Rivertown unveils estate-sourced Asian art for May 29 no-reserve auction

HOUSTON – Rivertown Antiques & Estate Services, one of the world’s most trusted sources of Asian fine and decorative art, will present a 230-lot auction on Saturday, May 29 featuring rarities that date from the Shang Dynasty (2nd millennium BC) through the 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Lui Shou Kwan scroll painting, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

Millea presents Chinese art, 10 NY single-owner collections, May 19-21

Lui Shou Kwan scroll painting, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

Lui Shou Kwan scroll painting, estimated at $5,000-$7,000

BOONTON, N.J. –  Millea Bros.’ Select three-day auction, scheduled for May 19-21, features a collection of collections, comprising 10 individual New York single-owner collections. Each is devoted to a particular area of interest, but all share a stunning level of scholarly expertise and reflect the obsessive drive to assemble only the best examples. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Anne Redpath, ‘The Harbour, Dublin,’ estimated at £10,000-£15,000

Women artists get their due at Bonhams May 13 Scottish Art sale

Anne Redpath, ‘The Harbour, Dublin,’ estimated at £10,000-£15,000

Anne Redpath, ‘The Harbour, Dublin,’ estimated at £10,000-£15,000. Image courtesy of Bonhams

EDINBURGH, Scotland – The past decade has seen an explosion of interest in Scottish women artists, a development reflected in Bonhams‘s Scottish Art sale on May 13 at 22 Queen Street, Edinburgh. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Joy of travel lauded in Onslows’ May 28 poster auction

 

 A. M. Cassandre’s ‘Normandie’ poster, estimated at £6,000-£8,000


A. M. Cassandre’s ‘Normandie’ poster, estimated at £6,000-£8,000

DORSET, England, U.K. – Onslows Auctioneers will hold its spring auction of vintage posters on May 28. The 312-lot sale includes many new and wonderful discoveries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Limited edition Lalique for Caron vintage parfum, full and sealed in the original black velvet box, estimated at $100-$1,000

Bidders catch the scent of success at Auction Life May 18-19 sales

Limited edition Lalique for Caron vintage parfum, full and sealed in the original black velvet box, estimated at $100-$1,000

Limited edition Lalique for Caron vintage parfum in its original black velvet box, estimated at $100-$1,000

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Auction Life will stage a two-day, two-session auction on May 18 and 19. The May 18 sale is titled Antiques, Oddities, Artifacts, Objects & Decor; the May 19 sale bears the whimsical moniker Perfumemania, Miscentllaneous, Bottle & Factice. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Lionel Odyssey PRR M1A 4-8-2 locomotive and tender, estimated at $500-$700

Toys and trains drive Over and Above’s May 22 auction

Lionel Odyssey PRR M1A 4-8-2 locomotive and tender, estimated at $500-$700

Lionel Odyssey PRR M1A 4-8-2 locomotive and tender, estimated at $500-$700

TIMONIUM, Md. – Over and Above Online Auctions and Estate Sales LLC is moving full steam ahead with their next online sale, presenting its Online Trains, Toys & Collectibles Auction on May 22, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

Treasures from Atlanta collections take center stage at Hindman, May 21

Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

Edmond-Louis Dupain, ‘La Plage a Saint-Malo,’ estimated at $3,000-$5,000

ATLANTA – On May 21, Hindman will present its spring Atlanta Collections auction which blooms with artwork, furniture, and decorative objects from important regional collections and estates—and some sales will benefit area non-profits. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Elaine de Kooning, ‘Bacchus,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000

Elaine de Kooning, John Wesley lead Swann May 20 Modern & Postwar sale

Elaine de Kooning, ‘Bacchus,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000

Elaine de Kooning, ‘Bacchus,’ estimated at $10,000-$15,000

NEW YORK — Swann Galleries will hold its sale of Modern & Post-War Art on May 20. The auction will present a selection of highlights ranging across Modernist illustration, American abstract artists—including members of the Irascibles and The Club—Color Field, Pop, Minimalism, American Surrealism, and more. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Bonhams hosts trio of distinguished Asian art sales, May 13

Imperial yellow-ground silk embroidered screen panel, Qianlong, estimated at £100,000-£150,000

Imperial yellow-ground silk embroidered screen panel, Qianlong, estimated at £100,000-£150,000. Image courtesy of Bonhams

LONDON – Bonhams will present several important Asian art sales this month, including The H Collection of Chinese Huanghuali Furniture, Archaic Bronzes and Japanese Art; Fine Chinese Art: including Exceptional Textiles Curated by Linda Wrigglesworth; and Snow, Sex and Spectacle: Japanese Art across Six Centuries. All three will take place on May 13, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000

Hermann Historica spotlights antique arms and armor May 27

Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000

Black and white half armor from South Germany, estimated at €24,000-€48,000

MUNICH – Hermann Historica‘s May 27 auction celebrates the creations of early armorers and blacksmiths. Their impressive craftsmanship is clearly evident in the 322 lots, with a range of medieval and early modern objects from arsenals and royal armories. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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