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Category: Sculptures and Carvings

  • 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
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    Lapidary Arts, Gemstones and Minerals including Natural History

    In Bonhams’ upcoming auction of Lapidary Arts, Gemstones, and Minerals Including Natural History is a notable collection of 850 Jerusalem eggs. Each egg in the collection was handmade by master gemstone craftsman Dieter Jerusalem, now retired, to the “classic” Idar size specifications of 58mm high (considered to be the perfect…

    RUSSIAN RED AMMONITE
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    Modern Art & Design Auction

    Offered in Los Angeles Modern Auctions’ upcoming sale is Carole Feuerman’s 1998 resin sculpture titled Neptune along with the books From Studio to Foundry: Three Decades of Sculpture (2000) and Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture (1999). Carole Feuerman is an American hyperrealist artist known for her sculptures of swimmers and bathers.…

    Pablo Picasso
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    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 Result

    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions

    Bidding for the circa 1925 painting, titled Still life with flowers and fruit, opened above the high estimate and quickly climbed to its final selling price. Oil on canvas painting by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955), titled Still life with flowers and fruit (circa 1925), signed lower right, 20 inches by…

    Oil on canvas still life painting by Russian artist Nicolai Fechin (1881-1955) brings $262,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions
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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

    On August 8, The Violet Taaffe Estate goes up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

    Granville Redmond (1871 - 1935). Title: Poppies and Lupine. Signature: Lower left. Size: 9" x 12". Medium: Oil on canvas. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Turner Auctions + Appraisals is very pleased to present The Violet Taaffe Estate on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Mrs. Taaffe, a long-time San Francisco…

    On August 8 The Violet Taaffe Estate goes up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals
  • 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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    Fine Estate Auction Presents: July Estate Auction

    Kangxi, the fourth emperor of China’s Qing dynasty, was one of the longest-reigning and most powerful Chinese emperors in history. A significant achievement in the porcelain from the Kangxi period is the mastery of underglaze copper red pigments. Among the earliest pieces successfully fired in the era were porcelains painted…

    Japanese Inlaid Iron Miniature Vase, By Komai Workshop of Kyoto
  • Auction Industry

    Neue Auctions' July 25th online auction features art, antiques, signed rock albums, vintage posters, Asian objects, more

    The Summer Art & Antiques Auction is coming up quick – this Saturday, at 10 am Eastern. The sale is packed with 300 lots of unique treasures seeking new homes. Set of twelve Spode Copeland dinner plates, decorated with floral baskets filled with colorful glazes against a green and white…

    Neue Auctions July 25th online auction features art antiques signed rock albums vintage posters Asian objects more
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    How Soon is Now | Post War Art & Design

    When World War II ended in 1945, the post-war period saw a sea of artists whose concepts and works would outlive their makers. Solomon (Sol) LeWitt was one of those artists. Believed to be one of the founding members of Conceptual art and Minimalism, he stated that every artwork must…

    Erwin and Estelle Laverne (American, 1909-2002 - American, 1915-1997) Pair of Tulip Lounge Chairs, Model 120 LFLaverne International, USA
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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
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    Exbury House Rothschild consignment expected to reach £100,000 zenith at Woolley & Wallis

    A pair of 19th century continental silver-gilt figures of a rhinoceros and elephant with Eastern riders and attendants. Provenance: Alfred de Rothschild (1842-1918), Halton House, Buckinghamshire and by descent. £10,000-15,000. Image courtesy of Woolley & Wallis. SALISBURY.- The Rothschild consignment from Exbury House reaches its zenith on August 11, when Woolley &…

    Exbury House Rothschild consignment expected to reach £100,000 zenith at Woolley & Wallis
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    Italian Design and Decorative Arts of 20th Century

    A man of many hats, Gio Ponti (1891 – 1979) was an Italian architect, furniture designer, industrial designer, artist, writer, publisher, and teacher. He made several significant contributions to the modernization of Italian decorative art. A silver metal pot set by Ponti is among the highlights of the upcoming Italian…

    Pietro Chiesa - Fazzoletto vase
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    Contemporary, Outdoor, Collectable, Asian, and Decorative Auction

    Highlighted in the upcoming Nadeau's Auction Gallery event is a set of wood engravings and drawings by Thomas Nason. A self-taught printmaker, Nason was also known as the Poet Engraver of New England for his love of capturing rural areas in both etchings and prose. The set of five wood…

    Chinese blue and white porcelain planter
  • Auction Result

    US artist's holiday park sculpture fetches millions

    The free-standing stabile was sold by the current owner of the holiday park Belambra Clubs. It was estimated to be worth between 2.5 and 3.5 million euros ($2.8-4.0 million). PARIS(AFP).- A huge sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder sold at auction in Paris on Wednesday for over 4.9 million euros, auctioneers…

    US artist's holiday park sculpture fetches millions
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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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    Dania Beach Auction House Provides Guide to the Art Appraisal Process

    Joshua Kodner, an auction house based in Dania Beach, released a complete guide to the art appraisal process for collectors and artists. DANIA BEACH, FL, USA, Dania Beach Auction House Provides Guide to the Art Appraisal Process Joshua Kodner, an auction house based in Dania Beach, released a complete guide…

    Dania Beach Auction House Provides Guide to the Art Appraisal Process
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    Raindrops on Roses

    A highlight of the upcoming Raindrops on Roses auction, presented by The Antique Enamel Company, is a silver-gilt and enamel bird box, stamped “C Bruguier.” A singing bird box is a rectangular-shaped box that contains a miniature automaton bird, activated using a lever. The Swiss Bruguier family was the last of the master mechanicians to craft…

    Bilston Enamel Crouch Dog Bonbonniere