6 Press Releases

Tag: Chairs

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    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture

    Hieronymus Francken I came from an eminent family of Flemish artists. Francken’s earlier works show the influence of his travel to Italy during the 1560s. During the reign of King Henri III, paintings showing scenes from the Valois court became briefly popular. Francken followed the trend by depicting elegant people…

    Dutch School
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    Spring Auction

    The velocipede is typically considered the first bicycle and was patented in 1818 by Karl Drais. It featured solid rubber tires and long spokes on the front wheel to provide a faster and more comfortable ride. The Victor high wheel velocipede was later developed by the Overman Wheel Company of…

    20TH C. DESIGN, FINE PORCELAIN, FINE ART, SILVER & MORE
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    American Design

    Modern and contemporary armchairs, couches, lamps, and art can be found in Wright’s upcoming American Design auction. A pair of Milo Baughman lounge chairs, a Paul Evans coffee table, and a Paolo Soleri wind chime are among the items showcased. Baughman was an American furniture designer best known for his…

    American Design
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    Unreserved January Estates Auction 2020, Day 1

    Born and raised in a family of painters which included his father and brother, Adriaen van de Velde decided to pave his own way without turning to his family’s painting traditions. He always wanted to become a landscape painter and was quick to learn the techniques of drawing and sketching…

    Pair of 14k Yellow Gold Cufflinks
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    Palm Beach Collections

    The upcoming Palm Beach Collections auction, offered by Hindman, will feature contemporary and post-war works from the Boca Raton Museum of Art. A selection of modern furniture, Art Deco pieces, and decorative arts will be available. A highlight of the auction is a 1984 Rosenthal porcelain tea set designed by…

    A Cartier Art Deco 18K Traveling Desk Clock
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    The Collector’s Sale: American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts

    The Collector’s Sale: American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts auction by Freeman’s Auction has 115 Americana-style items from the 19th and 20th centuries.   Bring home a piece of history with a set of eight federal-style chairs. True to the federal period, these mahogany chairs feature shield backs, spade feet and…

    Freeman's