Gorgeous Tiffany Studios pieces and a fine collection of modern prints will headline Bruneau & Co.’s June 23 sale

BC image 1 Circa 1905 Tiffany Studios table lamp with poppy shade consisting of variegated blue, green, red, purple and yellow Favrile glass with reticulated bronze overlay (est. $30,000-$50,000).

A pair of outstanding Rhode Island collections – one of gorgeous Tiffany pieces pulled from a home in Providence and the other the modern prints collection of Lucille Comes out of Warwick, all purchased from Multiple Impressions in New York – will be just part of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ next big sale, planned for Saturday, June 23rd, at 10 am Eastern. The auction will be held online as well as in Bruneau’s gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, R.I. Internet bidding will be available on Invaluable.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, ePaiLIVE (in Asia), Bidsquare.com, Bidlive.Bruneauandco.com, the Bruneau app, Auctionzip.com and eBay.

BC image 2 Fauvist landscape painting by the Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), depicting Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, artist signed (est. $20,000-$30,000).

“This sale will not disappoint,” Kevin Bruneau announced proudly. “As owner of the company I take pride in seeing such a comprehensive catalog come to be. Whether you collect Asian art, period furniture, modern prints or more, there is definitely something for you in the catalog.” Travis Landry, a Bruneau & Co. specialist and auctioneer, added, “You name it, this sale has it. From Tiffany Studios to ancient Roman glass, American Fauvism and even a 1962 Rolls-Royce, there’s something for every collector. I can’t wait to see who takes home the Tiffany table lamp.” Doors will open at 8 am Eastern time on auction day. To see more, click here.

BC image 3 Qing dynasty 26-foot-wide ink and watercolor depiction of three cliffside landscape scenes of robed scholars by Chinese artist and poet Gai Qi (Chinese, 1773-1828) (est. $10,000-$20,000).  

 

 

Presidential memorabilia from all the past U.S. Presidents will be in University Archives’ online auction, June 20th

UA image 1 Letter signed by George Washington, dated Sept. 30, 1789, in which the president appoints William Lewis, a Quaker, as attorney for the District of Pennsylvania (est. $10,000-$12,000).

With politics so much in the news, it’s fitting that University Archives’ online auction slated for Wednesday, June 20th, is packed with presidential memorabilia – items from all the past U.S. Presidents, in fact. The auction features 266 lots of rare, highly collectible autographed documents, photos, manuscripts, books and relics, beginning at 10:30 am Eastern. “It’s rare to find all of our past presidents represented in one single event, as is the case with this auction,” said John Reznikoff, the owner of Westport-based University Archives. The expected top earners are items from Washington, Lincoln, Jefferson, JFK and Reagan.

UA image 2 Archive of nearly 160 autographed signed letters pertaining to Benjamin Disraeli, who ruled Great Britain from 1874-1880, penned to his secretary, Algernon Turnor (est. $40,000-$50,000).

But the auction features more than just U.S. Presidents. Other highlights pertain to aviation pioneer Orville Wright (of Wright Brothers fame), American Rev-War hero Nathaniel Greene, former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli and the German composer Johannes Brahms. People can register and bid now, at UniversityArchives.com or on Invaluable.com. Mr. Reznikoff added, “The auction is particularly strong in Revolutionary War period memorabilia, highlighted by items from the Charles I. Forbes collection. Included in the group are more than a few items relating to George Washington, the first U.S. President. For more info, click here.

UA image 3 Several lots pertaining to Jackie Kennedy will be offered, to include this four-page signed letter, written to her mother in 1955, two years into her marriage to JFK (est. $3,000-$3,500).

 

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