Rene Lalique Borromee blue molded glass vase, est. $10,000-$15,000. Image courtesy of Quinn’s Auction Galleries

Lalique, Tiffany and other design greats headline at Quinn’s, June 4

 

Left, Rene Lalique Borromee blue molded glass vase, est. $10,000-$15,000; Right, Tiffany Studios Curtain Border floor lamp, est. $40,000-$60,000. Images courtesy of Quinn’s Auction Galleries

Left, Rene Lalique Borromee blue molded glass vase, est. $10,000-$15,000; Right, Tiffany Studios Curtain Border floor lamp, est. $40,000-$60,000. Images courtesy of Quinn’s Auction Galleries

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – On Saturday, June 4, Quinn’s Auction Galleries will conduct a Fine & Decorative Arts sale featuring early 20th-century Tiffany Studios lamps, a Rene Lalique (French, 1860-1945) Borromee vase, Asian antiques and a large selection of modern chairs, many of them associated with mid-20th-century design luminaries. More than 500 lots will be offered. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. signed agate bead choker necklace, est. $1,000-$3,000

Coveted luxury goods lined up for Benefit Shop auction, June 1

 Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. signed agate bead choker necklace, est. $1,000-$3,000


Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. signed agate bead choker necklace, est. $1,000-$3,000

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc., will present a summer jewelry and designer fashion auction on Wednesday, June 1, starting at 10 am Eastern time. It will showcase estate jewelry, fashion jewelry, fine jewelry, designer fashion and accessories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Francis Picabia, ‘Notre-Dame, effet de soleil,’ est. £200,000-£300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Picabia paintings top treasures in Christie’s Swaythling collection sale, May 27

Francis Picabia, ‘Notre-Dame, effet de soleil,’ est. £200,000-£300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

Francis Picabia, ‘Notre-Dame, effet de soleil,’ est. £200,000-£300,000. Image courtesy of Christie’s Images Ltd. 2022

LONDON– On Friday May 27, Christie’s will offer 170 lots from The Collection of the late Lord and Lady Swaythling in a live auction. David Montagu, 4th Lord Swaythling (1928-1998), had an illustrious career spanning the worlds of banking, racing, politics and media. The works being offered weave together fascinating strands of several notable family collections inherited by Lord Swaythling and his French wife Ninette (nee Dreyfus) (1927-2021). Lord and Lady Swaythling established their own collection to which these inherited works were added, becoming part of their striking modern London residence and their country house in Newmarket. The sale comprises Impressionist and Modern paintings, jewelry, furniture, decorative arts and silver, Old Master paintings, Chinese ceramics and works of art. With estimates ranging from £300 to £300,000, the collection is expected to realize in the region of £1 million. The sale is led by Notre-Dame, effet de soleil from 1906 by Francis Picabia, estimated at £200,000-£300,000, which is part of a group of early works by the artist in the auction. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Limited edition Omega gold Speedmaster given to Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, est. $15,000-$1 million. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Apollo 11 astronaut’s Omega Speedmaster ready for liftoff at Heritage, June 1

Limited edition Omega gold Speedmaster given to Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, est. $15,000-$1 million. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

Limited edition Omega gold Speedmaster given to Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, est. $15,000-$1 million. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – An out-of-this-world Omega watch that was made for and given to one of the astronauts aboard the first manned mission to the moon will appear in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Watches & Timepieces Signature® Auction on Wednesday, June 1. It is estimated at $15,000-$1 million. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Judith Rothschild, ‘Nauset Heights,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

Broad survey of Modern and Post-War Art movements seen in Swann’s May 26 auction

Judith Rothschild, ‘Nauset Heights,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

Judith Rothschild, ‘Nauset Heights,’ est. $8,000-$12,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, May 26 sale of Modern & Post-War Art will offer a broad scope of artistic movements including modernist selections from the collection of gallerist Gary Snyder, and introducing a dedicated portion of Latinx art to the sale’s collecting categories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Sam Gilliam, ‘Pantheon #5,’ est. $50,000-$80,000

Sam Gilliam mixed-media artwork at forefront of Neue’s May 28 auction

Sam Gilliam, ‘Pantheon #5,’ est. $50,000-$80,000

Sam Gilliam, ‘Pantheon #5,’ est. $50,000-$80,000

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – An abstract acrylic-on-canvas collage and enamel-on-aluminum work by African American artist Sam Gilliam (b. 1933-) is the expected headliner in an online-only May Modern auction scheduled for Saturday, May 28 at Neue Auctions, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000

Hindman’s May 26 auction a study of antiquities and ancient art

 

Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000

Roman marble statue of the goddess Venus, est. $200,000-$300,000

CHICAGO – In its Thursday, May 26 Antiquities & Ancient Art: A Study auction, Hindman examines what it means to be an antiquarian in every sense of the word. Consisting of more than 200 lots, the sale highlights the civilizations that formed the foundation of our modern world, offering objects for novice and experienced collectors alike. From an Egyptian female figure made of the civilization’s most cherished magical material, faience; to a Roman portrait head of Antisthenes, who laid the foundation of Cynic philosophy; to a Roman marble Capitoline type statue of Venus, the goddess of Love, the oldest god according to Plato’s Symposium; this sale explores just what it means to be a scholar and aficionado of the ancient world. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Pair of Brilliant Period Cut Glass cologne bottles, est. $750-$1,500

American Brilliant Cut Glass adds sparkle to Woody Auction, May 28

Pair of Brilliant Period Cut Glass cologne bottles, est. $750-$1,500

Pair of Brilliant Period Cut Glass cologne bottles, est. $750-$1,500

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A 436-lot auction featuring a stunning assortment of American Brilliant Cut Glass (ABCG) pieces in a wide array of patterns and makers will be held on Saturday, May 28 by Woody Auction LLC starting at 9:30 am Central time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Rococo Revival rosewood cornucopia armchair, attributed to John Henry Belter, est. $10,000-$20,000

Fantastic furniture and fine art slated for Nye & Co. sale, May 25-26

Rococo Revival rosewood cornucopia armchair, attributed to John Henry Belter, est. $10,000-$20,000

Rococo Revival rosewood cornucopia armchair, attributed to John Henry Belter, est. $10,000-$20,000

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers will kick off a two-day, three-session online-only auction on Wednesday, May 25, beginning with a 50-lot sale titled Property from a Private Collection. This highly curated sale features exceptional American, English and Continental furniture and fine and decorative art. Bidding starts at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Make room for modern-design masterpieces at Hindman, May 25

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Chan cabinet, est. $25,000-$35,000

Philip and Kelvin LaVerne Chan cabinet, est. $25,000-$35,000

CHICAGO – Hindman’s May 25 Modern Design auction will offer a dynamic selection of works spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, highlighted by a striking selection of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne furniture and a pair of double-sided screens by Piero Fornasetti. Contemporary and experimental designs by Tejo Remy and Niels van Eijk for Droog, John Chamberlain and Dan Johnson are also included. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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