Artworks by Glenn Elliott will headline Miller & Miller Auctions’ April 7th sale

MM image 1 Mixed media by Glenn Elliott (1941-2017), titled Verge and Foliot Singularities (2004), 86 inches x 21 inches, an iconic mechanical steampunk “clock” (est. CD$1,200-$1,500).

A large and eclectic collection of artwork by the late Glenn Elliott, the long-standing and highly regarded member of the Stratford Festival props department who died on his 76th birthday this past November, will be sold on Saturday, April 7th, by Miller & Miller Auctions, online and at the firm’s gallery in New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada, at 10 am Eastern time. Elliott worked in the props department for 36 seasons, 19 of them as Senior Props Builder. In his spare time he created a fascinating, diverse and sometimes provocative collection of artwork, using skills and techniques he honed during his time with the Festival.

MM image 2 Oil on canvas painting by Antonio Paoletti (It., 1834-1912), titled The Chestnut Roaster (1931), signed lower right and measuring 18 inches x 26 inches (est. CD$4,000-$5,000).

Elliott worked with many different materials and methods, producing everything from oversized fiberglass biker clothes and ceramic sculptures to paintings, welded metal figures and enameled copper tapestries. A wine and cheese reception will be hosted by Miller & Miller on Thursday, April 5th, at 7 pm. Acclaimed Canadian sculptor Ruth Abernethy, a close friend of Elliott’s, will be guest speaker. The auction will also feature works by members of the Canadian “Group of Seven”, including Arthur Lismer and Frank Johnston, plus an important artwork from Homer Watson and an oil painting by Antonio Paoletti. For more info, click here.

MM image 3 Oil on canvas by Canadian artist Homer Ransford Watson (1855-1936), titled Oak Forest Vista, signed lower left, measuring 25 ½ inches x 31 ½ inches (est. CD$8,000-$12,000).

 

 

 

432 lots in a rainbow of collecting categories in Terri Peters’ online-only auction, April 7th

TP image 1 Ladies’ platinum diamond ring consisting of one princess cut diamond (2.64 carats, color D, clarity SI1) and two triangular diamond baguettes (1.07 carats) for a total of 3.71 carats.

Terri Peters & Associates’ upcoming Spring Worldwide Estates Auction, on Saturday, April 7th, at 10 am Eastern time, will be an online-only event packed with 432 lots in a wide array of categories. These will include fine designer and estate jewelry (including diamond rings, as well as fine pieces by Tiffany & Company, Piranesi, Mikimoto, LaNouvelle, Bvlgari, Carrera y Carrera and Hermes), antique desks, mantle and wall clocks, unique and rare antique furniture pieces, antique oil lamps and carriage lanterns, and important art glass, to include collections of antique glass canes, perfume bottles and tear catchers.

TP image 2 Stunning Steuben aurene iridescent gold art glass nouveau perfume bottle in the shape of a garlic bulb, with matching stopper, hand-blown, ca. 1910-1920s, excellent condition.

Also featured will be Waterford, Bohemian, Steuben, sterling silver (including Georg Jensen), Limoges, Haviland, Wedgwood, Syracuse china, Austria, porcelain, artwork, vintage toys, ceremonial swords, war metal by Tiffany & Company, rare handmade antique quilts, superb pre-Civil War portraits in walnut frames and more, pulled from central New York estates. Bidding can be done via multiple platforms, to include LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, HiBid.com and Auctionzip.com. Absentee and phone bids will be accepted up until the day prior to auction (April 6th), by calling (315) 447-1656. To see more, click here.

TP image 3 F. Kroeber (New York) 8-day time and strike walnut shelf clock, all original with brass bezel, original paper dial, paper label on back and simulated mercury pendulum, ca. 1859.

 

 

 

Every week, three days a week, Silver City Auctions holds an online numismatics sale, with other material

SC image 1 1869-S 420 Gold Liberty BU, est. $35,000-$40,000 (April 4th Auction)

Each week, Silver City Auctions, based in Leipsic, Ohio, holds a three-day 500-lot rare coins and currency auction (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday), which it hosts on its website, www.silvercityauctions.com. The auctions scheduled for April 3, 4, 5 and 10, 11, 12 are filled with key dates and numismatic rarities that would make great additions to an existing collection or wonderful presents for that coin-loving special someone on your gift-giving list. All auction lots are shipped via USPS within two business days upon receipt of payment or check clearance. Bidders have really come to love that feature.

SC image 2 1887 Morgan Silver Dollar NGC MS65, est. $2,500-$3,500 (April 4th Auction)

Silver City Auctions is home to some of the finest numismatic rare coin auctions on the internet. With extensive experience dealing in rare coins, the experts at Silver City are able to bring some of the highest quality consignments to its bidders. In addition to rare coins, visitors to the website will find sports memorabilia, antiques and jewelry. This past holiday season, all winning bidders who were billed $250 or more for any one invoice per auction between Dec. 5-14 received an NGC-graded modern coin free. Silver City Auctions may be reached at (419) 943-2612, or by e-mail at info@silvercityauctions.com. To view all items being auctioned, click here.

SC image 3 1889 Indian Cent PCGS PR-65, est. $675-$725 (April 10th Auction)

 

 

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