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First Western Americana Auction of the Year a Huge Success

A beautiful bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by California sculptress Betty Saletta sold for $5,000, a 25-cent War Eagle slot machine from the 1930s fetched $2,875, and a mint condition A.B. Stewart & Company of Virginia City, Nevada, drug store bottle dated 1877 made $2,250 at Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC’s auction held on January 20 and 21, 2018.



New York Collector's Passion Auction Total Reaches Nearly
$1 Million

A Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with an estimate of $1,000-$2,000 soars to $200,000 as the top item in a highly successful Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Collectors’ Passion Auction that grossed just under $1 million.   Read More

Atlanta Auction Grosses $1.9 Million

A 1923 oil on canvas painting by the noted American landscape artist John Fulton Folinsbee, titled "River at New Hope," knocked down for $165,200, and an important 18kt gold, emerald and diamond necklace pendant found a new owner for $35,400 at Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Signature Estates Auction held January 6 and 7, 2018.


Art and Antiques Shine at
January Auction

A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez, titled The Bather, done in 1983, climbed to $13,750 at Bruneau & Company Auctioneers’ Winter Antiques & Fine Arts Auction held Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Joe DiMaggio's Patek Philippe
Sells for $281,000

A highlight of Christie's “An Evening of Exceptional Watches” sale was Joe DiMaggio’s Patek Phillipe Ref. 130, a watch he owned for more than 50 years, which sold for $281,250, including buyer’s premium.    
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Painting Soars to $1.08 Million at New Years Day Auction

An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of Victorian furniture ever offered at auction are just part of what bidders can expect at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Day auction on Monday, January 1st, at 11 am Eastern.


Rare Dorflinger Cranberry Cut-to-clear Ewer Soars to $75,000

An exceedingly rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer, 17 inches tall, soared to $75,000 at a sale featuring two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass, held November 18th by Woody Auction, online and at the Hilton Kansas City Airport. It was the final major cut glass auction of the year for Woody Auction, which is based in Douglass, Kansas.

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