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Category: Asian Works Of Art

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    June Exceptional Estates Auction

    Featured in Blackwell Auctions’ upcoming June Exceptional Estates Auction is a Handel reverse-painted lamp with apple blossoms and butterflies. Best known for its painted landscape shades, the Handel Company operated from 1885 to 1941. This lamp, marked with the company’s signature patent number, was likely produced after 1910. The 18-inch…

    Rare Double Bubble Hood's Dairy Clock
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    Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction

    O’Gallerie will present fine art, jewelry, furniture, and more in the upcoming Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction. A bronze sculpture by David Manuel is among the key lots. A self-taught artist, Manuel is best known for his statue series of John Wayne. His sculptures tackle issues related to American expansionism. To…

    WILLIAM MELLOR (United Kingdom, 1851-1931) oil on
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Donald Baechler's prominence in the Neo-Expressionist art movement was a result of his unusual aesthetic sense. The American artist is best known for portraying objects such as telephones, ice cream, and flowers in outwardly simple imagery that conveys a meaningful story. An ink on paper print by Baechler, titled Flower,…

    Herend Unicorn Fishnet Porcelain Figure
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    Fine Art & Antiques Sessions I and II

    Claudius Ptolemy was a mathematician, geographer, and astronomer who lived in the city of Alexandria. He is best known for creating a world map in his book Geography, written around 150 CE. One of the notable qualities of Ptolemy's map was the use of longitudinal and latitudinal lines. A Renaissance…

    ROBERTO MATTA (Chilean 1911-2002) A PAINTING, Chat-Chat-Chat, 1997
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    Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic

    William F. Draper was a portrait painter and former combat artist who painted many leading political and cultural figures of the 20th century. He is best known for his portrait of John F. Kennedy that was completed a year before his assassination. Draper was the only artist for whom President…

    Greek Attic Belly Amphora by Princeton Painter, TLd
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    Millea Bros Select, Day 2

    Louis Comfort Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany Studios, started his career as a trained painter. However, he would be best known for his contributions to glasswork and the Art Nouveau movement. After he traveled through Europe and Morocco, Tiffany began to explore the medium of glasswork and lamps. An example…

    Tiffany Studios, Apple Blossom table lamp
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    June Collectibles And Fine Art

    Sam Gilliam, an African American artist, introduced draped, painted canvas hangings that lacked stretcher bars in the 1960s. The stained fabric pieces are regarded as a major step in the development of American art. Known as a Lyrical Abstractionist, the artist frequently experiments on draped canvas, adding a sculptural element…

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    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195 on iGavelauctions.com

    For International stamp lovers, rare postage stamps are always their target, and Chinese stamps are among some of the most famous, valuable and sought-after items in the world.  Thus, it comes as no surprise that the recent sale of a Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection–the first presented by the Dallas…

    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles

    When Michael Beaudry started his jewelry, timepieces, and décor brand, he intended to focus his attention on the natural beauty of the stones. Today, Beaudry’s jewels have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Barbara Streisand, Katherine Heigl, and Michelle Trachtenberg. Featured in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Fine…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980-1R-001
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    Interiors @1600

    Chippendale furniture takes its name from Thomas Chippendale, an 18th-century cabinetmaker. He combined Gothic, Rococo, and Chinese techniques to create his furniture with wooded lattices, broad chair seats, and fretwork. The style became popular from 1750 to 1780 in England and the American colonies. Chippendale’s book, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s…

    French School (late 19th - early 20th Century), , Rue de Village
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    Ceramics 2020 Gallery Auction

    As Théodore Deck began his ceramics career in early 19th-century Paris, he developed an interest in traditional Islamic pottery and glazes. This interest fueled decades of research and development, eventually defining Deck’s style. One of his glazed earthenware vases will be highlighted in Schmidt’s Antiques’ upcoming Ceramics 2020 Gallery Auction.…

    Zsolnay Pottery Vase
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    A84: May Exceptional Antiquities Sale

    During the Cretaceous Period, much of western North America was covered by shallow seawater. As the water receded, it left behind large quantities of sediment, which paleontologists still study today. This includes the Hell Creek Formation, a 300-foot-thick ancient deposit near Jordan, Montana. The tooth of an adult Tyrannosaurus rex…

    Egyptian grey stone head of a Pharaoh, Late Period-Ptolemaic
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The Ming dynasty ruled China from 1368 to 1644. During this time, the country was popularized in the West by expanding trade and cultural ties. China also came to be known for its drama, literature, and sculptures. In the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide sale, presented by Akiba Antiques,…

    Large Bronze Elephant Garden Statue
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Midcentury, Antique, And Asian Estate Auction

    Born in Queens, New York, Reuben Natkian was one of the most influential Abstract Expressionist sculptors of the 20th century. He was admired for his pieces that explored themes of Western art, classical mythology, and the foreground of human consciousness. His bronze sculpture titled Herodias will be presented in the…

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    Period Antiques, Fine Art & Decorative Arts - Online-Only Auction

    Born to Dutch parents in London, Cornelius Johnson (1593-1661) painted many portraits of English gentry in his lifetime. In most of his early works, the portraits were painted within a feigned oval frame. One of the leading lots in the upcoming Period Antiques, Fine Art, & Decorative Arts - Online-Only…

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    Millea Bros Select, Day 1

    Strongly influenced by his grandfather, David Smith began pursuing painting and sculpture at a young age. Describing his passion for art, he reflected, “When art exists it becomes a tradition. When it is created, it represents a unity that did not exist before.” Known as an Abstract Expressionist sculptor and…

    Group antique photos ancient Egypt, Africa
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    Online Only | Morton Weekly 1043

    Xavier Esqueda is a self-taught Postwar artist who often explored the principle of perspective and American Pop Art in his works. The upcoming auction, presented by Morton Subastas, offers an acrylic on canvas titled The Roof of the Architect by Esqueda. Another Mexican artist featured in the event is Héctor…

    XAVIER ESQUEDA (Ciudad de México, 1943 - ) La azotea del arquitecto Firmado y fechado 89. Acrílico sobre tela
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    American Indian & Western May Sale with Luxury Jewelry

    The North American Auction Company is offering jewelry, fine art, collectibles, and more in the upcoming American Indian & Western May Sale. Included among the jewelry lots is a new 13.48-carat diamond and 14-karat white gold tennis bracelet that comes complete with paperwork. At a total length of seven inches,…

    Robert Wesley Amick (1879-1969) Roundup Oil LARGE
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    May Asian Sale

    Cloisonné is mainly used to decorate metal objects or ceramics. The technique involves applying colored enamels to different materials, which are then fired to bring out the design. It likely originated in ancient Egypt or the Byzantine Empire. It later spread to China, where it was applied to bronze and…

    porcelain cover jar
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    Multi Estate Liquidation Auction

    In Eastern Buddhism, Guanyin is recognized as the goddess of compassion and mercy. Despite attaining enlightenment, she is believed to have returned from the doors of heaven to help humankind find the right path. Guanyin's reverence can be found among the followers of Buddhism since the first century C.E., as…