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Spratling silver showcased at Moran’s Made in Mexico sale, Nov. 15
LOS ANGELES — On Tuesday, November 15, beginning at 10 am Pacific time, John Moran Auctioneers will present its next Made in Mexico sale, filled with fine art, pottery, jewelry, and a large collection of William Spratling silver from the well-known author Phyllis M. Goddard. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Mies van der Rohe: ‘less is more’ in modernist furniture
NEW YORK – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886–1969) is easily recognized as a brilliant architect, whose “less is more” approach defined modernism. After achieving success in his native Germany, he immigrated to the United States in the late 1930s and achieved stunning heights of success here too.
Car mascots, automobilia line up for Turner’s Jan. 7 auction
SO. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – On January 7, Turner Auctions + Appraisals will offer a selection of automobilia from two major California collectors. The sale features over 65 lots of car mascots, artwork and related collectibles, with absentee and Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers.
Wright auction of Four Seasons restaurant furnishings totals $4.1M
NEW YORK – Wright’s record-breaking auction for the furnishings of the Four Seasons restaurant on Tuesday totaled $4.1 million, over four times the estimated value.