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Tag: Art Deco

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    Steinway & Sons Grand Piano Starts Off New York City Estate Auction by Auctions at Showplace

    It takes about 11 months to craft just one piano from Steinway & Sons. Auctions at Showplace is offering a Steinway & Sons piano from the Art Deco period of the 1930s in its upcoming sale. It is a cream lacquered Grand Piano Model M. This piano was originally mahogany…

    Steinway & Sons Cream Lacquer Grand Piano Model M
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    Etruscan-Style Bracelet to Lead Upcoming Sale at Showplace

    Showplace’s New York City Estate Auction will present an Etruscan-style bracelet for online bidding. The piece is set with round cabochon-cut rubies. For a time, Etruscan art illustrated disparate influences similar to those seen in Greek art. The Etruscan civilization was particularly known for its craftsmanship with gold. At the…

    Etruscan Style 22K Yellow Gold & Ruby Bracelet
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    Van Cleef & Arpels Art Deco Bracelet and Royal Rosary at Christie’s

    A collection of over 225 jewelry items will cross Christie’s auction block to kick off the company’s Luxury Week. Among the top lots is a Van Cleef & Arpels diamond bracelet in a distinct Art Deco style. Old and rose-cut diamonds encrust this wide bracelet from 1928. After the Exposition…

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    Akiba Antiques to Offer Andy Warhol Screenprint and Erté Figures

    Akiba Antiques will bring nearly 850 lots of fine art, furniture, decorative art, and collectibles under the hammer in November. Among the top lots is an artist-proof screenprint from Andy Warhol. Created in 1984 for the Details from Renaissance Paintings series, the available work shows a landscape scene with a…

    Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) AP "Leonardo da
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    Émile Gallé’s Decorative Art Offered at Cowan's Auctions

    A decorative vase by Émile Gallé will be featured in the upcoming Early 20th Century Design Auction, offered by Cowan's Auctions. The French artist is often associated with the Art Nouveau movement. However, Émile Gallé also dabbled in Naturalism and French Renaissance styles. One of his sculptural works, titled Red…

    Émile Gallé, Red Phlox Vase
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    Buccellati Silverware Leads Antiques, Modern, Jewelry, and Watches Auction

    Mario Buccellati, son of goldsmith Contardo Buccellati, was the first Italian jewelry designer to open a shop on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Buccellati is well-known for his distinctive silver designs. Rather than drawing from traditional English models, Buccellati looked to the Renaissance for inspiration. Buccellati's silversmiths often observed…

    Buccellati Borgia Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 32
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    Traditional Decorative Arts & Objects with a Modern Twist

    Stash by Lee Stanton’s upcoming Traditional Decorative Arts Pieces with a Modern Twist auction offers a selection of decorative art that combines traditional craftsmanship with modern designs. A glazed vase from the British studio pottery movement will be featured in the event. The British studio pottery movement was founded by…

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    Collective Hudson Offers Paintings from René Buthaud and Reginald Marsh

    Mythological goddesses, usually nude and surrounded by attendants, were depicted in many of René Buthaud’s drawings. Trained by a metal engraver, Buthaud studied art at an early age. His engravings eventually won a Prix de Rome in 1914. He was best known for capturing the curves of human figures in…

    The lost Rene Buthaud oil painting of Pomona
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    Selected Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gutfreund

    A printed paper and mahogany cabinet from Austrian-Swedish designer Josef Frank leads the upcoming Stair sale. Designed in 1937, this cabinet is printed with various botanical studies. Frank was a leading figure in the early Swedish Modernism movement, working alongside the likes of Le Corbusier and Walter Gropius. He split…

    William Stuart Thornton (b. 1946)- Ten Pressed Botanicals
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    Arts & Crafts and Art Deco

    At the cutting edge of the Art Nouveau movement was Alphonse Mucha, a Czech designer active in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mucha’s hand was behind the Art Nouveau emphasis on beautiful women surrounded by stylized flora and fauna. Available in the upcoming Sworders auction of Arts &…

    A Tiffany Studios table lamp
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    Abington Auction's Late Summer Auction

    Lynn Chadwick was a leading British post-war sculptor. Trained as an architectural draughtsman, Chadwick started creating mobiles and, later, other natural forms, insects, and animals. By the end of the 1960s, he mostly devoted his time to human figures, the subject later becoming central to his oeuvre. These sculptures were…

    Lynn Chadwick Bronzes 'Pair of Sitting Figures II
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    An Eclectic Collection & Estate Jewelry Sale

    Jean Simon Deverberie, a Parisian sculptor and clockmaker, was active during a period of significant social change in French society. A 1791 piece of legislation removed mandatory guild memberships for craftsperson, allowing Deverberie the freedom to experiment with different techniques within his company. His style was influenced by Greco-Roman mythology,…

    Rene Kern 18kt Gold Compact Case
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    Jewelry, Luxury Acc, Sterling Silver, Coins

    The Morgan silver dollar series, minted in Carson City, is among the most sought-after currencies in the United States. The CC Morgan dollars were first struck in 1878 and depict the history of the American Wild West. Only 13 coins were part of the series. Carson City, until 1859, was…

    A 3.65 ct Ruby & Diamond Ring in 18K
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    Most Wanted

    The Ballon Bleu de Cartier wristwatch combines Cartier’s signature jewelry designs and intricate watchmaking techniques. Launched in 2007, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier is a favorite among celebrities and royals such as Kate Middleton. The Ballon Bleu gets its name from its two prominent features: the blue sapphire cabochon set…

    18k Gold, Enamel & Diamonds Ring
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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    Important Jewelry

    In 1866, Jacob Dreicer and his wife, Gittel, immigrated to New York from Russia. Two years later, the couple opened Dreicer & Co. They were the first American jewelers to introduce the latest diamond cuts from Paris, often creating pieces equalling the better-known Parisian houses. Dreicer & Co. was liquidated…

    Raymond Yard 18kt Gold, Opal, Jade, Sapphire, and Diamond Brooch
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    Estate Jewelry, Fine Art & Collectibles-2

    When Gérald Genta, a designer for Patek Philippe, created the first sketch for the Nautilus watch in a restaurant, he intended the timepiece to be a water-ready sports watch. His creation has since been worn by the likes of Drake, Trevor Noah, and Mark Wahlberg. Featured in the upcoming Estate…

    GIA 10.49 Carat Diamond and Platinum Ring
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    Atlanta Collections, Session I

    Furniture of all sizes, colors, and eras will be available in the upcoming two-day Hindman auction of Atlanta collections. This sale features over 500 lots of European furniture and decorative art from every period between the Renaissance and Art Deco. The first session features a Louis XIV bureau Mazarin. This…

    An Art Nouveau Style Gilt-Bronze and Frosted Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
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    Abell Important Jewelry Auction

    The French Constitution of 1848 allowed a new standard for luxury in France. Like many jewelers, Louis-François Cartier began experimenting with different materials under the rule of the new government. He saw a breakthrough with platinum, a material which became the stepping-stone for Cartier to experiment in form, mechanisms, and…

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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