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Category: Rugs & Carpets

  • Auction Industry

    Paul Brown Discusses Gallery 63 and the Effect of Reality TV Show ‘Auction Kings’ on His Business

    If all the world’s a stage, “then who has better props than antique stores and auction galleries?” asks Brown. Picture of Paul Brown of Gallery 63 and Auction Kings. Photo by the Discovery Channel. How has the media and popular culture affected the way Americans think about auctions and antiques?…

    Paul Brown Discusses Gallery 63 and the Effect of Reality TV Show ‘Auction Kings’ on His Business-3
  • Exhibitions

    24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Reschedules to 2021

    Boston, Massachusetts - The 24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) which was scheduled to take place in October has been rescheduled to October 21-24, 2021 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts.  The only show of its kind in New England, BIFAS features an outstanding selection of…

    24th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Reschedules to 2021
  • Auction Preview

    The June Estate Auction

    Renaissance painter Raphael was a master artist known for his self-portraits and paintings of mythological characters. His popular Madonna Della Sedia painting, executed between 1513 and 1514, is a round portrait of Mary holding a baby Christ with young John the Baptist watching them devoutly. The upcoming sale, offered by Leland…

    Pair of Large Cut Glass Liquor Dispensers
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Industry

    Quinn’s to launch summer auction lineup with online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, June 27

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Quinn’s Auction Galleries will welcome the summer season with an online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction on Saturday, June 27, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. The sale includes a fine selection of Asian, American, European and Modern artworks, with selections by Merton Simpson, Dale Chihuly,…

    Quinn’s to launch summer auction lineup with online-only Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, June 27
  • Auction Industry

    Everard Auctions Presents The Collection of Lady Grundy Now Open for Bidding on iGavelauctions.com

    Everard Auction’s late Spring sale of 525 lots including fine art, jewelry, silver, rugs and decorative arts is now open for biddiing through June 24on www.iGavelAuctions.com. The sale is comprised of several Georgia, South Carolina and Florida estates including the collection of Lady Grundy, now of Cocoa Beach, FL. Lady Grundy…

    Everard Auctions Presents The Collection of Lady Grundy
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Americana Extravaganza Auction will be held June 25th-28th and July 10th-12th

    The sale is spread over two separate weekends, two weeks apart, live and online. It features important collections of Americana – more than 4,800 lots in all. 1876 photo of the Wild West town of Deadwood (S.D.), framed under glass (est. $800-$1,200). A Summer 2020 Extravaganza Auction so massive it…

    Holabird's massive, seven-day Summer 2020 Americana Extravaganza Auction will be held June 25th-28th and July 10th-12th-FI
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts

    Silverware underwent many changes during the reign of George III. During his first few years in power, George II-style silver was still in use. It was only after the American Revolution that silverware returned to simpler forms from the Queen Anne period. After 1790, the demand for intricate designs was…

    Royal Interest- George III Sterling Silver Sugar Vase
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Art Industry

    Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic

    Art Bridges, a foundation dedicated to expanding access to American art in all regions across the nation, is committing $5 million to its partner museums as they face implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bridge Ahead Initiative recognizes that Art Bridges partner museums, many of which are located in small and mid-sized communities,…

    Art Bridges Launches Bridge Ahead Initiative in Support of Museum Partners during COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Auction Industry

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio

    Neue Auctions has scheduled a Pandemic Relief Auction for Saturday, May 30th, at 11 am Eastern time, in an effort to support local antiques and fine arts dealers in and around the Cleveland area. The online auction will consist of many "old new-stock" antiques, decorative art, fine art and jewelry, all…

    Neue Auctions' online Pandemic Relief Auction, May 30th, will benefit antiques and arts dealers in Ohio
  • Auction Industry

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20

    While the offerings at this months’s Red Carpet auction at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc. on Wednesday, May 20, at 10 am, are far-ranging, from Asian art and African masks to midcentury furniture and Pop art, a high point will be metalware.  Sleek and chic, metal is all the rage…

    Metal Finishes Add Stylish Touch To Benefit Shop Foundation Auction May 20-3
  • Auction Industry

    Two Mid-May Auctions on Tap at Eldred's

    East Dennis, Mass. – Eldred’s will hold two consecutive days of auctions this month, with a Fine and Decorative Art Auction on Thursday, May 14, and a “Summer Living” auction on Friday, May 15. Both feature a range of paintings and other fine art, furniture, Oriental rugs and decorative items. The Fine…

    TWO MID-MAY AUCTIONS ON TAP AT ELDRED’S
  • Auction Preview

    Country Americana & Decorative Arts Auction

    During the 18th and 19th centuries, indoor plumbing was a rarity. To maintain basic hygiene, dry sinks were considered a kitchen and washroom essential. The construction of dry sinks was simple, typically involving a hardwood cabinet with a basin on top. Available in the upcoming Country Americana & Decorative Arts…

    FRAMED OIL ON CANVAS OF A FARMER IN THE WPA STYLE
  • Auction Result

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects

    Freeman’s announced the results of its April 28 & April 29 online auctions of American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts. Together, the back-to-back sales totaled just shy of $975,000. Both sales elicited the participation of a sizable number of new bidders and ultimately exceeded expectations, nearly reaching their pre-sale high estimates. On April…

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects
  • Auction Result

    Quality collections produce strong prices at spring fine & decorative arts auction

    Edward Henry Potthast diminutive coastal landscape, Lot 2136, $6,435. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.-The Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates April 23-25 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction was a highly anticipated event and produced robust prices in multiple categories. The three-day format consisted of 1,840 lots of high-quality material and generated record levels of…

    Quality collections produce strong prices at spring fine & decorative arts auction
  • Auction Preview

    Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets Online

    Skinner will bring over 400 Turkish, Caucasian, Persian, and Chinese rugs to auction in the upcoming online sale. Among the featured items is a room-sized Bakshaish carpet from the 1880s. Made in today’s northwestern Iran, Bakshaish rugs are known for their rustic, tribal influences and noteworthy craftsmanship. This decorative carpet…

    Serapi Carpet
  • Auction Preview

    NHADA Dealers Relief Auction

    The blankets and rugs woven by the Navajo people of the Four Corners region of the United States are particularly known for their quality standards. Legend states that the ‘Spider-woman,’ a deity worshipped by the Navajo people, was the one who taught them how to weave. The Pueblo Indians, who…

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