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Category: Furniture

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    Excellent Fall Estates Auction

    Born in 1757, Aaron Willard was considered one of the most significant horologists of his time. His clocks were the first to be economically accessible throughout the United States. Offered in Americana Auctions’ upcoming sale is a Willard mahogany tall clock. This early American piece features the original floral painted…

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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Auction

    The upcoming Cowan's Auctions online sale showcases a selection of American, English, and European artifacts. It particularly features an oil painting by Henry Faulker, a prolific American artist recognized for his colorful paintings and odd habits. His practice of bringing a bourbon-drinking goat to parties and shows contributed to his…

    Joseph Thors (British, circa 1835-1900)
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    Art / Design + Rare Ephemera

    “I used language because I wanted to offer content that people - not necessarily art people - could understand,” said Jenny Holzer, explaining her use of text-based art. Holzer is an American Neo-Conceptual artist noted for her public art. She rose to prominence shortly after her Truisms series of the…

    James Bridge (American, 20th Century)
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    Fine Jewelry, Luxury Handbags, Sterling Silver, Silver & Gold Coins

    The Presidential bracelet is one of the primary styles used for Oyster Perpetual watches, which are popular among heads of state and CEOs. It is a semi-circular, three-piece link metal bracelet, developed specifically for the Day-Date watch. One of the noteworthy lots at the upcoming auction, presented by Alex Cooper…

    A 2.50 ctw Pave Sapphire Ring in 14K Yellow Gold
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    Navajo Silver + More

    Considered the “stone of life,” turquoise holds special significance in several Native American cultures, especially for the Navajo people. According to one legend, Estsanatlehi, the Navajo goddess of creation, protection, and abundance, appeared as a drop of turquoise. Santa Fe Art Auction will present several turquoise jewelry pieces in their upcoming…

    A Kenneth Begay Turquoise and Coral Band Cuff
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    Paintings, Furniture, Cars, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    American Pop artist Jeff Koons began his Gazing Balls series in 2013 by placing blue hand-blown glass spheres on re-created classical sculptures. A few years later, Koons began placing the balls in front of painted replicas from art history. The artist believes that while these works reference the past, the…

    Randy Lee Davis. Abstract, acrylic
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    Jewels & Watches

    Henri Rodanet (1884-1956), the descendant of a family of Parisian watchmakers, joined Jaeger LeCoultre after World War I. At the time, small wristwatches were beginning to be marketed toward women. The duo wanted to make small size lady’s watches without compromising on quality. Rodanet brainstormed the idea and came up…

    Boucheron Diamond Yellow Sapphire and South Sea Cultured Pearl Necklace
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    Phillips announces exclusive partnership with NOMAD

    Galerie Patrick Seguin, Charlotte Perriand, Sideboard, 1958. Height 77cm Width 216cm Depth 46cm. Metal, mahogany, plastic drawers & doors. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.-Phillips partnered with NOMAD this Autumn to present a virtual destination for private sales of art and design, with a selection inspired by Palais Bulles, a masterpiece of…

    Phillips announces exclusive partnership with NOMAD
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    Antiques & Modern from Estates & Collections

    Kawai Musical Instruments, founded by Koichi Kawai, is a well-known piano manufacturing company in Japan. Kawai lived beside reed organ builder Torakusu Yamaha and worked under him as an apprentice. After Yamaha’s death and the diversification of the Yamaha Corporation, Kawai started his own company. The upcoming New Haven Auctions…

    Rare Carlo Mollino Theater Chair
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    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31

    Also, a pair of circa 1910-1920 railroad signal lamps brought $5,375 and a choice, attractive crystalline gold specimen weighing 5.45 troy ounces hit $5,625. Civil War-era military amputation kit made around 1861 by G. Tiemann & Co. (N.Y.), which had been making surgical instruments since 1826 ($5,000). RENO, NV, UNITED…

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31
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    Premier Auctions | Session II

    Milton Avery was noted for his use of lyrical color in paintings of landscapes, figures, and still lifes. A New York native, he was a central figure of the 20th-century American art scene who did not seek to categorize his work. Avery often claimed, “I never have any rules to…

    British School Sporting Painting
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    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…

    Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Necklace
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    Traditional Mexican Antiques Auction

    The La Viga road in Iztacalco runs from the center to the south side of Mexico City. The concrete road was built in place of the historic Canal de la Viga, a waterway once used for food supply, recreation, and navigation. In the early 20th century, the canal was ordered…

    Octagonal Base. China, Early 20th century, Carved, inked ivory.
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    1, 2, 3...Sold! Online Only Sale

    Guanyin is a Chinese manifestation of the Avalokiteśvara bodhisattva, a being committed to attaining Buddhahood. Avalokiteśvara embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. Also known as Tara or Jetsun Dölma in Tibet, Avalokiteśvara is a significant figure in Buddhism. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming Showplace Antique + Design…

    Assorted Asian Table Articles, Group of 7
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    Autumn Americana Auction

    During the golden era of American carousels, many skilled artisans migrated from Europe to the United States. Among them was Charles Carmel. In 1883, he moved to New York from Russia and started working at Looff, a carousel manufacturing company. His carousels often involved highly decorated, realistic horses. The upcoming…

    Martina and Florentino Montoya San Idefanso Jar
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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

    Diafini Ruby Tsavorite Gold Strawberry Brooch Pin
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    Claude Lalanne Sculpture Acquired Directly from Artist Could Bring $150,000 at Heritage Design Auction

    Event also features trove from Japanese fashion company Comme des Garcons Claude Lalanne (French, b. 1924). Petite Fille à la Poule, 1984. Patinated bronze. 32 inches  DALLAS, Texas (September 16, 2020) – Claude Lalanne’s Petit Fille à la Poule could bring $150,000 or more in Heritage Auctions’ Design Auction Oct. 13. “The work of Francois-Xavier and…

    Claude Lalanne Sculpture Acquired Directly from Artist Could Bring $150,000 at Heritage Design Auction1
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    From A Universal Collector – The Olbricht Collection

    Cindy Sherman’s self-portraits have defined her artistic career after over four decades of development. By placing herself in different scenes and roles, she has intimately explored perceptions of feminism and representation. Van Ham’s upcoming auction of the Olbricht Collection will highlight three Sherman self-portraits, including a black-and-white print from her…

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    Fall Jewelry Picking

    Following the success of the Rolex reference 6542 watch, a distinct GMT-Master watch was introduced in 1959. It was initially designed as a timekeeping tool for pilots who sought a readable, accurate, and functional wristwatch. The upcoming Auction XI - Fall Jewelry Picking, presented by Intervendue, offers a Rolex GMT-Master…

    SALAVETTI 18K Pink Sapphire Diamond EarringsÊ
  • Auction Result

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale

    The online auction, a tidy affair with just over 100 lots, achieved a 96 percent sell-through and totaled over $700,000. The diamond ring was the top lot. The auction’s expected top lot was this dazzling 12.01-carat emerald cut diamond (K VVS1) and platinum ring. It sailed past its $80,000-$120,000 estimate…

    12-carat diamond ring realizes $143,750 in Andrew Jones Auctions' first-ever Fine Jewelry, Watches & Timepieces sale