Potter & Potter Auctions' rare entertainment memorabilia sale features 850+ lots of breathtaking rarities, on April 7th 

PP image 1 Casablanca original one-sheet poster (est. $40,000-$60,000).

Potter & Potter Auctions’ upcoming sale on Saturday, April 7th, will feature personal relics of Hollywood and television stars of yesteryear. These will include items from the life and career of Greta Garbo, including her monogrammed full length mink coat with buttons stamped with “G” (est. $9,000-$12,000,); the oilcan bass Buddy Ebsen played on the show The Beverly Hillbillies (est. $1,600- $2,500); and a prop shark tooth from the legendary film Jaws, framed and matted with a color photo of the shark (est. $800-$1,200). The sale will be held online and at the Potter & Potter gallery in Chicago, at 10 am Central time.

PP image 2 Greta Garbo’s wild mink coat (est. $9,000-$12,000).

An original one-sheet poster for the classic film Casablanca, in unrestored condition, is sure to be a highlight (est. $40,000-$60,000). Other posters will include the 1954 film Dial “M” for Murder, starring Ray Milland and Grace Kelly (est. $1,800-$2,400); and Don’t Bother to Knock, featuring Marilyn Monroe in a sultry pose (est. $1,200-$1,600). Comic and animation-related memorabilia will also be auctioned, with a poster for Chapter 6, Vault of Vengeance, of the 1940s, 15-part Captain America serial (est. $700- $900). The serial was the first theatrical release to feature a Marvel (then known as Timely) superhero. For more info, click here.

PP image 3 Elvis Presley’s owned velour monogrammed bathrobe (est. $2,500-5,000).

 

 

 

Fine antique items from the former Governor of New Hampshire at Kaminski’s April 7-8 auction

KA image 1 Edouard Vuillard (French, 1868-1940), 'Studio Interior' and still life 'Sunflowers', double-sided oil on wood panel, 11 3/4" x 15" (29.5 cm x 39 cm), frame 15” x 19”.

Kaminski Auctions will conduct a two-day auction April 7th-8th, online and at the firm’s gallery in Beverly, Mass. Saturday, April 7th, will feature fine antique furnishings from the estate of former New Hampshire Governor Ichabod Goodwin (1794-1882), who resided in Strawberry Banke, in Portsmouth, N.H. There are also furnishings from the estate of the renowned Harvard geologist Ursula Bailey Marvin and early American antiques from the collection of Dana Pollard of Palm Springs, California. Sunday, April 8th will feature wonderful Mid Century and Modern furniture from several important estates and collections.

KA image 2 Dale Chihuly, signed sculptured art glass bowl, seaform, rose shadow macchia, signed and dated 'Chihuly 1984', 15" H x 24 1/2" L x 15" W.

Fine art will be featured in both days of the sale, led by artists such as George Bellows, Toulouse-Lautrec, Edouard Vuillard, Michelangelo Cerquozzi, Bradley Walker Tomlin, Conrad Marca-Relli, Giulio Turcato, Pablo Picasso (a signed pencil etching), Pierre Auguste Renoir (a floral still life pencil drawing), Rembrandt van Rijn (a drypoint and burin etching), Dale Chihuly (a signed sculptured art glass bowl), two Frank Stella abstract colored lithographs and a circa 1960 Harry Bertoia steel spray sculpture on a marble lighted pedestal, 73 inches tall. Also sold will be Asian objects, jewelry, watches and Persian rugs. To see more, click here.

KA image 3 Set of two Italian bronze centaurs on marble bases, with original under-bases. 19th century copies of the famed Furietti Centaurs, monumental marble centaurs excavated at Hadrian's Villa in 1736. Unsigned. Taller 24" H; marble 16 1/4" x 7 7/8".

 

 

 

Clements Auction Gallery will conduct two major spring auctions, on April 8th and 9th

CA image 1 The sale will be highlighted by the outstanding library of a Southern gentleman out of Missionary Ridge, Tenn. The trove of books contains many 18th and 19th century publishings.

Clements Auction Gallery in Hixson, Tenn., will hold two important spring auctions. The first is on Sunday, April 8th, online and in the Hixson gallery, at 1 pm Eastern time. Titled The 19th Century: Age of Opulence, the sale will feature over 400 lots, highlighted by the outstanding library of a Southern gentleman out of Missionary Ridge, Tenn. The trove of books contains 18th and 19th century publishings of fine leather and marbled pages, including works by legendary authors such as Alexander Dumas, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. The estate also features fine statuary, furnishings and decorative works.

CA image 2 Oil on canvas painting by Russian artist Nikolai Nikitavich Repin, titled Portrait of a Girl (1998), measuring 19 ¼ inches by 15 ½ inches (est. $2,000-$3,000).

The second big auction will be an online-only affair, held the evening of Monday, April 9th, starting at 7 pm Eastern time. The sale is being called From Russia with Love: A Collection of Fine Art and will feature Soviet period and later artworks, done in both the Realism and Impressionism styles. Bidders are encouraged to visit www.ClementsAuctionGallery.com, to view all items and register to bid. They can also utilize Clements’ free auction software, or download the app on the go, to enjoy the lowest online buyer’s premium. Clements Auction Gallery has been holding top-quality auctions since 1938. To see more, click here.

CA image 3 Pair of French style footed verde finish bronze jardinières on stands having winged cupid surmounts resting on matching ribbed formed stands, 54 inches tall (est. $2,000-$4,000).

 

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