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Circa-1482 or later map of the Persian and Red Seas, after Claudius Ptolemy, $110,700

Two antique maps sell for combined $147K at Neue Auctions

Circa-1482 or later map of the Persian and Red Seas, after Claudius Ptolemy, $110,700

Circa-1482 or later map of the Persian and Red Seas, after Claudius Ptolemy, $110,700

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Talk about an eclectic sale. The top five lots in Neue Auctions’ 342-lot Estate Fine Art and Antiques auction, held online on March 11, were a pair of antique maps that sold for a staggering combined sum of $147,600; a typed letter signed by Albert Einstein that realized $10,455; a carved and painted carousel giraffe that earned $9,840; and a stoneware vessel made by Claude Conover that brought $7,380.

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Carved and painted carousel giraffe, crafted circa 1910 by Gustav and William Dentzel, estimated at $5,000-$10,000

Heads up for Dentzel carousel giraffe at Neue’s March 11 auction

Carved and painted carousel giraffe, crafted circa 1910 by Gustav and William Dentzel, estimated at $5,000-$10,000

Carved and painted carousel giraffe, crafted circa 1910 by Gustav and William Dentzel, estimated at $5,000-$10,000

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Neue Auctions’ 343-lot, online-only Neue to You – Estate Fine Art and Antiques auction on Saturday, March 11, starting at noon Eastern time, is filled with fine art, antiques, Mid-century Modern pieces, Modern art, sterling, bronzes, decorative arts, printwork, maps, fine furniture and carpets from prominent estates and collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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