Michaan's Auctions

Michaan's Auctions is a leading, full service auction house on the West Coast of the USA, specializing in the appraisal and sale of antiques and fine art. Some of Michaan's specialty departments include Modern & Contemporary European and American Paintings/Prints, Asian Works of Art, Jewelry and Furniture and Decorative Arts.

Michaan's Auctions, established in 2002, has one of the largest facilities in Northern California and holds up to thirty sales each year. Some pieces sold on Michaan’s Auctions have garnered world record prices, in 2005, an Eduard Gaertner, German City Street Scene, 1831, sold at auction for $266,000. 


Michaan's reputation is built on the ability to accept single items, groups or entire estates with a "no risk consignment policy," setting it apart from other auction houses. In addition, there are no photography fees and if an item does not sell the consignor does not pay the insurance or "buy-in" fee. Michaan's team of specialists are dedicated to staying current on the latest issues and developments in the market. They also pride themselves on providing personalized and professional attention throughout the entire auction process.

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Realized prices "Michaan's Auctions "

Collection of Henri Lewin Personal Articles and
Collection of Henri Lewin Personal Articles and Ephemera A framed dollar bill with Henri's face; a carved wood commemorative plaque from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce {height 12 inches}; a certificate of appreciation from the Shanghai Reunion '80; a framed Las Vegas Today cover with Henri's portrait; a Western Union Telegram from Leo A. Hielscher, Undertreasurer Queensland Treasury; United Airlines plaque; Atlantic City hotel announcement; framed business card for the Desert Inn and Country Club; framed documents from the Zelzah Temple; "Ve Got 'Em" satirical poster; "When you have them by the balls" poster {height 12 inches}; "Of Course Not!" poster; "Attaboy" poster; two mall plaques; Sheffield stein; neon sign that lights up "Henri J. Lewin millionaire" {length 13 1/2 inches}; framed letter from the Consulate General of USSR; a Chinese plaque "Longevity" from Thomas Kwok (19 pieces) Michaan's Auctions
Mattaliano Louis XVI Style Leather Upholstered Bergere
Mattaliano Louis XVI Style Leather Upholstered Bergere. White leather upholstered riveted body set on square taper legs. Mattaliano sewn in under cushion. {Approximate dimensions: 38 1/2 x 30 x 29 inches.} Condition: Minor scuffs to leather. Michaan's Auctions
Italian Victorian Style Mixed Wood Chest of Drawers
Italian Victorian Style Mixed Wood Chest of Drawers, Stamped "Made in Italy" twice on back {Dimensions 44 1/2 x 22 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches} Michaan's Auctions
A Russet Jade Aubergine-Form Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
A Russet Jade Aubergine-Form Snuff Bottle Well carved as an eggplant, the calyx cleverly carved from an area of brownish-russet tone at one end, with a coral branch stopper. 19th Century Height: 2 3/4 inches (7 cm) Provenance: Purchased from Bryan & Scott, Colorado Springs, Colorado, July 1975.Private North Bay Collection. Michaan's Auctions
Eastlake Mirror Converted to Shelf & Frame
Eastlake Mirror Converted to Shelf; together with a frame {Dimensions of shelf 54 1/2 x 36 x 6 1/2 inches; frame 51 x 33 3/4 inches} Michaan's Auctions
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Main Gallery
2751 Todd Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Tel: (800) 380-9822 or (510) 740-0220
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2701 Monarch Street
Building 20
Alameda, CA 94501
Tel: (800) 380-9822 or (510) 740-0220
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Main Office
2700 Saratoga Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Tel: (800) 380-9822 or (510) 740-0220
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