Sculptures by Steven Weinberg, Nude Study Drawings by Richard
Prince are in Bruneau & Co.'s April 8th Online Auction
More than 400 quality lots have been pulled from prominent estates and collections
across New England. The online-only auction has a start time of 6 pm Eastern time.
Cranston, RI, USA, April 02, 2021 -- Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ online-only Spring Estate
Fine Art & Antique auction planned for Thursday, April 8th at 6 pm Eastern time features over
400 lots of paintings, decorative arts, furniture, fine jewelry, silver, Asian arts and collectibles,
pulled from prominent estates and collections across New England. Telephone and absentee bids
will also be accepted.
“Having an online-only auction certainly takes away the action-packed feeling of a live sale, but
the safety of our customers and employees is most important,” said Travis Landry, a Bruneau &
Co. auctioneer and Director of Pop Culture. “Also, by using Bidlive.BruneauandCo.com on our
mobile app, bidders are able to pay the same buyer's premium as if they were here in person.”
Kevin Bruneau, the president and owner of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, said he expects “a fun
auction with a good eclectic mix of antiques and decorative arts sure to stir up some interest. It's
great to see another Steven Weinberg like what we had in the past. I find his glass remarkable.
He was referring to two glass sculptures by Weinberg (American, b. 1954) that will be offered as
separate lots. One is an untitled polished clear glass cove boat sculpture, with bullicante bubbles
wrapped in cobalt blue textured glass (est. $6,000-$9,000). The 6 ½ inch tall sculpture is signed
on the bottom edge. Weinberg was a two-time recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts
grant. His sculptures are highly prized by collectors.
The other piece is an untitled Buoy Series vase-shaped clear glass sculpture with textured rust
and a green overshot exterior (est. $2,000-$3,000). The sculpture is approximately twelve inches
tall and eight inches in diameter, and has