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Category: Boxes

  • Auction House

    Inside the Auction House: Pook & Pook, Inc.

    Pook & Pook, Inc. started as a small family business but eventually grew into a customer and consignor base of over 40,000 individuals and organizations. This growth is thanks in no small part to the auction house’s status as an early adopter and champion of online sales. Auction Daily spoke…

    Inside the Auction House Pook & Pook Inc4
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    Stan Lee’s Marvel Comics Available at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

    In response to the growing interest in superhero narratives, Goodman commissioned writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby to create the Fantastic Four. With the launch of Fantastic Four #1 in 1961, Marvel unveiled a superhero setting based on the real world. The popularity of the Fantastic Four prompted the…

    Marvel Comics Fantastic Four #1 CBCS 3.5
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    Traditional Decorative Arts & Objects with a Modern Twist

    Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction offers a selection of decorative art that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern designs. A glazed vase from the British studio pottery movement will be featured in the event. The British studio pottery movement was founded by…

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    Important Post Labor Day Auction

    Highlighted in the upcoming Important Post Labor Day Auction is an oil painting by Luigi Lucioni. The Italian American painter was best known for his Vermont landscapes. This piece, titled The Weathered Barn, is a colorful depiction of a farm scene, complete with trees in the background, blue skies, and…

    19th C. oil on canvas, portrait
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    Ancient Artifacts, Coins, & Islamic Art

    Palmyra Heritage Gallery will offer the upcoming Ancient Artifacts, Coins, & Islamic Art auction in mid-September. Among the key items are Greek and Roman terracotta pieces, Italian pottery, bronze phiale bowls, ancient Egyptian artifacts, and Islamic art. One example of the fine art selections is a small painting of an…

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    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Day Two

    Day two of this Stair event brings to auction more pieces from the collection of Sir John Richardson, the late art historian. This includes a study of two male nudes and a Greek athlete by Swiss-born artist Johann Heinrich Füssli. Forced to flee Switzerland as a political refugee, Füssli eventually…

    After Andy Warhol (1928-1987)- John Richardson
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    An Eclectic Collection & Estate Jewelry Sale

    Jean Simon Deverberie, a Parisian sculptor and clockmaker, was active during a period of significant social change in French society. A 1791 piece of legislation removed mandatory guild memberships for craftsperson, allowing Deverberie the freedom to experiment with different techniques within his company. His style was influenced by Greco-Roman mythology,…

    Rene Kern 18kt Gold Compact Case
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    Unreserved Day 2

    Phillip Ratner has developed expertise in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, painting, etched glass, tapestry, drawing, and graphic arts. Most of his works focus on stories from the Old Testament of the Bible. Drawing inspiration from these stories, Ratner founded the Israel Bible Museum in Safed, Israel, and later…

    Chelsea Keramic Art Works, Tall vase
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    Vintage & Contemporary Decorative Arts & Furnishings

    European furniture manufactured in the 1750s and 60s was popularly basketed under the Chippendale style. This type of furniture harmoniously blended three different design orientations: Gothic, Modern (Rococo), and Chinese. In a time when furniture trends were only named after monarchs, the Chippendale was the first-ever to find an identity…

    Five glass vases to include pair of amethyst Mary Gregory vases, pair of red Mary Gregory case glass vases having scene with boy holding a balloon
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    Dining In | New York

    Mario Buccellati was one of the first Italian goldsmiths to establish a shop on Fifth Avenue in New York. He was often called the “Prince of Goldsmiths” for his popularity among the royalty of Europe. He was greatly influenced by the motifs of the Renaissance period, which ultimately became his…

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    Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist

    In Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction, an elaborate red tapestry will be featured. The early 18th-century piece comes from the famous carpet making center of Venice, Italy. This style of tapestry gained popularity during the 13th through the 16th centuries. The…

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    Latin American Art Online

    Costa Rica-born Mexican artist Francisco Zúñiga was best known for his nude figural works. To give his sculptures a more realistic presentation, Zúñiga used southeastern Mexican women as his models, sculpting them standing or seated, singly, in pairs, or in groups. His sculptures capture the anatomy of young, mature, and…

    Peter Von Artens (1937-2003)
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    How Soon is Now | Post War Art & Design

    When World War II ended in 1945, the post-war period saw a sea of artists whose concepts and works would outlive their makers. Solomon (Sol) LeWitt was one of those artists. Believed to be one of the founding members of Conceptual art and Minimalism, he stated that every artwork must…

    Erwin and Estelle Laverne (American, 1909-2002 - American, 1915-1997) Pair of Tulip Lounge Chairs, Model 120 LFLaverne International, USA
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    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

    In Hinduism, the goddess Parvati is believed to be the deity of love, devotion, and fertility. Mythology suggests that Parvati is an embodiment of the primordial cosmic energy who uses her prowess and power to bring peace to the world. A sculpture of Parvati from South India is highlighted in…

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    Fine & Decorative Arts

    Morphy Auctions presents fine and decorative art, jewelry, and furniture pieces in the upcoming two-day auction. One of the featured lots is a life-sized portrait of President Abraham Lincoln by William F. Cogswell. A self-made painter from Pasadena, California, Cogswell was invited to the White House to sketch Lincoln in 1864.…

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    Raindrops on Roses

    A highlight of the upcoming Raindrops on Roses auction, presented by The Antique Enamel Company, is a silver-gilt and enamel bird box, stamped “C Bruguier.” A singing bird box is a rectangular-shaped box that contains a miniature automaton bird, activated using a lever. The Swiss Bruguier family was the last of the master mechanicians to craft…

    Bilston Enamel Crouch Dog Bonbonniere
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    Interiors @1600

    Daum was well known for its innovative take on glassware and Art Nouveau designs. The glassmaking company made a breakthrough when it collaborated with famous artists such as Salvador Dalí and Hilton McConnico. At the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, Daum’s creative team introduced cameo glass, a layered glass technique…

    Daum, Tall Orchid vase, France, 20th century
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    Summer World Treasures Auction

    The upcoming Summer World Treasures Auction will offer 1,002 lots over two days, including decorated glass vases, fine art, and porcelain. Several Mary Gregory vases are featured on the first day of this sale, which will be presented by Jackson’s International Auctioneers and Appraisers. Imitating popular English cameo glass, Gregory…

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    American & Brilliant Period Cut Glass Auction

    Cut glass can be traced back to 1,500 B.C. Egyptian vessels. In the United States, the first glassmaking factory was established in at Jamestown, Virginia in 1608. However, it was not until 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia that American brilliant-cut glass garnered attention. By the end of the…

    (4) Tumblers, Brilliant Period, Green Cut to Clear
  • Auction Industry

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20

    While the offerings at this months’s Red Carpet auction at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. on Wednesday, May 20, at 10 am, are far-ranging, from Asian art and African masks to midcentury furniture and Pop art, a high point will be metalware.  Sleek and chic, metal is all the rage…

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20-3