17 Press Releases

Tag: 18th Century

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    July Asian Sale

    Showcased in the upcoming July Asian Sale, offered by WR Auction Gallery, is a Chinese bronze Buddha potentially created in the Qing dynasty. The Qing dynasty was the last imperial dynasty in China, ruling from 1644 to 1912. Chinese Buddhism is one of the country’s oldest foreign religions and balances…

    Chinese porcelain vessel, possibly 19th c.
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    New Mexico NOW: Spanish Colonial to Spanish Market

    For Hispanic artist Horacio Valdez, a 25-year career as a carpenter came to an abrupt end when a near-fatal work accident in 1974 crushed his right hand. After this incident, Valdez adopted carving and painting to pass his time. He later carved over 250 crucifixes, among other creations. The upcoming…

    Tin Frame with Reverse Painted Glass and Devotional Print, ca. 1900
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    America's Frontier | Ethnographic | Ancient

    Isis is the Egyptian goddess of childbirth, motherhood, and power, and she was equally famous among the polytheistic worshippers of the Roman Empire. During the early Imperial Period, her worship spread far and wide among the Romans. To honor the goddess, the emperor Caligula established a procession that wound through…

    18th C. New Mexican Leather Petaca - Traveling Trunk
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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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    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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    January Fine Art & Antique Auction

    Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ upcoming January Fine Art & Antique Auction features Bohemian and Austrian glass, various etchings and prints, historical telephones, figural lamps from a Long Island collection, and more. The sale will also offer Asian art and antiques, including estate jewelry, sculpture, and Japanese robes. Rising to the…

    FINE 19C German Madonna Della Sedia Porcelain
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    A Collection of Furnishings and Objects from the Works of Michael S. Smith

    Experience a lucid display of works by the White House and Oval office decorator, Michael S. Smith. Stair Galleries present a variety of decorating basics in their upcoming auction. A pair of Swedish Neoclassical urns is the highlight of the auction. The Ormolu-mounted porphyry covered urns with ormolu acorn finials…

    Stair Galleries
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    Pook & Pook Inc.’s auction Online Only Decorative Arts features a staggering 850 lots replete with American history.  Containing classic pieces of domestic life such as Victorian children squeak toys and redware molds, this unusual auction provides glimpses into historical American households.  There are creative pieces of folk art that…

    Online only Decorative Arts/AuctionDaily
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    Fine Asian Art and Antiques – Snuff Bottles

    Chinese snuff bottles have fascinated collectors for many years. Originally designed to import ground tobacco to China in the 18th century, these smalls bottles became their own artistic medium as their designers carved, shaped, painted and etched them into completely unique items. Oakridge Auction Gallery offers a collection of Chinese…

    Oakridge Auction Gallery
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver

    The September 4th Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver auction by Hindman features an astounding 795 lots across numerous collecting categories.  The impressive furniture section leads the auction with over 500 highly decorative and elaborate pieces in Continental, English, and French styles, many of which date to the 18th and…

    Hindman
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    Fine Art, Silver, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian, Mid-century Modern, & More

    Clarke’s Fine Art, Silver, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian, Mid-Century Modern & More Auction includes many important pieces of art, jewelry, and antiques. This broad auction contains a variety of styles and eras, spanning from the 17th century to the 21st, and ranging from pastoral scenes to postmodern pop art.    However, it…

    Clarke Auction
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    Americana and Fine Arts

    Limitless imagination, attention to details and precision can transform a regular work into a great a piece of work. Introducing such antiques is Duane Merrill & Co at Americana and Fine Arts auction, this August. Highlighted lot in the auction is an item made prominent with the hard work of…

    Duane Merrill & Company
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    Summer Fine Antique Sale

    Despite its name, the Louis XV style of furniture was influenced more by the king’s long-term companion, Madame de Pompadour, than by the king himself. Furniture became more excessive and ornamental. After years of war, the wealthy patrons of France, including Madame de Pompadour, wanted spectacle. Furniture and decorative art…

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    Studio Art Online

    Skinner's auction, Studio Art Online, offers a wide range of paintings spanning from the 16th-20th centuries. Portraitures, still life, and sublime landscapes are included, with each piece selected for its artistry and charm.  With bid beginning from $10 and estimates ranging from $20-$5,000, all items would be welcome additions to…

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    Doyle at Home

    In the upcoming sale Doyle at Home, auction house Doyle offers fine art and décor from prominent estates and collections across the country. A favorite among designers, architects, and magazine editors, the auction series is an exceptional resource for fine living and offers an opportunity to recreate interiors viewed in…

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    Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century

    The upcoming literary auction Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century by National Book Auctions offers a selection of rare, antique, and decorative books.  With 167 lots that include authors’ signatures and first editions, each would be an important addition to any library.  Featured is a collection of volumes on early aviation…

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    Palm Beach Collections

    The upcoming Palm Beach Collection auction offered by Hindman features a diverse collection of pieces that span from the 17th to 20th century and includes furniture, decorative arts, and paintings, among other categories.  With over 643 pieces and bids beginning from $10 to $2,500, here is an opportunity to acquire…

    PR-237 Palm Beach Collections by Hindman