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Category: Floor, Case and Grandfather Clocks

  • Auction Industry

    Miller & Miller's online-only Watches, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 9 am

    The auction is a collector’s dream, filled with luxury watches by makers such as Rolex, Omega and Patek Philippe, fine jewelry and a nice mix of decorative art. Beautiful Swiss Omega ‘Pre-Moon’ Speedmaster watch (1962, Ref. 105005-62), in a stainless steel case, engraved to the previous owner on the caseback…

    Miller & Millers online-only Watches, Jewelry & Decorative Arts Auction will be held on Saturday, November 21st at 9 am
  • Exhibitions

    The Beauty and Function of 18th- and 19th-Century Tall Case Clocks to be Examined in a New Exhibition Opening in November 2020 at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

    Although it is common today for most people to own a personal timepiece, in centuries past it was not so. Marking time to the exact minute was a new innovation during the late 17th century, and the development of the tall case clock helped to make that possible. Until the…

    The Beauty and Function of 18th- and 19th-Century Tall Case Clocks to be Examined in a New Exhibition Opening in November 2020 at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
  • 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

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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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    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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    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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    March Gallery Auction

    William Keith’s works exhibit the characteristic contemplative mood and subdued palette of the Tonalism Movement. His inspiration was the mountain landscapes of California, where he went on numerous sketching trips. The upcoming sale offered by Michaan’s Auctions will highlight one of Keith’s pieces, titled Figures Walking on a Path with Sheep. American…

    VICTORIAN GILT BRONZE TWELVE LIGHT CHANDELIER
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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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    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver

    Christie's will offer a collection of art and home décor in the upcoming Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver auction. The sale will particularly feature a painting by Quaker and folk artist Edward Hicks. The Peaceable Kingdom depicts an idyllic scene of the wild and was replicated by Hicks…

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver
  • Auction Preview

    Fine French and Italian Antiques Day 2

    The second day of the upcoming two-day auction, offered by Austin Auction Gallery, will present diamond jewelry, sculpture, furniture, and more. Highlighted prominently in the second session of this auction is a pair of Napoleon III style Boulle work cabinets by Henry Dasson. Each cabinet has a marble top, two…

    EMILE GALLE MOLD BLOWN GLASS CLEMATIS VASE
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    Special Auction of French Furniture

    The French Renaissance occurred between the 15th and early 17th centuries. This cultural and artistic movement began when Francis I, a patron of the arts, took the throne. In response, French craftsmen created deeply carved furniture to reflect Roman sensibility. These craftsmen designed furniture inspired by Michelangelo and Raphael, often depicting…

    Armario. Francia. Siglo XX. En talla de madera de nogal. Con 2 puertas con espejos de luna biselada. 245 x 122 x 50 cm.
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    Fine Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts

    The upcoming Fine Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts auction, presented by DuMouchelles, will include fine art, furniture, jewelry, sculpture, rugs, and more. Occupying the top lot of the sale is an oil painting created by Neoclassical painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. The piece, titled Petites Maraudeuses, depicts two sisters escaping with a basket…

    DIAMOND, 14 KT. YELLOW GOLD RING
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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 New Year's Weekend Gallery Auction

    In the early 18th century, Spanish master Francisco Goya created Los Caprichos, a satire of his contemporary society. Goya’s body of work was withdrawn from public sale and published as an album in 1799. Almost two centuries later, in the mid-1970s, Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí offered his interpretation of Goya’s work in the…

    Eickholt, Art Glass Vase
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    Watches, Jewelry, Fine Art, Antiques And Midcentury Modern

    In 1976, Patek Philippe, one of the most esteemed luxury wristwatch brands, introduced the Nautilus to the market. The shape of the watch was unprecedented, using an octagon bezel and curved edges. The name, Nautilus, comes from the submarine described in Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. An…

    Breguet 18kt Le Reveil du Tsar, 5707
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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
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    Luxury Asset Auction: Featuring Property from the Estate of William B. Ruger Jr.

    Witherell's will present a selection of furniture and home décor in the upcoming Luxury Asset Auction. Highlights of the sale include furniture from the Herter Brothers. Commissioned by personalities such as President Ulysses S. Grant, the firm is particularly known for its gilt cabinets. Offered in this auction is a…

    Luxury Asset Auction: Featuring Property from the Estate of William B. Ruger Jr.
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    Le Grand New Year's Day Auction

    Le Grand New Year’s Day Auction presented by Thos. Cornell Galleries, Ltd. will feature an array of American and French mid-century and Modern furniture and accessories. Featured in the sale are antique French clocks, paintings, paper prints, Oriental rugs, sterling silver, and more. Highlighted in the sale is a 19th-century…

    18TH C. CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY BOSTON 4 DRAWER CHEST WITH CLAW FEET