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Circus memorabilia paraded to $378K total at Potter & Potter
CHICAGO – Potter & Potter Auctions‘ September 24 circus sale performed triumphantly, realizing a total of $378,000. This event featured the circus collection of John and Jan Zweifel as well as the Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry’s entire circus exhibit, many elements of which had been on display at the institution for decades.
Fantastic beasts found in abundance at Curated Auctions, July 13
LONDON – From floating giraffes to dodo bones, extinct bird feathers to flying beasts, as well as taxidermy, curiosities, natural history and so many more delights that tickle and test the imagination, the Curated Auctions sale taking place Wednesday, July 13 and dubbed Objects of Wonder & Relics of Extinct Beasts, is set to astonish. View the fully […]
Hockney stirs interest in run-up to Ahlers & Ogletree sale, April 9-10
ATLANTA – A 1984 photographic collage by David Hockney and a monumental 19th-century Georgian breakfront are a few of the expected top lots in Ahlers & Ogletree’s Spring Estates & Collections auction slated for the weekend of April 9-10. More than 1,000 lots will come up for bid, and start times on both days are […]
Creative thinking during pandemic results in mermaid museum
BERLIN, Md. (AP) – Last year, when the pandemic forced people to retreat into their homes, Alyssa Maloof found her photo studio empty. So Maloof, who has a deep interest in fine art, decided to turn her studio into a museum celebrating mermaids.