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Category: Lamps, Lighting & Candlesticks

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Stair to Offer the Collection of the late Sir John Richardson

    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Stair is pleased to offer the contents of Sir John Richardson’s lower Fifth Avenue loft on September 16 & 17, 2020 in what will certainly be one of our most interesting ‘lifestyle’ sales to date. With every room in his lushly decorated loft painted a…

    Stair to Offer the Collection of the late Sir John Richardson
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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…

    A PARIS (DARTE) PLATE, CIRCA 1820
  • Auction Industry

    Sworders announces sale of Arts & Crafts & Art Deco

    C.F.A Voysey (1857-1941), a pair of oak armchairs, c.1902, with leather and studded drop in seats, 62.5cm wide, 54.5cm deep. 100.5cm high, seat 42.5cm (2). Estimate: £20,000-30,000. STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET .-Sworders' September 8 sale of Arts & Crafts & Art Deco includes an unprecedented number of pieces by Stanley Webb Davies (1894-1978).…

    Sworders announces sale of Arts & Crafts & Art Deco
  • Auction Preview

    Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist

    In Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction, an elaborate red tapestry will be featured. The early 18th-century piece comes from the famous carpet making center of Venice, Italy. This style of tapestry gained popularity during the 13th through the 16th centuries. The…

    GLAZED VASE
  • Auction Industry

    East Meets West: Works of Art Across Cultures

    Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, desire, passion, and fertility. She is often portrayed as a complicated goddess, both generous and loving to those who respected her and easily offended with a temper. A Greek terracotta depiction of Aphrodite from the late Hellenistic period (400 - 30 BCE)…

    Fine Greek Terracotta Standing Aphrodite
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    Tribal Art

    Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, set foot on the American continents during the 14th century. Before his arrival, however, Indigenous peoples had permanent settlements, cities, agriculture, architecture, earthworks, and complex societies. Native Americans have adapted to the new world but continue to practice their traditions and speak in their own…

    Large Amazonian Burden Basket, Wil
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    Latin American Art Online

    Costa Rica-born Mexican artist Francisco Zúñiga was best known for his nude figural works. To give his sculptures a more realistic presentation, Zúñiga used southeastern Mexican women as his models, sculpting them standing or seated, singly, in pairs, or in groups. His sculptures capture the anatomy of young, mature, and…

    Peter Von Artens (1937-2003)
  • Auction Industry

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works

    Charlotte Perriand, Unique sideboard, 1926. Brazilian rosewood, kingwood, ebonized wood, chromium-plated metal, glass, mirrored glass. 40 3/8 x 87 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (102.6 x 221.3 x 58.1 cm). Estimate: $40,000 - 60,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. NEW YORK, NY.-Phillips announced the forthcoming Design auction featuring a curated selection of…

    Phillips announces livestreamed Design Auction featuring important works
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    In 1878, Edward C. Moore, design director and head of the silver workshops at Tiffany & Co., created a champlevé enamel after-dinner service. Champlevé is the technique of removing silver from an item’s surface to create a space for enamel. Moore's Saracenic designs, which used shaded and matte-finished enamels, were…

    Zsolnay Pecs Green Lustre Eosin Glazed Vase
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
  • Auction Industry

    Designers rally to support the East Hampton Historical Society Online Auction

    Ceramic stoneware table lamp with spherical form on foot, white hand-carved feather drawing into a khaki background underglaze. Base measures 9” high x 8” wide. Shade measures 5.5’ top x 8.5” slant x 15” bottom. Donated by David Netto. EAST HAMPTON, NY.- Who says “you can’t teach an old dog new…

    Designers rally to support the East Hampton Historical Society Online Auction
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    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

    In Hinduism, the goddess Parvati is believed to be the deity of love, devotion, and fertility. Mythology suggests that Parvati is an embodiment of the primordial cosmic energy who uses her prowess and power to bring peace to the world. A sculpture of Parvati from South India is highlighted in…

    A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF PANJARANATA MAHAKALA
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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.…

    ALBERT REIGER (AUSTRIAN, 1834 - 1905) ON THE NILE.
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    Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction

    The Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction will include fine art, decorative art, and collectibles. At the top of the auction is a rare French jelly mold. Popular during the Victorian Era, this mold is oval-shaped with fluted sides that resemble grapes. It also has an added hanging tab. A…

    French Copper Round Figural Mould, Circa 1890.
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    Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art

    The upcoming Ancient | Near-Eastern | Asian Art sale, presented by Artemis Gallery, highlights a painting by Masoud Yasami. An Iranian American artist, Yasami’s abstract multi-dimensional works deal with space, color, illusion, balance, and chaos. He uses a variety of mediums and materials to create his works. As the artist says, “For…

    Chinese Shang Dynasty Bronze Lidded Vessel (You)
  • Art Fairs

    Dealers of NAADAA come together to launch first Online Art & Antiques Fair

    Carved Mahogany Box Sofa. Attributed to Anthony Quervelle. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ca. 1830. Photo: Courtesy Carswell Rush Berlin, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- The National Antique & Art Dealers Association of America announced their inaugural online Antique Fair which will launch at 12pm EST on Wednesday, June 24th and will remain open 24…

    Dealers of NAADAA come together to launch first Online Art & Antiques Fair
  • Auction Industry

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to present 'Art & Design' sale on June 28

    Lot 420: George Nakashima, splayed leg dining table. Estimate $8,000-12,000 OAK PARK, IL.-Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will conduct its second Art & Design sale of 2020 on Sunday, June 28, showcasing nearly 600 lots of fine and decorative artworks, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry,…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to present 'Art & Design' sale on June 28
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    Atlanta Collections, Session I

    Furniture of all sizes, colors, and eras will be available in the upcoming two-day Hindman auction of Atlanta collections. This sale features over 500 lots of European furniture and decorative art from every period between the Renaissance and Art Deco. The first session features a Louis XIV bureau Mazarin. This…

    An Art Nouveau Style Gilt-Bronze and Frosted Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
  • 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