Beachy keen: Case readies 1,200-lot auction, July 8-9

Detail of George Hughes cover illustration for the August 2, 1952 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, estimated at $18,000-$22,000. Image courtesy of Case
George Hughes cover illustration for the August 2, 1952 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, estimated at $18,000-$22,000. Image courtesy of Case
George Hughes cover illustration for the August 2, 1952 issue of The Saturday Evening Post, estimated at $18,000-$22,000. Image courtesy of Case

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — 20th-century fine art provides a vivid backdrop for an array of more than 1,200 lots at Case’s Summer Auction, set for Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9. Standouts include large estate collections of fine jewelry and luxury fashion, as well as a treasure trove of flags and other Civil War Navy relics that descended from Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow, who commanded the USS Kearsarge to victory against the CSS Alabama. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chinese famille verte birds could rule the roost at SJ Auctioneers, Sept. 11

One of a pair of Chinese famille verte geese or duck biscuit figurines, each est. $1,000-$5,000
One of a pair of Chinese famille verte geese or duck biscuit figurines, each est. $1,000-$5,000
One of a pair of Chinese famille verte geese or duck biscuit figurines, each est. $1,000-$5,000

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – SJ Auctioneers will bid farewell to summer and greet early fall with a Silver, Collectibles, Toys & Decor auction on Sunday, September 11, beginning at 4 pm Eastern time. The 248-lot, online-only auction serves the needs of collectors and gift retailers alike and features a wide variety of items, many of them hard-to-find. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Gold jewelry, swords & antiquities led Hermann Historica’s November sales

Gold necklace from the second millennium BCE, €131,250
Gold necklace from the second millennium BCE, €131,250
Gold necklace from the second millennium BCE, €131,250

MUNICH, Germany – Hermann Historica kicked off a stellar series of sales on November 22 with its Works of Art, Asiatica and Antiquities auction. Its catalog featured almost 900 lots, many of which were the subjects of keen bidding wars.

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