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  • Dec 3 2009
  • 3 Dec 2009

Auction Report: Wyeth’s ‘Above The Narrows’ Leads $32.3M American Art Sale

NEW YORK – Andrew Wyeth’s tempera on panel painting “Above The Narrows” brought $6.9 million at Christie’s Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture sale on […]

  • Nov 25 2009
  • 25 Nov 2009

George Washington Letter Endorsing U.S. Constitution Estimated to Bring $1.5-2.5M

NEW YORK – A letter from George Washington to his trusted nephew Bushrod Washington, considered one of the most significant missives from the Father of […]

  • Nov 24 2009
  • 24 Nov 2009

Auction Report: Carte De Visite of Pres. Garfield as a Civil War General Brings $4,068

OCEANSIDE, N.Y. – A rare signed carte de visite of former President James A. Garfield—taken when he was a Union Brigadier General in the Civil […]

  • Nov 17 2009
  • 17 Nov 2009

Old World Restorations Uncovers Unknown Duncanson Landscape Worth $300,000

CINCINNATI – The dingy dirty canvas showed up at Doug Eisele’s Old World Restorations in Cincinnati in March 2009. The owner of the painting, a […]

  • Nov 12 2009
  • 12 Nov 2009

Auction Report: Thomas Buttersworth Marine Oils Top Gordon S. Converse Auction

WAYNE, Pa. – A pair of gorgeous marine oil paintings by the noted British artist Thomas Buttersworth (1768-1842) sold for a combined $33,925 at a […]

  • Nov 12 2009
  • 12 Nov 2009

Auction Report: Astronomical Regulator, Henry Rifle Pace Cottone Auctions Sale

GENESEO, N.Y. – A vintage E. Howard & Co. (Boston) Astronomical Observatory Regulator clock soared to $52,900 and a rare and antique Henry rifle purchased […]

  • Nov 10 2009
  • 10 Nov 2009

Auction Report: Antique Duffner & Kimberly and Tiffany Lamps Highlight Fontaine’s Sale

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Antique lighting by Tiffany, Handel, Duffner & Kimberly, Pairpoint and others will highlight a massive three-session cataloged auction boasting nearly 525 lots […]

  • Oct 27 2009
  • 27 Oct 2009

Auction Report: Monumental Mahogany Front and Back Bar Brings Record Price

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A monumental mahogany Los Angeles model front and back bar and with an original matching liquor cabinet standing 24 feet long […]

  • Oct 27 2009
  • 27 Oct 2009

Auction Report: Vigorous Battle over Tiffany Sterling and Metal Salt & Pepper Shakers

FLAT ROCK, N.C. – A gorgeous pair of rare Tiffany sterling silver and mixed metals salt and pepper shakers, each piece standing 3 ¾ inches […]

  • Oct 27 2009
  • 27 Oct 2009

Auction Report: Cardboard Diorama Tops $5,000 at Petroliana & Advertising Sale

PEOTONE, Ill. – A dazzling cardboard diorama, advertising Mayo-Skinner Automatic Windshield Cleaner and graded 8.5 on a 1-10 scale for condition, sold for $5,060 at […]