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Tag: Andrew Clemens

  • Auction Result

    2022 Christmas Sale Highlights

    Auctions held throughout 2022 generated some breathtaking results for Christmas-related antiques, novelties, artwork, and other finds that bridged (or defied) conventional categories. In keeping with Auction Daily's annual December tradition of spotlighting holiday-themed superstar results, here are five extraordinary lots that prove Christmas rarities continue to top many collectors' wish…

  • Auction Result

    Original Journal From America’s First Luxury Yacht Sells for $100K With Bonhams Skinner

    Manuscript Journal of the Yacht Cleopatra's Barge on a Voyage of Pleasure. Image courtesy of Bonhams Skinner. In the early 19th century, the Salem-based Crowninshield family was flush with cash. The merchant family had made a fortune by supplying ships during the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.…

  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Andrew Clemens

    Skinner Brings Bottle of Sand Art from 19th-Century Master Craftsman Andrew Clemens, a self-taught folk artist, did not live long enough to enjoy fame. His works were executed in sand and contained in small apothecary bottles. Despite their delicate craftsmanship, the mid-19th-century public would have considered them curiosities, not monumental…

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