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Category: Fine China and Tableware

  • Art Fairs

    CHART Art Fair announces presentation of 100% women artists for its 2020 edition

    Nina Beier, Empire, 2019. Empire‘ Porcelain dinnerware by B&G/Royal Copenhagen and metal wire bird cage, photo by Kunst-dokumentation.com. Courtesy Croy Nielsen, Vienna. COPENHAGEN.-CHART Art Fair will show 100% women artists for its 2020 edition, in a new de-centred art fair format across the five Nordic capitals from 28 - 30 August…

    CHART Art Fair announces presentation of 100% women artists for its 2020 edition
  • Auction Result

    Spring auction of 18th & 19th glass & lighting produces strong results

    Blown-molded GV-14 cream jug, Lot 1269, $7,605. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates spring auction of 18th & 19th glass & lighting was held on May 19 & 20 at the firm’s Mt. Crawford, VA gallery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the sale was conducted with remote bidding only, in…

    Spring auction of 18th & 19th glass & lighting produces strong results
  • Auction Preview

    Silver & Vertu

    The American silversmith Samuel Kirk was well known for introducing the repoussé metalworking technique to the United States. This involves hammering the reverse side of a malleable metal to craft a low-relief design. One of the key lots showcased in the upcoming Silver & Vertu auction, offered by Rago, is…

    Tiffany & Co., marine-themed tankard
  • Auction Industry

    Ritz Paris Tableware and Hemingway Bar Items Featured in 3-Day Artcurial Auction

    The Ritz Paris, long a landmark overlooking the Place Vendôme, will once again offer collectors a piece of its history in a series of Artcurial auctions. Held over three days and six bidding sessions, this sale of the hotel’s dinnerware will present nearly 1,500 lots in mid-June, 2020. Offering place…

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  • Auction Industry

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals Presents The Hilman Walker Collection, Featuring Posters From World Wars I & II

    Online Auction Offers Over 220 Lots on Saturday, May 30 SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is very pleased to present the Hilman Walker Collection, showcasing an array of French posters from World War I and American posters from World Wars I and II. The sale also…

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  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Artcurial to offer the most iconic Ritz Paris dinner services, glasses and silverware

    The Ritz Paris’ blue Marthe service, scenography by Laurent Buttazzoni © Charlotte Hess for Artcurial. PARIS.- Following its spectacular 2018 sale dedicated to the historic furnishings of the Ritz Paris, Artcurial is to auction almost 1,500 lots dedicated to French Arts of the Table and Arts of Living on 21st, 22nd and 23st…

    Artcurial to offer the most iconic Ritz Paris dinner services, glasses and silverware
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby's to hold vintage barware auction commemorating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition

    James Dixon & Sons Binocular Double Spirit Flask. James Dixon & Sons. Aluminum and leather covered, circa 1930s. Estimate $800/1,200. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby’s will present 100 Years – Prohibition in America, an online auction celebrating the beauty, ingenuity and design of barware and fine silver that was inspired both practically and…

    Sotheby's to hold vintage barware auction commemorating the 100th anniversary of Prohibition
  • Auction Result

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner

    Virtual auction “rooms” packed with bidders competing from the safety and comfort of their homes on a few early New England spring days drove a $1.28M result for two highly successful online auctions of American Furniture and Decorative Arts which closed on www.skinnerinc.com on April 13th and 15th. Overall, bidders embraced the…

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner
  • Auction Preview

    Design Signature Auction - Dallas #8003

    A set of Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti chairs will be featured in the upcoming Design Signature Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions. The French duo collaborated for many years to create imaginative furniture. Their designs have appeared in museums around the world, including the Musée des Arts décoratifs et Du Design…

    Daniel Owen Dailey (American, 1947) Balustra...
  • Auction Preview

    Objects, Treasures & Trifles from The Collection of Mario Buatta

    The upcoming Stair online auction will present fine art, Chinese decorative art pieces, vintage furniture, and more from the collection of Mario Buatta. Many of the available lots reflect Buatta’s love for color, pattern, and whimsical objects. Among the featured items is a Cappelli umbrella stand by Piero Fornasetti. Inspired…

    Objects, Treasures & Trifles from The Collection of Mario Buatta Stair
  • Auction Preview

    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta

    Stair will highlight ceramics from Mario Buatta’s collection in the upcoming auction. Known as the Prince of Chintz, the American interior designer subscribed to a maximalist design aesthetic. The presented ceramics collection includes earthenware and porcelain pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. One key lot is a Davenport pottery set…

    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta Stair
  • Auction Preview

    Property from Christa’s Ltd.

    In the upcoming Property from Christa’s Ltd. auction, Hindman will present a selection of furniture items from the Georgian period. From a collection of Chippendale pieces to Regency-style furniture, the auction demonstrates the versatility of Georgian design. A highlight of the sale is a pair of Chippendale-style side chairs. Between…

    A Pair of Italian Egyptian Revival Porcelain Ornaments
  • Auction Preview

    Three-Day Auction Session III

    The third session of Charlton Hall Auctioneers’ upcoming Three-Day Auction features Vienna porcelain, silver flatware and dinnerware, vintage furniture, figural lamps, and more. The sale will also offer Asian art and antiques, including hardwood sculptures and Chinese jade.  At the top of the listings is a carved hardwood sculpture of…

    Tiffany & Co Beekman pattern silver teaspoon set in original case (12pcs)
  • Dealers

    5 Ways Collectors Can Keep Active During Social Distancing

    The "new normal" of social distancing and sheltering in place has altered practically every aspect of our lives. Many of us find ourselves at home, with a little more time on our hands than usual. There are several practical, collection-centric activities enthusiasts can do right now that are good for…

    5 Ways Collectors Can Keep Active During Social Distancing
  • 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