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Category: Silver & Vertu

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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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    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
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    Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions planned for fall, starting with the White Oaks estate in Atlanta, Sept. 12-13

    Items from the Atlanta estate home known as White Oaks boasts decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions. The auction is September 12-13. Items from the Atlanta estate known as White Oaks, featuring decorative arts from high-end retailers and world-class auctions, is slated for September 12th and 13th. ATLANTA,…

    Ahlers & Ogletree has two major auctions planned for fall starting with the White Oaks estate in Atlanta Sept 12-13
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    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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    Classic Shaker sewing table stitches up a big win at Morphy's $3.2M Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

    Circa-1840 Shaker dropleaf sewing table composed of butternut, cherry, pine and possibly basswood. Probably from the Shaker community of Hancock, Massachusetts; attributed to family elder David Terry. Attracted 69 bids and sold for $98,400 against an estimate of $5,000-$10,000. DENVER, PA.- The spotlight may have been shining on a stellar array…

    Classic Shaker sewing table stitches up a big win at Morphys $3.2M Fine & Decorative Arts Auction
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    Silver, Objects of Vertu and Jewelry at Stair

    Mario Buccellati was among the first Italian goldsmiths to open a shop on Fifth Avenue in New York and, later, in Palm Beach, Florida. As his popularity increased, his clientele came to include the Vatican and the royalty of Europe, earning him the nickname “The Prince of Goldsmiths.” In the…

    Taxco Mexican Silver Teapot with Stacking Cream and Sugar Vessels
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    Important Staten Island Estate Will Make Clarke Auction Gallery A Destination July 26

    An important Staten Island waterfront estate should bring a good turnout to Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, July 26, at 10 am. Preview in the gallery will be July 23-25 from 10 am to 6 pm. Dickens Chang’s oil on canvas, “The Waiting Game” ($5/7,000), 1987, 30 by 24 inches,…

    Important Staten Island Estate Will Make Clarke Auction Gallery A Destination July 26
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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
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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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    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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    Early Summer Collectibles Auction

    A selection of fine art, pop culture items, and jewelry will be highlighted in the Early Summer Collectibles Auction at Churchill Galleries. From the world of art comes a Jacque Reich remarque proof engraving of Patrick Henry. Reich was a portrait engraver from Hungary who primarily worked in the United…

    WARNER BROTHERS Star in Action - Dick Powell
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    Grogan & Company's Record Breaking Spring Auction

    BOSTON, MA: The Spring Auction was held at Grogan & Company’s Beacon Hill gallery on Sunday, June 14, 2020 with all bidding participation executed remotely via online, absentee, or telephones. The 468 lot live auction featured a well-vetted selection of fine art, jewelry, silver, and decorative arts. The sale saw active…

    Grogan & Company's Record Breaking Spring Auction
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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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    The Elegant Home

    The late Italian painter Nicola Simbari was celebrated for his distinctive approach to Neo-Impressionism. Several of his works explore Mediterranean scenes while experimenting with pastel colors. Among the featured lots in the upcoming Elegant Home auction, presented by Bonhams, is Simbari’s oil on canvas work titled Windy Morning. The piece…

    FRANS MORTELMANS
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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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    Still life by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955) could hit six figures in Andrew Jones' July 26th auction

    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Andrew Jones Auctions’ upcoming Design for the Home and Garden Auction on Sunday, July 26th, will feature over 250 lots of important fine art, design, antiques and accessories from collections across the country and throughout California. This will be an online-only auction, with no live…

    Still life by Nicolai Fechin (Russian, 1881-1955) could hit six figures in Andrew Jones' July 26th auction
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    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown

    A view by Max Liebermann of his garden at Wannsee (lot 3115) nearly doubled its pre-sale estimate to sell for CHF 488 000. ZURICH.- With the saleroom often filled to post-covid capacity, and extremely active telephone and Internet bidding, Koller's Old Masters & Antiques auction week was a resounding success. The auctions, initially…

    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown
  • Exhibitions

    24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Reschedules to 2021

    Boston, Massachusetts - The 24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) which was scheduled to take place in October has been rescheduled to October 21-24, 2021 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts.  The only show of its kind in New England, BIFAS features an outstanding selection of…

    24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Reschedules to 2021
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    Art and antiques consistently in high demand in the auctions at Hermann Historica GmbH

    This opulent chess set sold for 52,500 euros. MUNICH.- The sale of the 717 lots on 25 May was like taking a journey through history and continents. Entitled "Art and handcrafts, antiquities", the catalogue included virtually every epoch and every region of the world, all testaments to outstanding craftsmanship in a…

    Art and antiques consistently in high demand in the auctions at Hermann Historica GmbH
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    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