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Category: Ceramics, Bowls & Glass

  • Auction Preview

    19th-Century Paintings and Decorative Arts Available From Doyle

    A 19th-century painting by Thomas Luny highlights Doyle's English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts auction. Luny was known for his depictions of seafaring and naval battles. His first studio was in the same building as the East India Company, whose officers often commissioned work. The available painting shows…

    Thomas Luny
  • Auction Preview

    Royal Doulton Loving Cups, Vases, and Figurines at Lion & Unicorn

    Lion & Unicorn’s upcoming two-day sale will feature a wide selection of Royal Doulton collectibles. The first day of bidding will bring over 500 lots to auction, including a Royal Doulton loving cup made in 1937 to mark the coronation of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom. Under the…

    Rare Royal Doulton King Edward VIII Coronation Loving Cup Small
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Toshiko Takaezu

    Bonhams Brings Five Closed Pots to Auction in January Toshiko Takaezu was one of the most influential American ceramicists of the 20th century. A companion of Dale Chihuly, Arline Fisch, and Anni Albers, Takaezu spent decades perfecting her signature closed-form vessels. While she experienced great success in her lifetime, Takaezu…

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  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions will ring in 2021 with a pair of online DTLA Collections & Estates auctions, January 12th and 27th

    The Jan. 12 sale will contain American and English decorative arts. The Jan. 27 event will be broad and varied, featuring fine Chinese and Asian works of art. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) ship's passport, signed in April 1805, countersigned by James Madison (1751-1836), estimate $3,000-$5,000. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES,…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will ring in 2021 with a pair of online DTLA Collections & Estates auctions, January 12th and 27th
  • Auction Preview

    The Sassoon Collection: Jewish Religious Objects and Manuscripts at Sotheby’s

    Sotheby’s first partnered with the Sassoon family in 1970 to offer a Judaica sale featuring their collection. Five decades later, the auction house will continue its partnership with the family to present a December auction of notable Jewish manuscripts and ceremonial objects. Among the leading lots is a parcel-gilt silver…

    A Highly Important Parcel-gilt Silver And Enamel Torah Shield, Signed And Dated In Hebrew Elimelekh Tzoref Of Stanislav, 1782
  • Auction Preview

    Royal Doulton Figurines Featured in Upcoming Auction From Lion and Unicorn

    This December, Lion and Unicorn’s upcoming auction offers a variety of ceramics, bronzes, and figurines. Over 550 lots will be available, including a collection of Royal Doulton figurines. Founded by John Doulton, Royal Doulton entered the ceramics industry as a small pottery shop in Vauxhall, London in 1815. It launched…

    Royal Doulton Figurine, The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh HN3836
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Morphy’s presents exceptional fine and decorative art, magnificent jewels and watches from prestigious collections, December 8-10

    Featured: Rare Tiffany lamps, fantasy-themed Amphora pottery, 5.79-carat platinum diamond ring, important “flown” Omega Speedmaster Mir 365 chronograph wristwatch Victorian heart-shape brooch featuring natural blue pear-shape sapphire, approximate weight 5.52 carats, framed by 15 mixed old mine-cut cushion diamonds, topped with a bow set with 15 smaller diamonds. Accompanied by…

    Morphys presents exceptional fine and decorative art, magnificent jewels and watches from prestigious collections, December 8-10
  • Auction Result

    Folk art and historical material lead the way at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction

    John James Trumbull Arnold folk art double portrait, Lot 2124, $81,900. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates November 12th - 14th Premier Americana Auction was a landmark event and produced robust prices – along with a few surprises - in multiple categories. The three-day format consisted of 1,908 lots…

    Folk art and historical material lead the way at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auction
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Stylish MODERN MADE auction a success for Lyon & Turnbull in London

    Lyon & Turnbull’s MODERN MADE auction at The Mall Galleries in London on October 23 proved a  resounding success. The multi-discipline sale of modern and contemporary art, design and craft  posted £800,000*, striking a chord with clients for whom 2020 has been a year to focus on the  home. “At…

    Stylish MODERN MADE auction a success for Lyon & Turnbull in London
  • Auction Industry

    Glass Art, Gold and Diamond Jewelry, and Sterling Silver Lead Upcoming Auction from Akiba Antiques

    Akiba Antiques will bring over 625 lots to auction this November, especially highlighting vintage gold and diamond jewelry and sterling silver pieces.  Zolotas 18k Gold Ram Head Necklace and Bracelet Leading the catalog is an 18-karat gold ram’s head necklace from Zolotas, a Greek jewelry house that launched in 1895.…

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  • Auction Industry

    Freeman’s Offers Tiffany Stained Glass Windows Formerly Lost to Time

    This November, Freeman’s will bring a long-lost set of seven Tiffany Studios church windows to auction. Crafted in 1902, the set of eight-foot-tall stained glass windows was commissioned by the New Church Society of Glendale, Ohio. After a lifetime of use, the windows survived demolition for an interstate highway, subsequent…

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  • Auction Preview

    Explore Fine Archives of American Stoneware with Cowan's Auctions

    During the 19th century, stoneware was invented as a highly durable alternative to traditional pottery. These articles were an inexpensive option and were also rust-free and safer. The upcoming event, offered by Cowan's Auctions, presents prominent examples of American stoneware. One highlight is a Paul Bogatay signed commission for the…

    A Rare Paul Bogatay Signed Commission for the Maurice Knight Stoneware Company
  • Auction Preview

    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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  • Auction Industry

    Large, long-held Miro artwork to lead Stephenson's Oct. 30 Fine & Decorative Arts

    Joan Miro (Spanish, 1893-1983), ‘Sculpture et Ceramics,’ 1973, artist's proof on Arches paper, pencil-signed by artist with additional notation “H.C.” Created as signature art for Miro exhibition at Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France, June 1973. Size: 41½ by 31½ inches (framed), 33¾ by 23¾ inches sight. Provenance: Galerie Maeght (Paris),…

    Large, long-held Miro artwork to lead Stephenson's Oct. 30 Fine & Decorative Arts
  • Auction Preview

    Neue Auctions Presents Tale of Two Artists: Erté and Louis Icart

    Roman Petrovich Tyrtov was the son of a distinguished Russian admiral and was expected to follow in his father's footsteps. In 1910, though, he moved to Paris to become an artist. He changed his name to Erté to avoid bringing shame to his family. Now, Neue Auctions will offer numerous…

    Erte Bronze Zeus and Hera
  • Exhibitions

    Watts Gallery Trust receives lifeline grant from £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

    Watts Gallery Trust's Art for All learning programme delivers transformative workshops for socially excluded and vulnerable groups. COMPTON.-Watts Gallery Trust has been awarded £421,980 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable…

    Watts Gallery Trust receives lifeline grant from £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund
  • Collector

    Collecting Vintage Halloween with Category Expert Mark Ledenbach

    Halloween invitation from the collection of Mark Ledenbach. Photo courtesy of Ledenbach. Given today's public health realities, the ways we will celebrate Halloween in 2020 may be a little different than in past years. But one thing about this bewitching holiday that remains unchanged is the appeal and charm of…

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  • 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…

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  • Auction Preview

    Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste In New York

    The Dalva Brothers is a third-generation firm specializing in 18th-century decorative arts from numerous countries. They've sold pieces to the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and others. Christie's presents an auction with over 250 lots from the Dalva Brothers firm, particularly featuring French furniture. One of the highlighted lots…

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XV ORMOLU, GLASS AND PORCELAIN VASES
  • Exhibitions

    Smithsonian Craft Show to Offer Work from 100+ American Artists, Entirely Online

    Gilded Roly Magritte's Vessel by Jennifer McCurdy. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian Craft Show. The annual Smithsonian Craft Show, presented by the Smithsonian Women's Committee, honors craft and design made by contemporary American artists. Proceeds benefit the artists and also finance grants to the Smithsonian's many museums, research centers, and…

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