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Category: Chests & Boxes

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Ready, aim, fire! Soulis Auctions presents Richard and Valerie Tucker reference-book collection of antique cast-iron shooting gallery targets, Sept. 26

    Regarded as the ultimate collection of its type, the Tuckers’ 30-year assemblage of ‘Iron as Art’ includes many one-of-a-kind and very rare forms from late-19th/early 20th-century arcades Large 19th-century decorated mustard-paint apothecary chest, 57 x 46in. Estimate $1,500-$2,500 LONE JACK, Mo. – Ping! Bam! Clang! Those are the ear-piercing sounds…

    Ready, aim, fire! Soulis Auctions presents Richard and Valerie Tucker reference-book collection of antique cast-iron shooting gallery targets, Sept. 26
  • Auction Industry

    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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    Design

    A Swiss sculptor, painter, printmaker, and draftsman, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) lived mostly in Paris but often paid visits to his hometown of Borgonovo to connect with his family and art. Surrealism and Cubism were the two major artistic styles that influenced his body of works. One of the highlights of…

    YOICHI OHIRA
  • Auction Result

    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown

    A view by Max Liebermann of his garden at Wannsee (lot 3115) nearly doubled its pre-sale estimate to sell for CHF 488 000. ZURICH.- With the saleroom often filled to post-covid capacity, and extremely active telephone and Internet bidding, Koller's Old Masters & Antiques auction week was a resounding success. The auctions, initially…

    Excellent results for the first live auctions at Koller since the lockdown
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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
  • Auction Industry

    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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    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
  • Auction Result

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner

    Virtual auction “rooms” packed with bidders competing from the safety and comfort of their homes on a few early New England spring days drove a $1.28M result for two highly successful online auctions of American Furniture and Decorative Arts which closed on www.skinnerinc.com on April 13th and 15th. Overall, bidders embraced the…

    New Fashioned Ways, Old Fashioned Results at Skinner
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    Special Auction of French Furniture

    French furniture is a language unto itself, using both the metropolitan associations of Paris and the flourish of European royalty. In the upcoming Special Auction of French Furniture, offered by Morton Subastas, a selection of hand-carved pieces will cross the auction block. Though the majority of the furniture items were…

    Espejo. Francia. Siglo XX. En talla de madera de roble. Con luna rectangular biselada
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    Major Estates Auction Day 1

    American Impressionist Edmund Charles Tarbell learned his craft while studying in Paris, working under Gustave Boulanger, Jules-Joseph Lefebvre, and Adolphe William Bouguereau. Both the Impressionists and the Old Masters who influenced the development of his style. Often painting upper-class women at leisure, Tarbell’s work enjoyed popularity among wealthy American patrons.…

    Two Italian White Marble Carpet Boules
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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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    Fine Art & Antiques

    Louis Comfort Tiffany created Tiffany Studios particularly to expand the use of iridescent glass in lamps and windows. It was during this time that Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb inspired Tiffany to focus on home interiors. The upcoming auction, offered by Cottone Auctions, presents several examples of Tiffany’s…

    French Giltwood Over-Mantle Mirror
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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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    Early Spring Mid 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

    A key lot of the upcoming Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, presented by Ambianic Mid-Century Collectibles, is a rosewood desk designed by Frank Kyle. Originally from Minneapolis, Kyle opened a furniture gallery in Mexico City during the 1950s. There, he collaborated with the foundry of Pepe Mendoza to create the…

    Modernist Bronze Sculpture Sumerian God with Snake and Cup
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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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    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