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Category: Garden and Outoor Furniture

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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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    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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    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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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only

    Originating in the Iranian city of Kashan during the 17th century, Kashan rugs are often considered the legacy of Persian weaving’s “Golden Age.” Created using the asymmetric Farsi knot, Kashan rugs are known for their deep blue, red, and cream colors. Hindman presents several Kashan rugs in the upcoming Fine Furniture,…

    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only
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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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    Spectacular Art, Antiques and Collectibles Auction

    Stanley Quentin Johnson was an American artist best known for his sculptures. On the second day of Jackson’s International’s upcoming Spectacular Spring Collector’s Choice Auction, one of Johnson’s bronze sculptures is showcased. This 1983 piece represents a kneeling Native American with a large eagle landing on his outstretched, leather-wrapped arm.…

    A PAIR OF VINTAGE PAINTINGS, 19TH & 20TH C
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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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    The Collection of Mario Buatta - Day 2

    Stair will present a selection of fine art, Chinese decorative art pieces, vintage furniture, and more on the second day of the upcoming Mario Buatta auction. This two-day sale offers hundreds of items from the interior designer’s private collection. Among the key items in the second session is a triple…

    European School- Portrait of a Pointer
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    The Collection of Mario Buatta - Day 1

    Mario Buatta, an American interior decorator, was commonly regarded as “the Prince of Chintz.” Buatta owned a significant personal collection of decorative art, fine art, and furniture. This March, Stair presents over 1,000 items from Buatta’s collection over two days. The first session particularly features an ebonized four-light girandole mirror.…

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Vases Mounted as Lamps
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    Modern Design Auction - Day One

    Reuven Rubin is best known for his colorful depictions of the Israeli countryside. Beyond his work as a painter, Rubin was also the first Israeli ambassador to Romania. One of Rubin’s works is featured on the first day of the upcoming Modern Design Auction, offered by Uniques and Antiques Auction…

    MICHELLE KAPTUR Modernist Art Glass Divided Bowl. Large blue, green and purple.
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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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    Fine Art & Antiques Session II

    Alan Bean was the fourth astronaut to walk on the moon on the Apollo 12 mission. He resigned after 18 years as an astronaut to paint the sights he had seen beyond Earth. Painting his experiences on canvas, the artist created textures in his work using lunar tools. In the…

    A PAINTING, Dairy Cows in Pasture with Farmhouse
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    The John Steinbeck Collection

    After remaining in storage for almost 20 years, a selection of ephemera, documents, and memorabilia from the estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck will come to auction. The event, offered by Curated Estates Auctions, will include more than 200 items from the couple’s life together. John Steinbeck’s novels on the…

    Photo of Elaine Pastures of Heaven - John Bryson
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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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    New York City Estate Auction

    Showplace Antique + Design Center presents a selection of estate and antique jewelry and decorative art collectibles in their upcoming auction. Featured is a pre-Columbian gold Sinú bird finial on a tube. The Sinú goldwork depicts animals and birds on the different jewelry pieces. Birds were considered particularly spiritual and…

    Ammi Phillips Portrait of Lady, Oil on Canvas
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    Day 2: Luxury Estates and Private Collections

    The second session of the Luxury Estates and Private Collections auction, offered by Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, continues the offerings from day one with more works of fine and decorative art, furnishings, jewelry, and antiques. One of the top lots up for bid is a Model B grand piano by…

    Danish Modern style birch wood pendant light