them. Also offered will be jewelry items worn by ancient Romans as well as early Christians. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fine art, diamond rings topping Gray’s Auctioneers’ sale Aug. 8

Yellow gold and diamond ring, set with one diamond weighing about 2.96 carats and eight tapered baguette cut diamonds. Estimate: $18,000-$20,000). Gray’s Auctioneers & Appraisers image

CLEVELAND – A pair of dazzling, GIA-certified diamond rings and oil paintings by Charles Sprague Pearce (American/French, 1851-1914) and Balthazar Paul Ommeganck (Flemish, 1755-1826) are just a few of the expected top lots at Gray’s Auctioneers’ Sizzling Summer Auction scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 8. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Old West comes alive in Jasper52 auction Aug. 1

Merwin Hulbert .44-40 single-action revolver and an S.D. Meyres rig. Estimate: $5,000-$6,500. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Relics of the Old West conjure up the dreams and visions of America in the second half of the 19th century. A Jasper52 auction on Wednesday, Aug. 1, is loaded with artifacts used by ranchers, miners, lawmen, outlaws and Native Americans of that era. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Fine art, illustrations featured at Kensington Estate Auctions Aug. 6

LA II (Angel Ortiz) graffiti painting on canvas tagged throughout ‘LAROCK,’ silver metallic base with spray paint and Sumi ink, 41in x 55in, 1980s. Estimate: $1,000-$2,000. Kensington Estate Auctions image

CLINTONDALE, N.Y. – From the ancient temples of Nepal, the hunt of the English landscape, and Rudyard Kipling’s world of children’s illustrations, the psychedelic head shop of the streets and the pendulum of time will swing through Kensington Estate Auctions’ Aug. 6 on-line estates auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. Read more

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers to ring up pioneer telephones Aug. 4

The first phone/emergency call box installed in the Yukon Territory in Canada at the time of its gold rush. Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers image

CRANSTON, R.I. – An antique telephone auction featuring items from two regional chapters of Verizon’s Telephone Pioneers of America Museum – one the William J. Denver Chapter no. 20 museum in Providence, R.I., the other the Excelsior Chapter no. 98 in Buffalo, N.Y. – will be held on Saturday, August 4, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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