Akiba Antiques

News channel

Akiba Antiques

29 Posts

https://www.akibaantiques.com
3 N Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, Florida 33004
305-632-5563
Akiba Antiques is a well-known auction house specializing in fine art, antiques, and Art Deco jewelry. Located in Dania Beach, Florida, the auction house also offers furniture, sculptures, and rare consignments. Akiba Antiques was founded in Paris, France during the 1980s by Charles and Franceska Akiba. The auction house had a humble start and initially dealt only with fine arts. Franceska had expertise in French furniture, especially Napoleonic Era, La Belle Epoque, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco-style pieces. Charles was interested in European paintings ranging from the Renaissance era to modern...Read More
art movements. This even balance of expertise helped the Akibas become a dynamic duo in the art world. Akiba Antiques entered the U.S. art market in 1995 and launched galleries across South Florida. The auction house continues to serve art connoisseurs with a passion for fine arts and collectibles. The house has specialists in different fields ranging from sculpture to antique clocks, including mantel clocks. Owing to its diverse collection, Akiba Antiques has a varied client base. Auctions at the Florida antique shop are a unique experience. They include rare furniture, jewelry, fine art, and collectibles from a variety of dealers and estates. Along with competitive prices, the auction house also handles consignments and appraisals. The Akiba Antiques team handles every step involved in appraising your collectible, including photographing, cataloging, and marketing. They offer shipping services along with exciting deals. Akiba Antiques regularly offers auctions on online platforms to make bidding easier and more convenient.Read Less

    

    • Mar 31, 2022

      Images from around the auction world this March. Image credit from left to right: Akiba Antiques, Phillips, and Nation’s Attic, Inc. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). This month welcomed the spring auction season during a period of global uncertainty and change. Auction Daily covered the top stories from around the auction world, including ...

    • Mar 24, 2022

      A major Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot painting, several antique Buddha statues, and a wide variety of other collectibles will soon come to auction with Akiba Antiques. The Florida-based auction house will offer nearly 650 lots in its Lucky Numbers sale, which will take place on March 29, 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT. Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (French, 1796...

    • Mar 17, 2022

      Early gilt bronze seated six-armed Buddha statue. Image courtesy of Akiba Antiques. In the second century CE, Buddhist sculptors faced the challenge of depicting an enlightened being with few known physical characteristics. Early texts in the Buddhist canon debated what Gautama Buddha might have looked like. Meanwhile, artistic depictions of the Bu...

    • Jan 7, 2022

      Akiba Antiques’ second sale of 2022, A Golden Affair, will present a vast assortment of collectibles, fine jewelry, and other rarities. Fitting the name, this auction particularly highlights gold in all its forms. Discerning collectors will find 18-karat timepieces and jewelry alongside luminous works of decorative art. Auction Daily explores the...

    • Dec 31, 2021

      As the auction industry prepares for 2022, Akiba Antiques starts the new year with its upcoming sale, A Golden Affair. The auction is set to take place on Jan 13th, 2022, and offers more than 700 lots of antique works of art, vintage watches, jewelry, and more. Live bidding will begin at 10:00 AM EDT.  Ex-Christies Rare Chinese Cloisonne Hardw...

    • Nov 26, 2021

      At 16 years old, a young Frederick Carder spotted a copy of the legendary Portland Vase in the studio of English glassmaker John Northwood. The ancient Roman cameo vase left a strong impression. Carder went on to dedicate more than eight decades of his life to the study, design, and production of fine glass. Steuben Glass Works was the fruit of his...

    • Nov 25, 2021

      Following the successful sale of one of the world’s largest and rarest collections of Steuben glass items in July, leading auction house Akiba Antiques will return to present The Fabulous Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Schultz. The upcoming auction will begin at 12:00 PM EST on December 16, 2021. Interested collectors can place a bid online via Liv...

    • Oct 20, 2021

      The Imperial Fortune sale, offered by Akiba Antiques, will present 720 lots of fine art, jewelry, sculpture, and collectibles. Imperial Chinese decorative art, jade items, porcelain, and other pieces particularly stand out in the auction catalog. Many of the top lots date back to the Qing dynasty or earlier.  Check out the key Imperial Chinese...

    • Oct 13, 2021

      This October, Akiba Antiques will present an eclectic collection of fine art, antique Chinese rarities, jewelry, classical bronzes, and more. The Imperial Fortune auction offers more than 700 lots. Bidding for the collectibles will start at 12:00 PM EDT on October 28th, 2021. Interested collectors can participate online by visiting LiveAuctioneers....

    • Sep 23, 2021

      Akiba Antiques will welcome autumn with over 650 lots from around the world in its upcoming Fall Collection sale. The catalog offers a range of decorative art, furniture, and collectibles across time periods and price points. This auction particularly highlights fine metalwork, from Russian drinking vessels to Tiffany & Co. silver sets.  E...

    • Sep 23, 2021

      Akiba Antiques will bring more than 650 lots of fine and decorative art to auction this fall. A wide variety of 19th- and 20th-century silverware, glassware, furniture, porcelain, and jewelry will be on offer. Bidding will start at 12:00 PM EDT on October 5th, 2021. Bidders can also participate virtually on LiveAuctioneers. Important Paulding Farnh...

    • Jul 8, 2021

      This month, leading regional auction house Akiba Antiques will bring one of the world’s largest and rarest collections of Steuben glass items to auction for the first time. The sale will begin at 12:00 PM EDT on July 29th, 2021. Interested bidders can participate online on LiveAuctioneers, Bidsquare, or Invaluable.  The upcoming sale will fe...

    • Jul 7, 2021

      Alan and Susan Shovers in their “glass museum.” Image from Miami’s Community News. For nearly 20 years, Alan and Susan Shovers have built one of the most expansive collections of early Steuben glass in the world. The pair prominently display the collection in their home, affectionately nicknamed their "glass museum."  Over the years, the...

    • May 20, 2021

      Akiba Antiques will present nearly 700 lots on May 27th, 2021 in the upcoming East Coast Estate Finds sale. Bidding starts at 12:00 PM EDT on LiveAuctioneers. This cross-category event offers lighting and candelabras, fine art, glass vessels, mid-century design, and more.  Billy Baldwin Decorative Elephant Sconces A set of decorative sconces o...

    • May 19, 2021

      Akiba Antiques has built a reputation for offering lots from across categories, periods, and continents. The auction house's latest event, the East Coast Estate Finds sale, will have something for most collectors. Among the top lots are several Chinese decorative art pieces that shine a light on the country's art history and folklore.  Learn m...