John Moran Auctioneers Achieves Strong Results in April Sale Pasadena, CA- John Moran Auctioneers, Southern California’s premier family-owned auction house, achieved outstanding results for property from several important estates and private collections in thei
• Several oils by Russian/American artist David Burliuk (1882 – 1967). His depiction of a milkmaid with a cow and ducks, offered with an estimate of $5000 – 7000, realized $10,925, as did his depiction of two farm girls with a black horse.
• An Austro-Hungarian enameled, parcel-gilt silver intricately set with stones chess set (estimate: $8000/12,000) that realized $20,700
• A patinated bronze head of a Classical woman after Pietro Masulli (estimate: $700 – 1000) that realized $2185
• A patinated bronze figure of a seated female nude signed by Mexican artist Armando Amaya (b.1935) (estimate: $1000 – 1500) that realized $3737.50
• A pair of Arts & Crafts brass and shell bookends, unmarked but believed to be made by Charles Frederick Eaton or Elizabeth Burton Eaton, (estimate: 1500 – 2500) that realized $3450
• A pair of Gorham sterling silver floral repoussé tureens (estimate: $1500 – 2000) that realized $4887.50
John Moran Auctioneers’ next Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction will be held May 25th, 2010. Their next tri-annual California and American Painting Auction is scheduled for June 15, 2010. All of Moran’s sales are held at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA and full catalogues are posted at www.johnmoran.com 2 -3 weeks prior to each sale. Consignments are now being accepted for the June sale. For more information please call 626-793-1833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.