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Category: Chairs, Sofas & Lounges

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    July Estate Fine Art & Antique

    Maqbool Fida Husain, popularly known as M. F. Husain, was an Indian painter and filmmaker famous for his brightly colored modified Cubist paintings. Nicknamed the “Picasso of India,” Husain started his career creating Bollywood film posters. His paintings of horses depict his signature style – a combination of Indian tribal,…

    B. Prabha O/C Portrait Painting of a Young Woman
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver Online, Session I

    The first session of the upcoming Hindman auction will focus on furniture and decorative art. A pair of early 20th-century commodes is one of the highlighted lots. Each commode has a marble top and three drawers. The sides and legs of the commodes are mounted in bronze. The auction will…

    A Sevres Painted and Parcel Gilt Napoleonic Porcelain Cabinet Plate
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver

    The Gorham Manufacturing Company was established in 1831 when Henry L. Webster joined Jabez Gorham. The company eventually became a leading Art Nouveau silverware producer. From 1896 through the 1930s, they introduced a line of silver known as Martelé. A set of Martelé silver chargers by Gorham will be showcased…

    Italian School, 18th Century
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    Bruneau & Co.'s online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction, July 23, will kick off with vibrant paintings by Indian artists

    Paintings by Indian artists Maqbool Fida Hussain (1913-2011) and B. Prabha (1933-2001) will be followed by more than 300 quality lots, starting at 6 pm Eastern. Modernist-Cubist watercolor painting by renowned Indian artist Maqbool Fida Hussain (1913-2011), 20 inches by 30 inches (paper, less holder), done in 2002 (est. $8,000-$12,000).…

    Bruneau & Co.'s online-only Antiques & Fine Art auction, July 23, will kick off with vibrant paintings by Indian artists
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    A Rare Aesthete: The Collection Of William N. Banks, Jr. To Be Auctioned At Brunk Auctions, September 12, 2020

    LANDMARK SALE OF CONNOISSEUR’S SUPREME-QUALITY AMERICAN FURNITURE AND PAINTINGS Grecian sofa, New York, 1815-20, tiger maple with gilt and verd antique decoration. Brunk Auctions is delighted to announce the kick-off of the Fall auction season with the much-anticipated single-owner sale of the collection of William N. Banks, Jr. The auction consists of…

    A Rare Aesthete The Collection Of William N. Banks, Jr. To Be Auctioned At Brunk Auctions, September 12, 2020
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    Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction

    The Early Summer Eclecticism: Second Chance Auction will include fine art, decorative art, and collectibles. At the top of the auction is a rare French jelly mold. Popular during the Victorian Era, this mold is oval-shaped with fluted sides that resemble grapes. It also has an added hanging tab. A…

    French Copper Round Figural Mould, Circa 1890.
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    Interiors @1600

    Daum was well known for its innovative take on glassware and Art Nouveau designs. The glassmaking company made a breakthrough when it collaborated with famous artists such as Salvador Dalí and Hilton McConnico. At the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, Daum’s creative team introduced cameo glass, a layered glass technique…

    Daum, Tall Orchid vase, France, 20th century
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    Historical and Sporting Auction

    A wildlife enthusiast, John James Audubon was one of the most celebrated American natural history artists. He was devoted to his work and would travel to explore, observe, and draw the birds of North America. Between 1827 and 1838, he produced 435 life-size watercolors of a variety of birds in…

    WWII German 3rd Reich Kreigsmarine Side Cap
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    Benefit Shop Foundation To Celebrate 200th Auction At Red Carpet Sale June 24

    The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc. will hit a milestone at its Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, June 24, at 10 am, which is the 200th auction for the auction house that opened in 2016. “Now in our fifth year of business, we have grown our space —expanding last year into…

    Benefit Shop Foundation To Celebrate 200th Auction At Red Carpet Sale June 24
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    Dealers of NAADAA come together to launch first Online Art & Antiques Fair

    Carved Mahogany Box Sofa. Attributed to Anthony Quervelle. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ca. 1830. Photo: Courtesy Carswell Rush Berlin, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- The National Antique & Art Dealers Association of America announced their inaugural online Antique Fair which will launch at 12pm EST on Wednesday, June 24th and will remain open 24…

    Dealers of NAADAA come together to launch first Online Art & Antiques Fair
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    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14

    The auctions will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Start times both auction days are 11 am Pacific time. Andrew Jones Auctions’ DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30th and Tuesday, July 14th will feature market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced. Eager bidders will find…

    Andrew Jones Auctions will hold online-only DTLA Collections & Estates auctions on Tuesday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 14
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    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.

    There will be three sales at Artcurial on July 1st & 2nd dedicated to Design, Art Deco and Scandinavian Design. PARIS.- The Design Week at Artcurial will get underway with the sale of a collection of European design, on Wednesday 1 July at 6pm. Acquired and housed in a 17th century château by…

    Artcurial announces sales dedicated to design, Art Deco and Scandinavian design.
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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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    Furniture | Lights | Garden I Decorative Arts

    For nearly fifty years, Tiffany Studios produced the now-famous leaded glass lamps designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. First introduced in the early 20th century, Tiffany lamps have enjoyed continued popularity. With the glass of ancient Rome in mind, Louis Comfort Tiffany invented his trademark favrile glass technique. An example of…

    19TH DIRECTOIRE STYLE BERGERE ARM CHAIR MAHOGANY
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    Important Summer Estates Auction: Day Two

    Howard, Davis, & Dennison Company, which later came to be known as American Waltham Watch Company, began its operation in Massachusetts in 1850. Over the next hundred years, the company produced a range of items, from pocket watches to speedometers. Waltham was the first to mass-produce a complete watch under…

    James Hussey (1931- , New Orleans), "St. Louis Cathedral," 20th c., oil on canvas, signed lower right, presented in a polychromed re...
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    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design

    Gio Ponti, ‘Distex’ armchair, model no. 807, circa 1954. Estimate: £12,000 - 18,000. Image courtesy of Phillips. LONDON.- Following a rescheduled Spring season of sales, Phillips announced that live auctions will resume in London with the upcoming Design auction on 19 June. The pre-sale public viewing is currently set to happen by appointment…

    Phillips' live auctions resume in London with rare works of design
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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Only Auction

    E.E. Isabel & Company, which later became known as Loring Andrews, opened for business in Cincinnati in 1805. Its long history in the city, spanning over two hundred years, began with the selling of pocket watches to steamboat passengers. Several Loring Andrews pieces are featured in the upcoming Cincinnati Collections…

    A Pairpoint Reverse-Painted Table Lamp
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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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    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th

    Over 700 quality lots in a variety of collecting categories. Start times both days are 10 am Central. The gallery will be open for exhibition starting June 4. Early 20th century oil on canvas paintings by French artist Jean-Baptiste Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927), titled Coastal Landscape, 15 inches by 22 ¾…

    Crescent City Auction Gallery will hold an online-only Important Summer Estates Catalog Auction on June 13th and 14th-1
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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