Auction House Details

Michaans Auctions

Auction House Name Michaans Auctions
Site URL http://www.michaans.com/
About Us Michaan's Auctions is a leading, full service auction house on the West Coast specializing in the appraisal and sale of antiques and fine art. Some of Michaan's specialty departments include Asian Works of Art, Furniture and Decorative Arts, Modern & Contemporary European and American Paintings/Prints and Jewelry. Established in 2002, Michaan's Auctions holds up to thirty sales each year that attract a broad base of buyers and consignors the world over. With one of the largest facilities in Northern California, Michaan's offers buyers the ability to preview and bid on many unique and desirable pieces. Some pieces have garnered world record prices, including an A.D.M Cooper painting, The Three Graces, 1915, sold at auction for $21,060 in 2005, as well as an Eduard Gaertner, German City Street Scene, 1831, sold at auction for $266,000. Michaan's reputation is built on the ability to accept single items, groups or entire estates with a "no risk consignment policy," setting it apart from other auction houses. In addition, there are no photography fees and if an item does not sell the consignor does not pay the insurance or "buy-in" fee. Michaan's team of specialists are dedicated to staying current on the latest issues and developments in the market. We also pride ourselves on providing personalized and professional attention throughout the entire auction process.
Who do I contact if I have questions? info@michaans.com
City Alameda, CA
State California
Country United States
Zipcode 94501
Contact Number (800) 380-9822 or (510) 740-02
Buyer's Fee 20% Cash or Personal check (23% pay by Credit card)
Consigner's Fee

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    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Harvey Milk, 2 autograph letters signed, to Pat Mormon, during US Navy service, 1954. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Oscar Wilde, <i>“The secret of life is in Art,”</i> autograph quotation dated and signed, 1882. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Daniel Abraham, original art for <i>Stonewall Romances,</i> pen, ink & gouache, 1979. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Antonio Lopez, 9 men’s fashion studies, graphite, 1974. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Susie Gaynes & Amy E. Bartell, <i>March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights,</i> 1987. $600 to $900.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> <i>Paris is Burning,</i> photo offset poster by Anne Dutlinger, signed by film director Jennie Livingston, 1991. $400 to $600.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Aug 13:</b> Toyen, pen & ink illustration from <i>Marquis de Sade: Justina cili prokletí ctnosti,</i> 1932. $8,000 to $12,000.
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