April 2024 Auction Block

April 10, 2024

April’s auction report brings a blend of sales. Noteworthy mentions include  a Christian Dior newspaper print dress sold for over $23,000 and a sapphire and diamond ring that sold for […]

March 2024 Auction Block

March 13, 2024

March auction items include a pair of pearl, platinum and diamond earrings from The Potomack Company, a Fiat beach car from Bonhams, a Mario Sanchez painting from Christie’s, and more. […]

February 2024 Auction Block

February 14, 2024

 First some auction news: One of the dresses Judy Garland wore in the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz” can now be auctioned through the Catholic University of America. Also, […]

Real Estate: January Auction Block 

January 8, 2024

Our new year kicks off with an eclectic mix of highlights, including a mid-19th century oil painting by Vincent De Vos, Pee-Wee Herman’s “treasured bike,” a Tiffany lamp from Christie’s, […]

December Auction Block

December 6, 2023

Our last auction block of the year includes a Matisse painting, Tahitian pearl necklace, cabinet plates, a photograph by Ruth Orkin and nine loose diamonds that sold for well over […]

November 2023 Auction Block

November 8, 2023

This month’s auction block features an art deco emerald, diamond and platinum necklace, a painting that sold for 10 times its estimate, a pre-prohibition pint of Bourbon and more.  The […]

Auction Block, Oct. 2023 

October 5, 2023

October’s auction block is full of fascinating pieces, including an ostrich leather Hermés Birkin handbag, an Andy Warhol screen print, an original Man Ray photograph at Christie’s, and an intriguing […]

Auction Block, Sept. 2023 

September 13, 2023

September’s auction block sees the wrapping-up of summer auctions. A rare book from Doyle, paintings out of Bonhams and Potomac and a Jean-Michel Basquiat from Christies are highlighted.    Doyle   […]

August 2023 Auction Block

August 16, 2023

This month’s auction block includes a black opal gemstone from Bonhams, a collection of first and early edition volumes from Mark Twain from Weschler’s, a diamond and gold evening clutch […]

June 2023 Auction Block

June 14, 2023

 An 18th-century musical clock from Doyle, a Bonhams auction featuring a 1952 woodcut from Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, a sparkling multi-colored sapphire and diamond Bulgari necklace from Christie’s and […]