Moran’s March 2015 California and American Fine Art Auction Offers Strong Selections; Some Surprises


• The 268 lot auction featured works by California mainstays like Guy Rose, Robert Wood, Maurice Braun, Edgar Payne and many more
• Auction records set for three American artists: James Fetherolf, Samuel Marsden Brookes, and Margaret Keane
• Online and Telephone bidder sales rates were comparable to October’s figures, with a noted uptick in Attendee bidding

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Diverse offerings foment exciting sales results at Moran’s February Decorative Art Auction


- Auction catalog included mid-century Modern, turn of the century Continental and French furnishings, California and American paintings and modern prints
- Photographs by Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Yousuf Karsh and Helmut Newton, among others achieved respectable prices
- Last-minute swell in bidder registration resulted in upswing in telephone bidding

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John Moran Auctioneers ushers in the 2015 auction season with an eclectic selection of high quality, fresh to the market auction lots



• An important La Jolla, CA collection contributes nearly 100 lots to the February 17th catalog
• Mid-century modern furnishings, pottery and works on paper are sure to excite collectors
• Continental furnishings, silver, and California and American paintings round out the diverse offerings

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Moran’s March 24th California and American Fine Art Auction Catalog Benefits From a Landslide of Early Consignments


• Over 200 lots of newly-consigned works from private collections are to be offered
• George Spangenberg, Xavier Martinez, William Wendt, Arthur Grover Rider, Millard Sheets, Edgar Payne and Guy Rose are only a few of the renowned artists whose work is represented in the March 24th catalog
• Estimates range from the mid-hundreds through to six-figure amounts

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John Moran Auctioneers’ December 9th Auction Amasses Over $1.2 Million in Sales



-Dark horse highlights include a trio of enamel and micromosaic pendants, Indian gold, and select lots featuring natural pearls
-Large diamonds performed better than expected
-Signed pieces of fine jewelry, as always, incited fierce competition among bidders

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John Moran Auctioneers offers Diverse Lineup at November 18, 2014 Auction


• Comprising over 220 lots, the November 18th Auction featured an array of Continental, Asian, and American fine and decorative arts
• Silver by celebrated American and Continental makers proved in high demand
• Modern works of art proved especially salable


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John Moran Auctioneers Announces 3rd Annual December HQ Fine Jewelry / Luxe Auction & Holiday Gathering Preview Party


• Moran’s highly anticipated December HQ auction boasts a catalog of over 250 lots of luxury items and jewelry
• A later (6:00 p.m.) auction start time should make bidding more accessible to all
• Signed offerings, designer pieces, and luxury watches are also sure to excite


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John Moran’s October 21st, 2014 California and American Fine Art Auction Offers a Diverse Lineup; Brings Strong Prices


• Nearly 300 works by California and American artists offered at John Moran’s October 21, 2014 Auction
• Over $1.5 million in sales amassed
• Works by Elmer Wachtel, Millard Sheets, Fritz Scholder, and Leroy Neiman were top earners


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Moran’s Announces Major Auction of Exceptional Decorative and Fine Arts

-- November 18th sale highlighted by fine 19th century French furnishings and clocks, including signed pieces by acclaimed makers
-- Notable silver offerings include a Paul Revere spoon, multiple lots of American coin silver, extensive Tiffany ‘’Lap Over Edge’’ flatware service, Wolfers Frères tea service
-- Over sixty-five lots of European fine art by top-tier artists to be sold


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Moran’s HQ Jewelry Auction is Set to Dazzle on September 30th

-- Newly added sale date gives buyers an early opportunity to acquire antique, vintage and modern jewelry and watches
-- Over 200 lots offer a variety of choices for collectors, connoisseurs and casual buyers alike


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Highlights from Moran’s October 2014 Fine Art Auction Herald an Exciting and Eclectic Offering

Pasadena, CA—John Moran Auctioneers is poised to present the autumn installment of their semiannual Fine Art Auction, scheduled for Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

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John Moran Auctioneers’ First Fall Auction Harvests Strong Prices for Decorative and Fine Art

--Better examples of early 20th century design and 19th century furnishings hit their mark
--Large selection of fine art finds a receptive audience among antiques buyers
--Gallé cameo glass vase realizes $11,685

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