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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Moran’s February Decorative Art Auction Offers Western Works of Art, Arts & Crafts standouts


• February 23rd Decorative Art Auction features Contemporary Western Art from the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke
• Highlights include a historically important Greene & Greene Blacker House hall chair
• Western, Arts & Crafts and Continental decorative arts offered side-by-side

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English silver and advertising automatons among show-stopping lots at Moran’s January 19th, 2016 Decorative Art Auction


• January auction event the first ever held at Moran’s newly renovated Monrovia, CA location
• Approximately 95% sell-through rate achieved
• Modern and contemporary works of art exceed expectations across the board

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2.78ct Fancy Light Gray-Blue Diamond Brings Half a Million Dollars at Moran’s December 8th Fine Jewelry Auction


MONROVIA, CA – John Moran Auctioneers’ annual December Fine Jewelry Auction was a decided success, amassing just over $1.2 million in total sales. The jewelry cases were well appointed, containing all the glitz and glamour appropriate of a holiday auction event. The sale was well attended, though most of the big-ticket items went to telephone buyers from around the globe. Ten phone lines were in full swing throughout the evening, and plenty of bids came through via the Bidsquare, Liveauctioneers and Invaluable online platforms.

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John Moran Auctioneers to Shake Up Winter Offerings with a January Online-Only Fine Art Auction


MONROVIA, CA – John Moran Auctioneers looks forward to ringing in the new year by reaching out to established collectors and art market newcomers alike with a January online-only fine art auction. Moran’s expects to sell over 200 lots of reasonably-priced works of art in their January online auction, which will go live via Liveauctioneers.com on December 20th and will draw to a close on January 27th, 2016. Timed bidding will begin at 6pm Pacific time on January 27th, with each lot given a limited amount of time for live bidding until closure. Buyers can submit absentee bids through the Liveauctioneers.com platform from the sale’s late December open until the beginning of the automated auction’s timed denouement on the 27th.

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Moran’s January 19th, 2016 Decorative Art Auction Features Diverse Lineup


MONROVIA, CA – Owing to a recent influx of high-quality auction property, John Moran Auctioneers has added two auction events to the first quarter of 2016. The first is an online-only fine art auction, while the second is a fully catalogued Decorative Art Auction. The Decorative Art catalogue is expected to comprise over 200 curated lots of European and American silver, Continental porcelain and glass, a selection of Asian items, fine furniture, and European works of art both modern and traditional; also included in the mix is a selection of watches, luxury items, and fine jewelry.

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