7 Press Releases

Tag: Carpets

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    Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets Online

    Skinner will bring over 400 Turkish, Caucasian, Persian, and Chinese rugs to auction in the upcoming online sale. Among the featured items is a room-sized Bakshaish carpet from the 1880s. Made in today’s northwestern Iran, Bakshaish rugs are known for their rustic, tribal influences and noteworthy craftsmanship. This decorative carpet…

    Serapi Carpet
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    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs
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    Home and Interiors

    The golden age of carousels, between the 1890s and 1920s, saw more than 2,000 carousels hand-carved and painted by the master woodcarvers of America. The Great Depression marked the fall of the carousel market as many of these hand-carved carousels fell into disrepair or were demolished. Interest in the carousel…

    Michael Rothman 20th-21st Century Miocene Era habitat group
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    February 01, 2020 Auction

    Yamaha made its first upright built piano in 1900. Two years later, the company introduced its first grand piano. In 1904, Torakusu Yamaha sent his piano to the St. Louis World’s Fair, where it received an Honorary Grand Prize. Today, Yamaha Corporation is the largest manufacturer of musical instruments in…

    Yamaha black lacquer Grand piano with bench, G3
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    Wood sculptures of Africa have been widely observed in the form of headrests and animal figures. The Bantu tribe’s wood carvings are among the most highly valued African antiques. A selection of ten African and New Guinea masks and carved wood articles are featured in the Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative…

    Hindman Auctions
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    Doyle at Home

    Successful interior design marries room functionality with beauty, and ideally provides a haven for inhabitants.  It also tells a story of the inhabitants through the placement and selection of objects. It is no wonder that harmonizing such designs can be a daunting task, but  Doyle’s September auction, Doyle at Home…

    Doyle at Home/AuctionDaily
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    European Furniture & Decorative Art

    The European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction by Skinner features over 600 decorative pieces including fine china, silver, and ceramics, as well as furniture of the 18th through 20th centuries. With bids beginning from $50 to $7,500, the auction has a variety of categories and price points for European ware. …