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Category: Textiles & Tapestries

  • Auction Industry

    Andrew Jones Auctions has two online-only auctions planned for December (the 6th and the 8th), in time for the holidays

    The Design for the Home and Garden auction will feature nearly 300 lots from private collections and estates, highlighted by property from a Montecito residence Red ochre blown glass chandelier by Dale Chihuly (American, b. 1941) (est. $40,000-$60,000). LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, November 20, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Andrew Jones…

    Andrew Jones Auctions has two online-only auctions planned for December (the 6th and the 8th), in time for the holidays
  • Auction Result

    A French Atmos perpetual time clock and a Wettlaufer child's wagon lead the way in Miller & Miller's Oct. 24th auction

    The auction was highlighted by the outstanding lifetime collections of Dick Withington (rare clocks) and Brian Stead (Canadian furniture and pottery). French Atmos perpetual time clock from the 1940s, 9 ½ inches tall, with metal chrome plated and glass case and painted metal dial with Arabic numerals (CA$6,490). NEW HAMBURG,…

    A French Atmos perpetual time clock and a Wettlaufer childs wagon lead the way in Miller & Millers Oct. 24th auction
  • Auction Industry

    Five For Friday: Exploring Luxury Interior Design with Stair Galleries’ Muffie Cunningham

    Drawing of Muffie Cunningham, Director, Decorative Arts at Stair Galleries. Photo courtesy of Stair. Ever look at a breathtaking apartment building and wonder who lives there... and how? Stair Galleries is offering collectors the opportunity to vicariously experience the living space and lifestyle of a legendary New York City power…

    Five For Friday Exploring Luxury Interior Design with Stair Galleries Muffie Cunningham1
  • Art Industry

    Minted and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launch Design Collaboration Supporting the Arts and Independent Artists

    Classic Works of Art Are Reimagined as Contemporary Holiday Card and Greeting Card Designs by Minted’s Global Community of Independent Artists SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Minted, the design marketplace that brings unique design from the best independent artists to consumers everywhere, today announced a collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Eleven of…

    Minted and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launch Design Collaboration Supporting the Arts and Independent Artists
  • Auction Preview

    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 Result

    Lyon & Turnbull announces results of 'Five Centuries' auction in Edinburgh

    A rare 17th century Indo-Portuguese embroidered coverlet worked in chain-stitched yellow silk on a cotton ground with a central profile portrait of a ruler within bands of musicians, hunters, boats, fish and animals sold for £18,750. EDINBURGH.-Lyon & Turnbull’s Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh on September 2-3 was hugely successful…

    Lyon & Turnbull announces results of Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh
  • Auction Preview

    American & Euro Ceramics/Early 20th C. Design

    After completing college, Arthur Eugene Baggs joined Dr. Herbert James Hall in teaching patients pottery for occupational therapy at a Massachusetts sanatorium. After running the program, called Marblehead Pottery, for many years, Baggs converted it into a company in 1915. It continued to operate under his direction until its closure…

    Arthur Hennessey and Sarah Tutt for Marblehead Pottery, Exceptional and Rare vase
  • Auction Industry

    Three centuries of European furniture and works of art from historic Scottish country house to be offered at auction

    Flemish Mythological Tapestry of Dido and Aenaes. Estimate: £6000 - 8000 + fees. Photo: Lyon & Turnbull. EDINBURGH.- This September Lyon & Turnbull’s Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh will include a selection of furniture and works of art from Balcarres House, Fife, home of the Earls of Crawford and Balcarres. Balcarres House,…

    Three centuries of European furniture and works of art from historic Scottish country house to be offered at auction
  • 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
  • Auction Preview

    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 Result

    Charming decorative arts exceed estimates in Neue Auctions' Summer Art & Antiques Auction, July 25th

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A simple but charming garden bird whirligig yard ornament standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a central post, attached to which were seven spinning branches, each with a bird on either end, proved irresistible to bidders in Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction…

    Charming decorative arts exceed estimates in Neue Auctions Summer Art & Antiques Auction July 25th
  • Auction Industry

    Matthew Barton announces European and Asian Works of Art auction

    'Prayers and Recitations at the Muharram Festival’, Circa of Sewak Ram. Patna, India, circa 1820-30. Estimate: £5,000-£7,000. LONDON.-Matthew Barton's European and Asian Works of Art auction of 374 lots encompasses centuries of craftsmanship; when browsing the catalogue, the diversity of pieces and ‘cross pollination’ of styles will stimulate a collector’s…

    Matthew Barton announces European and Asian Works of Art auction
  • Auction Industry

    African American Art In the Spotlight at Case’s July 11-12 Auction

    Sculptures and paintings by William Edmondson, Beauford Delaney, and Augusta Savage, along with two important African American quilts, headline the Summer Case Antiques Auction, set for July 11-12 at the company’s headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. The auction also offers a dazzling array of high-end estate jewelry and timepieces, American furniture and…

    African American Art In the Spotlight at Case’s July 11-12 Auction
  • Exhibitions

    browngrotta arts presents Cross Currents: Water/Art/Influence online exhibition

    browngrotta arts is pleased to announce Cross Currents: Water/Art/Influence, an online exhibition featuring works of Modern Craft. Water has long been a potent influence for the artists exhibited by browngrotta arts, who explore its mystery and majesty in widely divergent ways. Works reside at the intersection of the maker’s fascination with…

    browngrotta arts presents Cross Currents: Water/Art/Influence online exhibition
  • Art Industry

    The ATADA Online Show & Sale - Spring 2020

    See the Finest, Authentic Native American and Tribal Art from around the world without leaving your house. The Authentic Tribal Art Dealers Association (ATADA) announces the Spring 2020 ATADA Online Sale opening May 20, 2020. Find a wide variety of vintage and contemporary Native art from over 40 knowledgeable, vetted…

    The ATADA Online Show & Sale - Spring 2020
  • 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

    Annual MassArt Signature Benefit Art Auction on Bidsquare Continues to Attract the Most Discerning Collectors

    Bidsquare is proud to partner with Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) for its signature annual benefit art auction. The event features an extraordinary array of artwork that continues to attract the most discerning collectors. A departure from previous sales, MassArt has moved its entire event online this year. The annual event will…

    Annual MassArt Signature Benefit Art Auction on Bidsquare Continues to Attract the Most Discerning Collectors3
  • 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 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