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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.