Tag Archives: John Moran Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo child’s blanket, $93,750, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo child’s blanket, $93,750, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Navajo classic period child’s wearing blanket, mid-19th century, with cochineal and indigo dyes, sold for $93,750 at a biannual Art of the American West and Turn of the Century Design auctions held June 19th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Russian gold snuff box, $18,750, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Russian gold snuff box, $18,750, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Russian enameled 18kt yellow gold snuff box sold for $18,750 at a Traditional Collector auction held February 20th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a Buccellati .800 silver bird-form centerpiece basket also brought $18,750; a group of eight Chinese carved jade […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $22,500, John Moran

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Steinway grand piano, $22,500, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Steinway & Sons Model D grand piano sold for $22,500 at a Traditional Collector Auction held June 20th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, an .800 silver eagle by Italian maker Buccellati finished at $19,200; a rustic scene of a fisherman […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo Ute-style chief’s blanket, $132,000, John Moran Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo Ute-style chief’s blanket, $132,000, John Moran Auctioneers

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Navajo Ute-style First Phase chief’s wearing blanket sold for $132,000 at a three-session auction held April 25th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, an abstracted dragon in lacquer on panel by the Japanese artist Shiryu Morita (1912-1999) went for $84,000; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Picasso ceramic sculpture, $14,400, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1955 ceramic sculpture by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973) for Madoura, titled Lampe Femme, sold for $14,400 at a Decorative Art Auction held Sept. 10 by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a 1970 Dodge Charger 500 roared off for $23,100; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo chief's blanket, $90,000, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Navajo second phase chief’s blanket sold for $90,000 at an auction held Feb. 23 by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a painting by Tucker Smith (b. 1940, Wyoming), titled Gathering the Quarter Circle Five, finished at $26,400; a pair of whimsical […]

Gavels n Paddles: Navajo chief's blanket, $43,750, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Navajo transitional second phase chief’s blanket, woven circa 1880s with primarily cochineal-dyed wool, sold for $43,750 at a Decorative Arts Auction held Sept. 29 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a handsome first standard silver coffee and tea service crafted by […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Grotto bust of Neptune, $9,000, John Moran

Gavels n' Paddles: Grotto bust of Neptune, $9,000, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A “grotto” bust of Neptune attributed to Anthony Redmile, with columnar stand, sold for $9,000 at a Decorative Arts Auction held June 16 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a chair designed by the Italian decorator and artisan Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) realized […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Pablo Picasso pottery, $36,000, John Moran

A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000 at a Decorative Auction held April 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a newly restored  Swiss singing bird box with […]