John Moran Auctioneers Announces Important Three-Session April 25th Auction Event

• Three-session auction comprises approximately 400 lots across all categories; all sessions will be fully catalogued and photographed and available for online bidding.
• Multi-session model speaks to Moran’s move to hone in on distinct collector markets by offering more genre-specific auction sessions.
• Selections across all sessions include contemporary and modern works of art, Continental furniture, art glass, important Navajo weavings, and more.

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John Moran Auctioneers Announces Two-Session March California and American Fine Art Auction

• The first of Moran’s 2017 flagship California and American Fine Art Auctions will take place on March 21st.
• The auction’s first session, titled An Artist Collects, exclusively comprises consignments from the private collection of California artist Gerald Brommer and his wife Georgia.
• The second session features works from private estates and collections, including the Goldfield Collection of Los Angeles, the Barrack Collection of Fairbanks, Alaska, and the University Club of Pasadena.

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John Moran’s January Studio Art Auction Focuses in on California and American Works of Art

• Unexpected top-lot status goes to “Lady in a Black Hat”, a solemn portrait by Boston painter Joseph DeCamp (1858-1923), which brought over twice the high estimate at $12,200.
• Nearly two thirds of lots sold to remote bidders, including those buying online, via telephone and absentee.
• Strong selling prices for watercolors and Alaskan landscapes bode well for Moran’s upcoming March 21st California and American Fine Art Auction.

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Moran’s February 21st Decorative Art Auction Portends an Exciting 2017 Auction Lineup


• Continental decorative arts and paintings will be the focus of the February auction session.
• Selections include oil paintings, silver, bronze sculptures, fine porcelain, art glass and select Asian objects.
• Divided into two continuous sessions, session two of the February auction event will act as a soft opening of Moran’s new Studio Decorative Art auction model, featuring catalogued items with estimates at $2000 and below.

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John Moran’s Studio Fine Art Auction Promises Gems From Important Southern California Collections


• Selections include works consigned from the Goldfield Collection of Los Angeles, the Barrack Collection of Fairbanks, Alaska, and an important private collection in Santa Monica, CA
• Curated auction lots comprise primarily California artists, but also include works by prominent east coast American and European artists
• The January Studio Auction is the first of three planned Studio Auction events for the 2017 calendar year

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Featuring nearly 350 Lots, John Moran’s December Fine Jewelry Auction Brings Some Sparkle to the Season


• The large catalogue featured antique, Art Deco, modern and designer pieces at competitive pre-auction estimates
• The evening’s most popular lots were Art Deco and antique Edwardian and Art Nouveau examples
• Less than an eighth of total sales went to buyers bidding via the Liveauctioneers, Invaluable or Auctionzip platforms, with many preferring to buy via telephone or in person

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Moran’s December 6th Decorative Art Session Delights with Modern Art; Art Glass and Pottery


• A condensed catalogue of just under 150 lots, Moran’s December Decorative Art Auction featured Native American, Western, Modern and Contemporary art and objects
• The session’s top lot was “Sunrise on the Trail”, a western oil painting by Gerald Harvey Jones (b. 1933 Fredericksburg, TX) from the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke
• Art glass lots by Steuben proved particularly popular with Moran’s bidders

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Important Chinese Objects Achieve Strong Prices at John Moran Auctioneers


• The nine lots offered were culled from the Estate of Andrew F. Chandler and a private Ventura, CA collection
• A core number of buyers signed up to bid via telephone, on the floor and online, each meeting special registration requirements
• Top-lot status went to a Ming Dynasty gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin

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Japanese Buddhist Art Objects Achieve Stellar Prices at Moran’s November Decorative Art Auction


• Majority of the catalogue comprises lots culled from the Hancock Park, Los Angeles estate of Andrew F. Chandler
• Curated selections range in estimate from $8000 to $150,000
• All lots offered date to the 18th century or earlier


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John Moran’s December 6th Decorative Art Auction to Offer Modern and Contemporary Works alongside Western and Native American Objects


• Streamlined catalogue comprises approximately 150 lots of modern prints, bronzes, Native American items and art glass
• Highlights include exceptional Rookwood Pottery by top-name decorators consigned from a Pasadena, CA collection
• Decorative Art Auction the second of three auction sessions slated for Tuesday, December 6th


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Important Chinese Objects: Moran’s Nine-Lot Specialty Sale Expected to Appeal to International Collectors


• Majority of the catalogue comprises lots culled from the Hancock Park, Los Angeles estate of Andrew F. Chandler
• Curated selections range in estimate from $8000 to $150,000
• All lots offered date to the 18th century or earlier


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With over 350 lots, Moran’s Tuesday, December 6nd Fine Jewelry Auction Aims to Delight


• Moran’s final jewelry-specific auction catalogue of 2016 is packed with nearly 350 lots of fine and designer jewelry, timepieces and luxury items.
• Lots include contemporary, modern, Retro and antique selections.
• The December auction will take place on a Tuesday; buyers will be treated to complimentary food and drinks.


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