American visions and vistas abound at PBA Galleries, Aug. 11

Gutzon Borglum-inscribed original gelatin silver photograph of the construction of Mount Rushmore, est. $1,000-$1,500
Gutzon Borglum-inscribed original gelatin silver photograph of the construction of Mount Rushmore, est. $1,000-$1,500
Gutzon Borglum-inscribed original gelatin silver photograph of the construction of Mount Rushmore, est. $1,000-$1,500

BERKELEY, Calif. – On Thursday, August 11, PBA Galleries will host a sale of more than 450 lots of material showcasing the history of the Americas and of the vast expanses of the globe. Early exploration and colonization, along with the political conflicts, economic developments and societal clashes that accompany them are revealed in the lots on offer. These include written accounts, drawn and photographed prints, scarce ephemera and maps that chronicle the unknown lands’ gradual reveal. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Knowles family collection in spotlight at Willow auction, May 25

Set of eight crescent shaped oyster plates, estimated at $400-$600
Set of eight crescent shaped oyster plates, estimated at $400-$600
Set of eight crescent shaped oyster plates, estimated at $400-$600

LINCOLN PARK, N.J. –  Willow Auction House is proud to offer the Knowles family collection auction on May 25. For the first time in more than a half-century, the multi-generational family of New Jersey restaurateurs are allowing a portion of their vast collection of dining-centric decor and furnishings, amassed during decades of European travel and antique collecting, to come to auction. The online only sale begins at noon Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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