This Week’s Top Lots: September 26 – October 2

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* Skinner Boston/September 26, American Indian & Ethnographic ArtThe top lot was a tie between a 19th century carved Maori figure of a man (estimate $30,000-50,000) and a 19th century carved wood triple-blade gunstock club (estimate $25,000-35,000) that each sold for $35,500. Another top lot was a pre-Columbian carved limestone figure that sold for $29,625 (estimate $6,000-8,000). * Christie’s New …

The Graham Arader Sale: An auction of rare prints, maps, and books with a charitable twist

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On Friday June 19 Sotheby’s New York will offer a special single-owner auction, The Graham Arader Sale, which comprises 202 lots of rare prints, books, maps, and paintings that document European and American history from the 16th through the 19th centuries. W. Graham Arader III has been a dealer of this material for thirty-seven years. With galleries located in Philadelphia, …

Emily Evans Eerdmans at the Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair

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At the Merchandise Mart International Antiques Show on Friday, design and decorative arts historian Emily Evans Eerdmans gave a special lecture, presented by CINOA and The Magazine ANTIQUES, on 20th century neoclassicism—from high style Art Deco to Hollywood stage sets. Eerdmans, who received her master’s degree from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London, is the director of Hyde Park Antiques …