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Category: Kitchenware, Cookware and Houseware

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Andrew Clemens

    Skinner Brings Bottle of Sand Art from 19th-Century Master Craftsman Andrew Clemens, a self-taught folk artist, did not live long enough to enjoy fame. His works were executed in sand and contained in small apothecary bottles. Despite their delicate craftsmanship, the mid-19th-century public would have considered them curiosities, not monumental…

    Artist to Know Andrew Clemens1
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's five-day 'Spooktacular' auction, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, will feature over 3,600 lots in many collecting categories

    Included is original artwork for the very first psychedelic rock poster – created in 1965 for the grand opening of the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City, Nevada. Original artwork for what is widely regarded as the very first psychedelic rock poster – created in 1965 for the grand opening…

    Holabirds five-day Spooktacular auction, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, will feature over 3,600 lots in many collecting categories
  • Auction Result

    Rare bitters and Midwestern bottles from two major collections bring high dollars in Glass Works Auctions' online sale

    The Sept. 21-28 auction was headlined by the Paul and Mary Ballentine bitters bottle collection and the Don Spangler Midwestern bottles and glass collection. The auction’s top lot was this American Life Bitters bottle (P.E. Iler, Mfg., Tiffin, Ohio), circa 1865-1875, 9 ¼ inches tall, in a light to medium…

    Rare bitters and Midwestern bottles from two major collections bring high dollars in Glass Works Auctions online sale
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Rare Picasso Ceramics Come to Heritage Auctions

    Array in Oct. 22 Prints & Multiples Auction includes Le déjeuner sur l'herbe plaque estimated at $40,000+ Pablo Picasso (1881-1973). Le déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1964. Terre de faïence plaque DALLAS, Texas (October 6, 2020) – Among the top lots in Heritage Auctions’ Oct. 22 Prints and Multiples Auction is Le déjeuner sur l'herbe by Pablo Picasso. Anticipated…

    Rare Picasso Ceramics Come to Heritage Auctions2
  • Auction Preview

    The Collector's Auction

    In 1953, three brothers started producing ceramic sculptures at their home in the village of Almàssera. After a few years, they opened their first shop in Valencia and named it Lladró. They eventually pioneered the single-firing method, which also became a hallmark of the brand. It can be characterized by…

    Herend Figurine, Girl In Folk Dress 5423
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
  • Auction Preview

    Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction

    The Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction will include fine art, decorative art, and collectibles. At the top of the auction is a rare French jelly mold. Popular during the Victorian Era, this mold is oval-shaped with fluted sides that resemble grapes. It also has an added hanging tab. A…

    French Copper Round Figural Mould, Circa 1890.
  • Auction Industry

    Neue Auctions' sale will feature books, library furnishings and Natural History and orthinological prints

    Original painting by Edward Sheriff Curtis, American 1868-1952, titled The Vanishing Race-Navajo, 1904, orotone, artist signed lower right. Estimate: $6,000-$9,000. BEACHWOOD, OH.-Neue Auctions’ online-only auction of collections and ephemera on Saturday, April 25th, will be packed with 340 lots of books, library furnishings, Natural History and orthinological (bird-related) prints, works on…

    Neue Auctions' sale will feature books, library furnishings and Natural History and orthinological prints
  • Auction Result

    Property from the Estate of Doris Day at Julien's Auctions brings in nearly $3 million

    On offer was an exclusive collection of her most iconic costumes and memorabilia from her films and television shows and specials, furnishings and household items. LOS ANGELES, CA.-Julien’s Auctions announced that a total of nearly three million U.S. dollars was made in its two-day virtual online event Property from the Estate…

    Property from the Estate of Doris Day at Julien's Auctions brings in nearly $3 million
  • Auction Preview

    Starting at $1 - No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    The upcoming No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer almost 600 lots of ceramics and porcelain. Highlighted are character jugs and figurines from Royal Doulton, Doulton Lambeth, and Cybis. Among the featured lots is a Charles George Gordon Royal Doulton jug from 1991. This character jug, commissioned by…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARACTER JUG, WINSTON CHURCHILL D6907
  • Auction Preview

    A Unique Collaboration: Johan Rohde & Georg Jensen

    Johan Rohde began a long and significant collaboration with the Georg Jensen Silversmithy after commissioning several of his own designs. Impressed with the results, Jensen secured a long-term contract with Rohde seven years later. A selection of the resulting collaborative works will be offered in the upcoming Johan Rohde and…

    Very Rare Vintage Georg Jensen Kings Bowl 250B by Johan Rohde
  • 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
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Art & Antiques

    Louis Comfort Tiffany created Tiffany Studios particularly to expand the use of iridescent glass in lamps and windows. It was during this time that Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb inspired Tiffany to focus on home interiors. The upcoming auction, offered by Cottone Auctions, presents several examples of Tiffany’s…

    French Giltwood Over-Mantle Mirror
  • Auction Preview

    Premier Auction

    Presented in the upcoming Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is an American Chippendale desk and bookcase from the 18th century. The exterior functions as a bookcase, while the interior opens to five drawers and candle slides with scalloped and carved doors. Also included in this auction are several works…

    Premier Auction
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    Early Spring Mid 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

    A key lot of the upcoming Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, presented by Ambianic Mid-Century Collectibles, is a rosewood desk designed by Frank Kyle. Originally from Minneapolis, Kyle opened a furniture gallery in Mexico City during the 1950s. There, he collaborated with the foundry of Pepe Mendoza to create the…

    Modernist Bronze Sculpture Sumerian God with Snake and Cup
  • Auction Preview

    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nautilus wristwatch, Patek Philippe launched several limited-edition versions with embossed dials. Included among these chronograph wristwatches is a Nautilus with a date feature and a 44-millimeter case, the largest case in the Nautilus family. Patek Philippe produced 1,300 of these watches. Presented in…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5976/1G
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    Important Fine Art & Antique Auction, Including European, American, Asian, And Latin

    Horologist Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin was looking for clockmaking books when he happened to receive two volumes on magic. When Robert-Houdin began to develop various magic tricks, his horology experiments with glass helped create clocks with hidden mechanisms. These clocks developed by Robert-Houdin inspired Cartier’s “mystery clocks,” created by Maurice Coüet in…

    A CARTIER CITRINE, ONYX, CHRYSOPRASE, SILVER AND DIAMOND 'MYSTERY CLOCK', CASE NO. 201207, CIRCA 1970S
  • Auction Preview

    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs