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Category: Ceramics, Bowls & Glass

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    The Mark Isaacson and Greg Nacozy Collection

    Man Ray was known for his innovations in Surrealist photography. Female faces and figures were the primary subjects of his work, along with objects such as glass teardrops, eggs, peaches, and orbs. Although Ray experimented with sculpture, painting, film, and writing, he excelled at black-and-white photography. He invented “rayographs” by…

    Christopher Dresser, attribution, Moon flask and vase
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    Property from the estate of June D. Winkler will be sold in an online-only auction, June 16th, by Andrew Jones Auctions

    Ms. Winkler was the wife of self-made millionaire and philanthropist Myron Winkler, founder of Shareholder's Management Company, who predeceased her in death. Daum pâte de verre entwined dragons and bowl centerpiece, the dragon incised Daum France, 6 ½ inches tall by 16 inches wide by 9 ½ inches deep (est.…

    Property from the estate of June D. Winkler will be sold in an online-only auction, June 16th, by Andrew Jones Auctions
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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…

    HUGE SAM GILLIAM ORIGINAL MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURE
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    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre

    Pablo Picasso, Autour des arènes, circa 1900, pastel on cardboard (est. £250,000 – 350,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Pablo Picasso was an individual who shaped art history like no other. Turning his hand to virtually every medium, Picasso suffused every element of culture with his signature – instantly recognisable, yet constantly evolving…

    Online auction spans Pablo Picasso's entire oeuvre
  • Art Fairs

    The Hepworth Wakefield Ceramics Fair goes online this weekend

    Carla Murdoch Ceramics, photo: Joanna Ritchie. WAKEFIELD.- The Hepworth Wakefield’s annual Ceramics Fair has become an unmissable event for any art lover. The gallery brings together makers from all over the UK to sell unique ceramic pieces ranging from jewellery to homeware. This year, for the first time, the Ceramics Fair…

    The Hepworth Wakefield Ceramics Fair goes online this weekend
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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
  • 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
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    Five for Friday: Rago Arts and Auction's May 20th 20 | 21 Sale

    Photo by Rago Arts and Auction. Rago Arts and Auction's upcoming event offers a mix of works from well-known, as well as emerging artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. Auction Daily spoke with Fine Art Specialist Lauren Bradley to learn more about highlights from this sale, as well as…

    Five for Friday Rago Arts and Auction's May 20th 20 - 21 Sale-4
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    Venice Art Walk: Benefit Auction 2020

    After Ramona Otto retired as an elementary school teacher, she pursued her passion for art. Drawing inspiration from the common objects found in her old classroom, Otto creates mostly recycled art that brings life to vintage and thrifted objects. She collects the materials for each themed piece from flea markets…

    Sid Avery
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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
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    Two Mid-May Auctions on Tap at Eldred's

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s will hold two consecutive days of auctions this month, with a Fine and Decorative Art Auction on Thursday, May 14, and a “Summer Living” auction on Friday, May 15. Both feature a range of paintings and other fine art, furniture, Oriental rugs and decorative items. The Fine…

    TWO MID-MAY AUCTIONS ON TAP AT ELDRED’S
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    The Decorative Art of George Nakashima: Know Before You Bid

    Special-order coffee table by George Nakashima. Photo courtesy of Rago. The son of Japanese émigrés, artist George Nakashima, was forced into a Japanese internment camp in 1942. He was released a year later, but only on the grounds that he would work on a farm in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Every…

    The Decorative Art of George Nakashima Know Before You Bid
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    Spring No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    Royal Doulton character mugs and cups, collectible books and jewelry, decorative arts, and more are available in the upcoming Spring No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers. Royal Doulton began in 1815 in London as Doulton & Co., before receiving a royal warrant and changing its name in 1902.…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARLES DICKENS WHISKEY WATER PITCHER JUG
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    Rare Flora Danica Flatware Service and an exceptional pair of French Commodes Among Top Draws in Heritage Fine Furniture & Decorative Art Auction

    Sale features five important private collections Pair_Rare_French_Neoclassical_Gilt_Bronze_Mounted_Mahogany_T…Heritaeg_Auctions.jpg DALLAS, Texas (May 4, 2020) – Heritage Auctions’ Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction May 28 in Dallas, Texas includes strong ceramics collections  and counts among its highlights an array of lots from five private collections: the Virginia Cook Collection, the John Robert Clark Collection,…

    Rare Flora Danica Flatware Service and an exceptional pair of French Commodes Among Top Draws in Heritage Fine Furniture & Decorative Art Auction
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    No Reserve Storybook Collectibles Auction

    The Royal Doulton company started in 1815 as a small pottery firm along the banks of the Thames. The company launched various products over the years under the leadership of John Doulton, who was succeeded by his son, Henry. It was under his leadership that the company employed multiple artists…

    COALPORT CHARACTER FIGURINE, THE SNOWMAN, SOFT LANDING
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    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
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    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction
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    Quality collections produce strong prices at spring fine & decorative arts auction

    Edward Henry Potthast diminutive coastal landscape, Lot 2136, $6,435. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates April 23-25 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction was a highly anticipated event and produced robust prices in multiple categories. The three-day format consisted of 1,840 lots of high-quality material and generated record levels of…

    Quality collections produce strong prices at spring fine & decorative arts auction
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    Annual MassArt Signature Benefit Art Auction on Bidsquare Continues to Attract the Most Discerning Collectors

    Bidsquare is proud to partner with Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) for its signature annual benefit art auction. The event features an extraordinary array of artwork that continues to attract the most discerning collectors. A departure from previous sales, MassArt has moved its entire event online this year. The annual event will…

    Annual MassArt Signature Benefit Art Auction on Bidsquare Continues to Attract the Most Discerning Collectors3
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    Two Auctions from Stair Galleries Prove Continued Demand for Mario Buatta Collection

    Mario Buatta in a room he decorated. Photo by Ted Harden and Courtesy Rizzoli. The first antique Mario Buatta acquired cost him $12, an 18th-century lap desk he bought at the age of 11. His father made sure the piece was fumigated before it entered the family home. "[Collecting] relates…

    Two Auctions from Stair Galleries Prove Continued Demand for Mario Buatta Collection 1 (1)