5 Press Releases

Tag: Akiba Antiques

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    León Ferrari’s work caused numerous controversies in his time, a result of his direct critiques of the Pinochet regime in Argentina. He began his career as an engineer, eventually coming to sculpture and drawing as a medium for critiquing political and religious authority. “Art is not beauty or novelty,” he…

    Important 19th Cent. Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Leading the upcoming Akiba Antiques auction is a set of 18 lithographs from the Olympic Centennial Suite. These pieces were created between 1991 and 1992 to commemorate the foundation of the International Olympic Committee. Intended to represent a century of artistic expression, the collection includes Abstract, Minimalist, Hyperrealist, and Conceptual…

    Set of Chanel Earrings
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    The work of Georges Braque will be featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide Auction offered by Akiba Antiques. Braque was well known as a key founder of Cubism, alongside Pablo Picasso. However, he did not limit himself to Cubism, also exploring Impressionism, Fauvism, and some collages in…

    Philip and Kelvin Laverne Coffee Table
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Franz Bergman, an Austrian entrepreneur best known for his Viennese foundry, is often mistaken as a sculptor. However, he was rather the owner of several of these production spaces and director of real sculptors and artisans. The productions of his foundries were primarily bronze works depicting erotic figures, animals, Orientalist…

    Franz Bergman (Austrian, 1861-1936) Bronze Lamp