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Newly discovered estate treasures up for bid at Stephenson’s, July 28 

Edouard Leon Cortes (French, 1882-1969), Parisian street scene featuring one of the city’s most famous landmarks, the Arc de Triomphe. Oil on board, 23½in x 35¼ in (sight). Est. $18,000-$25,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – Stephenson’s Auctioneers, the Philadelphia region’s premier source for estate-fresh antiques and art since 1962, will host a July 28 Decorative Arts Auction of 325 select lots ranging from fine French paintings to stylish midcentury furniture and high-quality diamond jewelry. Bid absentee, or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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Noonans Specialist in Coins and Artefacts Nigel Mills stated that the ancient bronze Viking die might have bene used to ornament the cheek guards of an iron helmet. Image courtesy of Noonans

Bronze Viking die found by metal detectorist tops $19K at auction

An 11th-century bronze Viking die, discovered in a field in Norfolk, England by a metal detectorist, auctioned for a hammer price of £15,000 (about $19,300) on July 18. Image courtesy of Noonans, photo credit Jason Jones

An 11th-century bronze Viking die, discovered in January in a field in Norfolk, England by a metal detectorist, auctioned for a hammer price of £15,000 (about $19,300) on July 18. Image courtesy of Noonans, photo credit Jason Jones

LONDON – An 11th-century bronze Viking die that was discovered in a field in Norfolk, England by a metal detectorist achieved a hammer price of £15,000 (about $19,300) at the Noonans Mayfair auction house on July 18 in its Ancient Coins and Antiquities sale. It was bought by a collector in the UK.

Circa-1970 Asian-style Raymond Sobota for Century Furniture Tomei sofa in its original fabric upholstery, estimated at $5,500-$7,000

Jasper52 offers Furniture, Home Decor, and Collectibles, July 5

Circa-1970 Asian-style Raymond Sobota for Century Furniture Tomei sofa in its original fabric upholstery, estimated at $5,500-$7,000

Circa-1970 Asian-style Raymond Sobota for Century Furniture Tomei sofa, estimated at $5,500-$7,000

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, July 5, starting at 2 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Furniture, Home Decor, and Collectibles. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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16th-century style helmet, estimated at €3,500-€7,000. Images courtesy of Hermann Historica and LiveAuctioneers

Suit up and bid: Hermann Historica plans summer series of sales, June 26-30

16th-century style helmet, estimated at €3,500-€7,000. Images courtesy of Hermann Historica and LiveAuctioneers


16th-century style helmet, estimated at €3,500-€7,000. Images courtesy of Hermann Historica and LiveAuctioneers

MUNICH, Germany – Once again, Hermann Historica is opening its virtual doors for an online-only auction from Monday, June 26 to Friday, June 30. Comprising almost 3,000 objects, the five sales cover antiquities, art and antiques, firearms and armor, with numerous rarities from near and far thrown in for good measure that are guaranteed to spark fierce bidding wars. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Important Hiram Powers sculpture, 11 Renoir prints headline Neue’s June 24 sale

Marble Bust of the Greek Slave by the renowned American sculptor Hiram Powers (1805-1873), a full-length nude bust, 24 inches tall including socle, artist signed (est. $50,000-$80,000).

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A marble Bust of the Greek Slave by the renowned American sculptor Hiram Powers (1805-1873), plus three classic Chevrolet Corvette cars from the collection of Charlie Oakes – a 1957, a 1960 and a best-in-show 1962 winner – will headline an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction on Saturday, June 24 by Neue Auctions, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Pair of circa-1960 X-leg Committee chairs, attributed to Pierre Jeanneret, estimated at $39,000-$47,000

Refresh your home with Exclusive Furniture & Decorative Arts, June 20

Pair of circa-1960 X-leg Committee chairs, attributed to Pierre Jeanneret, estimated at $39,000-$47,000


Pair of circa-1960 X-leg Committee chairs, attributed to Pierre Jeanneret, estimated at $39,000-$47,000

NEW YORK – On Tuesday, June 20, starting at 3 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a sale of Exclusive Furniture & Decorative Arts. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Quinn’s June 9 Fine & Decorative Arts auction led by marine painting with intriguing provenance

Montague Dawson (British, 1895-1973), untitled oil-on-board painting of ships in a harbor. Signed at lower left. Label on verso from Frost & Reed, London. Size: 19½ x 23½in (sight). Reputedly, the work was originally commissioned for The White House. Estimate $15,000-$25,000

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Friday, June 9, 2023, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will conduct a beautifully curated Fine & Decorative Arts sale featuring American, European, Asian and modern art. All bidding will be online through LiveAuctioneers; no in-person gallery bidding.

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