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Category: Chests & Boxes

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    September 2020 Sale

    Born into a celebrated sculptor family, French artist Louis Auguste Moreau was best known for his bronze sculptures executed in the Art Nouveau style. Moreau’s works often depicted historical figures, children, women, and cherubs adorned with floral motifs and ornaments. A bronze sculpture from Moreau is highlighted in the upcoming…

    A Large Chinese Canton Porcelain Vase
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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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    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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    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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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

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    Timeless Taxco

    American-born silver designer William Spratling came to be known as the “Father of Mexican Silver” due to his contributions to the Mexican silver industry. One of the leading lots in the upcoming Timeless Taxco auction, to be presented by John Moran Auctioneers, is an 18-karat gold beaded necklace designed by Spratling. The necklace…

    A Fred Davis Silver And Amethyst Cuff Bracelet
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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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    Liquidation Auction

    The upcoming Liquidation Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature paintings, books, and furniture. A key highlight is an untitled acrylic painting by José Castro Leñero, the winner of the Rufino Tamayo sixth and eighth biennial artistic competitions. Known for his hyperrealistic paintings, the available piece depicts a scene of Mexico…

    Scene of mother and daughters. XIX century. Engraving, dry point technique on paper. Signature A.P. Framed in carved wood.
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Americana & International - Session One

    Pook & Pook, Inc. presents a selection of fine and decorative art in the upcoming Americana and International two-day auction. The first session will feature two Chinese Trade oil paintings from the 1840s. One of them, View of Whampoa Anchorage from the South, depicts the fast-growing maritime warfare and trade in China…

    Oil on canvas portrait of a young girl with cat
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    January Fine Art & Antique Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming January Fine Art & Antique Auction features Bohemian and Austrian glass, various etchings and prints, historical telephones, figural lamps from a Long Island collection, and more. The sale will also offer Asian art and antiques, including estate jewelry, sculpture, and Japanese robes. Rising to the…

    FINE 19C German Madonna Della Sedia Porcelain
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    Antiques from Estates & Collections

    Jean-Michel Basquiat is considered to be one of America’s most influential Modern artists. Through his definitive style, the artist explored a new genre of expression. Basquiat eventually made his way to fame during the 1980s by challenging social perceptions of race, poverty, and politics through his work. New Haven Auctions’…

    Rare Old Sleepy Eye Figural Metal Trade Sign
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    Design for the Home and Garden

    Helen Layfield Bradley was an English artist well known for providing a glimpse at the life of the upper class through her paintings. Her work entitled “Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married” is being presented at the upcoming Design for the Home and Garden sale by Andrew Jones Auctions. …

    G Balla, Linee di forza del pugno di Boccioni II/Auctiondaily
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    New York City Estate Auction

    “Sculpture for me is about the rhythm of space and time,” describes Emile Gilioli’s fondness for the art form. An eminent artist, Gilioli’s carved sculptures are fusions of art and architecture. Along with the art by Gilioli, New York City Estate Auction by Showplace And Antiques offers vast categories, from…

    Showplace Antique Design Center New York City Estate Auction
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    Turner Auctions + Appraisals to Offer the Julianna Southall Glumac Collection of Art & Decorative arts

    A Wire Mesh Purse with a 19th-Century Chinese Jade and Silver Handle, depicting various animals. Measuring 5 inches high x 6 wide in a modern presentation box. Estimate: $2,000-3,000. Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present the Julianna Southall Glumac Collection on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 10:30 am PDT, featuring…

    Turner Auctions and Appraisals