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Category: Silver & Vertu

  • Auction Industry

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction

    Grogan & Company’s annual Spring Auction will take place this year on Sunday, June 14 at the company’s Boston headquarters. The auction, which features a curated selection of over 450 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, and decorative arts from private collections and estates, will be brought to life for…

    A Picasso, a Hockney, and a Kashmir Sapphire Highlight Grogan & Company’s Spring Auction
  • Art Industry

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts Announces First Webinar

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts (ASJRA) has announced it will sponsor its first virtual lecture on June 7 at 2 p.m. ET. Seeing in Silver: The Jewelry, Objects and Sculpture of Michael Galmer will be the topic of the lecture given by ASJRA co-Director Elyse Zorn…

    The Association for the Study of Jewelry & Related Arts Announces First Webinar
  • Auction Preview

    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 Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Artcurial to offer the most iconic Ritz Paris dinner services, glasses and silverware

    The Ritz Paris’ blue Marthe service, scenography by Laurent Buttazzoni © Charlotte Hess for Artcurial. PARIS.- Following its spectacular 2018 sale dedicated to the historic furnishings of the Ritz Paris, Artcurial is to auction almost 1,500 lots dedicated to French Arts of the Table and Arts of Living on 21st, 22nd and 23st…

    Artcurial to offer the most iconic Ritz Paris dinner services, glasses and silverware
  • Auction Industry

    Two Mid-May Auctions on Tap at Eldred's

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s will hold two consecutive days of auctions this month, with a Fine and Decorative Art Auction on Thursday, May 14, and a “Summer Living” auction on Friday, May 15. Both feature a range of paintings and other fine art, furniture, Oriental rugs and decorative items. The Fine…

    TWO MID-MAY AUCTIONS ON TAP AT ELDRED’S
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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
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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
  • Auction Preview

    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 Preview

    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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  • Auction Industry

    Clarke Auction Gallery features art, jewelry, silver April 26

    Leading the fine art category is a Daniel Hermann Anton Melbye seascape oil on canvas ($8/12,000), signed lower right, 33¼ by 60 inches. LARCHMONT, NY.- Evolving as countless other businesses have in recent weeks, Clarke Auction Gallery has shifted to an online-only bidding model for its upcoming auction on Sunday, April…

    Clarke Auction Gallery features art, jewelry, silver April 26
  • Auction Industry

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Doyle's online-only auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts on Tuesday, April 21 is the firm's premier venue for American paintings of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Showcased are numerous fine examples of Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; portraiture; marine paintings and still lifes. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sunset over…

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
  • Auction Industry

    Period & historically significant works lead online sale at Freeman's

    A portrait of Henry Clay (1777-1852), attributed to the School of Matthew Harris Jouett (1788-1827) (Lot 69, $30,000-50,000). PHILADELPHIA, PA.-Freeman’s American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction will proceed as an online auction on its originally scheduled date of April 28 at 10am. The auction includes an array of fresh-to-market works…

    Period & historically significant works lead online sale at Freeman's
  • Auction Preview

    Style: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics

    This April, Sotheby's offers a variety of vintage furniture, silver collectibles, and ceramics from as early as the 16th century. One highlighted piece of furniture is a pair of kingwood and Chinese lacquer bookcases. The pair was created through the combined effort of father-son duo Jean-Charles and Claude-Charles Saunier around…

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN RABBIT TUREEN AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY
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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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    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
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    Property from Christa’s Ltd.

    In the upcoming Property from Christa’s Ltd. auction, Hindman will present a selection of furniture items from the Georgian period. From a collection of Chippendale pieces to Regency-style furniture, the auction demonstrates the versatility of Georgian design. A highlight of the sale is a pair of Chippendale-style side chairs. Between…

    A Pair of Italian Egyptian Revival Porcelain Ornaments