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Western Design Auction Finds

Western Design Auction Finds

Buffalo Brewing Company Calendar The image of a bare-chested Indian maiden riding bare-back on a buffalo has long been an admired image for Western Americana aficionados. So much so that Brad and Brian Witherell used an adjusted version for their book “California’s...
Fuller Ad

Fuller Ad

We are very excited to have a Fuller flapper ad from the 1920’s in our Summer auction. Not only is it a colorful example of 1920’s Art Deco design, but the company William Fuller founded was one of the great California businesses to emerge from the Gold Rush Era. Born...
Coast to Coast Collaboration puts Painters to Paintings

Coast to Coast Collaboration puts Painters to Paintings

Witherells reached out across the breadth of America – from California to Boston – to establish the provenance of two paintings that will highlight our iGavel Antiques and Fine Art Summer Auction July 9 to 23. When an estate dealer brought two paintings to us I felt...
Old West Show Gets the Gold and Great Results

Old West Show Gets the Gold and Great Results

Witherell’s 2014 Old West Show in Grass Valley was a resounding success. From the sellers to attendees to the weather everything lined up to create a remarkable event. Particularly exciting was the appearance of noted coin expert Donald Kagin, PhD, (see photo on the...