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Category: Fireplaces and Accessories

  • Auction Industry

    Rare Flora Danica Flatware Service and an exceptional pair of French Commodes Among Top Draws in Heritage Fine Furniture & Decorative Art Auction

    Sale features five important private collections Pair_Rare_French_Neoclassical_Gilt_Bronze_Mounted_Mahogany_T…Heritaeg_Auctions.jpg DALLAS, Texas (May 4, 2020) – Heritage Auctions’ Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction May 28 in Dallas, Texas includes strong ceramics collections  and counts among its highlights an array of lots from five private collections: the Virginia Cook Collection, the John Robert Clark Collection,…

    Rare Flora Danica Flatware Service and an exceptional pair of French Commodes Among Top Draws in Heritage Fine Furniture & Decorative Art Auction
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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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    Design

    The Hedgerow Theatre was founded in 1923. Located in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania, the Hedgerow was one of the first professional repertory theater companies in the United States. Offered in the upcoming Design auction, presented by Freeman’s, is a furniture piece known as the “Thunder Table.” Created by Wharton Esherick in…

    A DS600 Organic Sofa, De Sede, Switzerland, designed 1972
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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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    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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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    Leap Day Fine Estates Auction

    A glass bowl, vase, or plate with its sides sheared, making the object devoid of functionality, is a trademark style observed in the works of glass artists Michael David and Kit Karbler. Their collaboration first began with the establishment of their Denver studio, Blake Street Glass Studio, in 1980. Schwenke…

    Large Acoma Vase Signed KL
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    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
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    Winter Fine & Decorative Arts Auction

    Marc Chagall was best known for his use of color and dream-like imagery, which anticipated Surrealism. His works drew heavily on early 20th-century avant-garde movements such as Fauvism and Cubism. A gouache-on-paper piece by Chagall is among the highlighted lots in the upcoming Winter Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, presented…

    Nova 18k 2.38 CTW Diamond Bypass Ring
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    February 15th Exceptional Estates Auction

    Peter Max is known for his brightly colored Pop Art paintings, which are often described as psychedelic. Blackwell Auctions showcases paintings by Peter Max in the upcoming Exceptional Estates Auction. Highlighted among them is an acrylic painting titled Umbrella Man in Blue III from his Umbrella Man series. The auction…

    KOMAI Kyoto 19C Meiji Censer Inlaid Iron
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    Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction

    Swiss artist Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre emphasized classical and biblical subjects in his works. Gleyre helped create the juste-milieu compromise style of painting. Additionally, he taught a number of aspiring artists who later became prominent, including Claude Monet. The upcoming Antiques & Decorative Arts Winter Auction offered by Los Angeles…

    The House Of Faberge Swan Lake Imperial Jeweled Musical Gilt Silver Egg
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    Americana and Other Related Wares

    Furniture and both fine and decorative art are available in the upcoming Americana and Other Related Wares auction, presented by Stair. Several furniture pieces from the collection of Gloria and Richard Manney are particularly highlighted. Highlighted in this sale is a Chippendale bookcase. It is made of several different kinds…

    Fine and Rare Small Federal Carved Mahogany Sofa
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    Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors

    Interior designer Mario Buatta was well-known in the circles of the rich and famous, designing for the likes of Mariah Carey, Barbara Walters, and Malcolm Forbes. He made an industry breakthrough when he designed for the President’s Blair House guest quarters in Washington, D.C. Buatta’s fondness for chintz and over-the-top…

    Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors
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    Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry #77

    Reign marks on Chinese items record the name of the ruler and the period when the work of art was commissioned. Some of the key lots featured in the upcoming Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry auction, presented by Capitoline Auction Gallery, bear examples of these reign marks. The sixth Emperor…

    RARE IMPERIAL CHINESE BLUE WHITE CHARGER - WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
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    Fine Estate Antiques Auction

    An American artist, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, was never inclined to use store-bought pigments; he claimed, “My hands is [sic] my brushes. The brushes die when I die.” Sudduth rarely worked with canvases or real brushes as he preferred to use his fingers to paint. He created paintings with peculiar mediums,…

    Two Meissen Porcelain Figural Centerpiece Bases
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Stair Galleries’ upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair, will include over 400 lots of traditional and modern furnishings, decorative art, and fine art. A floral needlepoint carpet is among the top pieces available in the sale. Canvas needlework flourished in France and England during the 17th century and beyond. Executed with…

    Set of Four Derby Porcelain Allegorical Figures of 'The Four Seasons'
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Americana & International - Session One

    Pook & Pook, Inc. presents a selection of fine and decorative art in the upcoming Americana and International two-day auction. The first session will feature two Chinese Trade oil paintings from the 1840s. One of them, View of Whampoa Anchorage from the South, depicts the fast-growing maritime warfare and trade in China…

    Oil on canvas portrait of a young girl with cat
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    The Susquehanna Collection

    Situated in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic region of the United States, the Susquehanna River is one of the oldest running rivers in the world. It is home to the Lenape, the Indigenous people of the Northeastern woodlands. A turning point in the history of the Susquehanna came when William Penn brought the first…

    PORTRAIT OF NATHANIEL HENCHMAN BY JOHN SMIBERT