The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, debuted on 9/26/12 the Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins, making it the first U.S. art museum to have a gallery dedicated to coins. There will be five hundred ancient Greek and Roman coins featured from the collection of the museum.
American & European Paintings & Prints - Sale 2560B - Lot 552 Loran Speck (American, b. 1943) Still Life with Oriental Pear Signed "L. Speck" l.l. Oil on Masonite, 12 x 7 in. (30.5 x 17.8 cm), framed. Condition: Minor surface grime. Estimate $1,200-2,700 Sold for $1,067.00
European Furniture & Decorative Arts | F - Sale 2566B - Lot 351A Alvin Sterling Overlay Green Glass Vase, early 20th century, emerald green glass tapering ovoid body with short everted neck and spreading foot, with pierced and acanthus-engraved sterling overlay, ht. 10 in. Estimate $400-600 small, stable chip to underside edge of foot (approx. 1/4"), light ding to one silver cartouche at body; minor age wear.