Fresh Jewelry Consignments Bloom at Moran’s Spring Fine and Studio Jewelry Auctions

• Two auctions are scheduled for Monday, May 21st: Fine Jewelry and Timepieces and Studio Jewelry
• Nearly 400 lots of jewelry, luxury items and timepieces will be sold across both auctions
• The fine jewelry catalogue includes a number intriguing lots from private estates and collections, including antique fob seals from an important Pasadena collection, a group of Victorian-era Scottish pebble jewelry from the estate of Georgia Hollinger Clark, and Modernist selections from the estate of Betty Warner Sheinbaum

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Moran’s March 27th California & American Fine Art Auction Sees Strong Prices Realized for Important California Paintings

● A curated sale of superb California & American artists, Moran’s March 27th auction featured 171 works consigned primarily from private Southern California collections.
● California-centric landscapes piqued bidders’ interest throughout the sale.
● Guy Rose’s oil study for “Windswept Trees, Laguna” earns top-lot status, realizing $168,000.

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Moran’s Goes Modern With Two April Auctions: Prints & Multiples and 20th Century & Contemporary Art + Design

• Both sales will be held on April 24th; the 20th Century & Contemporary Art + Design will begin at 12pm, with the Prints & Multiples sale to follow at 2pm.
• Each auction will be accompanied by a full-color catalogue book; catalogues are now available for pre-order.
• The curated sessions feature works of art and objects by Pablo Picasso, Jean Pascaud, Joan Miró, Andy Warhol, Albert Marquet, Suzanne Valadon, Georges Rouault, Sam Maloof, and many more.

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Moran’s to Offer Nearly 400 Lots of Jewelry During Two-Session Auction on December 5th

• Sessions include Fine Jewelry and Studio Jewelry auction catalogues
• Across both sessions, 390 lots of jewelry and luxury items will be sold at Moran’s on December 5th
• Highlights include large and fancy colored diamonds and selections from designers such as Van Cleef & Arpels and David Webb

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John Moran Auctioneers Breaks Records, Achieves Nearly $1 Million in Sales at October California & American Fine Art Auction

John Moran Auctioneers Breaks Records, Achieves Nearly $1 Million in Sales at October California & American Fine Art Auction ● Moran’s earned nearly $1 million in auction sales at their October 24th California & American Fine Art Auction, which featured 200 lots of fine art by California and American artists covering a wide range of styles and subjects.
● A new world auction record was set for Los Angeles-based artist Ben Abril (1923 – 1995), whose sweeping view of Downtown Los Angeles realized $27,000.
● Sierra Nevada-focused works were of particular interest to bidders - a number of mountain landscapes performed quite well at the block.

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In Memory of Our Founder John H. Moran

Dear Friends,
It is with a heavy and saddened heart I bear the news that on October 3rd, our founder, president, and friend peacefully departed on his next voyage – which, in true fashion, was during one of the most successful auctions in our company’s history.

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Moran’s Estate of Tammis Day Auction Realizes Over $1 Million in Sales; Achieves 100% Sell-Through Rate

● Record numbers of bidders participated online for the auction
● All proceeds from the sale benefit the Tammis Day Foundation, which
operates in support of fine and performing art programs ● Eclectic offerings inspired feverish bidder activity throughout the evening
● 100% of lots sold successfully

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Big Names in American Art Set to Inspire Bidders at Moran’s October 24th California and American Fine Art Auction

• Sale will comprise approximately 200 auction lots of California and American fine art
• This is the second of Moran’s biannual flagship California and American Fine Art Auctions held in 2017
• Traditional early American impressionist works dominate the offerings, but fine photographic prints and modern works will also be offered

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John Moran Auctioneers presents single-consignor auction event October 3rd: The Estate of Tammis Day

● A full-color auction catalogue will be printed and available for purchase for this sale
● The Estate of Tammis Day atalogue comprises 493 diverse lots of fine art, furniture, glass, luxury items, cowboy boots and hats, high-end electronics, and much more
● Lots reflect Tammis Day’s wide-ranging interests
● All proceeds from the sale are to benefit the Tammis Day Foundation, which operates in support of fine and performing art programs

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Chinese Porcelain, California Paintings Bring Top Dollar at Moran’s August 8th Two-Session Studio Auction

● Chinese objects, including a large porcelain fish bowl, were top-earners at Moran’s Studio Decorative Art Auction.
● Top lots during the Studio Fine Art session included Modern and Contemporary works by American artists such as Chang Reynolds (c. 1914-1987 Pasadena, CA), Richard Bunkall (1953-1999 New York, NY), and Hans Zimmer (1910-1996 Los Angeles, CA).
● Bidder activity via the Liveauctioneers, AuctionZip and Invaluable platforms was predictably high throughout the evening.

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John Moran’s Fall Traditional Collector Catalogue Features Over 200 Lots of Continental Antiques & Art

• Continental paintings, American and European silver, and a stunning selection of French mantel clocks comprise the expected top lots at Moran’s September 12th Traditional Collector Auction.
• This auction is one of two remaining Traditional Collector sales planned for 2017; the second is slated for December 5th, and is to directly follow Moran’s Fine Jewelry Auction.
• Moran’s mixes Asian antiques and decorative objects with pre-modernist European and American art and objects for these auction catalogues.

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Big Names in American Art Set to Inspire Bidders at Moran’s October 24th California and American Fine Art Auction

• Sale will comprise approximately 200 auction lots offered with a wide range of estimates.
• This is the second of Moran’s biannual flagship California and American Fine Art Auctions held in 2017
• Traditional early American impressionist works dominate the offerings, but fine photographic prints and modern works will also be offered

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