Everard to auction superlative estate art, jewelry & decoratives, Feb. 23-24

Contemporary American artist Philip Taaffe is known for process-based abstractions. This work is a signed oil-on-paper mounted to canvas, dated 1991-1992. Framed size is 30 1/8 inches by 42 inches. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A growing interest in items that are unique or finely crafted has the auction market off to a robust start in 2022. Everard Auctions & Appraisals’ February 23-24 Winter Southern Estates Auction is ready to meet the demand with more than 650 lots of fine and decorative art from select sources in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and beyond. Absentee bidding is now in progress, with Internet live bidding slated to begin at 10 a.m. ET on both days of the auction series through LiveAuctioneers.

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University Archives to sell Jefferson, Einstein, Adam Smith rarities April 14

Exquisite portrait miniature of Thomas Jefferson attributed to the British miniaturist Robert Field (1769-1819), along with two locks of hair (one of them Jefferson’s) ($60,000-$500,000).
Exquisite portrait miniature of Thomas Jefferson attributed to the British miniaturist Robert Field (1769-1819), along with two locks of hair (one of them Jefferson’s) ($60,000-$500,000).
Exquisite portrait miniature of Thomas Jefferson attributed to the British miniaturist Robert Field (1769-1819), along with two locks of hair (one of them Jefferson’s) ($60,000-$500,000).

WILTON, Conn. – An exquisite portrait miniature of Thomas Jefferson along with two locks of hair (one of them Jefferson’s), and a letter and photograph signed by Albert Einstein are just two of the superstar lots in University Archives’ online-only auction of rare manuscripts, autographs and books scheduled for Wednesday, April 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern. Absentee and online bidding is provided by LiveAuctioneers. Continue reading