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  • Auction Industry

    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
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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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    Important Fine Art & Antique Auction, Including European, American, Asian, And Latin

    Horologist Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin was looking for clockmaking books when he happened to receive two volumes on magic. When Robert-Houdin began to develop various magic tricks, his horology experiments with glass helped create clocks with hidden mechanisms. These clocks developed by Robert-Houdin inspired Cartier’s “mystery clocks,” created by Maurice Coüet in…

    A CARTIER CITRINE, ONYX, CHRYSOPRASE, SILVER AND DIAMOND 'MYSTERY CLOCK', CASE NO. 201207, CIRCA 1970S
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    March Gallery Auction

    Born in Chicago, James Kuiper taught and exhibited his landscape paintings around the world, including in San Sebastian, Spain and Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of his pieces is included in the upcoming March Gallery Auction, presented by Link Auction Galleries. Beyond fine art, the event will also feature a range…

    PINK FLOYD SIGNED PHOTO- CONCERT PASS PICK
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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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    Morton Weekly

    Morton Subastas will offer the upcoming Morton Weekly auction, set to feature a selection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and more. Serio Hernández’s Turquoise Eye sculpture is particularly highlighted. This bronze piece resembles a standing figure holding an eye. Hernández got his start in the 1960s working for the Los Angeles-based…

    Victoria Vicky Montesinos. Lady with a hat. Lithography with metallic sheet and oil on paper
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    Fine Paintings

    Best known for his still-life depictions of gardens and flowers, French-Vietnamese painter Le Pho was an influential artist in the 20th century. The upcoming Fine Paintings Auction, offered by Doyle,​ features an oil piece by Le Pho. The floral still life painting, titled Fleurs, represents the intersection of Eastern artistry…

    Fine Paintings