Upcoming Auctions

Racing Memorabilia Timed Online Only Auction

Lots Begin Closing May 25th at 6PM EST

Session One of the Ripley Auctions Annual Indy 500 Racing Memorabilia Auction. This session will be online only. Winning bidders may pick up their items at the Session 2 Live Event that starts on Thursday May 26th at 1:00 p.m. This auction is full of items not only related to the Indianapolis 500 but to all forms of racing and automobilia.

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Ripley Auctions Annual May Racing and Indy 500 Auction

Live and Online May 26th at 1PM EST

This sale has a wide variety of quality items from multiple consignors that had long affiliations with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The sale is highlighted by a pair of cufflinks owned by one the Speedway Founders James A. Allison.  Finding items from the founders of the Speedway is near impossible and we are delighted to offer the cufflinks in our sale.

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Recent Auctions

May Estate Designer and Costume Jewelry

May 16, 2022 3:00 PM EDT

60+ lots of THE BEST Joseff of Hollywood including book pieces.  50 lots Miriam Haskell including parures and sets.  20 lots Christian Dior.   15 lots William DeLillo. 12 lots Yves Saint Laurent, YSL.

Schiaparelli, Chanel, Hermes, Tiffany & Co., Countess CIS, Lanvin, Pucci, Irina Jarworska Line Vautrin, Cilea, VRBA, KJL, Christian LaCroix, Eisenberg, Pennino, MB Boucher, Trifari Alfred Philippe, Coro, Schreiner, Juliana, Ciner, French Art Deco, Flapper, Russian enamel, Taxco / Frederick Davis, Hector Aguilar, Margot, charm bracelets, Victorian, Designer Sterling Silver

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Timed Auction Ending May 1st

This will be a Soft Close, Timed Online Auction. Any bids placed in the last two minutes of time remaining will extend the total time. First lot Closing Sunday May 1st at 5:00 pm EST
A Single Owner Lifetime Collection Selling Without Reserve! This is a Lifetime Collection! After cataloging the estate it was clear that Sam started his collection in the 1970s and refined it into the 2000’s. Every detail was harvested in Sam’s mind from the tables that held each lamp to which style of Bronze knob would be placed on every cabinet door.

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April Modern Art and Design Estate Auction

Saturday April 30th, 11:00am

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Matt Burkholz Bakelite & Designer Jewelry Collection Session 2

April 11th @3pm

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March Art and Antique Auction

March 26th @11AM

Our Spring Art and Antique auction features Asian Art and Antiques, African Tribal Art, and Select Fine and Decorative Estate Art.

Items of Interest: Arthur Strasser Roman Charioteer Austrian Bronze, Single Owner collection of Eight Limited Edition Erte Serigraphs, Kathe Kollwitz 1903 Aquatint, American paintings incl. Indiana Art by Randolph Coats, Harry Davis, Cindy Nixon, Arthur Helwig, and a Collection of watercolor landscapes by John B. Mather, Australian (1848-1916).

100 lots Asian Art and Antiques; Tibetan Buddhist items and woven Rugs, Bronze Figures and Censers, 12 panel Coromandel palace Screen, Chinese jade / hardstone / boulder Carvings, Chinoiserie, Textiles, Porcelaine, Cloisonne, Calligraphy, Japanese woodblock Prints and Paintings.

50 lots African Tribal Collection; most from a Single Owner Missionary based in Mozambique ca.1930s-60s benefitting Taylor University Scholarship fund, Missionary’s LARGE Collection of tribal photos and postcards of the period, Textiles incl. Kuba cloth, Indigo, Masks, Horns, Baskets, Ceremonial and Folk Wood Carvings, Weaponry, Knives, Blades, Spears, Canes, Hide Shield, Currency Bracelets,

Also Featuring: Fine Estate Carpets, Lalique and Steuben Glass, Waterford Stemware, Sterling Silver Flatware and serving pieces, European paintings including a Renaissance Religious copy, Collection of 15 Antique American and Amish Quilts, Antique Wheelback Windsor Chairs.

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Modern Art and Design Estate Auction

Saturday, 02/19/22 11:00 AM

Full of fantastic collector pieces from several estate collections: Featuring – Roy Lichtenstein, Wayne Thiebaud, David Hockney, Ed Moulthrop, Mies Van der Rohe Barcelona Daybeds, Gustave Baumann, Jacob Lawrence, Shirley Jaffe c.1985, O. Louis Guglielmi, Theodoros Stamos, Edgar Yeager, Jason Berger, Terry Isaac, Donald Sultan Pop Art Flowers.  Dick Hay ceramic collection and linocut prints of Jim Sampson with all proceeds benefiting Indiana State University memorial scholarship fund.  Native American pottery, baskets, & weavings single owner collection: Zia Acoma, Kewa Pueblo, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Blackware, Cochiti, Hopi, Apache, Pima, Navajo, Yei, Two Gray Hills, Southwestern Fine Art: Arthur Haddock, David Barbero, Joel F. Greene, Reg Loving, Michael Coleman, Joe Waano-Gano, Edward Curtis photogravure, Old Hickory, Adirondack Root, Artisan Live Edge, & Country Primitive Furniture. Indiana Art: Myra Reynold Richards, George Mock, Constance Forsyth, W.F. Kaeser, Edmund Brucker, George Jo Mess, Lorena Phemister, Charles Schiefer, 20th Century Modern Furniture & Design: Corbusier, Kofod Larsen for Selig, Kipp Stewart Drexel Declaration, Arthur Umanoff for George Nelson, Knoll, Eero Saarinen, Danish Modern, La Paloma Azumi Stools, MCM. American Studio Turned Wood: Al Stirt, Peter Petrochko, Michael J. Peterson, Bob Stocksdale, Rude Osolnik, Dan Kvitka, Willard Baxter, David Ellsworth. Studio Art Pottery: Rose Cabat, James Lovera, Rookwood, Harris G. Strong. 20th Century / Modern Art / Prints / Sculpture: Rosalind Bengelsdorf, Edith Wood, Cy Twombly, Robert Ernst Marx, Judith Lauand, Rolph Scarlett, Jean Xceron, Charles Shaw, Robert Selby, John Sennhauser, Keith Crown, Moshe Rosenthalis, Irene Rice Periera, Hananiah Harari, Connie Borup, Walt Kuhn, Five Outsider works by Mose T., Adam Emery Albright, Charlotte Riley Webb, Picasso, Miro, Chagall, Robert Indiana, John Steck (attr.), Joseph Burlini, and so much more!

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Super Sports & Memorabilia Sale

February 5, 2022 @ 11am ET

This auction is highlighted by Gary Brackett’s 2006 Super Bowl & 2009 AFC Championship rings. In addition we have a fantastic item signed by all members of the Rolling Stones and authenticated by PSA/DNA. We will have plenty of sports card singles and sets as well as autographed memorabilia.

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Designer & Fine Estate Jewelry Auction

January 24th @ 3pm ET

It’s all about making a STYLE STATEMENT!!!

Joseff of Hollywood, Miriam Haskell, Eisenberg Original, Alan Anderson, Lawrence VRBA, William DeLillo, Sigi Pineda, Christian LaCroix and many, many more.

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December Art & Antiques

December 11 @ 11am ET

Ripley Auctions is proud to close out the year with an amazing sale featuring The Compton Collection of Asian Art from Taylor University with proceeds to fund endowed scholarships for students.

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Matt Burkholz Bakelite & Designer Jewelry Collections Auction #1

December 6th @ 3pm ET

Matt Burkholz is a man with many talents:  See Matt’s video introductions and read a statement from Matt to learn more about his experiences here!

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Fine Estate & Designer Jewelry Auction

Monday, 11/01/21 03:00 PM ET

Discover a collector’s PARADISE in our November Fine Designer and Vintage Jewelry Auction:

GOLD & SILVER: Roberto Coin, Masriera, natural canary diamond pendant, diamond jewelry, jade, coral, Robert Lee Morris GIANT cuffs, earrings, and necklaces, Georg Jensen, and studio artisan jewelry.

SINGLE OWNER EGYPTIAN REVIVAL COLLECTION of 70+ lots jewelry and decorative arts from Victorian, Nouveau, 1920s Art Deco and Modern periods. Featuring Max Neiger, semi-precious stone carvings, faience scarabs, silver, Czech glass, micro-mosaic and French enamel, bronze and more.


SINGLE OWNER ELZAC COLLECTION of 30+ lots including VICTIMS OF FASHION, carved wood and California MCM Ceramic Figurals with lucite, along with a rare glazed dish and compact.

Multiple lots of MIRIAM HASKELL, Juliana, VRBA, Coppola E Toppo, Sorrell, YSL, Dior, Lanvin, Lagerfeld, DeLillo, and more!

Agresti of Italy Firenze 1949 “Lo Scrigno” Fine Jewelery armoire!

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October Modern Art & Design Auction

October 9 @ 11am ET

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Preview Days Wednesday thru Friday

Please call for appointment  317-251-5635

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Estate Art and Antiques

September 11th @ 11am ET

Ripley Auctions is proud to present Exceptional Estate Art in our Sept. 11th sale. The gallery is looking more like a museum as we get ready for this Premier Auction! We are looking around in amazement at the over 70 works from American Regionalist painters, of which approximately 50 pieces have ties to Indiana, i.e.; The Hoosier Group, Brown County, Richmond, and Hoosier Salon.

Several works come with a notable exhibition history…  read more

Andrea Hastings  VP of Appraisals shares her view here:

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The Guinness World Records Museum Auction!

Ripley's Remarkable Rarities Presents:

Niagara Falls, Ontario museum has closed and will sell the collections and displays on February 12th!

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January Estate Art & Antiques

Featuring Estate of Maestro Raymond Leppard

Record Auction Result! $68,750

Lois Dodd, (American, B.1927), (Can’t See The End Table For The Trees), Oil On Canvas, 66″ X 48″

Record Auction Result! $65,625

Mercedes Carles Matter, (American, 1913-2001), Untitled Still Life, 1962, Oil On Canvas, 43″ X 49 1/2″

A Fine Bosendorfer Grand Piano, Model 225   SOLD! $53,125

Auction Results:   95% Sold by Lot   &   100% Sold by Value!

Consignments Wanted for upcoming Art & Antiques Sales

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Ripley Auctions is seeking quality sports cards and memorabilia for upcoming auctions.  We are looking to maximize the value of your high end collectibles, from sports cards, autographed items, game used items, racing memorabilia, high end sports collectibles and pop culture memorabilia!  Inquire today to see how we can showcase your collection in one of our upcoming auctions.

Contact Scott Fitzgerald, Director of Sports and Memorabilia at [email protected] or complete our online form.

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Single Owner Estate Collection of 20thC NYC Artists

Saturday, June 4th @ 11am!

Presenting The Lifetime Collection of paintings, sculpture, and prints from a Private NYC Gentleman. As we become familiar with this 60+ year single-owner collection, we discover the intention of focus on art by artists active in New York City throughout the 20th Century. The 350 selected works encompass important pieces by the diversity of artists at the epicenter of the times and spanning the entire Century: including, Hudson River School, Regionalism,  American Scene Painters, Social Realists, Modernists to Postmodernism, and Abstract Expressionism.Represented are works from well-known American artists around the WPA era and beyond, with many associated with the ACA Galleries (American Contemporary Artists, est.1932).
This well rounded representation wouldn’t be complete without showcasing the vibrant Russian Jewish Immigrant Arts Community who throughout the 20th Century have made such important contributions to every aspect of the American Experience as we know it. A true collector’s eye is apparent here as we notice prime and comprehensive examples from the lesser known artists active within the inner circles of New York City. Artists that aren’t as widely known but well worth collecting are expected to attract competitive bidding beyond expectations in today’s ever evolving and socially conscious market.

Many works boast period NYC exhibition provenance including ACA Galleries, Associated American Artists, and Regional Art Museums.
There is an Atillio Salemme with Guggenheim provenance, and Arnold Blanch from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and a Morris Kantor with Hirshhorn provenance.

Look for multiple works by many of these artists; Raphael & Moses Soyer, Philip Evergood, George Constant, Arnold Blanch, Joseph Solman, Morris Kantor, Atillio Salemme, Irene Rice Pereira, Jon Corbino, Chaim Gross, David Burliuk, Paul Burlin, William Gropper, Gerrit Hondius, Ralph Blakelock, Boris Dmitrievich Grigoriev, Abraham Walkowitz, John Costigan, Nicolai Cikovsky, Adolph Dehn, Emil Ganso, Rube Goldberg,  Nahum Tschacbasov, Karl Zerbe, James Lechay, David Atkins, Ethel Magafan,

Howard Finster, Bruno Lucchesi, Budd Hopkins, Alexander Ney, Charles Burchfield, and more!!

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