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    Coin-Op & Advertising

    Violano-Virtuoso is a coin-operated and self-playing violin and key-less piano, made by Mills Novelty Company. In the upcoming Coin-Op and Advertising Auction, Morphy Auctions displays an example of a bow-front Violano-Virtuoso. This instrument was fully repaired by Robert Loeffler and is made of oak with tiger striping on its cabinet.…

    RED AND ORANGE PENNY CATCH HEAD.
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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    Online Only Coins & Jewelry

    The upcoming Online Only Coins & Jewelry auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc, will include an example of the Oyster, the world’s first waterproof wristwatch case. Designed by Rolex in 1926, the Oyster is made of ten parts and is screwed onto the watch case. Rolex added the waterproof…

    High grade gold and gemstone ring
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    The Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds

    When Mattel unveiled the first Barbie doll at New York's Toy Fair in 1959 as “Barbie the Teen-Age Fashion Model,” it took the world by storm. The upcoming Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer several collectible Barbie dolls. Featured is the 40th-anniversary collector’s edition…

    TIBETAN INLAID SILVER NECKLACE PENDANT
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    Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery – Day 1

    The first day of the upcoming Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry auction, presented by Elstob & Elstob Auctioneers, offers a selection of decorative art, Asian works of art, jewelry, and more.  Showcased in the auction is a pair of Chinese gold dragon bangles that come in a Tiffany & Co.…

    A CARTIER LAPIS LAZULI AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL SUNBURST DESK CLOCK
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    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
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    Property from the Estate of Loretta Young Online Only Auction

    In 1947, actress Loretta Young won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in The Farmer's Daughter. "You know up until now... the Academy Awards has been a purely spectator sport for me," Young said in her acceptance speech. "However, tonight I dressed for the stage just in…

    LORETTA YOUNG JEAN LOUIS SILK DRESSING GOWN
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    2 Day Ceramic Auction, Day 2

    A selection of Doulton, Wilkinson, and World’s Fair Pottery will be showcased on the second day of Whitley’s Auctioneers' upcoming Two-Day Ceramic Auction. Featured in this sale are character jugs, liquor containers, advertising ware, and more. Highlighted in the event is a Wilkinson WWII General Douglas Macarthur character jug. This…

    DOULTON LAMBETH BIBELOT, POLAR BEAR ON ICE
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    Incredible Russian Gold Diamond Jewelry Sale

    One of the most recognized luxury jewelry designs from Van Cleef & Arpels is the Alhambra. The talismanic design of the Alhambra was inspired by four-leaf clovers and debuted in 1968. In the 1970s, the design became fashionable among celebrities who wore layers of Alhambra necklaces with different gemstones. The…

    Van Cleef & Arpels 18k Gold Vintage Alhambra Necklace
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    Disneyana

    Charles Ridgway was one of the only journalists to write a positive review of Disneyland's opening day in July of 1955. The park ran out of food and most of the rides broke down. But Ridgway came early enough to try the food and stayed late enough for the rides…

    Disneyland Enchanted Tiki Room Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers.
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    ESTATE JEWELRY RUSSIAN BRONZE NEW YEAR SALE

    Russian artist Konstantin Makovsky (1839–1915) is best known for his oil painting titled A Boyar Wedding Feast, which won a gold medal in the 1885 World's Fair in Antwerp, Belgium. Like most of his work, this painting celebrated traditional Russian customs and rituals. It depicts a bride and groom poised…

    CARTIER 18K GOLD STSAVORITE GARNET ONYX PENDANT
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    Le Grand New Year's Day Auction

    Le Grand New Year’s Day Auction presented by Thos. Cornell Galleries, Ltd. will feature an array of American and French mid-century and Modern furniture and accessories. Featured in the sale are antique French clocks, paintings, paper prints, Oriental rugs, sterling silver, and more. Highlighted in the sale is a 19th-century…

    18TH C. CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BOSTON 4 DRAWER CHEST WITH CLAW FEET