SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present a Fine Art, Asian Art, Jewelry & More auction on Saturday, April 16. The sale offers a wide range of American and European paintings from the 17th to the 21st centuries; noted artists include Ira Yeager, Salvador Dali, Thomas Hill, William Posey Silva, Marjorie Jane Reed and German Grobe. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
RENO, Nev. – A Wells Fargo Express Chinese Western directory from 1878 sold for $13,750, while signed and numbered photographs by Ansel Adams and tokens from the glory days of America’s Gold Rush era all did well in Holabird Western Americana Collections’ December Dreams: Premier Americana Auction held December 17-19.
BERLIN, Germany – Jeschke van Vliet starts its two-day auction of valuable and rare books, as well as prints and historical photography on July 30 and 31, with an extensive offering in modern illustrated literature. The core of the first day of the auction will be artists’ books from two German private collections, which department head Balazs Jadi characterizes as “an impressive overview of the artistic work of German and international book artists.” The modernist section also includes French bibliophilia juxtaposed with avant-garde literature. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Northern Virginia’s Quinn’s Auction Galleries will conduct a Thursday, July 15 auction featuring a boutique selection of rare and collectible posters, prints and works on paper. The expertly curated sale featuring 145 high-quality lots will commence at 2 pm ET. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s April 17- 18 auction will feature a selection of 20th century design by notable names including George Nelson, Florence Knoll, Fritz Hansen, George Nakashima for Knoll, Nanna Ditzel, and Charles and Ray Eames, as well as several Danish rosewood furniture items, lead by a credenza attributed to Poul Norreklit and estimated at $4,000-$6,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.