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Category: Silver & Vertu

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Extraordinary American Gilded Age Masterpieces Highlight Heritage Silver & Vertu Auction

    Yachting trophy, from collection of J.D. Parks, could bring $200,000 A Tiffany & Co. Silver Yachting Trophy DALLAS, Texas (Oct. 19, 2020) – A 127-year-old silver mermaid-form yachting trophy headlines Heritage Auctions’ Silver & Vertu Auction of American Presentation and Trophy Silver from the Collection of J.D. Parks Nov. 17. J.D. Parks…

    Extraordinary American Gilded Age Masterpieces Highlight Heritage Silver & Vertu Auction2
  • Auction Preview

    Traditional Decorative Arts & Objects with a Modern Twist

    Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction offers a selection of decorative art that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern designs. A glazed vase from the British studio pottery movement will be featured in the event. The British studio pottery movement was founded by…

    GLAZED POT
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    Cars from Aston Martin, Bentley, and Others Offered by Bonhams

    In 1930, Bentley aimed to produce a car that could go "100mph without noise," according to their advertising. This was particularly ambitious because, behind the scenes, Bentley was on the verge of bankruptcy. The company made good on their promise with the 1931 Bentley 8-Liter Tourer, an example of which…

    1969 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 429
  • Auction Result

    Rare, unusual mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) brings $36,900 at Neue Auctions, Sept. 26th

    Also, a circa 1910 Roycroft Ali Baba bench knocked down for $17,220 and a stunning 17th century English oil portrait of a Royal or Court Lady garnered $14,760. Mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997), executed in 1950, hand-set, unsigned and framed in walnut, measuring 14 ½ inches by…

    Rare, unusual mosaic tabletop tile by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) brings $36,900 at Neue Auctions, Sept. 26th
  • Auction Industry

    Fine & Decorative Arts to Kick Off Fall Season at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery Oct. 17

    Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will present a broadly diversified auction featuring fine and decorative arts from fine estates throughout New England at its auction on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 11 am. Leading a fine grouping of paintings is a signed George Benjamin Luks ($6/9,000) oil on canvas, “Lower Manhattan,” 19½ by…

    Fine & Decorative Arts to Kick Off Fall Season at Fontaines Auction Gallery Oct. 17
  • Auction Industry

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction

    ‘Chips That Pass in the Night,’ oil-on-canvas, 16.5 x 19.5in, possibly American or English. Titled, dated (1898) and artist-signed (indistinctly) on back of frame. Estimate $3,000-$4,000. NORWOOD, NJ.-Sterling Associates, Bergen County, New Jersey’s foremost estate specialists, will conduct this year’s edition of their popular Fall Collectors Estate Auction on Wednesday,…

    Sterling Associates announces highlights of Estates Auction
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Artworks by Lichtenstein, Blanchard, Benton, others are in Neue Auctions' Sept. 26th online sale

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Fast on the heels of a highly successful 20th Century & Mid-Century Modern sale in August, Neue Auctions is back on the virtual block with a Fine Art & Antiques auction planned for Saturday, Sept. 26th, at 10 am Eastern time. The online-only auction features a wide…

    Artworks by Lichtenstein, Blanchard, Benton, others are in Neue Auctions Sept. 26th online sale
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    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session II

    1981 represents an important period in the career of Helen LaFrance, an often-overlooked African American painter of the late 20th century. Her work shows the influence of the disappearing lifestyle and culture of the rural American South. Beyond themes of rural life, she paints many religious concepts and floral studies…

    A Clews Transferware Plate, Landing of Gen. Lafayette
  • Auction Industry

    Leo Tolstoy's grandson's World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online

    Included with the flight jacket are 29 albums of Ilya A. Tolstoy’s top-secret photos for the Office of Strategic Services’ China-Burma-India theater mission. The personal World War II flight jacket of Count and Colonel Ilya A. Tolstoy, the grandson of the renowned Russian author and Count Leo (Lev) Tolstoy (War…

    Leo Tolstoys grandsons World War II flight jacket will be auctioned by EstateOfMind on October 3rd, live and online
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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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    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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    Important Post Labor Day Auction

    Highlighted in the upcoming Important Post Labor Day Auction is an oil painting by Luigi Lucioni. The Italian American painter was best known for his Vermont landscapes. This piece, titled The Weathered Barn, is a colorful depiction of a farm scene, complete with trees in the background, blue skies, and…

    19th C. oil on canvas, portrait
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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…

    India, ILLUSTRATIONS FROM A DEVI MAHATMYA SERIES- DURGA
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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…

    TIFFANY STUDIOS
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    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Day Two

    Day two of this Stair event brings to auction more pieces from the collection of Sir John Richardson, the late art historian. This includes a study of two male nudes and a Greek athlete by Swiss-born artist Johann Heinrich Füssli. Forced to flee Switzerland as a political refugee, Füssli eventually…

    After Andy Warhol (1928-1987)- John Richardson