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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
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    Venice Painting by follower of Canaletto leads Chorley’s September Sale

    Painting by follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768) Chorley’s September AuctionTuesday 22nd – Wednesday 23 September 2020 Venice Painting by follower of Canaletto leads Chorley’s September Sale Chorley’s Autumn country house auction, where a major painting by a follower of Canaletto goes under the hammer with an…

    Venice Painting by follower of Canaletto leads Chorleys September Sale
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    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 1 of 3

    The upcoming auction, presented by Millea Bros., features several Afghan and Persian rugs. Among the highlighted items is an Oushak carpet from the early 20th century. Made in the town of Oushak, these rugs are known for their Persian influences and hand-finished details. The available decorative carpet is decorated with…

    Johann Mongels Culverhouse (attrib), oil on canvas
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    The English Interior

    Sir Walter Raleigh was the first Englishman to encounter mahogany during one of his voyages to the West Indies in 1597. As his ship needed to be repaired, he used the native mahogany and was impressed by its quality. He loaded some for his voyage back to England. Folklore states…

    Regency Carved Oak Bookcase
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    An Eclectic Collection & Estate Jewelry Sale

    Jean Simon Deverberie, a Parisian sculptor and clockmaker, was active during a period of significant social change in French society. A 1791 piece of legislation removed mandatory guild memberships for craftsperson, allowing Deverberie the freedom to experiment with different techniques within his company. His style was influenced by Greco-Roman mythology,…

    Rene Kern 18kt Gold Compact Case
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    Traditional Fine Furniture with a Modern Twist

    With the influence of the Modernism movement, interior design has undergone a significant shift. Furniture gradually drifted away from traditional forms and took on more minimalistic styles. This movement would remain popular through the 1950s and 1960s. The upcoming Stash by Lee Stanton auction presents a selection of furniture that…

    CENTER TABLE
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    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale

    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale Auction: Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 July 2020 Viewing dates: Sunday 19 July 10am - 4pm, Monday 20 July 9am - 4pm, Tuesday 21 July 9am - 4pm Chorley’s July sale sees an extraordinary and diverse offer, for historians to bibliophiles…

    Extraordinary Napoleonic ephemera and Marie Antoinette’s lace collar features in Chorley’s July Sale
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    Nye & Company's online Estate Treasures auction, July 8th, will feature objects for fine and decorative arts enthusiasts

    The auction, at 10 am Eastern, will be headlined by a wonderfully rich, diverse and eclectic collection from the estates of Cornelia and Simon Michael Bessie. Pair of porcelain Buddhist temple lions, Chinese. Nye & Company Auctioneers’ online-only Estate Treasures auction on Wednesday, July 8th, beginning at 10 am Eastern…

    Nye & Company's online Estate Treasures auction, July 8th, will feature objects for fine and decorative arts enthusiasts
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    Atlanta Collections, Session I

    Furniture of all sizes, colors, and eras will be available in the upcoming two-day Hindman auction of Atlanta collections. This sale features over 500 lots of European furniture and decorative art from every period between the Renaissance and Art Deco. The first session features a Louis XIV bureau Mazarin. This…

    An Art Nouveau Style Gilt-Bronze and Frosted Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
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    Design | French | Italian | American

    From a sofa and chair set by Alberto Rosselli to a signed Art Deco walnut sideboard, the upcoming Design, French, Italian, American auction offers furniture from various countries and periods. Co-founder of the Association for Industrial Design, Rosselli was an Italian architect, designer, and teacher. Available in this sale, offered…

    THE CONFIDENTIAL BY ALBERTO ROSSELLI SOFA CHAIRS
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    Artist to Know: Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret

    Furniture Piece by the Two French Modernists Available in Wright Auction At the age of 24, Charlotte Perriand walked into the studio of legendary furniture designer Le Corbusier and asked for a job. She was told, “We don’t embroider cushions here,” and sent away. Despite this rocky start, Perriand would…

    Artist to Know Charlotte Perriand & Pierre Jeanneret-1
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    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta

    Stair will highlight ceramics from Mario Buatta’s collection in the upcoming auction. Known as the Prince of Chintz, the American interior designer subscribed to a maximalist design aesthetic. The presented ceramics collection includes earthenware and porcelain pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. One key lot is a Davenport pottery set…

    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta Stair
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    Treasure Chest: Online-Only Timed Auction

    In his 20s, Simon Tissot-Dupont was a photographer for Napoleon III, a position that allowed him to better understand the styles of the Parisian upper class. He soon founded his own company, S.T. Dupont, which produced luxury travel cases and, later, cigar lighters and cutters. A highlighted lot in the…

    TROPICAL LANDSCAPE MIXED MEDIA
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    ABC: Estate Finds

    Austrian-born Billy Wilder was an American film director and screenwriter. His career spanned more than five decades, earning him respect as a leading filmmaker of the Hollywood Golden Age. Found in the upcoming ABC: Estate Finds auction, offered by Millea Bros. Ltd., is a silver foot bowl with the inscription…

    ABC: Estate Finds
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
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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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    Modern Design | Art

    Dale Chihuly is best known for his organic glass sculptures, which have been displayed around the world. Describing the whimsical nature of his work, the artist said, “I want people to be overwhelmed with light and color in some way that they’ve never experienced.” Available in the upcoming Bonhams auction…

    William C. Morris
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    Premier Auction

    Presented in the upcoming Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is an American Chippendale desk and bookcase from the 18th century. The exterior functions as a bookcase, while the interior opens to five drawers and candle slides with scalloped and carved doors. Also included in this auction are several works…

    Premier Auction
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The upcoming Arts & Crafts Auction, presented by California Historical Design - AC Stickley, offers 400 lots of decorative arts, fine art, furniture, and more. A key item of the sale is a copper and mica lamp designed by Dirk van Erp. Originally from Leeuwarden, Netherlands, van Erp immigrated to California…

    Rare Forest Craft Guild - Dirk van Erp Framed Tile
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    Design

    Paul Evans was a leading figure in the mid-century American Brutalist furniture movement. An example of his work is available in the upcoming Design auction, presented by Wright. The Argente cabinet designed by Evans includes two doors concealing storage and one adjustable shelf. Along with furniture, the event offers over…

    Design