Lifesize bronze sculpture of John Lennon to headline Elite auction, Dec. 8 A life-size bronze sculpture of John Lennon, by the Cuban artist Jose Ramon Villa Soberon (b. 1950), is one of the expected top lots at an auction slated for Dec. 8 by Elite Decorative Arts in Florida
bronze abstract sculpture by Allan Houser (Am., 1914-1994), numbered 3/20, dated 1983, signed en verso, 14 ¾ inches tall (est. $8,000-$10,000).
All purchases will be subject to a 15 percent buyer’s premium (for in-house and phone bids) or 18 percent if bidding online. Phone and absentee bids will be accepted. Elite Decorative Arts is now accepting consignments for its Jan. 12 and Feb. 16 Fine Decorative Arts Sales. To consign and item or collection, please call (800) 991-3340, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next big Asian sale will be a Chinese Works of Art Auction, planned for Mar. 16-17, to coincide with Asia Week, a big annual event in New York City. The two-day auction promises to be a major draw for collectors. Quality consignments are still being accepted. To learn more about Elite Decorative Arts and the upcoming auctions, please log on to www.eliteauction.com.