Moran’s September 24th Decorative Art Auction Exceeds Expectations Thanks to Stellar Asian & Continental Offerings


• Asian and Continental objects from the Hancock Park, CA estate of Andrew F. Chandler earned exceptional prices throughout the evening.
• A Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Thangka dating to the 19th century, consigned from the Chandler estate, earned top-lot status.
• September 24th Auction event marks Moran’s last Saturday sale of 2016, with the remainder of Moran’s auctions slated for Tuesday dates.


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John Moran Auctioneers to Offer an Important Selection of California and American Artworks This Fall


MONROVIA, CA - This October 25th, John Moran Auctioneers will host their biannual California and American Fine Art Auction, featuring approximately 200 lots of fine art consigned from private collections and estates across the United States. This curated auction event will feature property from a number of important estates and collections, including the Estate of Andrew F. Chandler and the Lenore Gantt Chandler Trust, the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke, and the Estate of Margaret Eaton Brown Fleming.

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John Moran’s Second Studio Auction of 2016 Features a Strong Selection of Primarily California and American Artworks


• Studio Auction catalogue comprises approximately 200 auction lots
• High quality works dating from the 19th century to the contemporary are offered with approachable estimates
• A collection of photographic prints rounds out the offerings, including a number of lots by Steven Arnold (1943-1994 Los Angeles, CA)

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John Moran’s September 24th Decorative Art Catalogue Features a Spectacular Array of Asian and Continental Decorative Arts


• Nearly half of the catalogue comprises lots culled from the Hancock Park, Los Angeles estate of Andrew F. Chandler and the Lenore Gantt Chandler Trust
• Important Asian objects from the Chandler Estate to be offered in Moran’s September 24th and November 19th Decorative Art Auctions
• Continental selections comprise fine Sèvres porcelain, Meissen figures, English silver and French furniture

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Eclectic Selections Delight Collectors at John Moran’s July 30th Studio Auction


MONROVIA, CA - Moran’s New Studio Auction format has proven a decided success with buyers; the second Studio Auction of 2016, held on Saturday, July 30th, fared well for works estimated across all price points.

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John Moran’s July 30th Decorative Art Auction Delights with Continental Objects and Works of Art from Private Collections and Estates



• Objects and art from the Estate of Andrew F. Chandler and the Lenore Gantt Chandler Trust bring exceptional prices
• Top lot status goes to a Chinese-export French style automaton clock
• Traditional portraiture brings strong prices throughout the evening

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John Moran Auctioneers to Offer Native American Objects and Jewelry; Modern and Contemporary Works of Art Side-by-Side


• Catalogue comprises over 300 curated auction lots
• High quality Native American jewelry from private collections makes up approximately a quarter of auction lots
• Modern and Contemporary works of art expected to achieve strong prices; will be offered alongside mid-century modern objects and furniture

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John Moran to Offer Nearly 300 Lots of Quality Continental Furnishings, Paintings and Decorative Arts at July 30th Decorative Art Auction


• Quality porcelain by makers like KPM, Sevres and Meissen make attractive highlights
• Excellent examples of Louis XV and XVI-style French furniture abound, including three examples by celebrated French cabinetmaker Francois Linke
• High quality clocks, including a Chinese export French-style automaton clock, are expected to perform well
MONROVIA, CA – Comprising nearly 300 lots of fine and decorative art, Moran’s July 30th Decorative Art Auction is the most heavily Continental auction Moran’s has hosted in recent history.

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John Moran Auctioneers Announces Inaugural Biannual Studio Auction


• Moran’s new Studio Auction features paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures with estimates ranging from $200-$15,000.
• Works span from the 19th century to the contemporary.
• Morans’ biannual studio auction will take place every winter and summer season, with works by American, Continental, Asian and South American artists regularly represented.

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John Moran’s Saturday, June 18th Decorative Auction Event a Boon for Private Collectors


• In-person attendance was strong for both sessions of Moran’s June Decorative Art Auction
• Mid-century Modern and contemporary decorative arts performed well at the auction block
• Top-lot status went to an impressive floor-standing Swiss cylinder music box by maker B.A. Bremond

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John Moran’s May 21st Fine Jewelry Auction Features Something For Everyone; Entices Heavy Participation Via Online Platforms


• Quirky pieces bring strong prices
• Art Deco design offers intriguing highlights
• Modern signed jewelry by Claire Falkenstein, Jean Stark and Noma Copley bring out collectors

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John Moran Auctioneers to Offer a Diverse Selection of Fine and Decorative Art at June 18th Decorative Art Auction


• A selection of fine clocks from a Private Laguna Beach Collection a preview of many more to come
• Mid-Century Modern selections include furniture by designers such as Herman Miller and Philip and Kelvin LaVerne
• American and European works of art span from the 19th century to contemporary offerings

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