BY DR. J. ANTHONY CAVO Q: I’ve attached several pictures of a “Bronco Buster” bronze statue dedicated to the Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable Benjamin Stoddert, in 1904. I was curious if there was any way you could take a look and do a rough appraisal so we can properly insure it. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. Benjamin T. Harper A: Frederic Sackrider Remington (Oct. 4,
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LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions is kicking off the new year and the new decade on Saturday, Jan. 11, with a special sale dedicated to fine art from the collection of Gerard Leon Cafesjian (1925-2013). Cafesjian was a legal publishing legend, art connoisseur and philanthropist who collected with a discerning eye and an adventurous spirit. In all, 140 lots will come up for bid, including contemporary paintings, sculptures, prints
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NEW YORK – For the fourth straight year, LiveAuctioneers, the world’s leading online marketplace for auctions of fine art, antiques and investment-grade collectibles, has been named “One of the Best Places to Work in New York City” by Crain’s New York Business. The annual competition identifies, recognizes and honors the 100 best employers in New York City from a pool of more than 200,000 eligible companies. Selections are determined from
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BEVERLY HILLS – At a recent Heritage Auctions sale offering a “Disney Renaissance” of more than 1,800 lots of animation art, a “Haunted Mansion” painting from 1969 was the star lot after selling for $57,600. Heritage said the sale was the largest animation art auction ever held and from the time period that helped bring film animation back to its highest levels; art from Snow White, Bugs Bunny, Alice in
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At a recent Antique Toys & Other Amusements Auction held by Pook & Pook, the top lot was a copy of a Wall Street Bulls and Bears game that sold for $20,000. Pook & Pook teamed up with antique toy expert Noel Barrett for the auction, which featured more than 450 lots. Barrett is an “Antiques Road Show” appraiser and specializes in toys manufactured between 1850 and 1950. The scarce
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