MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran Auctioneers, Inc.’s first Art of the American West sale of 2022 will take place on Tuesday, May 24. Enthusiasts of Native American art as well as Western art will find abundant examples of pottery, textiles, basketry and beadwork as well as fine art, sculpture, Native American kachina figures and painted retablos. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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NEW YORK — Santa Clara blackware pottery is renowned for its sleek and nearly metallic black finish that is typically carved with Native American imagery or geometric elements. Pueblo potters in this region of New Mexico, particularly the Tafoya family, are well known for their handcrafted vessels, which traditionally have been made by girls and women. A few men potters, however, have seen their work perform well at auction, and have become more well known in recent decades, including Joseph Lonewolf, Nathan Martinez, Greg Garcia, and Jerry Sisneros.
PAOLI, Pa. – Converse Auctions invites everyone to bid on something wild and wonderful in its Armchair Adventurer Auction, scheduled for April 24 and beginning at noon Eastern time. Bidders in this 470-lot sale can travel virtually from the comfort of their armchairs to Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.