PALM BEACH, Fla. – Two days after America celebrates Thanksgiving in traditional style, Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA) will add to the holiday spirit with its own bounteous feast of modern and contemporary art at a Saturday, November 24 auction. In addition to offering guests rare and impeccably documented works by the most sought-after names in design, co-owners Rico Baca and Wade Terwilliger will host a catered, fall-themed buffet lunch. “No leftover turkey — we promise!” Baca said. There will also be complimentary valet parking, snacks and drinks throughout the day, and chair massages starting at 4 p.m. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Fifty famous images produced by the most significant names in photography are offered in a Jasper52 auction dubbed Vintage Gravures: The Premium Sale, which will take place online Wednesday, Nov. 21. Photogravure is an intaglio printmaking process used for rich, high-quality photo reproduction. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – On Tuesday, Nov. 20, Turner Auctions + Appraisals is will offer a wide selection of Asian Decorative Works of Arts. The sale features over 210 lots from China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and other countries, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
BOSTON – John F. Kennedy’s Harvard sweater sold for $34,140 at an auction conducted by RR Auction. The online auction closed Nov. 7.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will host an important sale Nov. 17 and 18 that will feature impressive and rare works by both American and European artists. Also to be presented will be exceptional works in sterling, art glass and a number of special collections. Clars’ November 2018 Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction will bring to the market investment level property from prominent California estates, museums, private institutions and special collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will conduct a 302-lot sale of fine and decorative arts, furniture, lighting and more on Sunday, Nov. 18, beginning at noon Eastern. The top lot is expected to be a Fernandino Vichi-attributed neo-Renaissance bronze Putti Concerto sculpture (above). Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
PHILADELPHIA – Kamelot Auction House is offering a wide variety of lots including high-end pieces from world-class artists and an array of traditional and midcentury furnishings on Nov. 13-14. Lots in the auctions include fine art, continental furnishings, statuary, decorative arts, lighting, rugs, mirrors, and other design elements. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Clocks from all over the world, of all sizes and types, and for everywhere in the home, from the wall to the floor to the mantel, will cross the block in Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s best and biggest clocks and watches auction of the year. There is even a clock in the form of a painting (above) that is both a clock and an artwork. The sale will begin Saturday, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.