Chinese monochrome vase with Yongzheng mark leads our five lots to watch

Chinese lavender blue monochrome vase with a six-character Yongzheng mark to the base, estimated at $1,000-$1,500 at Turner Auctions + Appraisals.

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Warhol and Haring, signed two-dollar bills, sold for $4,500 at Wright.
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Saturday, November 18 sale at Turner Auctions + Appraisals includes items from the family collection of the Reverend Charles Hartwell (1825-1905), a 19th-century missionary who spent much of his life in China. Appointed to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, he sailed for Fuzhou in 1851.

Some items among the 150 lots are those pictured in an early 20th-century photograph album, including this 12in lavender blue monochrome vase with three ear handles and a six-character Yongzheng mark to the base. Sold together with the Hartwell family photograph, it has an estimate of $1,000-$1,500.
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CINCINNATI – A small autograph version of the famous portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) in the permanent collection of the Royal Academy of Arts will sell in Chicago at Hindman on Thursday, November 16. It is part of the collection of the late of Charles Fleischmann III, the great-grandson of Fleischmann Yeast Co. co-founder Charles Fleischmann and a board member of several Cincinnati arts institutions.

Sir Joshua Reynolds produced around 30 self-portraits during his career – as befitting his interest in Rembrandt, whose portrait prints were revered in Britain at this time. In this particular image, which borrows its composition from Rembrandt’s Aristotle contemplating a Bust of Homer, Reynolds celebrated his role as the first President of the Royal Academy. The 4ft (1.2m) finished rectangular version in the RA was painted specifically to hang in the Academy’s new assembly room at Somerset House.

This unsigned oil-on-mahogany panel is painted as an oval and is a fraction of the size at 10 by 8in. With a provenance dating back to a Christie’s sale of pictures from the Carlton House Terrace and Kensington Palace Gardens homes of the De Murrieta family in January 1893, it was purchased by Charles Fleischmann for his Indian Hill, Ohio home from the Berry-Hill Galleries in New York in 1963. At Hindman, it has an estimate of $15,000-$20,000.
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Warhol and Haring, signed two-dollar bills, sold for $4,500 at Wright.
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DALLAS – Heritage Auctions brings one of the largest collections of circa-1880 Tiffany & Co. lap-over-edge flatware ever encountered to market on Thursday, November 16 as part of its Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu sale.

People can spend lifetimes assembling lap-over-edge flatware collections and never approximate the sheer number found in this offering. As Heritage notes, the only other comparable service was a 142-piece service for 12 offered at Christie’s in 1987. It sold for $99,000. Heritage estimates this lot at $200,000-$300,000.

By far the most elaborate and labor-intensive design ever released by Tiffany & Co., lap-over-edge features complex multi-motif patterns. Various techniques are used to create the unique patterns, including etching, engraving, chasing and applied or inlaid mokume ornamentation. Designed by Charles Grosjean under the direction of Edward C. Moore, lap-over-edge was patented in 1880.

This set features many Japanese-inspired items. Just the knives alone include designs of tomatoes, fish, mushrooms, peaches and dragonflies; seahorses, grape leaves and swirls, grapevines and butterflies; chrysanthemums, irises, cranes and the moon.
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Warhol and Haring, signed two-dollar bills, sold for $4,500 at Wright.
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BOONTON, N.J. – A large painting of RMS Mauritania by the man dubbed the “Audubon of Steam Vessels,” Antonio Jacobsen (1850-1921) offers collectors of maritime art a great opportunity. The oil on board measures 35.5 by 56.5in and is estimated at $6,000-$8,000 at Millea Bros. Ltd. as part of its three-day Select sale, taking place Wednesday, November 15, Thursday, November 16, and Friday, November 17.

Jacobsen spent his career making handsome portraits of sea-going vessels, often employing declarative side views to show the entirety of the ship, from stem to stern. What makes this painting so notable is its large size and the heroic three-quarter view of the Mauritania, which launched in 1906 and was scrapped in 1935.

Even though the painting is marked 1913 as its date of completion, it is possible this image was a commission for Cunard Line, which built and owned the Mauritania as part of its Lusitania class of passenger ships. The ship for which the class was named, the Lusitania, had a more fraught existence than its sister vessel. It met an untimely demise when it was sunk by a World War I German U-boat off the coast of Ireland in 1915, killing 1,199 passengers and crew members.

The painting comes from the collection of the late Charles. E. Sigety (1923-2014), who was a healthcare executive in the greater New York area.
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Warhol and Haring, signed two-dollar bills, sold for $4,500 at Wright.
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WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – A superlative example of early firearm advertising, the 1897 Winchester Double W cartridge board is one of the Holy Grails of vintage advertising. While known, few are found in excellent, complete condition. Milestone Auctions has just such an example as a leading lot in its two-day Fall Premier Firearms sale to be held on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19.

Winchester, then one of America’s leading rifle and ammunition manufacturers, used its well-known name and logo prominently in point-of-purchase displays wherever its products were sold – gun stores, hardware stores, and the like.

This example is known as the “Double W” because of the arrangement of the sample cartridges affixed to the backing board. The artwork is from the day’s popular illustrator A. B. Frost (1851-1928), who is best remembered for his Uncle Remus illustrations in the popular book series by Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908). The lifelike centerpiece by Frost features two hunters smoking and pondering their brown bear trophy while a pair of faithful Winchesters rest against a felled log. The reverse of the display carries the original notice Presented with Compliments / of the / Winchester Repeating Arms Co. / Please hang in a prominent place.

The auctioneer notes “Few of these survived the last 125 years of display and collecting due to their fragile nature.” Considered outstanding, with only a few minor imperfections, the display is estimated at $40,000-$70,000.
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Hemmerle-made Order of Merit triumphs at Hermann Historica

Bavarian Military Order of Merit produced by Hemmerle, €6,500
Bavarian Military Order of Merit produced by Hemmerle, €6,500
Bavarian Military Order of Merit produced by Hemmerle, €6,500

MUNICH, Germany – Hermann Historica held its second series of auctions for 2023 between June 26 and June 30. With just under 3,000 lots, the auction house kept its crowds of buyers busy. Absentee and Internet live bidding was facilitated through LiveAuctioneers.

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Millea Bros presents strong lineup of art, design and more, May 17-19

Large street art fragment of the Berlin Wall, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Image courtesy of Millea Bros.
Large street art fragment of the Berlin Wall, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Image courtesy of Millea Bros.
Large street art fragment of the Berlin Wall, estimated at $1,000-$1,500. Image courtesy of Millea Bros.

BOONTON, N.J. – Millea Bros will hold its Spring ‘Select’ auction on Wednesday, May 17, Thursday, May 18, and Friday, May 19. The event features a dazzling collection of art, design and antiques fresh to market from prominent New York area estates – including two blue-chip Contemporary art collections, period Chippendale antiques and Persian rugs sold to benefit the Rosenbach Library and Museum, and the contents of a Manhattan home custom-furnished with early Vladimir Kagan designs. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Qianlong vase spotted in English kitchen rockets to $1.7M at Dreweatts

Imperial Qianlong porcelain vase, £1,449,000 ($1.7 million)
Imperial Qianlong porcelain vase, £1,449,000 ($1.7 million)
Imperial Qianlong porcelain vase, £1,449,000 ($1.7 million)

LONDON – A Chinese vase created in the 18th century for the court of the Qianlong Emperor and purchased for a few hundred pounds in the 1980s sold at Dreweatts on May 18 for a staggering £1,449,000 ($1.7 million) against a pre-sale estimate of £100,000-£150,000.

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Thousands of treasures pour forth from Hermann Historica, May 16-20

Circa-1580 German morion, est. €10,000-€20,000

 

Circa-1580 German morion, est. €10,000-€20,000
Circa-1580 German morion, est. €10,000-€20,000

MUNICH, Germany – From May 16 to 20, Hermann Historica auction house will offer 4,000 highly diverse objects in a multi-day live auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Doyle marks Asia Week NY with March 21 Asian Works of Art sale

Large Chinese celadon-glazed porcelain dragon charger, est. $80,000-$120,000
Large Chinese celadon-glazed porcelain dragon charger, est. $80,000-$120,000
Large Chinese celadon-glazed porcelain dragon charger, est. $80,000-$120,000

NEW YORK – Doyle will hold an auction of Asian Works of Art on Monday, March 21 at 10 am Eastern time. Scheduled during Asia Week New York 2022, this highly-anticipated 414-lot sale presents the arts of China, Japan and elsewhere in Asia dating from the Neolithic period through the 20th century. Showcased will be porcelains, bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, pottery, scholar’s objects, furniture and paintings from prominent collections and estates. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chinese famille rose vase set the pace at Roland’s New Year’s Day sale

19th-century Chinese famille rose Hu-form vase, $54,000
19th-century Chinese famille rose Hu-form vase, $54,000
19th-century Chinese famille rose Hu-form vase, $54,000

GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Roland Auctions NY kicked off the New Year in style. The company’s January 1 sale turned out to be its highest-grossing single-day, and highest-grossing per lot, auction of the past year. The auction lineup featured selections from multiple estates with a spotlight on the collection of a socialite from European nobility who had properties at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan and in Lloyd Harbor, Long Island. The collection offered everything from Louis XIV to mid-century Modern, along with art, silver, jewelry and decorative items.

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Michaan’s Dec. 17 selection ranges from baubles to Banksy

Art Deco Tiffany & Co. emerald, diamond and platinum ring, est. $4,000-$6,000
Art Deco Tiffany & Co. emerald, diamond and platinum ring, est. $4,000-$6,000
Art Deco Tiffany & Co. emerald, diamond and platinum ring, est. $4,000-$6,000

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s will offer Banksy’s Girl with Balloon in its winter auction slated for Friday, December 17. The final month of 2021 will actually bring two exciting auction events to Michaan’s, with the bonus of their monthly Gallery Auction taking place on December 18. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available for both events through LiveAuctioneers.

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Charlotte’s to auction art & antiques of early-20th-century Chinese general, Nov. 27

Blue and white double gourds vase, Qianlong period, est. $5,000-$8,000
Blue and white double gourds vase, Qianlong period, est. $5,000-$8,000
Blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong period, est. $5,000-$8,000

SARASOTA, Fla., – Charlotte’s Auctions, a South Florida company that specializes in antique Asian fine art, will offer the Chinese art and antiques collection of Chinese General Wang Huaiqing on Saturday, November 27, starting at 9 am Eastern time. Consigned by a relative of General Wang, the collection includes Chinese Imperial palace porcelain items and paintings. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

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Variety of art genres found favor at Neue auction

Constantin Kluge, ‘Place de la Madeleine,’ $9,840
Constantin Kluge, ‘Place de la Madeleine,’ $9,840
Constantin Kluge, ‘Place de la Madeleine,’ $9,840

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An oil painting by the Japanese-American artist Kikuo Saito (1939-2016), a colorful Parisian street scene by Constantin Kluge (French, 1912-2003), and a large stoneware vessel by Claude Conover (American, 1907-1994) all finished well above their high estimates in Neue Auctions’ online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction on October 30.

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