Moran’s Offers Nearly 800 Lots in All-Day Four-Session Auction Event

● Sessions included Fine Jewelry and three Studio Auction sessions, including Jewelry, Decorative Art and Fine Art
● Sale-wide, Moran’s netted $780,500 in hammer sales with a universal 81% sell-through rate
● Top lots included diamond-heavy jewelry lots, a bronze sculpture by Lorenzo E. Ghiglieri (b. 1931 Los Angeles, CA), and a 1942 oil painting by American artist Remie Lohse (1892-1947)

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The Traditional Collector: John Moran Auctioneers Offers Continental Decorative Art and Paintings at June 20th Auction

• Single-session auction event comprises over 250 auction lots
• Moran’s Traditional Collection auction events generally offer French and Continental objects, silver, Asian items and European paintings from private estates and collections
• Expected top lots include a finely modeled Buccellati sterling silver rooster and a bronze sculpture by French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904).

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Fine Jewelry Auction, Three Studio Auction Sessions Sure to Dazzle at John Moran Auctioneers’ May 23rd Event

• Moran’s four-session May 23rd auction focuses on jewelry, decorative art and fine art, and comprises nearly 800 lots in total.
• Two jewelry sessions will take place on the 23rd – one Fine Jewelry session and one
Studio Auction - Jewelry session containing items with estimates at $2000 and below. • The Studio Auction lineup for the May 23rd date includes Jewelry, Decorative Arts and Fine Art sessions.

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John Moran's Important Three-Session April 25th Auction features Modern, Western and Continental Design Sessions

● Modern and Contemporary works of art achieve particularly strong prices.
● Online activity quite strong throughout all three sessions.
● Top lot for the evening was a Navajo Ute-style First Phase wearing blanket dating to the 1840s, which earned $132,000 at the auction block.

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John Moran Auctioneers Announces Important Three-Session April 25th Auction Event

• Three-session auction comprises approximately 400 lots across all categories; all sessions will be fully catalogued and photographed and available for online bidding.
• Multi-session model speaks to Moran’s move to hone in on distinct collector markets by offering more genre-specific auction sessions.
• Selections across all sessions include contemporary and modern works of art, Continental furniture, art glass, important Navajo weavings, and more.

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John Moran Auctioneers Announces Two-Session March California and American Fine Art Auction

• The first of Moran’s 2017 flagship California and American Fine Art Auctions will take place on March 21st.
• The auction’s first session, titled An Artist Collects, exclusively comprises consignments from the private collection of California artist Gerald Brommer and his wife Georgia.
• The second session features works from private estates and collections, including the Goldfield Collection of Los Angeles, the Barrack Collection of Fairbanks, Alaska, and the University Club of Pasadena.

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John Moran’s January Studio Art Auction Focuses in on California and American Works of Art

• Unexpected top-lot status goes to “Lady in a Black Hat”, a solemn portrait by Boston painter Joseph DeCamp (1858-1923), which brought over twice the high estimate at $12,200.
• Nearly two thirds of lots sold to remote bidders, including those buying online, via telephone and absentee.
• Strong selling prices for watercolors and Alaskan landscapes bode well for Moran’s upcoming March 21st California and American Fine Art Auction.

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Moran’s February 21st Decorative Art Auction Portends an Exciting 2017 Auction Lineup


• Continental decorative arts and paintings will be the focus of the February auction session.
• Selections include oil paintings, silver, bronze sculptures, fine porcelain, art glass and select Asian objects.
• Divided into two continuous sessions, session two of the February auction event will act as a soft opening of Moran’s new Studio Decorative Art auction model, featuring catalogued items with estimates at $2000 and below.

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John Moran’s Studio Fine Art Auction Promises Gems From Important Southern California Collections


• Selections include works consigned from the Goldfield Collection of Los Angeles, the Barrack Collection of Fairbanks, Alaska, and an important private collection in Santa Monica, CA
• Curated auction lots comprise primarily California artists, but also include works by prominent east coast American and European artists
• The January Studio Auction is the first of three planned Studio Auction events for the 2017 calendar year

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Featuring nearly 350 Lots, John Moran’s December Fine Jewelry Auction Brings Some Sparkle to the Season


• The large catalogue featured antique, Art Deco, modern and designer pieces at competitive pre-auction estimates
• The evening’s most popular lots were Art Deco and antique Edwardian and Art Nouveau examples
• Less than an eighth of total sales went to buyers bidding via the Liveauctioneers, Invaluable or Auctionzip platforms, with many preferring to buy via telephone or in person

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Moran’s December 6th Decorative Art Session Delights with Modern Art; Art Glass and Pottery


• A condensed catalogue of just under 150 lots, Moran’s December Decorative Art Auction featured Native American, Western, Modern and Contemporary art and objects
• The session’s top lot was “Sunrise on the Trail”, a western oil painting by Gerald Harvey Jones (b. 1933 Fredericksburg, TX) from the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke
• Art glass lots by Steuben proved particularly popular with Moran’s bidders

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Important Chinese Objects Achieve Strong Prices at John Moran Auctioneers


• The nine lots offered were culled from the Estate of Andrew F. Chandler and a private Ventura, CA collection
• A core number of buyers signed up to bid via telephone, on the floor and online, each meeting special registration requirements
• Top-lot status went to a Ming Dynasty gilt-bronze figure of Guanyin

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