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Category: Jars & Tins

  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's massive Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction, featuring Native and general Americana, will be held August 27-31

    The auction will be held live in the gallery at 3555 Airway Drive in Reno, and online via several bidding platforms. Start times all five days are 8 am Pacific. Spectacular silver and exquisite sky-blue turquoise squash blossom necklace, circa 1950s or ‘60s, “the finest one we’ve ever seen,” according…

    Holabirds massive Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction, featuring Native and general Americana, will be held August 27-31
  • Auction Industry

    Ancient Resource Auctions' online-only Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, Auction #85, will be held on Saturday, June 27

    Around 325 lots of authentic Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Byzantine, Asian and Pre-Columbian antiquities, plus examples of ethnographic art. Lovely Moche portrait vessel made between 100 BC and 500 AD, 11 ½ inches tall, depicting a male with well-modeled features and a wrapped headdress (est. $600-$800). A…

    Ancient Resource Auctions' online-only Summer Antiquities Discovery Sale, Auction #85, will be held on Saturday, June 27
  • Auction Result

    Auction dedicated to solo collection attracts record audiences

    Annie Turner (British, b.1958), 'Mussel Box'. Sold for: £1,140. LONDON.- On Thursday 14 May, Maak’s auction dedicated to the collection of Dayabandhu attracted the highest rate of new registrations and some exceptionally strong results. With 93% sold by lot and 153% by value, the overwhelming pattern showed pieces that resonated most closely…

    Auction dedicated to solo collection attracts record audiences
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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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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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, features pieces ranging from armoires to ethnographic art. Among the key lots is a Pennsylvania hard pine schrank. Popular in the 18th century, schranks were a type of armoire that typically held clothing and bedroom linens. One of their…

    Large chalkware stag
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    Leap Day Fine Estates Auction

    A glass bowl, vase, or plate with its sides sheared, making the object devoid of functionality, is a trademark style observed in the works of glass artists Michael David and Kit Karbler. Their collaboration first began with the establishment of their Denver studio, Blake Street Glass Studio, in 1980. Schwenke…

    Large Acoma Vase Signed KL
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    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
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    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
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    2 Day Ceramic Auction, Day 2

    A selection of Doulton, Wilkinson, and World’s Fair Pottery will be showcased on the second day of Whitley’s Auctioneers' upcoming Two-Day Ceramic Auction. Featured in this sale are character jugs, liquor containers, advertising ware, and more. Highlighted in the event is a Wilkinson WWII General Douglas Macarthur character jug. This…

    DOULTON LAMBETH BIBELOT, POLAR BEAR ON ICE
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    The Winter Sale 2020

    Duck hunters use confidence decoys to lull their prey into a false sense of security. These decoys are not modeled after ducks, but instead other birds that a duck would encounter in an everyday environment, such as a goose or swan. A 1920 swan confidence decoy carved by Charles Birch…

    Percival Rosseau (1859-1937) New England
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Winter 19th & 20th c. Glass and Lighting Auction

    William T. Gillinder purchased the Franklin Flint Glass Works, Philadelphia in 1861. It would eventually be renamed Gillinder and Sons. The company saw a major success at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876 where they showcased many frosted glass pieces. The technique became popular during the last quarter of the…

    MT. WASHINGTON DECORATED BURMESE TOOTHPICK HOLDER
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    Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry #77

    Reign marks on Chinese items record the name of the ruler and the period when the work of art was commissioned. Some of the key lots featured in the upcoming Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry auction, presented by Capitoline Auction Gallery, bear examples of these reign marks. The sixth Emperor…

    RARE IMPERIAL CHINESE BLUE WHITE CHARGER - WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
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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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    Modern and Contemporary Native American Art

    Cowan Auctions will feature modern and contemporary Native American artworks in their upcoming sale, along with various pieces of Asian art, antiques, collectibles, and decorative art. The auction will particularly highlight a bronze sculpture by Tammy Garcia. The American artist is best known for her classic designs and modern iconography.…

    Modesto Rivera Lemus (Huichol, 20th century) Yarn Paintings on Board, From the Collection of Robert B. Riley, Urbana, IL
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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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    The Susquehanna Collection

    Situated in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic region of the United States, the Susquehanna River is one of the oldest running rivers in the world. It is home to the Lenape, the Indigenous people of the Northeastern woodlands. A turning point in the history of the Susquehanna came when William Penn brought the first…

    PORTRAIT OF NATHANIEL HENCHMAN BY JOHN SMIBERT
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    Home and Interiors Auction, Day 2 011920

    Ceramics figurines by American ceramist Ken Ferguson are shown in museums around the world. Stoneware by the artist is sculpted in a whimsical and industrial style, including a tripod teapot available in Whitley's Auctioneers’ upcoming Home and Interiors Auction. The bisque lidded teapot by Ferguson is glazed with dark colors…

    DISNEY ENGRAVED ETCH SERIGRAPH, MICKEYS CHRISTMAS CAROL
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    Traditional Antiques with a Modern Twist

    In the Los Angeles area, Lee Stanton’s STASH warehouse and showroom are established landmarks of the home design scene. Stanton, a 30-year collector of European antiques, mixes vintage pieces with modern and industrial works. This combination of new and old will be presented in the upcoming Traditional Antiques with a…

    TUFTED LEATHER ARM CHAIR