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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Offering Something for Everyone, Moran’s Saturday, May 21st Fine Jewelry Auction Comprises Nearly 300 Lots


• Moran’s first jewelry-specific auction catalogue of 2016 is packed with nearly 300 lots of fine and designer jewelry, timepieces and luxury items.
• Lots include contemporary, modern, Retro and antique selections.
• The May auction is the first Fine Jewelry Auction to be held on a Saturday; buyers will be treated to complimentary food and drinks.

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Moran’s March 22nd California and American Fine Art Auction & Grand Opening Brings Out the Buyers


• Nearly $1.5M in total sales amassed
• Works from the Estates of Phoebe Hearst Cooke and Carroll and Nancy O’Connor exceeded expectations
• Modern and Contemporary prints and paintings achieved strong prices
• Auction records set for seven artists

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John Moran’s April 16th Decorative Art Auction Shines with Modern, Contemporary & Continental Design; Western & Modern Art


• Excellent examples of American Western and Continental works of art to be offered side-by-side
• Mid-century modern furniture, contemporary art and decorative objects offer a counterpoint to more traditional Continental furnishings
• April 16th Auction Moran’s first of a new model of Saturday afternoon Decorative Art Auctions

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Second Phase Chief’s Blanket and Contemporary Western Paintings Steal the Show at Moran’s February 23rd Auction


• Western works of art, bronzes and furniture decidedly in vogue with collectors • One third of lots sold to online bidders • Classic Navajo second phase chief’s blanket exceeds expectations, earning top-lot status

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John Moran Auctioneers Proudly Presents First California & American Art Auction of 2016


• March 22nd sale is the first of their flagship biannual California And American Art Auction to be held at Moran’s newly renovated location in Monrovia, CA
• Selections include Contemporary Western Art from the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke
• New start time and extended previews announced

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