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James Mont Asian Mid-century Modern low cabinet in cherry ombre lacquer and gold leaf in the Chinese Modern taste, est. $2,000-$4,000

Auctions at Showplace to offer collection of James Mont furniture, Jan. 23

James Mont Asian Mid-century Modern low cabinet in cherry ombre lacquer and gold leaf in the Chinese Modern taste, est. $2,000-$4,000

James Mont Asian Mid-century Modern low cabinet in cherry ombre lacquer and gold leaf in the Chinese Modern taste, est. $2,000-$4,000

NEW YORK – Showplace in New York continues the winter 2022 auction season with an exciting grouping of 280 lots from New York City estates on January 9. The sale includes fine art, jewelry and silver along with an impressive collection of James Mont furniture from an Upper East Side residence furnished by Mont. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Louis Valtat (French, 1869–1952), ‘Wheat Field with Poppies,’ 1915, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 in by 25 5/8 in (54.93 by 65.09 cm, Gift of Min-Hwan and Yu-Fan Kao, 2021.16.2

Nelson-Atkins welcomes French Impressionist works

Louis Valtat (French, 1869–1952), ‘Wheat Field with Poppies,’ 1915, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 in by 25 5/8 in (54.93 by 65.09 cm, Gift of Min-Hwan and Yu-Fan Kao, 2021.16.2

Louis Valtat (French, 1869–1952), ‘Wheat Field with Poppies,’ 1915, oil on canvas, 21 5/8 in by 25 5/8 in (54.93 by 65.09 cm, Gift of Min-Hwan and Yu-Fan Kao, 2021.16.2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two paintings by French Impressionist artist Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927) and two paintings by his near contemporary, French artist Louis Valtat (1869-1952), have been accepted as gifts by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, deepening the museum’s holdings of Impressionist and Fauve works. The four paintings are already on view in the Bloch Galleries.

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Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Red Barn,’ $30,000

Michaan’s cheers strong results throughout summer season

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Red Barn,’ $30,000

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Red Barn,’ $30,000

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A survey of summer 2021 at Michaan’s Auctions shows sustained growth across all categories. “Our longtime customers have proven their loyalty month after month,” said president Allen Michaan, noting that this holds for seasoned consignors and bidders alike. At the same time, more and more new buyers and sellers are recognizing that “the auction business blends discovery and sustainability, which makes it the perfect marketplace for the times we live in,” as Michaan puts it.

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