Entries by Tom Hoepf

Chinese treasures to be featured at Clars auction Dec. 15-16

OAKLAND, Calif. – Two paintings by Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983) will headline Clars December 15 & 16 Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction. Complementing the Daqian paintings will be numerous important and investment level offerings in Asian art, paintings, decorative art and antiques from private collections, institutions and California estates. Also […]

Medieval jewelry auction Dec. 12 contains Viking artifacts

NEW YORK – Medieval jewelry, including Viking items, comprise a Jasper52 online auction to be conducted Wednesday, Dec. 12. These striking pieces date back to the 8th-15th centuries when the Vikings roamed both sea and land. Warriors’ rings, sorcerers’ amulets and pendants hold symbolic meaning in their shapes, often embodying the great strength of Vikings […]

Fine French antiques the toast of Jasper52 auction Dec. 12

NEW YORK – Function and timeless beauty converge in a Jasper52 online auction of fine French antiques on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Gilt mirrors, pairs of table lamps, figural clocks and more are sure to add a classic European touch to any home. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Storied provenance drives Millea Bros. 3-day sale above expectations

BOONTON, N.J. – Realtors say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their Nov. 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art dealer, collector and philanthropist Eugene Thaw died at age 90 in January, leaving behind a large estate that was auctioned at Christie’s and Millea Bros. His […]

Photographs, fine prints comprise Capsule Gallery auction Dec. 11

NEW YORK – Capsule Gallery Auction presents Photography + Fine Prints, a curated sale of over 100 fantastic and fresh-to-market artworks, featuring a singular collection of nude photography and select additions. The sale is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

PBA Galleries auction spans 4 corners of the globe Dec. 13

SAN FRANCISCO – PBA Galleries will conduct an auction of Americana, travel and exploration, hunting and sporting, world history and cartography on Thursday, Dec. 13. Up for bid will be over 550 lots of rare, interesting and uncommon material on the history, exploration, cartography, and culture of the four corners of the globe, ranging from […]