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Category: Weathervanes

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Americana Week at Soulis Auctions tops $1M from sales of Mueller collection of American antiques and Tucker reference-book collection of shooting gallery targets

    ‘The bid is with the couple in the Jaguar, at $5,500!’ Auction guests enthusiastically embraced Soulis’ new drive-up bidding option as social-distancing alternative 19th-century tobacconist figure of Native-American princess, 69in, carved and gessoed pine, attributed to Samuel Robb. Sold online for $13,560 LONE JACK, Mo. – Some bid by phone,…

    Americana Week at Soulis Auctions tops $1M from sales of Mueller collection of American antiques and Tucker reference-book collection of shooting gallery targets
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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
  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Soulis announces Sept. 19 no-reserve auction of exceptional 30-year Jerry and Cathy Mueller Americana collection

    Featured: 65 weathervanes, painted American furniture and accessories, figural trade signs, patriotic antiques LONE JACK, Mo. – A premier collection of Americana amassed over a 30-year period by Jerry and Cathy Mueller of Sioux City, Iowa, will be offered without reserve on Saturday, September 19 in an outdoor country-style live…

    Soulis announces Sept. 19 no-reserve auction7
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    Discovery - Interiors

    A cabinetmaker from London, Thomas Chippendale was well known for his meticulous take on 18th-century furniture design. With a blend of influences that included Gothic, Rococo, and Chinese styles, he attempted to create his own approach. The Chippendale style was popularized between 1750 and 1780 in England and the American…

    Victorian Red Cased Glass and Brass Fluid Lamp
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    Unreserved Day 2

    Phillip Ratner has developed expertise in a variety of mediums, including sculpture, painting, etched glass, tapestry, drawing, and graphic arts. Most of his works focus on stories from the Old Testament of the Bible. Drawing inspiration from these stories, Ratner founded the Israel Bible Museum in Safed, Israel, and later…

    Chelsea Keramic Art Works, Tall vase
  • 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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    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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    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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    American Furniture & Decorative Arts

    James Edward Buttersworth was best known for capturing marine settings in his paintings. Often considered one of the best American maritime artists, Buttersworth’s work is highlighted in Skinner’s upcoming American Furniture and Decorative Arts auction. Titled Packet Ship Kennebec in New York Harbor, the available piece depicts the Kennebec and…

    American Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, features pieces ranging from armoires to ethnographic art. Among the key lots is a Pennsylvania hard pine schrank. Popular in the 18th century, schranks were a type of armoire that typically held clothing and bedroom linens. One of their…

    Large chalkware stag
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    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    The Winter Sale 2020

    Duck hunters use confidence decoys to lull their prey into a false sense of security. These decoys are not modeled after ducks, but instead other birds that a duck would encounter in an everyday environment, such as a goose or swan. A 1920 swan confidence decoy carved by Charles Birch…

    Percival Rosseau (1859-1937) New England
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    Antique and Americana Auction - Day 2

    The second day of the upcoming Antique and Americana Auction presented by Hess Auction Group will feature a 19th-century horse weathervane designed by Harris & Co. Weathervanes have long helped civilizations predict the weather. This piece functions through the balance of the horse on top of the axis. Styled to…

    Pair Of 19th C. Rose Mandarin Oriental Porcelain Vases.
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    Americana and Other Related Wares

    Furniture and both fine and decorative art are available in the upcoming Americana and Other Related Wares auction, presented by Stair. Several furniture pieces from the collection of Gloria and Richard Manney are particularly highlighted. Highlighted in this sale is a Chippendale bookcase. It is made of several different kinds…

    Fine and Rare Small Federal Carved Mahogany Sofa
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    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver

    Christie's will offer a collection of art and home décor in the upcoming Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver auction. The sale will particularly feature a painting by Quaker and folk artist Edward Hicks. The Peaceable Kingdom depicts an idyllic scene of the wild and was replicated by Hicks…

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver
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    Folk Art & Textiles from the Collection of Two Sisters, Washington, DC Plus Addi

    Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze is one of the most recognized American paintings of the 19th century. Completed in 1851, it depicts George Washington, along with his troops, crossing the Delaware River during the American Revolutionary War. The scene takes place on December 25, 1776, when the American…

    OHIO DECORATED SCHRANK
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    Antiques from Estates & Collections

    Jean-Michel Basquiat is considered to be one of America’s most influential Modern artists. Through his definitive style, the artist explored a new genre of expression. Basquiat eventually made his way to fame during the 1980s by challenging social perceptions of race, poverty, and politics through his work. New Haven Auctions’…

    Rare Old Sleepy Eye Figural Metal Trade Sign
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    Susie & Richie Burmann Collection of Americana

    Weather vanes, also known as wind vanes, have been around since the first century B.C. in ancient Greece. Weather vanes were traditionally installed on tall structures of houses and barns for monitoring the breezes. To provide balance, the point of the weather vane is usually tapered at one end. A…

    Carved Fine Heart in Hand Staff
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    From rocking chairs and German jugs to American furniture and paintings, Pook & Pook, Inc. will offer a selection of antique furniture, fine art, and decorative accessories in their upcoming Online Only Decorative Arts auction. Vintage sterling silver flatware is particularly highlighted, including patterns such as lotus and Chantilly. Corresponding…

    Painted hanging cupboard