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Category: Lamps, Lighting & Candlesticks

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    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
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    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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    Premier Auctions | Session I

    Highlighted in the first session of Brunk Auctions’ upcoming event is a 1964 Lincoln Continental sedan from the Ford Motor Company. Since 1939, the division of Lincoln Continental was led by Edsel Ford, son of the founder Henry Ford. He produced personal luxury convertible cars as vacation vehicles. The featured…

    Cartier La Dona 18kt. Diamond Watch
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    Dr. Joshua Tauber appointed Antique Lamps & Lighting Consultant at Morphy Auctions

    Tauber brings extensive specialty experience in Tiffany and other Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts lamps and glass Dr. Joshua Tauber DENVER, Pa. – Dan Morphy, president and founder of Morphy Auctions, has announced the appointment of Dr. Joshua Tauber as Antique Lamps & Lighting Consultant. Tauber joined the company’s…

    Dr. Joshua Tauber appointed Antique Lamps & Lighting Consultant at Morphy Auctions
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    Elegant Embellishments

    Chinese jewelry dates back to the Neolithic age. The Lungshanoid people, situated at the Yangtze river, first started making jade jewelry for talismanic rituals. The Chinese jewelry making process has undergone multiple changes over time and has historically featured intricate motifs and symbols. The themes of these jewelry pieces often…

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    Clearance - Ancient, Pre-Columbian, Ethno Art

    Under a powerful spell, Hercules killed his wife and children. Upon realizing, he was filled with guilt and went to the Oracle at Delphi and asked for her help. The oracle commanded Hercules to visit and serve his cousin, King Eurystheus, who would give him 12 tasks that Hercules must…

    Etruscan Bucchero Amphora w/ Animals, ex-Christie's
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    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session 1

    Born in Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett was a portrait painter active between 1800 and 1825. In his lifetime, Jouett painted many portraits of prominent Kentuckian figures, including the likes of Governor Isaac Shelby and Senator John Brown. One of the leading lots in the upcoming American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative…

    A Zanesville Pattern Molded Masonic Eagle Flask
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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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    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
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    Charms of Art

    Featured in the upcoming Charms of Art auction, presented by Finarte, are works from Giovanni “Gio” Ponti. An architect, industrial designer, artist, teacher, writer, and publisher, Ponti was an advocate of Italian-style art and living. He contributed to the rise of Italian design after World War II. One available example…

    George Peter Alexander Healy (Boston 1808-Chicago 1894) - Portrait of little girl
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    Antiques, Decorative, Asian Arts, Fine Arts, Silver and Jewelry

    Like many artists in the 1920s and 30s, René Buthaud was intrigued by Classical mythology. Nude figures and mythological goddesses were a subject he frequently returned to, in ceramics as well as paintings. An example of these themes can be found in Buthaud’s oil painting in the upcoming auction, presented…

    Ioan NemtoI 20th Century Glass Vase
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    J.E. Caldwell & Co. was established in the 19th century when Henry Blanchard Dominick joined forces with Leroy B. Haff. The silverware company eventually became a leading producer in the industry. Through the 1850s, they produced silver in a pattern known as ‘Washington Reproduction.’ In the upcoming Online Only Decorative…

    Red spatter pitcher, with tulip
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    Fine Art, Vintage Couture, and Jewelry Auction

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Joan Miró is widely considered a Surrealist. However, he never officially joined the artistic group. A contemporary of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Henri Matisse, Miró combined abstraction with Surrealist fantasy to pioneer a new style of Automatism. His mature style evolved from the tension between his fanciful,…

    Syd Solomon (1917-2004) American, Oils on Panel
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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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    The Collection of A. Jerrold Perenchio | A California Life

    George Bellows was a famous American artist known for his paintings and lithographs of American urban life. Bellows was an accomplished sportsman but also wanted to establish himself as an artist. To pursue his interest, he dropped out of Ohio State University and started studying at the New York School…

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    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers To Hold Two September Sales: Modern Design + Post-war & Contemporary Art (9/2) And Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts (9/13)

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will kick off its busy season with two September sales that together comprise nearly 800 lots. First up, on Wednesday, September 2, will be Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art, followed by Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts on Sunday, September 13. LOT 202: Kaare Klint for Rud.…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers To Hold Two September Sales
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    American & Euro Ceramics/Early 20th C. Design

    After completing college, Arthur Eugene Baggs joined Dr. Herbert James Hall in teaching patients pottery for occupational therapy at a Massachusetts sanatorium. After running the program, called Marblehead Pottery, for many years, Baggs converted it into a company in 1915. It continued to operate under his direction until its closure…

    Arthur Hennessey and Sarah Tutt for Marblehead Pottery, Exceptional and Rare vase
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    Thomire French Empire Candelabras Could Bring $80,000 at Heritage Auctions

    ‘Curated Home’ auction also features 19th-century Erard gilt grand piano in a Linke-signed case DALLAS, Texas (August 27, 2020) – The collection offered in The Curated Home Auction Sept. 16 at Heritage Auctions was built around a far-ranging collection of distinctive furniture and objects, including important examples that will stand out in fine…

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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp