Impressive Auction Results from Classic Connoisseur Auction
On July 23, 2023, Hughes Auctions presented the Summer Classic Connoisseur Auction bringing in impressive auction results. Online bidding surpassed initial high estimates on many of the auction lots, underscoring the enduring value of the enduring genres of art and design featured in our Classic Connoisseur Auctions.
The Timeless Style of Classic Connoisseur Auctions
The Hughes Classic Connoisseur Auctions showcase 18th, 19th & Early 20th Century European & American oil paintings, decorative arts, porcelain and fine china, rare books, Persian rugs, sterling silver tableware, and other sought-after estate items. These auctions are offered through the year, offering sellers a chance to sell without waiting for months for a specialty auction.
Contributing Factors to Impressive Auction Results
The excellent outcomes of the 2023 Summer Classic Connoisseur Auction were influenced by several factors. Carefully curated selection of pieces catered to a diverse range of artistic preferences, attracting bidders from around the world. Beautiful photography and accurate auction description bring the pieces to life for our global audience. Transparency in the online bidding process easy online bidding, payments, and in-house shipping makes the entire process seamless for our global bidders. Local pick up in Los Angeles allows the robust buying community in Los Angeles to arrange for their own delivery if they wish.
The Summer Classic Connoisseur Auction’s success, with pieces consistently surpassing their high estimates, highlights the enduring allure of traditional and antique art, furniture and decorative arts. We are pleased to offer Classic Connoisseur Auctions throughout the year. Please contact us today for more information about selling and buying with Hughes.
Art, Decorative Art & Furniture Surpassing High Auction Estimates
Lot 99: Thomas Kinkade III (1958-2012) Oil on Board Among The Giants 1984
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000 Sold: $8,500
Lot 17: Antique Chinese Hand Painted Porcelain Vase
Estimate: $400 - $600 Sold: $3,750
Lot 29: Brass Box with Jade Inlay 1920s
Estimate: $500 - $700 Sold: $2,500
Lot 117: Vintage Oak 24 Drawer Flat File Cabinet
Estimate: $300 - $400 Sold: $1,500
American Indian Jewelry Surpassing High Auction Estimates
Lot 83: Robert Becenti Jr. Navajo Sterling Silver Storyteller Concho Belt
Estimate: $700 - $1,000 Sold: $1,500
Lot 68: Navajo Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
Estimate: $200 - $400 Sold: $1,900
Lot 74: Lot of 2 American Indian Turquoise Bead Necklaces
Estimate: $300 - $400 Sold: $650
Lot 64: T. Begay Navajo Turquoise Silver Cuff Bracelet
Estimate: $200 - $400 Sold: $475