Gilt bronze Tibetan Buddha statue brings $200,000 in online auction sale

A rare and important gilt bronze Tibetan Buddha blasted through its $200-$300 pre-sale estimate to finish at a staggering $200,000 in an online Fine Estates Auction held March 24th by Briggs Auction, Inc. The piece, pulled from a Main Line, Pennsylvania estate, generated auction fever from almost the moment it was posted […]

Andrew Jones Auctions June auctions feature important decorative arts

Andrew Jones Auctions will greet the summer season in a big way with two sales dedicated to important decorative arts. The Sunday, June 18th auction features the collection of Stuart and Phyllis Moldaw of Atherton, California, curated by Anthony Hail. The collection includes a broad selection of Chinese porcelain as well as […]

Holabird’s online Spring Into Americana auction sale has over 1,400 lots

An American Express Company stock certificate from 1861 signed by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo (two of the three founders of American Express and the founders of Wells Fargo & Company) is an expected highlight in a special two-day timed auction event titled “Spring into Americana” slated for May 13th & […]

Tiffany Studios Nasturtium table lamp makes $71,500 at auction

An outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) table lamp with a leaded glass Nasturtium shade sold for $71,500, and three lots of spectacular furniture from the renowned 19th century American cabinetmaker R. J. Horner brought a combined $43,000 in the sale of Part 2 of the Ron Blessing collection held March 18th by Woody […]

Belzile collection of 18th and 19th century antiques to be sold in Quebec

For the first time ever, Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. will leave the cozy confines of its home province of Ontario to venture into Quebec, and with good reason. The firm will auction the outstanding Jean-Marc and Danielle Belzile collection of 18th and 19th century Quebec furniture, folk art, sculpture and Canadiana […]

50-year collection of railroadiana, clocks and lighting for auction sale

An astounding 50-year collection of railroadiana, clocks and lighting from the estate of Wayne Rheinfeld will headline a two-session Important Estate Auction on Saturday, May 6th, by EstateOfMind, online via, and live in the EstateOfMind gallery located at 195 Derby Road in Middletown, N.Y., under large tents. Session 1, at 10 […]

Nye & Company announce online Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction sale

Nye & Company Auctioneers’ three-day Chic and Antique Estate Treasures auction slated for Wednesday thru Friday, April 26th-28th will feature American and English Furniture, an extensive selection of silver and jewelry, plus a broad selection of fine art and prints, starting April 26th at 10 am Eastern time. The sale is online […]

Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson items for University Archives auction sale

A handwritten note twice signed by Abraham Lincoln just days before winning the 1864 presidential election, ship’s papers from 1794 signed by both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, and a 1748 handwritten note signed by Benjamin Franklin are a few of the expected highlights in University Archives’ next online-only auction slated for […]

Neue Auctions Civil War and Early Americana live-online auction

A live-online auction featuring a marvelous collection of Civil War and early Americana items out of Hermitage, Pennsylvania will be held on Friday, April 14th, at 12 noon Eastern time, by Neue Auctions. All 133 lots are fresh to the market and most have been in the Heritage collection for over 30 […]

19th century China exhibition at the British Museum

A new exhibition at the British Museum showcases the resilience and creativity of 19th-century China. The Citi exhibition China’s hidden century will illuminate a pivotal period in China’s history – one that forms a crucial bridge to the modern nation the country is today. Visitors will experience the visual richness of this […]

Comstock mining collection part 1 for Holabird auction sale

Holabird Western Americana Collections will hold its first live sale since the world record-breaking second (and final) SS Central America shipwreck artifacts auction held March 4-5, online and live in Reno. Virtual catalogs for the SSCA sales are still available on the Holabird website ( and include numerous research essays and articles. […]

Miller & Miller Auctions Ltd to host online Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction

Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. will be a hive of activity later this month, with a Canadiana & Decorative Arts auction on Saturday, March 25th, followed the very next day by a Historic Lamps & Lighting auction. Both have start times of 9am Eastern and are online-only, with bidding via and […]