Principal Jack DeStories commented on the move to online-only: "We've shifted to an online-only format to allow more bidders more opportunities to buy. Our system allows bidders to click to our website and bid directly while easily checking the status of any previous bids.''

122_1 Large bronze Bacchanalian grouping after Clodion

83_1 Henri-Arthur Bonnefoy

The auction has an incredible collection of Americana, including a William Pierce Stubbs ship portrait of the Harry A. Barry, a matching pair of Connecticut heart & crown side chairs and an early sheet metal weathervane of a Native American.

The online-only sale currently has a fine selection of clocks, featuring Jonas Alrichs Chippendale walnut tall clock with ogee feet and fluted corner columns, a Renaissance Revival Ithica bank regulator in untouched original condition and a Seth Thomas jewelers floor regulator standing in at 8'6" with a silvered 14" dial.

29_1-3 Set of 10 Hans Wegner "sawbuck" side chairs

10_1 Wilkenson bronze water lily table lamp

There is a host of 20th century design in the sale, such as lamps by Tiffany, Handel and Pairpoint, mid-century furniture by Hans Wegner, Peter Hvidt, Johannes Aasbjerg and an Eames rocker.

Works by artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Yaacov Agam, Ben Nicholson and Edouard Manet will be going under the virtual hammer.

An exciting piece in the sale for fans of all things out of this world, is an Apollo 11 photograph of Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin, autographed by each.

41_1 Tiffany Platinum and diamond ring, 2.96 carats, VVS1, D/E color center stone

Fairfield are known for their fine jewelry sales, and this online sale is no exception. Leading a large collection is a Tiffany & Company platinum and diamond ring with a 2.96 carat solitaire graded D/E color and VVS1. Other jewelry lots include fine watches by luxury houses such as Cartier, Rolex and Paul Ditsheim.

Check out the catalog here.