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Category: Chairs, Sofas & Lounges

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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…

    LARGE MALACHITE CLUSTER.
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    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30

    Less is not always more. Sometimes more is more and this certainly seems to be the case this fall at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.,which has a busy auction season scheduled, kicking off with its Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 10 am, filled with several fine estates…

    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30
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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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    September 2020 Sale

    Born into a celebrated sculptor family, French artist Louis Auguste Moreau was best known for his bronze sculptures executed in the Art Nouveau style. Moreau’s works often depicted historical figures, children, women, and cherubs adorned with floral motifs and ornaments. A bronze sculpture from Moreau is highlighted in the upcoming…

    A Large Chinese Canton Porcelain Vase
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    Hindman announces highlights included in the Atlanta Collections auction

    A Louis XV Style Walnut Five-Piece Seating Suite. Late 19th Century. Height of settee 40 x width 50 x depth 26 inches. Property from the Historic Sword Gate House, Charleston, South Carolina. Estimate: $1,000.00 - $2,000.00. ATLANTA, GA.-Hindman Auctions announced the Atlanta Collections auction to take place on October 5 &…

    Hindman announces highlights included in the Atlanta Collections auction
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    Charms of Art

    Featured in the upcoming Charms of Art auction, presented by Finarte, are works from Giovanni “Gio” Ponti. An architect, industrial designer, artist, teacher, writer, and publisher, Ponti was an advocate of Italian-style art and living. He contributed to the rise of Italian design after World War II. One available example…

    George Peter Alexander Healy (Boston 1808-Chicago 1894) - Portrait of little girl
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    Antiques, Decorative, Asian Arts, Fine Arts, Silver and Jewelry

    Like many artists in the 1920s and 30s, René Buthaud was intrigued by Classical mythology. Nude figures and mythological goddesses were a subject he frequently returned to, in ceramics as well as paintings. An example of these themes can be found in Buthaud’s oil painting in the upcoming auction, presented…

    Ioan NemtoI 20th Century Glass Vase
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    Fine Art, Vintage Couture, and Jewelry Auction

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Joan Miró is widely considered a Surrealist. However, he never officially joined the artistic group. A contemporary of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Henri Matisse, Miró combined abstraction with Surrealist fantasy to pioneer a new style of Automatism. His mature style evolved from the tension between his fanciful,…

    Syd Solomon (1917-2004) American, Oils on Panel
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    John Richardson: A Scholar Collects Day Two

    Day two of this Stair event brings to auction more pieces from the collection of Sir John Richardson, the late art historian. This includes a study of two male nudes and a Greek athlete by Swiss-born artist Johann Heinrich Füssli. Forced to flee Switzerland as a political refugee, Füssli eventually…

    After Andy Warhol (1928-1987)- John Richardson
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    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction

    CRN Auctions of Cambridge, Massachusetts is conducting its annual September auction on Sunday, September 20th at 11 am. The sale will follow the guidelines of the Massachusetts State covoid restrictions. The sale itself will have a limited capacity audience, therefore we encourage alternative bidding other than in person. Some of…

    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction
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    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers To Hold Two September Sales: Modern Design + Post-war & Contemporary Art (9/2) And Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts (9/13)

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will kick off its busy season with two September sales that together comprise nearly 800 lots. First up, on Wednesday, September 2, will be Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art, followed by Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts on Sunday, September 13. LOT 202: Kaare Klint for Rud.…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers To Hold Two September Sales
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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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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp
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    Single Owner Auction – The Estate of William N. Banks, Jr. of Newnan, Georgia

    Described by friends as “the last of a breed, a true Southern gentleman,” William N. Banks, Jr. was a writer and playwright from Newnan, Georgia. He held a lifelong passion for collecting and regularly wrote articles for The Magazine Antiques from his manual typewriter. In September, Banks’ personal collection will…

    VERY FINE GILT AND EBONIZED GIRANDOLE MIRROR
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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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    Michaan’s to Offer Natural Sri Lankan Color-Change Sapphire Ring

    Michaan’s to Offer Natural Sri Lankan Color-Change Sapphire Ring; Pair of Maruni Oak-Frame Folding Chairs in August 22 Gallery Auction. ALAMEDA, CA, USA, August 14, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Press Office Contact!Talesa Eugenio(510) 740-0220 x 116Auction:Gallery AuctionSaturday August 22, 2020 at 10amLocation:Michaan’s Auctions2751 Todd StreetAlameda, CA 94501 Michaan’s to Offer Natural…

    Michaans to Offer Natural Sri Lankan Color-Change Sapphire Ring
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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
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    Vintage & Contemporary Decorative Arts & Furnishings

    European furniture manufactured in the 1750s and 60s was popularly basketed under the Chippendale style. This type of furniture harmoniously blended three different design orientations: Gothic, Modern (Rococo), and Chinese. In a time when furniture trends were only named after monarchs, the Chippendale was the first-ever to find an identity…

    Five glass vases to include pair of amethyst Mary Gregory vases, pair of red Mary Gregory case glass vases having scene with boy holding a balloon
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    $12.2 million Lalanne menagerie drives Sotheby's record-breaking Design Sales in New York

    The sale offered 55 of his rarest & most important forms, all emerging from a private collection in Jackson, Wyoming. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.-Sotheby’s summer auctions of 20th & 21st Century Design concluded last Thursday in New York, with an exceptional total of $22 million against a pre-sale high estimate…

    $12.2 million Lalanne menagerie drives Sothebys record-breaking Design Sales in New York