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Category: Clothing, Costumes & Masks

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    African and Oceanic Art

    Showcased in this African and Oceanic Art auction is a sculpted, cadaverous male figure from Easter Island. With exposed ribs and pronounced facial features, this type of wood carving is thought to have been important in religious and cultural ceremonies. It was worn by men and women with human hair…

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    Antiquities | Pre-Columbian | Ethnographic

    The first Russian icons appeared in the 12th century. During the same period, the tradition of covering icons with metal barriers called oklads was also popularized. An oklad usually covers the entire icon except the face, hands, and feet. Typically, it is more than a decoration and a shield against…

    Egyptian Predynastic Naqada III Basalt Vessel
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    Ancient Artifacts, Coins, & Islamic Art Sale

    In ancient Rome, images of both mortal and divine children were common. Children appear on Roman tomb monuments, imperial state art, and furnishings of the home. Parents would commission portraits and statues of their deceased children as a remembrance. One of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Ancient Artifacts, Coins,…

    Large Ancient Roman North Africa Red Clay Bowl c.2nd century AD.
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    Costumes, Masks and Props From Acclaimed Amazon Prime Series ‘The Tick’ Offered By Heritage Auctions, ScreenBid

    Among the 129 highlights: Heroes and villains’ complete outfits, all the Flag Five Flock Flares and a copy of Midnight’s memoirs DALLAS, Texas (April 29, 2020) – On the list of Greatest TV Series Canceled Way Too Soon, Amazon Prime’s The Tick sits near the very top, alongside only a few other…

    Costumes, Masks and Props From Acclaimed Amazon Prime Series ‘The Tick’ Offered By Heritage Auctions, ScreenBid
  • Artists

    Modern Huntsman Launches COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    Hunting’s premier publication is launching two initiatives to support out of work freelance artists and the Montana medical community during the coronavirus pandemic. Modern Huntsman is proud to announce two new initiatives to support artists whose livelihoods have been affected by COVID-19, as well as medical professionals in Bozeman, MT…

    Modern Huntsman Launches COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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    American Indian Art

    Included in the upcoming American Indian Art auction is a Bannock sinew-backed bow with arrows and a Sioux quilled shirt and leggings from the collection of General Herbert Everett Tutherly. Also featured is a Northern Plains pipe tomahawk with a buffalo cutout from the Stanley Slocum Collection.  Presented in this…

    Otoe Beaded Hide Moccasins
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    International Ethnographic Arts

    Available in the upcoming International Ethnographic Arts sale is a standing Buddha stone statue from the Northern Qi Dynasty. A 15th-century stone-carved qilin will also feature in this Material Culture sale. Seen mostly near entryways and in other noticeable areas, each mythological qilin is said to live for 2,000 years.…

    International Ethnographic Arts Material Culture
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    Ringling College Benefit Auction Day 1

    A portion of the proceeds from the upcoming two-day auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, will go to the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. The first day of the sale will highlight both fine art and ethnographic art. Among the key lots is an oil painting…

    Rare African Chokwe Pwo Mask, Angola- DR Congo
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The upcoming Arts & Crafts Auction, presented by California Historical Design - AC Stickley, offers 400 lots of decorative arts, fine art, furniture, and more. A key item of the sale is a copper and mica lamp designed by Dirk van Erp. Originally from Leeuwarden, Netherlands, van Erp immigrated to California…

    Rare Forest Craft Guild - Dirk van Erp Framed Tile
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    The Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds

    When Mattel unveiled the first Barbie doll at New York's Toy Fair in 1959 as “Barbie the Teen-Age Fashion Model,” it took the world by storm. The upcoming Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer several collectible Barbie dolls. Featured is the 40th-anniversary collector’s edition…

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    The Joseph Pytka Collection of New Mexico Art & Artifacts

    This February, the upcoming Joseph Pytka Collection of New Mexico Art & Artifacts sale, presented by Santa Fe Art Auction, offers a variety of fine art, decorative art, and furniture. The auction compiles items from several recognized artists and brands, including Tiffany Studios and Antonio Molleno, as well as from…

    Zia, Large Polychrome Storage Jar, ca. 1930
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    Potter & Potter Auctions' February, 2020 Disney Sale Delivers The Keys To The Kingdom At Over $620,000!

    This sale, featuring breathtaking park-used merchandise, caught the attention of Disneyana collectors worldwide and significantly beat its presale high estimate. Chicago, Il, February 12, 2020 - Potter and Potter's midwinter Disney auction was a thrill ride from start to finish. After a day of spirited bidding, 99 lots sold between…

    Disneyland Pinocchio Costume Headpiece
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    Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction

    Swiss artist Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre emphasized classical and biblical subjects in his works. Gleyre helped create the juste-milieu compromise style of painting. Additionally, he taught a number of aspiring artists who later became prominent, including Claude Monet. The upcoming Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction offered by Los Angeles…

    The House Of Faberge Swan Lake Imperial Jeweled Musical Gilt Silver Egg
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    Native American Art

    The Haidan people, who are native to an archipelago of present-day Canada, believe that whales help travelers return home. In Haidan lore, donning the skin of a killer whale can also grant a person access to the spirit world. A ceremonial Haidan whale bowl is available in the upcoming Native…

    Crow Beaded, Buckskin and Trade Cloth Rifle Scabbard
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    American Indian Art Auction

    RG Munn Auctions will present the upcoming American Indian Art Auction on January 20, 2020. Much of Native art was intended to perform a service – to please a deity, soothe an angry god, placate or frighten evil spirits, or to honor the newly born or recently deceased. This art…

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    New Year Premiere Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

    Diamond jewelry, fine art, and Asian art will be offered in the upcoming New Year Premiere Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction, a two-day sale presented by O’Gallerie. A size 6 diamond and platinum ring is a notable lot. The ring has a central pear-cut diamond with shield-cut diamonds on either side.…

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    Fine Estate Antiques Auction

    An American artist, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, was never inclined to use store-bought pigments; he claimed, “My hands is [sic] my brushes. The brushes die when I die.” Sudduth rarely worked with canvases or real brushes as he preferred to use his fingers to paint. He created paintings with peculiar mediums,…

    Two Meissen Porcelain Figural Centerpiece Bases
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Art + Design

    Brazilian artist Vik Muniz is known for his use of uncommon materials such as garbage, toys, and chocolates to create detailed photographs and installations. Drawing inspiration from other artists, Muniz recreates historical and pop culture imagery using unconventional methods. Medusa, after Caravaggio (Pictures of Junk) by the artist, is among…

    Art + Design
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    January Fine Art & Antique Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming January Fine Art & Antique Auction features Bohemian and Austrian glass, various etchings and prints, historical telephones, figural lamps from a Long Island collection, and more. The sale will also offer Asian art and antiques, including estate jewelry, sculpture, and Japanese robes. Rising to the…

    FINE 19C German Madonna Della Sedia Porcelain