Antiques and The Arts News

Copake’s Online-Only Sales Going Strong - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:47:42 +0000

COPAKE, N.Y. – “Interesting times, but we’re selling antiques like crazy,” said auctioneer Seth Fallon of Copake Auction Inc. On June 27 the firm held its third online-only sale since the outbreak began and the results were just fine, buoyed by a burgeoning real estate market in Copake and the surrounding areas. “Prices have been […],

Tremont Auctions Sees Strong Results Across The Block - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:45:23 +0000

SUDBURY, MASS. – On Sunday, June 28, Tremont Auctions offered nearly 475 lots in their Annual Spring Fine Art & Antiques sale. More than 90 percent of the sale sold from the podium and totaled approximately $403,000, including buyer’s premium. Preview was available by appointment, and the firm was allowed to have a limited number […],

Across The Block - Thu, 09 Jul 2020 04:43:54 +0000

Notable sales detailed in our July 17, 2020 issue run the gamut of collector interests. Representing the highest sale this week, A Willem de Kooning abstract oil on newsprint painting sold for $30,000 to an online bidder in Kaminski Auctions’ June 27 sale. Hunting enthusiasts drove a set of 15 silverplate stag head stirrup cups […],

July 17, 2020 - Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:15:54 +0000

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CINCINNATI, OHIO – Cowan’s June 26 American Historical Ephemera and Photography sale grossed $785,887 on 383 lots. “I think the sale was a resounding success,” said auctioneer Wes Cowan,
MOUNT CRAWFORD, VA. – The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates June 26-27 Premier Americana Auction was a highly successful event by any standard and achieved strong prices – along with a few surprises – in multiple categories,

William Bunch Auctions Key Family Historical Archive - Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:45:36 +0000

CHADDS FORD, PENN. – A rare Civil War designating flag made by William H. Horstmann & Sons, Philadelphia, rallied to $60,000 at William Bunch Auctions on June 23 as the firm offered a 300-year-old trove of items from the Philadelphia family,
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Kevin and Jill Parker, owners of Route 32 Auctions in Crawfordsville, Ind., announce the purchase of Showtime Auctions in Ann Arbor, Mich., from Mike and Lori Eckles. This merger will bring together two very prominent and successful auction companies, opening a new and vast field of antiques and collectibles to the […],

Across The Block - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:14:44 +0000

Notable sales detailed in our July 17, 2020 issue run the gamut of collector interests. Representing the highest sale this week, A Willem de Kooning abstract oil on newsprint painting sold for $30,000 to an online bidder in Kaminski Auctions’ June 27 sale. Hunting enthusiasts drove a set of 15 silverplate stag head stirrup cups […],