The A Lifetime of Curiousity auction, offered by Revere Auctions, is a collection of objects from “all parts of the world and eras of history… featured alongside fine and decorative art.” Among the art pieces you’ll find works by Yaacov Agam, Tino Stefanoni, Claude Viallat, Warren Davis. Notably, included in the sale a photo of Marilyn Monroe signed by photographer Milton Greene.
Unsigned ethnographic works include utilitarian items like Haustec and Maya Pre-Columbian pottery heads, figures, Hopi bowls, seed jars, Pueblo pots and black ware, Navajo blankets, beaded and turquoise jewelry, weaved and woven baskets, bronze statuary, Egyptian shabti, and more.
Beyond artistic items are an American Civil War doctor’s amputation kit, a World War II pith helmet, a “mesmerism box” used for carrying laughing gas (Nitrus oxide), a French Art Deco travelling clock, and a petrified woolly mammoth tusk (Mammuthus Primigenuis) from the Pleistocene era. The mammoth fossil was deaccessioned from the University of Alaska Museum of the North, and believed to have been collected by Otto W. Geist (1888-1963).View any of these lots and more curiosities and register to bid on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (93), Decorative Arts (169), Furniture (26), Jewelry (9), Asian Works of Art (26), Watches & Clocks (3), American Indian & Ethnographic (46), Couture & Textiles (5), Collectibles (31)
# of Lots:411
Price Range:$200 - $60,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Original Yaacov Agam Kinetic Sculpture Painting 1983-84|| Estimate: |
|Massive Woolly Mammoth Tusk Mammuthus Primigenuis|| Estimate: |
|American Civil War Doctor's Surgeons Kit Amputation|| Estimate: |
|Tino Stefanoni 4 Shirts Oil on Canvas|| Estimate: |
|Pre-Columbian Nayarit Ceramic Dog Vessel|| Estimate: |