CHARLES N. BROWN ESTATE AUCTIONS

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sibley

Original unframed art signed by Don Sibley, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

CLARS AUCTION GALLERY in the SF Bay Area held two auctions in 2014 of items from the collection of Charles N. Brown, to benefit Locus. The auctions have concluded. Thanks to all participants!

The entire mystery book collection of Charles N. Brown were available for bid on October 11, 2014 along with selected Native American art and artifacts and other decorative items. On October 12, 2014, a variety of prints and a small selection of unframed original SF and pulp illustrations by Ed Emshwiller, David Stone, Don Sibley, John Schoenherr, and Vincent Di Fate were available for bidding, as well as a selection of antiquities, Mission furniture, decorative items, and smalls. Own a piece of Locus history! All items from Charles’s estate were sold with provenance attached.

The best way to view items? Click HERE or visit www.liveauctioneers.com and search for Locus Collection. All items from the estate will be searchable under this term. It is free to register to bid with www.liveauctioneers.com. For questions, contact Deric Torres, (510) 428-0100 x122, deric@clars.com.

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OCTOBER 11, 2014: MYSTERY BOOKS, NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS, DECORATIVE OBJECTS

MysteryBooks

Collection of mystery novels, including by John Dickson Carr, Tony Hillerman, Dashiell Hammett, and Ross MacDonald, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

nativeamerican

Two Hopi pottery bowls, circa 1950, the larger having polychrome swirls and geometric designs on a polished terracotta ground. Three Native American pottery pieces, consisting of a three color olla executed by Elizabeth Medina, an Alvina Garcia Santo Domingo two color low bowl, and a three color olla marked Jevonimov, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection

other objects

(Lot of 15) Three shelves of decorative ethnographic pottery, including a signed Santo Domingo pueblo bowl with floral decoration by Alvina Garcia, a Pre-Columbian style standing figure, (2) Native American effigy bowls, a San Juan bowl having the symbol for the four winds, and an ancient Greek style jug with redware decoration of an athlete, largest 8″h x 9″w. Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection

OCTOBER 12, 2014: ANTIQUITIES, MISSION FURNITURE, & ART

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Original illustration art signed by David Stone (four left pieces) and by Vincent Di Fate (right), Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

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On left, two pieces signed Emsh for Ed Emshwiller, third piece by John Schoenherr, fourth piece signed Sykes, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

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Three pieces of original unframed art signed by Don Sibley, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

antiquities

Selection of antiquities including Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Etruscan urns, amphoras and figures, Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection.

dragon

Vintage dragon sculpture, circa 1965, executed in torch cut brass and driftwood, depicting a dragon with spread wings attacking a castle clinging to a craggy driftwood cliff, apparently unsigned, 30″h. Provenance: Locus Science Fiction Foundation/Charles N. Brown Collection