18 Press Releases

Tag: Antiquities

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    Jewelry & Fine Art Auction Online

    American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eastman Johnson first rose to prominence during the Civil War. Best known for his depictions of everyday life, Johnson also painted portraits of prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. One of Johnson’s oil paintings…

    14K White Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Ring
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    Premier Auctions

    The upcoming Premier Auctions sale, presented by Brunk Auctions, will highlight both 20th-century and contemporary artists, including Ivan Fedorovich Choultsé, Benjamin Cañas, and Harry Humphrey Moore. Choultsé was a landscape painter fascinated by the snowy scenes near St. Moritz. Court painter to Czar Nicholas II, Choultsé was appreciated for his…

    Charles Towne
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    American Indian & Ethnographic Art

    Featured in Skinner’s upcoming American Indian & Ethnographic Art sale is an effigy grease bowl from the American Northwest coast. This piece takes the form of a human and octopus, decorated with a bone and shell inlay. Likely made by the Tlingit people around the 1870s or 80s, the ornate…

    Acoma Polychrome Pottery Jar
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    Asian Art, including Chinese Paintings

    The ‘hundred boys' theme was very popular during the Qing and Ming dynasties. The 'hundred boys' refers to King Wen of the Zhou dynasty, who had 99 sons and adopted one more to have an even 100. Later, the theme was used to represent the desire for many sons to…

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    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Nautilus wristwatch, Patek Philippe launched several limited-edition versions with embossed dials. Included among these chronograph wristwatches is a Nautilus with a date feature and a 44-millimeter case, the largest case in the Nautilus family. Patek Philippe produced 1,300 of these watches. Presented in…

    Patek Philippe Nautilus 5976/1G
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    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction

    Pottery dogs were often used as funerary objects during China’s Han dynasty period. Archaeologists discovered that pottery dogs were buried alongside their owner’s tombs in Nanyang. Many people believed dogs were able to protect them from evil and help them enjoy a peaceful afterlife. The first day of the upcoming…

    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction (1)
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    Wine, Ancient Art & Antiquities – Session One

    The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) is a professional theatre company on the campus of DeSales University with a national reputation for excellence. The company produces Shakespeare and other classics, musical theatre, and children’s theatre each summer. Pook & Pook Inc. is offering its estate wine as a benefit for the…

    Finest & Rarest Wines
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    August Gallery Auction

    The August Gallery Auction, offered by Leland Little, is primarily a collection of home and office décor. Among the fine antique pieces are three music boxes, one of which is a Regina Coin-Operated table top unit. Regina was an American producer who made these musical instruments. They were usually built…

    A Qing Dynasty Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle
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    July Eclectic Antique Auction

    To be able to touch a part of the history, being offered by Ross Auction, is quite an experience. The auction is accompanied by pieces of unique antiquities. Finely carved Cast Iron Bust and rare Majolica Figural Busts are influential sculpture models from the Victorian era. Among the items lies…

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    Estate Auction of Decorative Arts & Wildlife Art

    Turner Auctions’ upcoming Estate Auction of Decorative Arts & Wildlife Art has a particular focus on animals and the natural world. A varied collection of fine and decorative arts, this auction crosses centuries of both sculptural and visual styles. Key lots include a painting of a coastal scene from Wilhelm…

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    The Michael J Kittredge Collection

    The Michael J Kittredge Collection auction offered by Rafael Osona Auctions features many furnishings from the Kittredge family estate “ACKlandia” on Nantucket Island.  After amassing a large fortune in the candle business, the Kittredges formed the Kittredge Foundation, supporting many Massachusetts hospitals and schools, and cultivated a large decorative arts…

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    Morton Weekly

    Every week Morton Subastas offers a Weekly auction, which features 300 lots of antique and design furniture, jewelry, unique and rare collectibles. Spanish dining room set and French buffet sets are among the most notable items in the catalog. Other highlights include, a beautiful 20th century, empire style chandelier, a…

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    Friday Preferred Auction

    Friday, June 28, Alex Cooper will be holding their Friday Preferred Auction. The catalog for this auction holds a variety of fine jewelry, contemporary art, furniture, and collectibles. Highlights include a collection of four “Marilyn Monroe” prints from Andy Warhol as well as several sketches from the famous 20th century…

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    Ancient / Ethnographic From Around the World

    Artemis Gallery offers its upcoming Ancient/ Ethnographic from Around the World auction as an extensive collection of rare and historically significant decorative arts. It features ancient works of art from across the globe, from southern Europe to the early Americas. A Roman limestone female head sculpture, an intricately painted Greek…

    PR-246 Ancient Ethnographic From Around the World by Artemis
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    June Toronto Asian Art Week Auction

    This auction offered by Stunning Arts Gallery and Auction features 289 lots of Chinese Art including paintings, jade carvings, porcelain, furniture, jewelry, and Buddhist sculptures. Of note are items from the Estate of the late Harry Geoffrey Beasley; and Sear Hang Hwie Pao, one of Canada's leading dealers of Chinese…

    PR-223 JUNE TORONTO ASIAN ART WEEK AUCTION by Stunning Arts Gallery and Auction Inc
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    Fine Jewelry & Watches

    Hampton Estate Auction brings forth a selection of fine jewelry and watches. Some classic pieces of jewelry include art deco platinum diamond bracelet, aquamarine sapphire earrings and diamond rings with enchanting rare stones. The auction is also accompanied by Tiffany & Co., a brand that takes sophistication to the next…

    PR-216 Fine Jewelry Watches by Hampton Estate Auction
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    Exceptional Day 1: Antiquities Asian Fine Art

    Artemis Gallery attracts a global audience of antiquities art collectors. But the excitement level is never more significant than the moments leading up to Exceptional Day1: Antiquities Asian Fine Art auction. Rarity of the collection can be found in gold jewelry from the ancient Near East, a large South Arabian…