Earthenware 2-handled vase made in 1952 by Pablo Picasso brings $37,200 at Weiss Auctions, Jan. 29th A white earthenware two-handled vase by Pablo Picasso, executed in 1952 as one in an edition of 400, sold for $37,200 at an auction held Jan. 29th by Weiss Auctions, online and in Lynbrook, New York.
signed lower left “Moran”, breezed to $5,750. Rounding out just some of the day’s top earners, a Hummel Apple Tree Boy and Apple Tree Girl pair of figurines, both 32 inches tall on their base, made $5,880.
Weiss Auctions has two big sales planned for March, both in the Lynbrook gallery. The first is slated for Saturday, March 4th and will feature several large estate comic collections. As many as 50,000 comics will come up for bid, including a Golden Age Action run (several graded), Silver Age key books, group lots of Silver Age and Golden Age books, and bulk lots of newer issues.
Also up for bid will be a great selection of sports and non-sports cards, including graded tobacco cards, a collection of autographed diamond stars, 1933 Goudey cards and complete sets of Allen and Ginter N2 cards. A large collection of vintage football programs, yearbooks and related items will also cross the auction block, as will a nice collection of 19th century sporting prints.
Comic and animation art will include more great pieces from the Joe Kubert collection, an original Hal Foster Prince Valiant page, fresh-to-the-market Peanuts strips by Charles Schulz, original paintings that were used as artwork for magazine covers, vintage animation and more.
Then, on Wednesday, March 22nd, a sale with stamps, coins, postcards, ephemera and more will be held, highlighted by a Great Britain 1 Penny black, plate 5, strip of 7 (unused, without gum).
Weiss Auctions is always accepting quality consignments for future auctions. To consign an item, estate or a collection, you may call them at (516) 594-0731; or, you can send an e-mail to Philip Weiss at Phil@WeissAuctions.com. For more information about Weiss Auctions and the big auctions planned for March 4th and 22nd visit www.WeissAuctions.com. Updates are posted often.