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Category: Lamps, Lighting & Candlesticks

  • 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
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    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

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio

    Neue Auctions has scheduled a Pandemic Relief Auction for Saturday, May 30th, at 11 am Eastern time, in an effort to support local antiques and fine arts dealers in and around the Cleveland area. The online auction will consist of many "old new-stock" antiques, decorative art, fine art and jewelry, all…

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio
  • Exhibitions

    Virtually Tour the Morse Museum's Collections of Louis Comfort Tiffany, American Art and More

    Amid its ongoing, temporary closure, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art continues to make digital resources available to the public. Videos, a virtual tour, an audio tour of collection highlights, and more are now on the Museum’s website. The following is a developing list of Morse Museum resources…

    Virtually Tour the Morse Museum's Collections of Louis Comfort Tiffany, American Art and More-2
  • Auction Industry

    Art Glass, Art Nouveau and Art Deco Market Buoyant at Heritage Auctions

    Highlights include rare early American art glass and British cameo glass DALLAS, Texas – Each Spring for the last five years, Heritage has compiled an auction devoted to Art Glass and related decorative arts with the objective of meeting every taste and budget. The market has shown considerable buoyancy over the…

    Art Glass, Art Nouveau and Art Deco Market Buoyant at Heritage Auctions2
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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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    Country Americana & Decorative Arts Auction

    During the 18th and 19th centuries, indoor plumbing was a rarity. To maintain basic hygiene, dry sinks were considered a kitchen and washroom essential. The construction of dry sinks was simple, typically involving a hardwood cabinet with a basin on top. Available in the upcoming Country Americana & Decorative Arts…

    FRAMED OIL ON CANVAS OF A FARMER IN THE WPA STYLE
  • Auction Industry

    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21

    New York—Swann Galleries will offer a live online sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, May 21. With the largest selection of old master prints to be found at auction in America as well as important modern works, this sale offers an impressive array of fine material, including a special section dedicated…

    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21-1
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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
  • Auction Result

    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
  • Dealers

    Silver dealer Koopman Rare Art presents online catalogue of antique silver candlesticks and candelabra

    An Important Set of Four Silver-Gilt George IIII Royal Candlesticks. Silver Gilt London, 1814. Maker’s mark of Paul Storr. Height: 9in, 22.86cm Weight: 102oz, 3,185g. LONDON.- Koopman Rare Art announced its latest on line catalogue entitled “Illumination in Isolation” – a curated collection of antique silver candlesticks and candelabra selected from…

    Silver dealer Koopman Rare Art presents online catalogue of antique silver candlesticks and candelabra
  • Auction Industry

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6

    Linen Fold desk lamp: octagonal shade on a Graduate base, #558. Estimate $3,000-5,000. OAK PARK, IL.- During the Interiors auction on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will offer over 600 lots of fine and decorative artwork, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry, and more…

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6
  • Auction Industry

    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Announce an Outstanding Auction of 18TH & 19TH Century Glass and Lighting, May 20, 2020

    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will conduct their 21st annual spring auction of 18th & 19th century glass and lighting on May 20th beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET. The sale will featuring part one of the collection of the late Alexander Hierholzer (Holt) and Harry Saunders, Philadelphia, PA: the Duane…

    Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates Announce an Outstanding Auction of 18TH & 19TH Century Glass and Lighting, May 20, 2020
  • Auction Result

    Private Collection Draws Spotlight in Heritage’s Design Auction

    Featured artists include Garouste and Bonetti, Dale Chihuly, Frank Lloyd Wright DALLAS, Texas (April 10, 2020) – A rare lamp by French designers Elizabeth Garouste and Mattia Bonetti is among the highlights from an important California collection in Heritage Auctions’ Design Auction April 20 in Dallas, Texas. DALLAS, Texas (March 25, 2020) – A…

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    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...
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    Art of Asia- From Antiquity to Present Day

    From the first century BCE to the seventh century CE, the Gandhara region was a multicultural hub for commerce and art. Situated within present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan, artwork from this area was influenced by both Roman and Indian iconography. Several items from the Gandhara region are available in the upcoming…

    CHINESE GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRASATTVA
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    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 Result

    Sotheby's 20th Century Design Sale Brings Record Online at $4 Million

    A Sotheby’s auction last week brought a total of $4 million, the highest-ever result for an online sale of 20th century design. The sale, which was moved from live to online, pushed past its high estimate by more than 25 percent. L: HARRY BERTOIA, UNTITLED (Sonambient) (c. 1970). R: TIFFANY STUDIOS, “Moorish”…

    Sotheby's 20th Century Design Sale Brings Record Online at $4 Million