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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John Moran’s October 25th California and American Fine Art Auction Gratifies Collector Demand for California-Centric Works


• Quintessential California scenes at every price point prove ever-popular among collectors
• More than $2.1 million in sales achieved
• Four auction records broken for California and American artists
• An important early painting of the Yosemite Valley by Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902 New York, NY) inspires a dozen bidders to compete via telephone and obliterates its conservative pre-auction estimate.


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Moran’s Aims to Please with Asian Works of Art, Continental Decorative Arts at November 15th Auction


• Asian property from the Estate of Andrew F. Chandler expected to perform well, as similar lots offered in Moran’s July 30th Auction event exceeded expectations
• Fine art selections include Modern prints and paintings offered alongside traditional Continental figural compositions
• Porcelain by makers Amphora, Royal Crown Derby, and Sevres will head to the auction block

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September 24th, 2016 Studio Auction Achieves Strong Prices for Contemporary Photography, Quintesential California Scenes


• Diverse works consigned from private Southern California Collections offered at Moran’s September 24th Studio Auction
• Approachable pricepoints bring out online buyers
• Dark-horse highlights include prints by Los Angeles photographer Steven F. Arnold (1943-1994) and Sierra Madre painter Alfred James Dewey (1874-1958)

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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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