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Category: Rugs & Carpets

  • Auction Result

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31

    Also, a pair of circa 1910-1920 railroad signal lamps brought $5,375 and a choice, attractive crystalline gold specimen weighing 5.45 troy ounces hit $5,625. Civil War-era military amputation kit made around 1861 by G. Tiemann & Co. (N.Y.), which had been making surgical instruments since 1826 ($5,000). RENO, NV, UNITED…

    Civil War-era military amputation kit sells for $5,000 at Holabird's Great American Pow-Wow Auction held August 27-31
  • Auction Industry

    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30

    Less is not always more. Sometimes more is more and this certainly seems to be the case this fall at The Benefit Shop Foundation Inc.,which has a busy auction season scheduled, kicking off with its Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 10 am, filled with several fine estates…

    More Is More On The Red Carpet At Benefit Shop Foundation Sept. 30
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    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session 1

    Born in Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett was a portrait painter active between 1800 and 1825. In his lifetime, Jouett painted many portraits of prominent Kentuckian figures, including the likes of Governor Isaac Shelby and Senator John Brown. One of the leading lots in the upcoming American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative…

    A Zanesville Pattern Molded Masonic Eagle Flask
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    September 2020 Sale

    Born into a celebrated sculptor family, French artist Louis Auguste Moreau was best known for his bronze sculptures executed in the Art Nouveau style. Moreau’s works often depicted historical figures, children, women, and cherubs adorned with floral motifs and ornaments. A bronze sculpture from Moreau is highlighted in the upcoming…

    A Large Chinese Canton Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Industry

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction

    On Sunday, September 20th at 1:00PM Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its Autumn Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 600 lots from estates and collectors, with diverse and eclectic prime items in many categories. The sale features one hundred twenty-five lots of Asian and European fine and decorative arts from the…

    Items From NYC Estate Of Lucy Jarvis And Others Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers September 20th Auction
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    The Jerry and Cathy Mueller Collection

    Drummers were considered an essential part of the American Civil War. Beyond regulating the marching of soldiers, drums worked as communication devices in camps and on battlefields. Each drum call was assigned a specific task. Army men were mandated to learn these drum calls to aid non-verbal communication during the…

    AN ELGIN IRON ROOSTER WINDMILL WEIGHT IN ORIGINAL PAINT
  • Auction Industry

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots

    The auction includes fine art, Tiffany Studios lamps, 20th century art and design, decorative arts and furnishings, Asian objects, estate jewelry, gold coins. The many outstanding Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) lamps and accessories in the sale from various collections include this fine Peony table lamp with a 22-inch shade (est. $60,000-$80,000).…

    Cottone Auctions will hold an online-only Fine Art & Antiques auction Saturday, October 3rd, with over 250 quality lots
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Renowned sculptor James Tandi often uses verdite stone to capture Africa’s native people and wildlife. For each of his sculptures, Tandi visits the verdite mine where he hand-selects his materials. He believes in doing so, he is “revealing the spirit which is within the stone.” A carved verdite and bone…

    Austrian Cobalt Blue Porcelain Vase
  • Auction Industry

    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction

    CRN Auctions of Cambridge, Massachusetts is conducting its annual September auction on Sunday, September 20th at 11 am. The sale will follow the guidelines of the Massachusetts State covoid restrictions. The sale itself will have a limited capacity audience, therefore we encourage alternative bidding other than in person. Some of…

    CRN Auctions Annual September Auction
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    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 1 of 3

    The upcoming auction, presented by Millea Bros., features several Afghan and Persian rugs. Among the highlighted items is an Oushak carpet from the early 20th century. Made in the town of Oushak, these rugs are known for their Persian influences and hand-finished details. The available decorative carpet is decorated with…

    Johann Mongels Culverhouse (attrib), oil on canvas
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    The English Interior

    Sir Walter Raleigh was the first Englishman to encounter mahogany during one of his voyages to the West Indies in 1597. As his ship needed to be repaired, he used the native mahogany and was impressed by its quality. He loaded some for his voyage back to England. Folklore states…

    Regency Carved Oak Bookcase
  • Dealers

    Kovels’ Top 10 Shopping Tips for Thrift Stores

    Kovels Top 10 thrift shopping tips – how to avoid wasting money and get the most out of a thrift store visit. Currier & Ives dishes and service ware, evokes dinner tables of the 1950s–1970s. Prices vary from $10 for a plate, to $9.50 for a cereal bowl, to $65…

    Kovels Top 10 Shopping Tips for Thrift Stores
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    Between 1877 and 1950, thousands of Black Americans were victims of violence in the United States. In an attempt to give a voice to the victims and tell their stories, John W. Wilson worked to address the issues of social and racial injustice through his art. Several lithographs by Wilson…

    Daum France Pate De Verre Covered Compote
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    Discovery - Interiors

    A cabinetmaker from London, Thomas Chippendale was well known for his meticulous take on 18th-century furniture design. With a blend of influences that included Gothic, Rococo, and Chinese styles, he attempted to create his own approach. The Chippendale style was popularized between 1750 and 1780 in England and the American…

    Victorian Red Cased Glass and Brass Fluid Lamp
  • Auction Industry

    Holabird's massive Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction, featuring Native and general Americana, will be held August 27-31

    The auction will be held live in the gallery at 3555 Airway Drive in Reno, and online via several bidding platforms. Start times all five days are 8 am Pacific. Spectacular silver and exquisite sky-blue turquoise squash blossom necklace, circa 1950s or ‘60s, “the finest one we’ve ever seen,” according…

    Holabirds massive Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction, featuring Native and general Americana, will be held August 27-31
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s Event Provides New Model to Offer and Celebrate the Work of Black Artists

    Tuesday June 23, 2020, Protester, Defund the Police Rally, City Hall by Accra Shepp. Photo courtesy of Christie’s. 22 Black artists are represented in Christie's "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I’m Proud)" event. The private sale and exhibition, which ends on August 21st, is different from most presented by…

    Christies Event Provides New Model to Offer and Celebrate the Work of Black Artists3
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    Traditional Fine Furniture with a Modern Twist

    With the influence of the Modernism movement, interior design has undergone a significant shift. Furniture gradually drifted away from traditional forms and took on more minimalistic styles. This movement would remain popular through the 1950s and 1960s. The upcoming Stash by Lee Stanton auction presents a selection of furniture that…

    CENTER TABLE
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    Estates & Interiors | Online

    Born to a metal gilder family, Jules Moigniez was a 19th-century French animalier sculptor. Primarily working with bronze, Moigniez developed an interest in sculpting while studying under Paul Comolera. He frequently exhibited his sculptures at the Paris Salon between 1859 and 1892. Although his career was short, Moigniez’s works are…

    Galle Tip Cameo Glass Bowl
  • Exhibitions

    Starry Eyed...Enjoy Variations of Quilting's Most Historic Design

    The variations seem endless among star designs that have emerged from quilters' minds and hands since the mid-18th century.  EXTRAORDINARY MONUMENTAL STARBURST WITH SATELLITE STARS QUILTFISHER HERITAGE While the Star of Bethlehem is perhaps the most familiar, consisting of eight pieced 'arms' created in different ways, there are myriad stars…

    Starry Eyed...Enjoy Variations of Quilting's Most Historic Design
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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